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Cell Phones, Cash Stolen Out of 2 Cars in La Grange

Here is a list of items taken from the La Grange/La Grange Park police blotters.

Two car burglaries were reported Sept. 19 to La Grange police.

Two cell phones were stolen over the weekend out of a vehicle parked on the 700 block of south Madison Avenue.

An unidentified amount of money was taken during the night out of a car parked in a driveway of a home on the 700 block of south Kensington Avenue.

Credit Card Fraud

A resident of south Park Road on Sept. 20 reported fraudulent activity on a credit card. Citibank did not let the transaction go through and the resident got a new credit card.

Garage Squatter

The resident of a home on the 300 block of East Avenue will sign a complaint if police find a 22-year-old homeless man from Berwyn again who was found in the garage on Sept. 20. Another resident was letting in that person, whose name La Grange police have, at night when everyone was sleeping. The man was last seen going north on East Avenue at about 9:25 p.m.

Bladder or Courtesy Problem?

A man, riding a bike and wearing a hoodie, who was reported urinating at the train depot, 25 W. Burlington Ave., for the past week, was stopped at about 6:11 a.m. on Sept. 21 by La Grange police, warned and sent on his way.

Theft at Jewel-Osco

Two dozen eggs and 14 liters of club soda, worth $19.59, were stolen at about 4:30 p.m. Sept. 16 from the Jewel-Osco, 507 E. Woodlawn Ave. The offender’s vehicle license plate number was recorded by Jewel employees.

Quarters Stolen

A container of quarters was removed from a vehicle while it was being serviced Sept. 16 on the 1100 block of north LaGrange Road, La Grange Park police said. The container was in the left driver’s side of the vehicle and the theft was not noticed until a few hours later.

Money switching

A customer was reportedly switching money amounts given for purchase Sept. 19 to get more in change than was due at a business on the 0-100 block of 31st St., La Grange Park police said.

Teens Mooning

Teenage occupants of a vehicle were mooning pedestrians Sept. 19 at Brainard and Richmond avenues, La Grange Park police reported.

Woman Throws Coffee on 2

A woman told police that another woman threw coffee on her and her male friend and then spit on her at the southwest corner of LaGrange Road and Burlington Avenue at about 1:05 p.m. Sept. 20. All were sent on their way and told to stay away from each other, police said.

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