THURSDAY, OCT. 10
iPhone 5c Swiped
Someone took a man's white $500 iPhone 5c. The man placed the phone on a bench at the corner of Highland and Warren avenues at about 7:10 p.m. and walked away, according to a police report. When he came back 20 minutes later the phone was gone. The man was unable to provide any leads or suspects in this case.
Downers Woman Charged With Retail Theft
Police charged Jourdan B. Wikowsky, 18, of the 3900 block of Williams Street, Downers Grove, with retail theft. Wikowsky is accused of taking a cup of soup and a box of coffee without paying for them, according to a police report. She was in the store, located on the first block of Ogden Avenue, between 4:15 p.m. and 4:31 p.m.
Wikowsky was brought back in the store without incident and the two items were recovered. She was booked at the Downers Grove Police Department, banned from the store and then released on an I-bond with a pending date at the Downers Grove field court.
TUESDAY, OCT. 8
A woman noticed that her front door on the 400 block of Austin had trouble closing after she was gone between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. The next morning she looked at the door and saw pry marks near the lock, so she called police.
The woman told police the door was still locked and closed when she came home last night, according to a police report. Everything in her home was in order.
"I looked at the door and observed pry marks on the front of the door near the lock," an officer said in the report. "There was also a split in the wood on the side frame of the door that (the woman) said was new damage."
Damage to the door was estimated at $150.
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