Northbrook Police Arrest Vehicular Burglary Suspects

Police charged two Chicago men with felony burglary and another man with criminal trespass and theft, in relation to 12 car burglaries.

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

Three Chicago Men Charged with Burglary to Vehicle

On Nov. 8, someone observed three men breaking into a vehicle, who were later caught by police as they tried to flee, police say.

Henry Vincent Spinato and Alex Joseph Pual Schmitz, both 18 and from Chicago, were charged with felony burglary, police say. Jakub Psarski, 18, of Chicago,w as charged with criminal trespass to vehicle, theft and unlawful possession of cannabis, according to police.

The men were charged in relation to 12 vehicular burglaries that occurred on Shannon Rd., Greenwood Rd., Crabtree Ln. and Crimson Ct., according to police.

Criminal Damage to Golf Course

On Nov. 6, someone threw two flag sticks, a bench, a golf cup and a lacrosse net into the pond at Anetsberger Golf Course, according to police. Three more flag sticks were unaccounted for and some minor, reparable damage was done to the #7 green, police say.

Residential Burglary

On Nov. 7, at some point between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., someone made entry to a house on Bridlewood Rd. and stole jewelry from a dresser, according to police. Nothing else appeared disturbed or taken and it was unclear how entry was gained, police say. 

Drug Possession

On Nov. 7, police say they pulled over Eddie Park, 31, of Northbrook for speeding in a construction zone. Police say they noticed a strong odor of cannabis coming from the vehicle and Park agreed to a search. Cannabis, a glass pipe and two broken blunts were found in the vehicle, Park was issued citations and released at the scene, according to police.


On Nov. 8, someone removed a two-foot beige and white cast iron flamingo from the front yard of a home on the 2000 block of Milton Ave., according to police.

Retail Thefts

On Nov. 1, a man and two women entered the upper level of the store and within 30 seconds ran out carrying multiple Michael Kors handbags worth about $5,550.00, according to police.

On Nov. 5, four unknown women entered Victoria's Secret on Lake Cook Rd. and left the store without paying for three bras and an entire drawer of underwear worth about $655.00, according to police.

On Nov. 11, loss prevention staff at Lord & Taylor on Lake Cook Rd. recognized a woman previously caught stealing — Beata Lukaszczy, 36, of Deerfield, according to police. Lukaszczy was observed concealing a sweater and tank top in her sweater and leaving, police say. When loss prevention tried to stop Lukaszczy, the concealed items fell from her sweater and she was arrested, according to police. 

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