The Northbrook Tire Slasher
Between Oct. 26 and 29, someone slashed the tires of a company van parked in a lot on the 1300 block of Meadow Rd., according to police.
The Northbrook Windshield Smasher
Between Oct. 27 and 28, someone smashed the windshield of a car parked on the 100 block of Pointe Dr., according to police.
Lawnmower Theft, Not Necessarily Lawnmower Man
On Oct. 29, someone stole a $320 line trimmer and a $420 Husqvarna lawnmower from a home on the 1100 block of Whitfield Rd., according to police.
In Related News, Police Raid Local Tea Parties
On Oct. 29, someone stole a silver coffee pot, tea pot, creamer, sugar bowl, waste dish and large serving tray from a home on the 1800 block of Somerset Ln., according to police. The lost items were worth about $710, police say.
Throw Parties, Not Eggs
On Oct. 31, someone on the 2600 block of Illinois Rd. reported several eggs were thrown at her house, according to police. The resident reported this is an ongoing problem, and a search of the area yielded no results, police said.
On Nov. 3, a man on the 2300 block of Maple Ave. found scratches and footprints on the exterior of his car, and three-quarters of his gasoline missing, according to police.