Police: Hospital Patient Steals Telemetry Monitor

A man walked out of Glenbrook Hospital with a $1,600 machine still attached, police said. Also featured: DUI, stolen jewelry and a suspicious bank customer.

The Glenview Police Department provided the following reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt.

Patient Lifts Telemetry Monitor

On Oct. 16, a patient at Glenbrook Hospital left the facility with a telemetry monitor still attached to him, for a reported loss of $1,600, police said. A hospital employee reported the incident at about 11:26 a.m., according to police.


On Oct. 14, at about 9:24 p.m., 40-year-old Eduardo Rodriguez, of Glenview, was arrested and charged with felony DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol, driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license and driving with no insurance, according to police.

Police say Rodriguez was also charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash that happened at the 1700 block of Chestnut Ave., and for leaving the scene of a traffic crash after the wreck occurred. He was held for a bond hearing and has an Oct. 31 court date, according to police.

Strange Exchanges

On Oct. 12, at about 10:21 a.m., a bank teller at MB Financial Bank at 2823 Pfingsten Rd. reported that a suspicious person walked into the bank and requested that she exchange a new $20 bill for an old one, police said. The person left, but soon returned and asked the teller to exchange a $50 bill for 25 $2 bills, according to police.

Don't Spray It

On Oct. 12, around 12:51 p.m., a Glenview Park District Employee reported that an unknown offender spray painted the inside of the bathroom in Gallery Park's north pavilion, police said. Damages sustained totaled $425, according to police.

Bling Stolen

On Oct. 13, $50,000 worth of items inside a jewelry box was reported stolen by a resident in the 1200 block of Heatherfield Ln., around 3:44 p.m., police said. The resident said the crime happened at some point between June 12 and Oct. 6, according to police.

Tony October 19, 2012 at 04:05 AM
inside Job
chris October 19, 2012 at 01:09 PM
When these people are caught driving with no license and insurance, the vehicle should be immediately seized and forfeited. The offenders should be given one year in prison minimum.
Malta October 21, 2012 at 12:13 PM
Yes that's right! but...with the police not having authority to arrest and immediate expel illegal aliens/ which I.bet very likely he is; they have to just turn him loose .liberal politicians are destroying society by bringing everything down to the lowest common denominator


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