Police Blotter: Theft Charges, Window Smashed and More

Wheaton police reports, July 30-Aug. 11


Car Window Smashed

Someone smashed a window of a white 1992 Toyota Camry parked at the Wheaton Center Apartments between 6:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Lawnmower Stolen

Someone stole a $200 lawnmower from a parkway in the 200 block of Jefferson Avenue while a resident cleaned the yard between 11 and 11:10 a.m.


Wheaton Man Charged with Stealing Office Supplies

Police charged a Wheaton man with retail theft after he allegedly stole office supplies from 7-Eleven, 326 W. Liberty Dr. Kevin Gross, 26, of the 1700 block of Roosevelt Road in Wheaton, was arrested at the Wheaton Metra station at 9:35 a.m, booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that morning.


Wallet Stolen from Bedroom

Someone stole a wallet and $50 cash from a bedroom in the 400 block of County Farm Road between July 29 and Aug. 9.

$730 Bike Stolen

Someone stole a bike and its lock, worth $730, from a rack in the courtyard of a building in the 700 block of Crescent Street between 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8 and 8 a.m. Thursday.


Retail Theft, Drugs

Police charged Justin Garrett, 24, of the 700 block of Liberty Drive in Wheaton with retail theft and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested at 401 County Farm Rd. around 3:30 p.m., booked at the Wheaton Police Department and released later that day. He is charged in connection with the theft of $24 in clothing.

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