A Soiled Facade, 103 Stolen Credit Cards
A look at weird crime news in the northern Chicago suburbs.
Local police departments provided the following reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt.
Two teenagers from Detroit were charged with identity theft when Northbrook police found 103 re-encoded credit cards during an arrest.
A Skokie man reported that someone threw dog feces at his home.
An Evanston woman was charged with possession of cannabis when serveral bags of marijuana fell out of a jacket she was trying to return to an Old Navy in Skokie.
Police contacted a Buffalo Grove man who approached a woman at 7:30 a.m. to ask whether she liked her car. The man told police he was shopping for a new car and he wanted the woman's opinion.
A Des Plaines Jewel-Osco employee called police when an unknown man was caught on surveillance footage removing a gallon of milk from the shelf, smashing it on the floor and pretending to fall. He left the store without paying for the milk or reporting the incident.
Someone slashed four Goodyear tires on a 2004 Chrysler van while it was parked in Palatine.