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Condoms Swiped During Home Burglary: Oak Park Police Blotter

Oak Park police reports, Dec. 14 - Dec. 20

THURSDAY, DEC. 20 

Theft

A box of Kit Kat Candy was taken from a shelf at the Circle K, 402 Madison St., by teens who grabbed the goods and fled the station. Estimated loss was $51.84.

Baby Items Stolen

Unsecured and unattended packages containing diapers, baby wipes, a teething blanket, a children’s book and a toy telephone was stolen outside of a home in the 800 block of South Grove Avenue. The incident took place sometime between Dec. 19 and Dec. 20. Estimated loss was $119.90.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19

Warrant Arrest

Michael J. Esposito, 44, of Schaumburg, was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of DuPage County for contempt of court, police said. He was apprehended after a traffic stop in the 6600 block of Rooselvbet Road.

Condoms Stolen

A light blue metal lock box containing condoms was stolen from the night stand in the bedroom of a home in the 700 block of South Scoville Avenue. Entry was gained by breaking the slide bolt lock on the rear basement door. The second floor bedroom was ransacked during the incident. Estimated loss was $10.

Bikes Taken

Two bicycles were stolen from a home in the 600 block of Lyman Avenue. Entry was gained by using a sledge hammer to break the window of the rear door. Estimated loss was $660.

Outstanding Warrants

Reginald R. Willis, 54, of Chicago, was arrested on outstanding warrants out of Cook County for driving under the influence of alcohol and driving on a revoked license, police said. He was apprehended after a traffic stop in the 6100 block of Roosevelt Road. 

Car Burglary

A GPS unit and a lottery holiday scratch-off ticket were stolen from an unlocked car parked in the 100 block of North Austin Boulevard between Dec. 18 and Dec. 19. Estimated loss was $70.95.

TUESDAY, DEC. 18

Domestic Battery

Lee Mitchell, 20, of Chicago, was charged with domestic battery after an incident in the 00 block of Lake Street, police said. Further investigation revealed he had an active warrant out of Cook County for retail theft.

Residential Burglary

An iPad, an iPod Nano, a camera and jewelry were stolen from a home in the 1100 block of South Maple Avenue. Entry was gained by forcing open the basement door after breaking the deadbolt lock. Estimated loss was $1,150.

Residential Burglary

A game console was stolen from the garage of a home in the 300 block of North Humphrey Avenue and an iPod power cord, sunglasses, and two Ohio State sweaters were stolen from an unlocked Honda Pilot parked inside. The incident took place sometime between Dec. 16 and Dec. 18. Estimated loss was $710.

Jewelry Stolen

Jewelry of undetermined value was stolen from a home in the 700 block of North Marion Street. Entry was gained by prying open the locked rear door. The master bedroom was ransacked during the incident, according to police. 

MONDAY, DEC. 17

Motor Vehicle Theft

A 2006 Honda Accord parked in the 200 block of Maple Avenue was stolen sometime between Dec. 16 and Dec. 17. Estimated loss was $5,000.

Theft

A lamp was stolen from the common area of a condominium building in the 6400 block of West Roosevelt Road. Estimated loss was $150.

Bike Stolen

A locked Schwinn Voyager 21-speed bicycle was stolen from the railing of a home in the 100 block of Home Avenue. Estimated loss was $570. 

SUNDAY, DEC. 16

Criminal Damage

The garage overhead door located in the rear of a home in the 900 block of Lyman Avenue was broken by a BB gun pellet. Estimated damage was $50.

Theft

Aluminum gutters, downspouts, ladders, aluminum screws, gutter extensions and gutter elbows were stone sometime between Dec. 15 and Dec. 16 from a home in the 1000 block of South Scoville Avenue. Estimated loss was $722.

SATURDAY, DEC. 15

Burglary to Auto

A handicapped placard was stolen from a unlocked car parked in the 7000 block of Roosevelt Road. Estimated loss was $10.

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