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Police: Windows Shattered Around Town

Between Sept. 13 and Sept. 20, five incidents were reported in which a home or car window was shattered.

Bolingbrook windows -- both car and home -- took a beating between Sept. 13 and 20, according to Bolingbrook police. 

During that week, five incidents were reported in which a home or car window was damaged. In one instance, someone used a brick to break a car window and took cash, prescription pills, a purse and a digital camera. 

The five incidents are listed below. 

Sept. 20 

Glass window of business broken, no entry

Police responded to a business in the 200 block of S. Schmidt Road at 12:25 a.m. for what was reported as an active alarm. Officers discovered a glass window of a business was shattered, but it did not appear anyone had entered the business. 

Sept. 17 

Car, home window damaged 

A residence window and a car window were both damaged between Sept. 16 and 17 in the 100 block of Maplewood Drive, police said. 

Sept. 15

Bedroom window broken with lawn ornament 

Someone broke a bedroom window with a lawn ornament on the 200 block of Harwood Drive at 8:15 p.m., police said. 

Sept. 14

Brick thrown through car window, car theft 

A brick was thrown through a car window in the 500 block of N. Pinecrest Road between 1:30 a.m. and 2:40 a.m., police said. Also during that time, a purse, cash, prescription pills and a digital camera were stolen from the car. The loss was valued at $1,080. 

Sept. 13 

Rock thrown at a business door, no entry

A rock was thrown at the glass door to a business on the 200 block of S. Bolingbrook Drive between 9 p.m. and 1:12 a.m., police said. No entry was made into the store. 

CHIWATERNUT September 26, 2012 at 02:46 PM
The thugs are walking the neighborhoods staking out homes during the daylight hours...I see them often.....I had one run out of my backyard...left the gate open...he was checking out my side doors, gate door of the back..looking for targets to get in!! Open your shades, close your shades, leave lights one day off the next, also your TV to throw them off before you go to work!!
Steve September 27, 2012 at 05:31 PM
Wow! All that from five reports of broken windows in a town of 72,000. Thanks for the advice. We all need to walk around with baseball bats. The enemy is everywhere.

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