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Identity Thief Splurges on Lingerie: Oak Forest Police Blotter

Oak Forest police reports, Oct. 30.

Cars Burglarized on Lockwood Avenue

  • A resident in the 16100 block of Lockwood Avenue notified police that sometime between 8 p.m. Oct. 29 and 7 a.m. Oct. 30, an unknown person(s) entered his vehicle and removed a Sony GPS unit. The victim said that the vehicle was left unlocked in the driveway of their home. A neighbor of the victim said that they heard the vehicle's alarm going off at 4:30 a.m. that morning, but did not see anyone.
  • A victim in the 16100 block of Lockwood Avenue notified police that sometime between 12:15 a.m. And 7 a.m. An unknown person(s) smashed in their rear driver's side window. The victim told officers that the only thing missing from the vehicle was a work bag, which contained objects related to home health care. The victim said they were unsure exactly what was in the bag, but would contact their employer for a full list of items and their value.

That's Not My Secret

A resident in the 5500 block of Ellen Court notified police that they were the victim of financial identity theft. The victim told police that an unknown person(s) had opened a Victoria's Secret charge card account and charged nearly $750 to the account.

The victim told officers that they contacted the credit card company and closed the account and that they wished to file a report to start a fraud investigation with the company.  

Police Blotter information is provided by the Oak Forest Police Department. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.

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