A vehicle sustained damage to the rear passenger fender after a driver backed into a fire hydrant at 4:17 p.m. Oct. 6 on the 100 block of Sunset Place. The Lake Bluff Public Works department was advised to check the hydrant for damage.
Police received a report at 4:21 a.m. Sept. 29 of a tree that had fallen on a home and vehicle on the 300 block of Vincent. A large branch broke the vehicle’s back window and was leaning against the home. An officer advised the resident to contact her neighbor and insurance company.
Officers located a broken garage door window at 6:16 p.m. Sept. 28 on the east side of the Shephard Chevrolet building. They also found a duffle bag containing personal belongings and several shoe prints on the door next to the garage door with the broken window. Police found a man walking on the property returning to the duffle bag. The man told police that he was homeless and had left his bag on the property while walking to a restaurant for dinner. The man’s shoe prints did not math the prints on the door, and the man told police he had not entered the building or seen the broken window. The man was given a trespassing warning and told not to return to the property. No irregularities were found inside the building.
A resident of the 100 block of Warrington Drive reported hearing several knocks at her back window but did not see anyone at 8:31 p.m. Oct. 9. Officers checked the area and did not find anyone.
An officer found a person in the bushes at 12:51 a.m. Oct. 5 on the east side of Sheridan Road south of East Scranton Avenue. Police said the person was intoxicated and had missed his train stop in Highwood. Police escorted the person to the public safety building and called a cab to take him home.
Officers assisted the Lake Forest Police Department with a report of the theft of a blue banker's bag containing cash at 12:01 p.m. Oct. 6 on Savannah Court in Lake Forest. Lake Bluff officers checked the area of Route 43 at Sherwood Drive for a black, older model two-door vehicle with two occupants, but the vehicle was not found in the area.