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$5,000 Generator Stolen from Clarendon Hills Home: Police Blotter

Clarendon Hills police reports, Oct. 18-24.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24

UPS Deliveries Reported Stolen

A resident from the 200 block of Woodstock Avenue reported at 11:44 a.m. that two of three boxes delivered to his home by UPS were missing.

UPS confirmed that three boxes were delivered, but police said the complainant reported receiving only one. There are no suspects.

TUESDAY, OCT. 23

TV Goes Missing, Recovered

A resident from the 200 block of North Richmond Avenue reported his 22-inch flat screen TV stolen at 5:48 p.m. Police recovered the stolen TV at a Westmont pawn shop, where it had been sold by a known suspect for $50. 

The case is pending and no charges have been filed. 

SUNDAY, OCT. 21

Hit and Run Reported

A complainant reported to police at 9:21 a.m. that a driver hit the complainant's vehicle while it was parked on the street in the 200 block of Holmes Avenue. 

Lawn Mower Stolen

A $200 lawn mower was taken from the driveway of a home in the 200 block of Eastern Avenue between 12:30 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. Police said the mower was likely picked up by a metal scrapper who thought the resident did not want it anymore. There are no suspects. 

Attempted Break-in Reported

Someone attempted unsuccessfully to break in to a garage in the 100 block of Byrd Court via the garage's side door between 11 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday. 

Police said entry was not gained and nothing was missing from the garage, though damage was done to the door. There are no suspects.

SATURDAY, OCT. 20

Pricey Home Generator Taken

A $5,000 home generator was stolen from the backyard of a house in the 300 block of 56th Street some time between Oct. 14 and Oct. 20. 

The resident discovered the missing generator on Oct. 20. Its gas and power lines had been cut. There are no suspects.

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