Crime Blotter, Oct. 31

October 31, 2012

Vehicle Theft– On Oct. 15, a woman reported her car stolen from the Starbucks parking lot, 7201 Lake St. at 10:47 a.m. According to the police report, between 10:35 a.m. and 10:39 a.m. the victim left her white 1991 Honda Civic unattended, but when she returned her vehicle was gone. The theft is still under investigation.

Laptop Theft- On Oct. 16, an HP Laptop was reported stolen from the front seat of an unlocked and unattended car at 8:43 p.m. on the 400 block of Park Ave. The laptop is valued at $4,500. The case is under investigation.

Found Property– A wallet was found at Dominican’s Priory Campus on Oct. 16 at 8:48 p.m. The wallet contained identification, credit cards and other miscellaneous items. According to the police report, the wallet was inventoried and placed into secure storage pending identification by the owner.

Burglary to Vehicle- On Oct. 17, an unknown person(s) entered a parked and unlocked vehicle in the Oak Park Town Center parking lot near Whole Foods Market at 7245 Lake St. According to the police report, a $800 iPad was stolen and the theft occurred between 4:30p.m. and 5:30p.m.

Concordia Theft– At 12:27p.m. on Oct. 19, an employee at Concordia University, reported that her wallet was stolen from her purse  while she was working. According to the report, the purse was placed in a desk drawer at 9 a.m and disappeared by 12:27 p.m.  The loss includes a driver’s license, identification, a health insure card and a debit card.

Armed Robbery- At 3:04 a.m. on Oct. 22, a cab driver was threatened with a closed knife. According to the report, the suspect described as a bald 37-year-old white male, about 6 feet tall weighing about 200 pounds, was picked up near Lake and Ashland Ave. When the cab arrived to Ashland and Madison St. the suspect pulled a knife out, demanded money and fled the scene. The total loss included a $24.85 cab fare