Monday, January 6
Hit and Run
Someone hit an electrical pole at Goodman and Gilbert avenues around 6:50 a.m.
Nanny Accused of Stealing
A resident in the 800 block of South 12th Avenue reported her nanny stole miscellaneous items from her home. The nanny agreed to return a scrapbook that was made while she worked for the family, police said.Sunday, January 5
Wallet, Keys Stolen
A man in the 500 block of East Avenue reported someone stole his wallet and keys around 5:45 p.m.Saturday, January 4
A woman in the 1100 block of West Hillgrove Avenue reported her son saw two people walking in the backyard of their duplex around 12:20 a.m.Friday, January 3
Car Side-Swipes Pace Bus
Someone side-swiped a Pace bus at the intersection of La Grange Road and Cossitt avenue around 8 a.m. No one was injured. Police said the car that hit the bus was a black SUV that was missing a passenger side mirror.
Cab Driver Reports Theft
A cab driver reported theft after a woman he drove to the hospital never returned to pay her fare around 8 a.m. The woman paid the cab driver and was released without charges.Tuesday, December 31
Christmas Decorations Vandalized
A man in the 200 block of South Brainard Avenue reported someone vandalized some of his Christmas decorations around 2 p.m. He told police one of the animal decorations was missing a head.
Man Reported for Offering to Shovel Snow
Someone in the 0-100 block of Bassford Avenue reported suspicious activity after a man asked to shovel their snow around 4:45 p.m. The man was sent on his way.
Monday, December 30
Baby Jesus Stolen From Nativity Scene
A woman in the 0-100 block of South Stone Avenue reported someone stole her baby Jesus from her nativity scene. The total estimated loss is $25, police said.
Wednesday, December 25
Woman Smells Marijuana
A woman reported she smelled marijuana in her apartment building in the 0-100 block of South Waiola Avenue around 3 a.m.
Tuesday, December 24
Gang Graffiti Found in Parking Garage
Police found gang graffiti in several locations in a parking garage in the 0-100 block of South 6th Avenue around 8:40 a.m.
Wild Dog Reported
A man in the 200 block of South Kensington Avenue reported a wild dog, or possibly coyote, that had been hanging out under his porch around 8 a.m.
Saturday, December 21
Christmas Lights Cut
A woman in the 0-100 block of South 7th Avenue reported someone cut her Christmas lights around 1:40 p.m.
Friday, December 20
Kids Throwing Snowballs Hit Cop Car
Four kids were returned to their parents after one of them threw a snowball at a squad car in the 100 block of South Ashland Avenue around 7:20 p.m.
Thursday, December 19
Chair Goes Missing
Someone stole a chair from a Toms Price delivery van near the intersection of 47th Street and Catherine Avenue around 1:50 p.m. The delivery driver told police he accidentally left the door of the truck open and was unsure whether the chair fell or was stolen, police said.Find more police news on La Grange Patch: