A La Grange man told police Aug. 16 that someone tried to scam him by claiming to be his granddaughter who was stuck in Mexico and needed $1,700. The man said he knows his granddaughter is in the northwest suburbs.
Kids leave bag of liquor
A La Grange police officer disposed of liquor he found at about 7:37 p.m. Aug. 17 In bushes at 51st Street and Edgewood Lane after a caller said four kids left a backpack there. The teens were gone when police arrived.
Responding to a possible fight ready to start at about 7:07 p.m. Aug. 17 on the 200 block of Sawyer Avenue, a police officer said he found two girls arguing on the 200 block of Washington. One girl fled when the officer arrived and the other refused to give her name, police said.
An off-duty La Grange police officer said he was walking through the business district at about 9:27 p.m. Aug. 16 when he saw a fight at the parking garage, 80 S. Sixth Ave., and broke it up. Two 14-year-olds were warned and sent on their way.
Someone stole a gray Diamond Back 26-inch bicycle with black rack and mesh basket that was left Aug. 16 at the Stone Avenue Metra train station 625 W. Burlington Ave.
A U.S. postal inspector will investigate a La Grange Highland woman’s report Aug. 16 that mail she put on hold at the La Grange Post Office, 121 Hillgrove Ave., was given to someone else.
Unruly man on train
A 19-year-old Romeoville man who was reported by Burlington Northern Railroad police to be unruly on a Metra train, and was going to be kicked off at the La Grange Road stop, left the train on his own at about 12:11 a.m. Aug. 17 and told La Grange police he would make arrangements to get home a different way.
A woman who works at MacNeal Healthcare Center, 125 N. La Grange Road, has a heart problem and was feeling ill, was taken by ambulance to Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital at about 8:36 a.m. Aug. 16.
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