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Phony Contractor Disappears After Charging Credit Card: Blotter

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Phony Contractor Disappears After Charging Credit Card: Blotter

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NEW TRIER TOWNSHIP, IL — The following information comes from the Glencoe, Kenilworth, Northfield, Wilmette and Winnetka police departments and court records as a record of police activity and incidents reported to the police. Criminal charges merely represent accusations by the state, and county prosecutors often choose to drop or reduce them. Updated information may be available from the Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court. Anyone arrested is innocent unless later proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


INCIDENTS

STOLEN STREET SIGN
An officer noticed on April 23 that someone had removed the Mohawk Road street sign from the intersection of Mohawk and Iroquois roads.

SHOPLIFTING
A woman in her 40s with a blue jacket and black backpack stole unspecified items from the Walgreens at 3232 Lake Ave. at some point on April 29.

COUNTERFEIT CASH
A man with face tattoos was given $89 change after used a counterfeit $100 bill to pay for pizza at an unspecified restaurant in the 3200 block of Lake Avenue between 7 and 7:30 p.m. on May 1. He left the scene in a red car before restaurant staff discovered that the bill he paid with was actually a washed and reprinted $10 bill.

CAR BURGLARY
Someone rummaged through an unlocked GMC SUV in the 3400 block of Wilmette AVenue at some point on or before May 2. Nothing was missing from inside.

CONTRACTOR FRAUD
A resident in the 800 block of Hibbard Road reported on May 5 that they requested an estimated cost for the…

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