Pumpkin Smashing, Vandalism: Police Blotter
Wheaton police reports, Nov. 3-5, including recovery of a stolen van, vandalism, thefts and a break-in attempt.
MONDAY, NOV. 5
Someone forced open a mailbox in an apartment building in the 1300 block of North Main Street between 8:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2 and 8 a.m. Nov. 5
Bricks Break Window
Someone threw bricks and cinderblocks through a window of a building in the 500 block of Naperville Road between 4:30 p.m. Nov. 2 and 8 a.m. Nov. 5.
SUNDAY, NOV. 4
Someone damaged a $150 mailbox and smashed a pumpkin in the 1400 block of Prairie Avenue about 10:35 p.m.
A man reported someone tried to break into his white 2010 Mercedes E350 between Oct. 31 and Nov. 4 in the parking garage in the 100 block of Wheaton Avenue. Police said the handle of the driver’s door was broken and the rear window had “considerable” scratch marks.
Football Flag Theft
Someone stole a football team flag hanging outside a house in the 1800 block of Courtenay Drive between 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and 9 a.m. Nov. 4.
SATURDAY, NOV. 3
Someone stole food from a store in the 1700 block of Roosevelt Road between 7:44 and 7:48 p.m. A store employee told police he saw someone walk to a sunflower seed display, take a package then to the candy aisle to take something there, too. The thief put the goods in his pockets and left, police said.
Vandalism at 7-Eleven
Someone spray painted graffiti inside the public restroom at 7-Eleven on Roosevelt Road around 9:30 a.m.
Stolen Van Recovered
Forest Park police recovered the white Chevy van reported stolen in Wheaton Nov. 2. Police said the van was found with the key in the ignition. The van’s owner told police the only thing missing was a pack of cigarettes.
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