Northbrook Blotter: Gas Station Crash Leads To DUI

Also featured in this week's blotter, power tools stolen between Dec. 20 and Jan. 3.

The following reports were provided by the Northbrook Police Department. Arrests and charges are accusations and do not indicate guilt. 

Attempted Burglary

On Jan. 1, police were dispatched to a home on the 2700 block of Woodland Dr. where a resident's alarm system was activated, according to police. Upon arrival, officers found a light on inside the garage, a locked front door, an open rear door with a single pry mark and a cut screen, police say. Footprints were seen in the backyard, up to and away from a fence, but no one was inside the house upon inspection, according to police. 

Burglary to Trailer

According to an employee at Crosstown Electric, on the 400 block of Huehl Rd., someone cut the lock on a cargo trailer and stole a Honda generator worth about $1500.00, according to police.

Burglary to Vehicle

Between Dec. 20 and Jan. 3, an 18V cordless Dewalt drill driver and an 18V cordless Dewalt sawzall were stolen from a vehicle near Jamerson & Bauwens Electric, on the 3000 block of MacArthur Blvd., according to police. An employee at the business said the rear license plate was bent, the plate mount was removed and access to the vehicle was made through a hole behind the mount, police say.


On Jan. 4, police arrested Barry Jilin, 33, of Northbrook and charged him with DUI and driving without insurance after he was involved in crash at the Mobil gas station on the 3100 block of Dundee Rd., according to police. 

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