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Recent Crime News
Wednesday | via Patch.com
On March 4 at 12:54 a.m., James J. Shipley, 31, 2575 Victor Avenue was arrested and charged with Driving with a Suspended/Revoked Driver's License resulting from a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Patriot Boulevard. On February 24 a resident of the 4100 block of Chester Dr. reported an unknown person stole a cell phone battery from their mailbox which was delivered by the United States Postal Service on February 23. Estimated loss is $10. Comment?
Saturday Feb 28 | via Patch.com
A Glenview man has been charged with stealing the identity of an elderly Deerfield man and opened three fraudulent credit cards in his name. The Deerfield Review reports Ira Biegel, 65, was indicted by a grand jury Thursday with four counts of aggravated identity theft of an elderly person and is being held at the Lake County Jail on $100,000 bond. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via CTV
Police have charged a Montreal man with defrauding Albertans of tens of thousands of dollars in the so-called grandparent scam. These scams often involve people calling elderly victims, alleging to be a close relative who needs money due to an emergency of some sort. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 3 | via Patch.com
On January 27 an employee of a business in the 2500 block of Patriot Blvd. reported someone wrote 166 fake checks using the businesses account totaling $250,000. The checks were used in various states with various names. Comment?
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