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Burglars entered a gas station construction site at 2250 South Arlington Heights Road overnight Jan. 14 through an unsecured exterior door and removed a yellow Champion generator valued at $1,200 after cutting the chain securing it. Six wooden spools of Beldon wire for low voltage use valued at $5,000 were taken from an office area.
Thieves removed a purse from a shopping cart about noon Jan. 16 at Marianos, 802 E. Northwest Hwy. The purse contained $50, ID, credit/debit cards and a Samsung cellphone. The value of all the items is approximately $300.
Three males entered the AT&T store, 585 E. Palatine Road, at 3:47 p.m. Jan. 14 separately. While one distracted the employee, another removed a Samsung Galaxy display cellphone valued at $649. and left the building. The other offenders left at the same time. A similar theft occurred about a week earlier. The offenders were described as a black male, 25, 5-foot-7, 170 pounds, wearing a red/black Blackhawks jacket, red/black Blackhawks skull cap and jeans; a black male, 22, 5-foot-7, 185 pounds, wearing a black jacket, black skull cap and jeans; and a black male, 22, 5-foot-8, wearing a Red Sox baseball cap, black jacket and jeans.
A burglar entered an unlocked tan 1998 Mazda Protege in a condominium parking lot in the 2200 block of South Goebbert Road about 12:30 p.m. Jan. 14 and removed a black bag containing a Toshiba laptop computer valued at $530.
A burglar entered an unlocked white 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe in a driveway in the 2400 block of Walden Court between 10 p.m. Jan. 15 and 11 a.m. Jan. 16 and removed a Garmin GPS valued at $125.
A burglar entered an unlocked black 2011 Subaru Forester in a driveway in the 1600 block of East Clayton Court overnight Jan. 15 and searched through the glove box. Nothing appeared to have been removed.
Vandals damaged a black 2005 Acura TL in an apartment parking lot in the 1000 block of South Fernandez Avenue between 5 and 11 p.m. Jan. 15 by throwing objects at the passenger-side window and door. There were two small dents on the door and some marks on the window.
Vandals slashed all four tires on the black 1997 Dodge Ram pickup in a condominium parking lot in the 1600 block of North Windsor Road between noon Jan. 11 and 5 p.m. Jan. 14.
Vandals damaged the trunk area and gas door cover on a blue 1999 Toyota Camry parked in the 500 block of South Fernandez Avenue between midnight and 6 a.m. Jan. 16.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.