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Man Burglarizes 2 Cars in Front of Cop: Police Blotter

Oak Park police reports, Feb. 18-19.

TUESDAY, FEB. 19

Retail Theft

A woman stole items from CVS Pharmacy in the 300 block of Madison at about 7:45 p.m. The estimated loss was $102.88.

Meds Stolen From Car

Prescription Prednisone, a medicine that treats allergies and other medical conditions, was stolen from an unlocked car in the 7000 block of Roosevelt Road at about 3 p.m. The loss was $30.59.

BB Gun Damages Windows

Someone used a BB gun to damage two window panes on a home in the 700 block of Lyman. The estimated damage was $200. Police said it happened between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. Feb. 19. 

MONDAY, FEB. 18

Man Enters Cars in Front of Cop

Jessie McGee, 57, of the 4800 block of West Adams in Chicago, was charged with two counts of burglary after a plainclothes officer saw him enter two different mini-vans in a parking lot in the 200 block of Lake Street. He was charged and had bond hearings pending. 

Youth Baseball Window Broken

Someone broke the front window to the Oak Park Youth Baseball/Softball office, 941 Garfield, by hitting it with a small construction barricade. The estimated damage was $700. Police said the damage happened sometime between 4:30 p.m. Feb. 16 and 6:30 a.m. Feb. 18.

BB Gun Breaks Window

A BB gun was used to damage four windows in the laundry/storage area of a building in the 1000 block of South Austin. The estimated damage was $700. Police said the incident happened sometime between 6 p.m. Feb. 15 and 10:30 a.m. Feb. 18.

Electronics Stolen

Various electronics were stolen from a home in the 300 block of Washington after someone broke the rear window to get inside. The apartment was ransacked, and the burglar stole a silver Lenovo laptop, a black DVD player and a black iPad 2. The loss was estimated at $1,400. 

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