Police Blotter: Thefts Reported in 2 Cell Phone Stores

Wheaton police reports, July 31-Aug. 5


Men Steal Over-the-Counter Meds

A Walgreens employee reported two men walked into the store at 2020 Naperville Rd. around 7:15 p.m. and stole various over-the-counter medications. They left without paying “in a matter of minutes,” police said.

Keep up with local news: Follow us on Facebook, and sign up for our free daily newsletter!


Game Controller Stolen

Someone stole a $40 game controller from Gamestop, 105 W. Geneva Rd., around 11 a.m.


Glass Bottles Broken Near School

Someone broke several 12-ounce glass bottles, possibly beer bottles, on the blacktop area outside a school at 630 E. Dawes Ave. between 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30 and 7 a.m. Wednesday. The bottles may have been lit on fire. Police said among the shards of glass was a rolled-up piece of paper with soot on one end.

Cell Phones Stolen From Stores

  • Someone stole two cell phones, worth a total of $1,100, from a display at Sprint, 316 Geneva Rd., around 2:50 p.m.
  • Someone stole two cell phones, worth a total of about $1,200, from Verizon, 109 W. Geneva Rd., between 2 and 4 p.m.

Wallet Stolen at Grocery Store

Someone stole a wallet from a woman’s purse at Whole Foods, 151 Rice Lake Square, around 7 p.m.


Laptop Stolen in Apartment

Someone broke into an apartment in the 1100 block of College Avenue and stole a $1,300 laptop from a resident’s living room between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Bike Stolen from Yard

A bicycle worth $100 was taken from a yard in the 400 block of Erie Street between 6 p.m. Saturday, July 28 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 31.

Other recent police news in Wheaton:

Police Blotter information is provided by . 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.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »