Glenview Blotter: Driver Evades Police and Thefts at Park Center

Someone fled Glenview police last week when officers tried to pull the car over for a traffic violations, according to the police department.

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

Fleeing and Eluding the Police

On Nov. 5 around 10:00 p.m., officers tried to stop a vehicle in the area of Rogers Ave. and Monroe Ave. for a traffic offense, police said. The vehicle took evasive action and fled the officers, according to police.

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On Nov. 6, an employee of a business on the 200 block of Waukegan Rd. reported someone entered one of their vehicles and stole its radio, according to police. Entry was made by smashing the passenger side window, police say. Reported damage is about $500.00.

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On Nov. 6, a resident on the 1700 block of East Ridgewood Ln. reported someone drove over 160 to 170 feet of their lawn, which damaged the grass, according to police. Estimated damage is $200.00.

Thefts at Park Center

On Nov. 7, someone reported their wallet and its contents were stolen from a locker at the Glenview Park Center, according to police. It’s unknown if the locker was locked, police say. Estimated loss is $89.00.

That day, someone else reported their phone and cash were stolen from an unlocked locker at the Park Center, police say. Estimated loss is $230.00.

Criminal Trespass

On Nov. 8, around 4:00 p.m., James Dunn, 63, of Glenview, was arrested on the 500 block of 5th St. and charged with Criminal Trespass, police say. He was also processed on a Bond Forfeiture Warrant issued by Cook County, according to police. 

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On Nov. 9, the property manager for a business on the 1600 block of Glenview Rd. reported someone damaged ceiling tiles in their parking garage, according to police. The incident occurred on Nov. 1 and estimated damage is $180.00, police say.

Burglary to Motor Vehicles and Residence

On Nov. 10, a resident on the 400 block of Wilmette Ave. reported someone entered their unlocked vehicle parked at the residence and stole $200.00 and various credit cards, according to police. 

That day, a resident on the 100 block of Wilmette Ave. reported someone entered two of their vehicles and stole sunglasses and jewelry items, according to police. One vehicle was parked in the driveway the other in the garage, police say. Method of entry to the cars and garage is unknown and reported loss is about $4,065.00, according to police.

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Malta November 14, 2012 at 02:01 PM
Eluded police? Evasive maneuvers ? That is why the police should have authority to simply start shooting at the car....or when people elect to "run"....soon enough the issue would solve itself.


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