$6,000 in Jewelry, Van and Debit Cards Stolen: Police Blotter

Wheaton police reports, Oct. 10-Nov. 2, include a stolen van, $6,000 in jewelry stolen, aggravated battery and a break-in attempt.


Van Stolen

Someone stole a white Chevy express van from a parking lot in the 600 block of County Farm Road about noon Friday, Nov. 2. The owner of the 2001 van told police she left her keys in the cup holder and when she returned, the car was missing, according to the police report.

Break-in Attempt

Someone tried to break in to a 2008 BMW in a downtown parking garage between 2 and 10 a.m. The car’s owner told police the trim piece above both driver’s side doors and sever pieces of weather stripping had been removed and were lying next to the car. One rear window was scratched where someone tried to slim Jim their way into the car, police said. Nothing was taken from the car, police said. 

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Car Damage

Someone broke the driver’s side mirror of a beige 2001 Toyota Camry in the 600 block of Aurora Way about 7:35 p.m.


Cell Phone Stolen at School

Someone stole a $100 cell phone at Wheaton Warrenville South High School between 8:06 and 8:57 a.m.


Window Damage, Stolen Headlamp at Hubble

Someone damaged a window and stole a headlamp at the Hubble construction site in the 600 block of Main Street between 4 p.m. Oct. 26 and 6 a.m. Oct. 29.

Stolen Debit Card

Someone stole a debit card from a man’s wallet in his home in the 1300 block of Manchester Road between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.


Man Hits Metra Employee 

A man reported aggravated battery after a man hit him in the face at the train depot on West Street about 6:22 p.m. Police said the man, a Metra employee, was standing on the platform preparing to signal passengers to board when a man walked up to him and struck him in the face.


$6,000 in Jewelry Stolen

Someone stole $6,000 in jewelry from a home in the 100 block of Prairie Avenue between 7 and 8:30 p.m. A woman told police she left her jewelry in a women’s locker room and when she returned it was missing, according to the police report. 


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