A 28-year-old Brookfield girl went to police on July 15, two days after somebody impersonating a Fb buddy satisfied her to supply private info and forex for what turned out to be a web based rip-off.
The sufferer informed police she had obtained a message from what gave the impression to be a Fb buddy on July 13. The message described a grant program by way of the Division of Homeland Safety and acknowledged her “buddy” may help her with profiting from this system.
Believing the message was from her buddy, the sufferer offered a photograph of her ID card and wired $380 price of Bitcoin from a comfort retailer in Oak Park.
On July 15, the sufferer started receiving messages from members of the family and mates that her Fb account had been hacked and that they have been receiving odd messages and posts from her. The sufferer was unable to supply police with any screenshots exhibiting interactions with the scammer, since she had been locked out of her Fb account.
One other catalytic converter theft
A catalytic converter was sawn off the undercarriage of a automobile in Brookfield someday between midday on July 15 and 10 a.m. on July 16, the third time in as many weeks such a theft has occurred.
Brookfield police responded to the 9100 block of Grant Avenue after a resident referred to as police to report the theft from the automobile, which was parked within the driveway of the house. The sufferer didn’t hear something in a single day and solely discovered in regards to the lacking catalytic converter when he began his Toyota that morning.
In accordance with the police report, the estimated price to interchange the catalytic converter was $2,200. The units are engaging to thieves as a result of they include valuable metals similar to platinum and palladium that convey good scrap worth.
Brookfield police reported related catalytic converter thefts on June 29 within the 3400 block of Madison Avenue and on July 8 within the 3200 block of Sunnyside Avenue.
Instruments stolen from truck
A resident of the 2400 block of 2nd Avenue, North Riverside, referred to as police on July 12 to report that someday throughout the in a single day hours somebody entered his pickup truck, which he’d left unlocked on his driveway, and eliminated a bucket of instruments and a bag of instruments from the backseat. The automobile’s glove field and middle console have been additionally open.
In all, about $600 in hand and energy instruments have been stolen from the truck.
Motorcyclist injured in crash
A Berwyn man was taken by paramedics to Loyola College Medical Middle for remedy of unspecified accidents after a 2011 Chevy Traverse pushed by a Berwyn girl collided together with his 2002 Honda CBR600 sport motorbike, which was headed east on Cermak Street at Keystone Avenue on July 13 at about 9 a.m.
The girl was driving the Chevy Traverse west on Cermak Street and informed police she didn’t see the motorbike earlier than turning left in entrance of the bike. The driving force of the motorbike mentioned he tried to brake when he noticed the Chevy make the flip in entrance of him and skidded into the rear passenger facet.
In accordance with police, the girl’s driver’s license was suspended. She was cited for failure to yield and for driving on a suspended license.
- North Riverside police charged a 71-year-old Chicago girl with drunken driving and fleeing and eluding – albeit at speeds far beneath the posted pace restrict – and different offenses after she allegedly drove for 2 miles earlier than lastly stopping for a squad automobile with emergency lights flashing, which had been following her on July 16 at about 12:35 a.m.
The officer first noticed the 2021 Toyota Rav4, which appeared to have recent driver’s facet injury, heading north on First Avenue at twenty sixth Road, driving with out headlights and impeding visitors by driving at 20 mph in a 35 mph zone.
The Toyota continued north, at one level crossing over the middle line into oncoming visitors, police mentioned, till it reached I-290, when the officer lastly curbed the automobile.
- Riverside police charged a 48-year-old Chicago man with drunken driving after an officer on patrol got here throughout a automobile stopped within the visitors lane, at an angle, within the 200 block of East Burlington Road on July 17 at about 1:20 a.m.
After approaching the automobile, the officer noticed the driving force to be asleep behind the automobile, which was operating. The driving force’s hand was on prime of the gear shifter, which had been positioned into park.
Unable to get the driving force to get up, the officer opened the automobile door and eliminated the important thing from the ignition. The driving force smelled strongly of alcohol, police mentioned, and had urinated on himself. Police additionally reported observing empty beer cans within the automobile.
These things have been obtained from police reviews filed by the Riverside, North Riverside and Brookfield police departments, July 12-18 and characterize a portion of the incidents to which police responded. Except in any other case indicated, anyone named in these reviews has solely been charged with against the law. These circumstances haven’t been adjudicated.