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Police Blotter: Handgun Stolen from Home Safe

Bolingbrook police reports, Nov. 29- Dec. 1.

Thursday, Nov. 1

1. Residential burglary

Police were called to the 600 block of Preston Drive for the report of a residential burglary. The front door was forced open and a laptop and TV were taken between 7 a.m. and 1:19 p.m. Loss valued at $2,600.

2. Gun stolen from home

Police were called to the 1000 block of Chelsea Lane for the report of a residential burglary. A handgun was taken from a safe in the bedroom between March 1 and Dec. 1. Loss valued at $420.

Wednesday, Nov. 30

3. Retail theft

Laurie Daughter, 41, of the 23000 block of West 135th Street in Plainfield, was charged with retail theft in Meijer, located at 225 N. Weber Rd. at 1:49  p.m.

4. Resisting a peace officer

Tyreana Austin, 20, of the 500 block of Alcott Lane, was charged with resisting a peace officer, no insurance and an equipment violation following a traffic stop at Lily Cache Lane and Raider Way at 4:57 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 29

5. Resisting a peace officer

Rogelio Ugarte, 39, of the 200 block of Monterey Drive, was charged with resisting a peace officer following a traffic stop on the 700 block of North Bolingbrook Drive at 4:06 p.m.

6. Criminal trespass to property

Police were called to a home on the 400 block of Mallview Lane for the report of criminal trespass to property. The front door was kicked in between 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Nothing appeared to be taken. 

Kerry Porazinski December 12, 2011 at 05:41 PM
Here is my question....was the safe left open? Sorry, I find it hard to believe that we have thieves in this town brilliant enough to "crack a safe".
PKR December 14, 2011 at 10:22 PM
Few people spend on the money on a safe good enough to need a skilled "safe cracker". Your typical Walmart safe can be broken with a simple crow bar and power drill. A safe needs to be hidden, otherwise it's the first thing burglars go after.

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