Police: Multiple Residential and Vehicular Burglaries

The following is a list of police reports between Dec. 16 and 23.

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

Residential Burglaries

On Dec. 16, someone used a window to enter a home on the 2100 block of Crabtree Ln. and a jewelry box had been emptied, according to police.

On Dec. 22, a resident on the 2600 block of Woodlawn St. returned home to find their house had been burglarized and an unknown amount of jewelery was taken, according to police. The burglar gained entrance into the home through a rear door, which may or may not have been locked, police say.


On Dec. 18, an employee at Edward’s Florist reported a flower pot, worth about $35, was removed from the side of the building, according to police. The pot was later used to smash a window on the 1800 block of Walters Ave. police say.

Vehicular Burglary

On Dec. 18, someone on the 3000 block of Floral Dr. reported snowboarding equipment had been removed from an unlocked garage, police say. Three cars parked in the garage had also been entered, and a camera, some money and a gas card were also reported missing, police say.

Residential Burglary

On Dec. 20, someone on the 2300 block of Cambridge Dr. reported two sets of muddy footprints throughout the house, every room had been ransacked and jewelry missing, police say.


On Dec. 22, police charged Jean Clesen, 46, of Northbrook, with a DUI, police say.

Multiple Car Burglaries in One Night

Police reported the following vehicular burglaries occurred between Dec. 22-23. 

  • Someone removed $10 worth of change from a car on the 1100 block of Otis Pl.
  • Someone removed $2 along with Dolce and Gabbana sunglasses worth about $150 from a car on the 1000 block of Dell Rd.
  • Someone removed four unopened packs of cigarettes from an unlocked vehicle on the 1000 block Dell Rd.
  • Someone removed a Garmin GPS unit from a car on the 1100 block of Otis Pl.
  • Someone removed a GPS, a pair of gloves and money from a car on the 1500 block of Chapel Ct.
  • Someone removed a gym bag from a car on the 1500 block of Chapel Ct. The bag was later located elsewhere on that street.

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