Police Blotter: Stolen Clothes Dryer, Golf Clubs, Toy Trains and More

The following items were taken from the Wheaton police blotter.


Someone stole a Verizon employee’s Android from the store at 109 Geneva Road in Wheaton Sunday, Aug. 14. The employee left their phone on a display case to help a customer around 11:30 a.m. and when he finished the phone, worth $440, was missing, police said.

Someone stole a black roller bag, five frequent flier cards and $5 in cash from an unlocked Mazda 6 in the 1800 block of Albright Court. The resident reported that the theft occurred between 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10 and 7 a.m. Thursday.

Someone stole $43 in cash and a wallet from an unlocked Lincoln Town Car parked in the 2000 block of Stallion Court between 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10 and 6:45 a.m. Thursday. 

A resident in the 2000 block of Berkshire in Wheaton reported two sets of golf clubs were stolen between 8 a.m. July 16 and 8 a.m. July 23 from his garage. Each set was worth $700, according to the police report. The resident told police he remembered the garage door was open one night during the week-long timeframe. 

Someone stole a clothes dryer from a driveway in the 1100 block of Bunker Hill Court between 3 and 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9. A resident reported that he had recently installed a new dryer and left the old one, worth $100, on the driveway while he went to buy new parts to repair it for a friend.

A vendor at the train show at the DuPage County Fairgrounds reported a stolen toy M.T.H. Union Pacific Caboose, worth $50, Sunday, Aug. 14. 

A vendor at the train show at the DuPage County Fairgrounds reported a stolen toy train, worth $135, from their display table Sunday, Aug. 14.

Damage to property 

A resident in the 1100 block of Brighton Drive reported that someone smashed their mailbox between midnight and 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9. The cost of damage is $50, police said.

Someone shot a paintball gun and cracked the rear window of a Toyota Camry parked in the 2000 block of Cromwell Avenue between 1 and 1:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13.

Someone scratched the side door of a 2010 Dodge Caravan that was parked at the DuPage County Fairgrounds between 6:40 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14.


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