Police Blotter: Homes, Vehicle Burglarized

The Libertyville Police Department reports crimes from Dec. 14-23.

These incidents were among the official reports of the Libertyville Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that decision.

Burglary to Auto

An employee at the Libertyville Civic Center reported that sometime between 9 p.m. Dec. 23 and 12:45 a.m. Dec. 24, someone removed his vehicle's stereo. The dash portion of the vehicle was found on the passenger seat. The stereo was valued at $150.

Criminal Damage to Vehicle

The rear window of an SUV was shattered in a parking garage at 151 Lake St. while the owner, an employee at a nearby restaurant, was working.

Residential Burglary

A home on the 1100 block of Virginia Street was burglarized sometime between Dec. 14 and 19. A window had been pried open to gain access to the home. While the master bedroom was ransacked, the homeowners have not yet determined what is missing from the home. Police are investigating.

A home on the 1300 block of Vineyard was burglarized between 1:30 and 5:30 a.m. Dec. 23. Police said a number of personal items were stolen from the home, along with Christmas gifts that were under the tree. Some items, including a purse and its contents, were found strewn outside on the grass and sidewalk. The stolen Christmas gifts included a pair of earrings, iHome speakers, an iPhone 5 case, Ray-Ban sunglasses and a $250 Lowe's gift card. Police said the side access door of the home may have been left unlocked. Police are investigating.

A home on the 200 block of North Fourth Street was burglarized Dec. 23. Items stolen included a pair of square-cut diamond earrings, a bezel set of sapphire earrings, an opal ring, a gold ring with sapphires and diamonds, and costume jewelry. A door had been pried open.

For questions or concerns about this report, email Libertyville Patch Editor Korrina Grom at korrina.grom@patch.com.


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