Resident Finds Men in Bedroom Stealing Jewelry

In another burglary, a man posed as a roofer while an accomplice went inside the home.

The following information is from the Glenview Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

Residential Burglary

A resident of the 1800 block of Longvalley Rd. heard a loud noise on the main level of the house while they were in the basement at 4 p.m. July 1. They went upstairs and saw two males exiting a bedroom. The subjects fled to a vehicle parked on the street. The estimated loss is $2,000 in jewelry.

Retail Theft

An employee for a business in the 1900 block of Tower Dr. reported July 1 that two females entered the store and stole $150 worth of clothing by concealing it while in a fitting room. Both fled the store.

Residential Burglary          

A resident of the 400 block of Lotus Ln. reported a man knocked on their front door at 8 p.m. July 1 and told them he could silicone their roof at a low cost. They led the unknown male into the back yard to inspect the roof. During this time, the man was stalling the homeowner in the yard and talking on a walkie talkie in a foreign language. When the man left, the resident went to their bedroom and noticed compact discs on the floor and a safe damaged but not opened. No items were reported stolen.

Suspicious Incident

A resident of the 3900 block of Crestwood Dr. reported that at 5 p.m. June 30 their son saw a male standing by the sliding glass door of their home. Once seen, he ran west from their backyard. 

A resident reported receiving a call on July 2 about having missed an unknown jury duty date. The caller left a number to contact them when they received the message. The resident called the number, but got no answer. They hung up the phone and immediately received a call back from a blocked number. An unknown male stated they were with the Circuit Court and told the resident they owed the court $2,000 for missing jury duty. The caller wanted the resident to go and get cash cards and bring the cards to the U.S. Courthouse in Chicago. The resident was advised it was a scam and suffered no loss.

Criminal Damage to Property

An employee of a business in the 3900 block of Glenview Rd. reported between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. July 3 someone scratched the rear driver side door on their vehicle. The estimated damage is over $200.

Suspicious Incident

A resident of the 1300 block of Sanford Ln. reported their spouse let a man and woman, who identified themselves as AT&T employees, in their home between noon and 2 p.m. July 3. The two went to their basement and then left the home. Nothing in the home was missing but the complainant reported they do not have AT&T service so the two should have never been in their home. 

Residential Burglary

Officers responding to a burglar alarm in the 4300 block of Hammersmith Ln. discovered unknown offenders entered a home by prying a rear door at 9 a.m. July 4. A neighbor witnessed a man standing across the street from the victim’s driveway around 8:40 a.m. Nothing was taken.

Criminal Damage

A resident of the 700 block of Becker Rd. heard a bedroom window shatter and found a yard ornament inside the room just after midnight July 5. The estimated damage is $200.

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