By Emily Stone and David MacLean
A Glencoe resident reported that a skunk was trapped in their backyard. The skunk sprayed the owner's dog two times. Police advised them to leave the gate open so the skunk could leave, and move the dog indoors.
A Chicago man was charged with leaving the scene of an accident in Niles after a hit and run. A witness told police that the driver’s left front tire of his vehicle had fallen off. Police found him as he was trying to change his left front tire.
A 21-year-old man went to the Northbrook Police Department to report concerns that an iPhone he bought on Craigslist may have been stolen, police say. Then, while talking to police, he said he invented the Craigslist story and actually found the phone in a green wallet he found in a parking lot, according to the police report. He told police he made up the story to find out if the phone had been reported stolen after getting nervous when someone he was trying to sell it to tried to check, according to police. He was charged with disorderly conduct and theft.
A dying bird was found on a Glencoe porch. The resident brought the bird to a vet, who told her to bring the bird to the police station to have it tested for West Nile Virus. The resident asked that the bird be healed, and told police that three birds have recently flown into her window.