Winnetka and Northfield police blotter for July 19, 2012
Updated: August 20, 2012 11:29AM
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Winnetka and Northfield police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
Two bicycles were reported stolen from a rack outside McDonalds, 858 Green Bay Rd., over a period of several days. At about 5 p.m. July 10, a Schwinn Frontier bicycle with two cable locks was taken. The bike was valued at about $250. On July 12, a Giant Boulder girls’ bicycle valued at $319 was stolen some time between 10 a.m. and noon. Neither bicycle was locked.
A resident of the 400 block of Provident Avenue learned Friday that someone had made purchases in the amount of $753 to her American Express credit card.
A woman discovered July 10 that her vehicle was damaged and a rear insignia removed while the car was parked on the 700 block of Oak Street. The damage occurred some time between 10 a.m. July 6 and 9 a.m. July 10. Two other vehicles also were found damaged. The cost of repairing all three vehicles was estimated at $375.
A Winnetka Park District employee found some overnight damage to the Lloyd Street boat launch, 799 Sheridan Rd., at about 6 a.m. July 11. Unknown offenders had damaged fencing, signs and a roadway mirror. Kayaks and paddle boards had been relocated onto properties south of the beach. The damage was estimated at $700.
A woman discovered July 12 that her car, parked on the 700 block of Elm Street, was damaged. Repair costs were estimated at $217.
Heather Q. Hundley, 21, of 1314 Sunview Ln., was charged with domestic battery following an arrest at her residence July 10.
A 24-year-old Winnetka man was arrested Friday on the 800 block of Green Bay Road and charged in connection with a bicycle theft. Brandon P. Carver, of 996 Green Bay Rd., is to appear in court Aug. 8.
A resident of the 2200 block of Birchwood Lane reported Sunday that her vehicle had been broken into overnight. Nothing was missing from the vehicle.
An iPad and a Kakadu messenger bag were stolen from a vehicle on the 300 block of Jeffrey Lane between 4 p.m. Saturday and 6:35 a.m. Sunday. The items were valued at $600.
Someone attempted to enter a vacant building on the 200 block of Northfield Road by kicking in a wall some time between June 28 and July 12.
Police discovered Sunday that someone had entered an unlocked car on the 300 block of Graemere Street and removed documents, including a vehicle registration and record of card insurance. The papers were found lying on the parkway at Bosworth Lane and Dickens Road. Police say the car was entered between 2 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday. Nothing else was taken.
Shortly before noon July 11, a tipster reported that a male cyclist was seen urinating on the sidewalk near the stoplight at Lagoon Drive and Willow Road. However, the cyclist was gone when police arrived.
A woman living on the 1900 block of Old Willow Road reported being battered July 11 by another person living in the house. The case is under investigation and no arrests had been made as of Tuesday.
Elizabeth T. Andrews, 50, of 765 N. Happ Rd., was arrested July 12 after police found her intoxicated in her residence in violation of a court order issued May 5. She was charged with violating an order of protection.