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Someone stole $150 in cash from a building in the 500 block of Carlton Avenue Monday, March 5. Police said the back door of the building was ajar when they responded to an alarm around 9:30 p.m. They searched the building but found no one.
A resident in the 2000 block of Golfview Court in Wheaton reported a phone scam after he wired more than $1,000 via Western Union to India Friday, March 2. According to the police report the resident received a call from an unknown number around noon from someone who told him he was entitled to a tax refund of $7,000. To secure the money, the caller told him to send a security deposit of $1,099, plus a $30 processing fee through Western Union. When he followed the instructions and never received the tax refund, he realized the call was a ruse, police said. The resident lost a total of $1,129, police said.
Someone stole bedding from a dryer at the College Coin Laundromat in the 1000 block of College Avenue between 5:30 and 7 p.m. Friday, March 2. According to the police report someone stole a customer’s bedding, worth $100.
Someone shattered the glass of a vending machine at Wheaton College, in the 500 block of Franklin Street, to steal a snack between 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 and 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. The cost of damage is $300, police said.