Thieves Steal Nearly $20,000 in Computers from Everett School

Teacher notices damaged doors Sunday, calls Lake Forest Police.


Burglars broke into Everett School in Lake Forest over the weekend, stealing nearly $20,000 in computers and $300 in petty cash, according to a Lake Forest Police report.

Lake Forest Police responded to a possible break in at 12:05 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 5) after a teacher called to say she noticed damaged doors and the school office had been ransacked.

Police found a broken window on the south side of the school had been broken in by an unknown object. The offenders entered the school office and damaged 14 rooms.

The suspects took 25 Mini Mac computers valued at $795 each and petty cash from the office.

The also left a calling card. Graffiti was found in the form of a male genitalia on a cabinet in the school secretary's office, according to Glenn Burmeister, deputy chief of Lake Forest Police.

Police believe the theft occurred between 11 p.m. Feb. 3 and 11:45 a.m. Feb. 4.


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