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$10K in Jewels Stolen in Burglary, Chicago Teens Arrested for Garage Burglary

Oak Park police reports, Oct. 2-6

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

Theft Attempt at Jewel

A man in his 30s wearing a hat and an orange and black North Face jacket and black jeans was seen trying to leave Jewel on Madison Street without paying for some food about 5:30 p.m. A struggle ensued when security approached him. He dropped the items and ran north through the back alley, police said. 

Electronics, Gucci Backpack Stolen From Car

Someone stole a laptop, an iPad, a Gucci backpack and clothes from an unlocked Mercedes in the 600 block of South Humphrey Avenue between 11 p.m. Oct. 5 and 7 a.m. Oct. 6. The total estimated loss is $1,150, police said. 

GPS Stolen From Car

Someone stole a GPS unit from a car in the 100 block of South Ridgeland Avenue between 10:30 p.m. Oct. 5 and 9:30 a.m. Oct. 6. The total estimated loss is $135, police said. 

Rock Thrown Through Window

A male in his early teens and wearing a blue t-shirt and colored pants threw a rock through a window at a home in the 1000 block of South Harvey Avenue between 6:30 and 6:40 p.m. 

Someone stole two bikes from an unlocked garage in the 900 block of Linden Avenue between 3 p.m. Oct. 3 and 9 a.m. Oct. 6. The total estimated loss is $650, police said. 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 

$10,000 in Jewels Stolen 

Someone used a pry tool to break into a home in the 600 block of North Oak Park Avenue between 5:30 and 10:40 p.m. Once inside, they ransacked the upstairs bedrooms and stole $10,000 in jewelry, police said. 

Purse Stolen at OPRFHS

Someone stole a purse containing an iPhone and makeup at Oak Park and River Forest High School between 7:15 and 8:15 p.m. The total estimated loss is $440, police said. 

Bike Stolen

Someone used a cutting tool to defeat a lock and steal a $450 bike from a rack in the 1000 block of North Boulevard between 7:50 a.m. and 11 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

Boy, 14, Arrested for Stealing at OPRFHS

Police arrested a 14-year-old boy from Oak Park for stealing an iPod and gym shoes at Oak Park and River Forest High School about 1:10 p.m. He was processed and transported to the juvenile detention center, police said. 

Chicago Teens Arrested for Burglary

Police charged two Chicago teens with burglary after they were found riding bikes that were stolen from a garage in the 900 block of North Euclid Avenue and a yard in the 900 block of North Linden Avenue. 


Anthony Massey and Anthony McDonald, both 18, were arrested in the 300 block of Augusta Avenue, when police were responding to a call reporting two people looking into garages on Euclid about 7 p.m. They were both held on bond.

Break-in on Cuyler

Someone broke a window to get into an apartment in the 500 block of South Cuyler Avenue and stole a cell phone from the bedroom between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. The total estimated loss is $410, police said. 

Break-in on Pleasant

Someone broke the windshield of a Kia parked in the 0-100 block of Pleasant Street between noon and 10 p.m. The estimated cost of damage is $300, police said. 

Toilet Paper, Cash Stolen From Car

Someone stole $5 in change and packages of toilet paper and paper towels from a gar in the 800 block of South Taylor Avenue between 9:30 p.m. Oct. 3 and 2:30 a.m. Oct. 4. The total estimated loss is $22, police said. 


Car Ransacked on Maple

Someone ransacked a car in the 600 block of South Maple Avenue and stole $10 in change between 6 p.m. Oct. 3 and 9:30 a.m. Oct. 4. 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

iPhone Stolen in OPRFHS Bathroom

Someone stole an iPhone from an OPRFHS bathroom about 11:55 a.m. The total estimated loss is $500, police said. 

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