Police Blotter: $800 Gun Stolen from Parked Vehicle in Hinsdale

Hinsdale police reports, July 17-23


Gas Stolen

An unknown customer pumped $47.96 worth of gas at the 210 E. Ogden Ave. Shell gas station and then left without paying at 5:15 p.m.


Gun Stolen from Vehicle

An unknown burglar entered an unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway in the 500 block of Justina Street between 4 p.m. July 19 and 1:45 p.m. July 20 and took from it an $800 Heckler and Koch semi-automatic pistol and $150 holster.

Deputy Chief Mark Wodka said investigators are following up to establish a more definitive timeframe on the burglary. Preliminarily, he said, there appears to be no Illinois weapons possession violations related to the gun being in the victim's car.

"Based upon what has been reported, the gun was stored on the private property of the victim where the car was parked," Wodka said.

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Criminal Damage to Vehicle

An unknown person shattered a window and dented the body of a vehicle while it was parked in the 700 block of Grant Street between 5:30 p.m. and 6:20 p.m.

Police do not know what type of object was used to break the window. The cost of the damage is estimated to be $200.

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