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$2K in Power Tools Stolen From Garage: Oak Park Police Blotter

Oak Park police reports, Feb. 8 to Feb. 11.

MONDAY, FEB. 11

Property Damage

A second floor window on the northwest side of Whittier Elementary School, 715 N. Harvey Ave., was broken with a rock. Estimated damage was $100. The incident took place sometime between Feb. 8 and Feb. 11.

Attempted Auto Theft

The ignition was pulled and the steering column peeled on a 2000 Dodge Caravan parked in the rear lot of a building in the 200 block of South Maple Avenue. A pry tool was used to force open the front driver’s side window. Estimated damage was $1,800.

SATURDAY, FEB. 9

Booze Stolen

Aaron Williams, 26, of Chicago was charged with retail theft after he attempted to take four bottles of liquor from Dominick’s Finer Foods, 259 Lake St., police said.

Sylvester Aaron, 30, of Chicago was charged with retail theft after he attempted to take four bottles of liquor from Dominkci’s Finer Foods, police said.

Bowling Ball Taken

A bowling ball was stolen from the trunk of an unlocked car parked in a lot in the 800 block of Lake Street. The glove box and center console were ransacked. Estimated loss was $100.

FRIDAY, FEB. 8

Phones Taken

An unattended cell phone and charger were taken off a table in a building in the 800 block of Ontario Street. Estimated loss was $90.

An unattended cell phone was stolen from a table inside the Oak Park Library, 834 Lake St. Estimated loss was $200.

Garage Burglary

Power and hand tools were stolen from the garage of a home in the 1100 block of South Humphrey Avenue. Entry was gained by forcing  open the side service door. The incident took place sometime between Feb. 7 and Feb. 8. Estimated loss was $2,050.

Police Blotter information is provided by the Oak Park Police Department. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor at matthew@patch.com. We will verify and report the outcome.

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