Police Blotter: Copper Stolen, Harassing Text Messages
River Forest police reports, Feb. 19-21.
THURSDAY, FEB. 21
A Samsung cell phone was taken from a window ledge in the Fine Arts Building of Dominican University, 7900 Division. The victim said it was stolen sometime between 9 p.m. and 10:20 p.m. Feb. 21. The estimated loss was $200.
TUESDAY, FEB. 19
About 55 feet of copper down spouts were stolen from a home in the 1500 block of Franklin sometime between 10 p.m. Feb. 18 and 8 a.m. Feb. 19. The estimated loss was $500.
A River Forest woman told police she received several threatening text messages from her ex-boyfriend. She didn't want to file criminal charges but was given information about obtaining an order of protection. The Streamwood Police Department contacted the ex-boyfriend and advised him to have no further contact with the woman.
A home in the 600 block of Park Avenue was broken into sometime between 8:30 a.m. Feb. 17 and 10:55 p.m. Feb. 19. The resident couldn't determine if anything was stolen, but there were signs that the home had been rummaged through.
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