NEW TRIER TOWNSHIP, IL — The following information comes from the Glencoe, Kenilworth, Northfield, Wilmette and Winnetka police departments 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

UNEMPLOYMENT FRAUD
Seven Glencoe residents reported between Aug. 26 and Sept. 8 that their identities had been stolen and used to apply for fraudulent unemployment insurance benefits.

IDENTITY THEFT
A Skokie Ridge Drive resident reported on the morning of Aug. 29 that someone had used their identity to try to open two credit cards in their name and change their address on file with the U.S. Post Office.

PASSPORT SCAM
A Drexel Avenue resident reported that they paid $59 to a fake passport renewal website and provided their personal identifying information in the process.

CHECK FRAUD
A Drexel Avenue resident reported on Sept. 3 that someone had cashed an unauthorized check worth $2,982 from their account.

STOLEN MILES
A Woodridge Lane resident reported on Sept. 9 that a thief had compromised their credit card account and cashed in their airline miles in exchange for $2,215 in cash.

BIKE THEFT
Someone stole a possibly unlocked bicycle worth $400 from the Glencoe…

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