Willow Road business robbed on May 11 – Chicago Tribune

The following is taken from Northbrook Police Department reports, press releases and records. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.

FLIGHT

Yasemin Pakis of the 500 block of Leamington Avenue in Wilmette was charged with retail theft on May 6. Pakis was arrested by loss prevention personnel at a retail business in the 100 block of Skokie Blvd. after she was seen placing goods in her purse and leaving the store without paying. She is due in Cook County Court on May 19 in Skokie.

A person reports that a stranger removed his wallet from his purse in the 800 block of Willow Road and made several fraudulent purchases on May 6.

A person reports that an unknown person removed their unlocked bicycle from a car park in the 1200 block of Cedar Lane on May 10.

A person reports that a stranger removed his wallet from his purse while shopping on the 100 block of Skokie Blvd. and made several fraudulent purchases on May 11.

A person affiliated with a business in the 1500 block of Lake Cook Road reported that several unknown individuals entered the store and removed merchandise on May 11. They then threw the products from their vehicle while driving.

HEIST

Police responded to an alarm at a business in the 1000 block of Willow Road on May 11 and determined the back door had been forced open. A person affiliated with the company said several items were stolen.

FALSIFICATION

A person in the 3000 block of Commercial Avenue reported that an unknown person made several transactions from their bank account without authorization on May 12.

A person in the 2000 block of Appletree Lane reported that an unknown person made several unauthorized transactions on the person’s checking account by changing the amount and payee of one of the cheques.

FINANCIAL CRIME

A person in the 3000 block of Commercial Avenue reported that an unknown person made several unauthorized withdrawals from their bank account on May 10.

Steve Sadin is a freelance journalist for Pioneer Press.

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