Fake Police Threaten Glenview Resident With Fake Arrest

Also featured in this week's blotter: Glenview man charged with endangering the life of a child.

The following reports were provided by the Glenview Police Department. Arrests and charges are accusations and do not indicate guilt. 

Suspicious Incident

On Feb. 26, a Glenview resident received a call from a man who identified himself as Officer John Smith of the crime investigation department, according to police. The resident was told their name and social security number had been involved in a crime Smith was investigating. After the resident hung up on the caller, he called back and left a message stating they could be arrested if they didn’t return his phone call, according to the report.

Endangering Life of a Child

On March 4, Peter Kang, 33, of Glenview, was arrested and charged with endangering the life of a child, according to police. The charge is related to an incident that occurred on March 1, on the 0-100 block of Washington St., police say. He was released on bond and his court date was set for March 25.

Criminal Damage

On Feb. 25, a resident of Sunset Village, 2450 Waukegan Rd. reported seeing a man by their car that was parked outside their residence, according to police. When the resident checked on the car, they found four scratch marks on its hood and fenders, causing about $500.00 worth of damage, police say.

On March 4, Adam Ellis, 27, of Glenview, was arrested on the 1700 block of Greenwood Rd. and charged with criminal damage to property, according to police. He was released on bond and his court date was set for April 17.

Suspicious Person

On Feb. 28, a resident on the 1500 block of Magnolia St. reported two men had been at their home inquiring about work being done on their driveway, according to police. During the conversation, they attempted to gain entry to the home by saying they needed hot water, police say. They were last seen leaving the area in a white mini van, according to police.

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