Northbrook police reports



Posted8/25/2021 1:00 AM

The following incidents were reported by the Northbrook Police Department. Any charges are only accusations, not findings of guilt. For information, call (847) 564-2060 or visit

Aug. 2


Criminal defacement: An officer on patrol noticed new graffiti on a gazebo banister at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave.

Aug. 3

Identity theft: A resident of the 3900 block of Medford Circle reported someone used the resident's information to open a cellphone contract without permission.

Suspicious circumstances: A resident of the 1100 block of Meadow Road reported they received a package in the mail that they didn't order.

Illegal dumping: A person reported that an employee of Vogue Furniture, 4155 Dundee Road, used the business dumpster to throw away garbage without permission.

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Identity theft: A resident of the 3500 block of Riverfalls Drive reported that they received a credit card verification letter from a local bank, but they hadn't applied for the card.

Illegal dumping: A person reported they saw a man throw away garbage in the dumpster at First Choice Coffee Service, 3535 Commercial Ave., and then leave.

Aug. 5

Theft: Tools were reported stolen from a worksite on the 100 block of Skokie Boulevard.

Aug. 6

Identity theft: A resident of the 2500 block of Greenwood Road reported someone used their personal information without permission to open a credit card account.

Identity theft: A resident of the 100 block of Fairview Lane reported that they had been notified their information had been used to apply for unemployment benefits.


Theft: An unlocked bicycle was stolen from outside the AMC Theaters at Northbrook Court, 1525 Lake-Cook Road.

Aug. 8

Drug possession: Randal Willis, 28, of Wheeling, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and driving without lights after a traffic stop in Northbrook earlier this month, police said. And officer was called to Dundee Road near the Edens Expressway for a complaint about someone's driving, reports show, and found the vehicle that had been described, driving without lights. During the traffic stop for the equipment violation, the officer discovered the driver had various pills in his possession. Willis is next due in court on Sept. 3 in Skokie.

Aug. 9

Theft: A bicycle locked to a bike rack on the 4100 block of Dundee Road was reported stolen.

Retail theft: A man and a woman, both wearing blue masks, put multiple items into a tote bag and left without paying at Old Navy, 45 Skokie Blvd.

Suspicious circumstances: A person reported seeing lights flickering after hours inside Wescott School, 1820 Western Ave. However, police found no evidence of a break-in.

Criminal defacement: An officer on routine patrol found new graffiti at the Techny Prairie Park and Fields skate park, 1700 Techny Road.

Aug. 10

Retail theft: An employee of Walgreens, 1050 Waukegan Road, reported seeing via store video a man putting items in a backpack then leaving without paying.

Burglary: Someone stole tools from an unlocked garage on the 1000 block of Dundee Road.

Aug. 12

Suspicious circumstances: An employee of a bank on the 1700 of Shermer Road reported they believed a customer may be the victim of a scam. An officer spoke to the customer, who said two men were waiting in the parking lot for payment after performing damage repair on a vehicle. The officer tried to speak to the two men, but they had left the parking lot. The bank customer didn't lose any money.

Aug. 13

Suspicious circumstances: A person reported that they believed their landlord had intentionally broken off a key in the front door of a business on the 1800 block of Techny Road to keep that person's employees from entering.

Aug. 14

Theft: A backpack that contained a wallet and gift card was taken at The Grove of Northbrook, 263 Skokie Blvd.

Unwanted subject: A woman became argumentative and refused to leave Ruth's Chris, 933 Skokie Blvd., until an officer arrived.

Aug. 15

Theft: An unlocked bicycle was stolen from the front yard of a home on the 3600 block of Pebble Beach Road.

Aug. 16

Criminal damage to property: Graffiti was discovered on a dining tent at Trattoria Oliverii, 1358 Shermer Road. .

Theft: A pair of sunglasses was stolen at Life Time Fitness, 1100 Skokie Blvd.

Illegal dumping: An employee of Dunbrook Cleaners, 2750 Dundee Road, reported that a person driving a black Lexus was observed, via video, throwing trash in a dumpster without permission.

Retail theft: Five women entered Ulta Beauty, 936 Willow Road, and took several cosmetics, then left without paying.

Aug. 17

Vandalism: New graffiti and a spray paint can were found on a sidewalk along the 1500 block of Elm.

Aug. 18

Theft: Someone took a barbecue grill from Darchei Noam of Glenbrook, 3465 Techny Road.

Criminal defacement: An officer on patrol found new graffiti on the gazebo at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave.

Aug. 19

Criminal damage to property: A resident of a home on the 1100 block of Adirondack Drive reported someone shattered the home's glass front door but didn't try to come in.

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