Drills Go Missing in Two Separate Thefts

Also in this Northbrook police blotter, a traffic stop leads to a drug citation.

The following information is from the Northbrook Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt. 

Drills go missing

On Feb. 22 a store in the 1000 block of Willow Road reported that a DeWalt 20-volt max ½-in cordless drill and DeWalt ½-in 20-volt variable speed cordless hammer drill were taken. It is believed that the theft occurred in February. Store security is reviewing surveillance camera footage. Loss valued at $578. 

On March 2 a store in the 1000 block of Willow Road reported that a DeWalt 20-volt Max ½-in cordless drill and DeWalt ½-in 20-volt max combo kit were taken. It is believed that the theft occurred in February, retail loss is $608.       

Woman turns self in

Gilda Miller, 48, of Des Plaines, turned herself in March 3 and posted bond on an outstanding warrant from MPPD. Warrant was confirmed and she was processed and released on $10,000 bond.            

Identity theft

A resident received a bill in the mail from “Bill me Later,” a Pay Pal service. The bill was for $868.80 including late fees from a purchase on Dec. 20. The original bill was sent to an unknown e-mail account, which was rejected, leading the company to send a paper bill to the victim.

Traffic stop leads to drug citation

Paul Gion, 19, of Northbrook, was stopped for a traffic violation March 3 at Pfingsten and Dundee roads at 8:30 p.m. The officer smelled an odor of burnt cannabis from the vehicle after requesting identification from the driver, police said. Gion admitted to possession of drug paraphernalia. The officer issued a traffic citation for the traffic violation and local ordinance ticket for possession of drug paraphernalia.                                                                     


Jessica K. Poulos, 36, of Glenview, was stopped when an officer observed her vehicle committing traffic violations March 4 at 12:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Skokie Highway. Officers determined that she was under the influence. She was transported to the station, processed and released on $1,000 bond.    

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