Vet Threat; Computer Crimes; ‘Disheveled’ DUI Driver: Blotters

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.


A Harbor Street resident reported on Dec. 8 that someone racked up $3,100 in unauthorized charges after they were able to compromise a credit card through a video game platform. The card had been linked to the platform through Apple iTunes, and the resident is seeking reimbursement from the credit card company.

A Wentworth Avenue resident reported on Dec. 10 that an unidentified person had sent him threatening text messages.

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A Skokie Ridge Drive resident reported on Dec. 10 that an unidentified caller had tricked them into providing personally identifying information for some kind of subscription service. The resident was duped into purchasing an unspecified amount of gift cards before realizing it was a scam.


After receiving an unexpected collections notice, a Warwick Road…

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