Crime Reports Dec. 25 – Jan. 1


While posing outside of the Honor Bar in the Highland Park Village, an out-of-towner in town for a wedding reported that she put down her purse to take a few selfies and sometime around 10:30 p.m. Dec. 30 and her $350 black Gucci wallet was stolen. The culprit attempted to take the credit cards for a spin at Kroger and 7-Eleven, but both charges were rejected by the bank.


28 Thursday

Broken into before 7:30 a.m.: a white GMC Yukon parked overnight in the 4300 block of Lorraine Avenue. Nothing was stolen from the vehicle, but it was clear the glove box and center console had been rummaged through.

A Highland Park mom reported that her daughter’s friend stole $4,200 worth of jewelry – a Rolex watch, Tiffany’s necklace and ring, and a cocktail ring –  from her home in the 4500 block of Abbott Avenue while living with them from Nov. 1 to Dec. 27. The items were pawned at East Grand Pawn Shop in the 5400 block of East Grand Avenue.

29 Friday

Found at 10 a.m.: A small bag of cocaine at the Crestpark Condos of Highland Park in the 4200 block of Lomo Alto Drive.



26 Tuesday

Stolen before 11 a.m.: clothing, valued at $675, left overnight in a white 2016 Porsche Cayenne parked in the 2900 block of Westminster Avenue. 

Stolen: about $30 dollars of household goods delivered around 7:15 p.m. to a home in the 2700 block of Westminster Avenue.

28 Thursday

A 20-year-old man reported to police that around 2:50 p.m. in the 3300 block of Marquette Street he was verbally threatened by someone who fled the scene in a red Ford truck.

Stolen at 12:50 p.m.: two Apple iPhones and a pair of Beats headphones from an AT&T store in the 6400 block of Hillcrest Avenue.

29 Friday

Around 11:30 a.m., $100 worth of shirts were stolen from the front porch of a home in the 3200 block of Villanova Avenue.

30 Saturday

Two purses, $100 in cash, and a North Face jacket, $1,121 combined value, were stolen sometime between 9:30 and 11 p.m. from a 2015 white Honda Accord parked in the 4100 block of Greenbrier Drive. 


Bianca R. Montes

Bianca Montes is an award-winning journalist and former Managing Editor of Park Cities People. She currently serves as a Senior Editor with D Magazine's D CEO publication. You can reach her by email at [email protected] or follow her on Instagram @Bianca_TBD. For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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