Broken bike shop, slipped wallets: Downers Grove Blotter

DOWNERS GROVE, IL – A bicycle shop has been broken into, wallets stolen from purses and other crimes have been reported on the Downers Grove police blotter for mid-December.

Burgled Trek Bike Shop

Police said CCTV shows two people breaking into the Trek bike store at 639 Ogden Ave. December 14. The store manager told police that a window on the south side of the bike shop was smashed, which triggered an alarm at around 5:18 a.m. a m

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Two Trek bikes, valued at $ 2,000 each, were reported stolen.

Wallet stolen from the stock exchange at Ross Dress for Less

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A woman told police her wallet was stolen from her purse while shopping at Ross Dress for Less, 1316 Butterfield Rd. On December 18. She said the purse was on the stroller she was pushing.

The following items have been reported stolen:

  • $ 20,000 cashier’s check
  • $ 830 in cash
  • Credit card
  • Identity cards
  • Prescription drug

Wallet stolen from a purse at the Universal Spa Training Academy

Police said a woman reported that her wallet was stolen from her purse while at the Universal Spa Training Academy, 340 Burlington Ave., on December 10.

She reported that $ 180 in cash was missing.

Anyone with information on these incidents is encouraged to contact Downers Grove Police at 630-434-5600.

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