Detectives Investigate Rash of Homewood Burglaries

Police say they’re not ruling out the possibility that three home burglaries on the same day may be related.

Homewood detectives are investigating a possible connection between a string of thee residential burglaries, all of which occurred on Nov. 9, according to Homewood Deputy Police Chief Denise McGrath.

The first burglary occurred sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on the 18500 block of Clyde Rd, according to the report. Police say someone smashed a window on the north side of the home to gain entry. The burglar stole a video gaming console valued at $300, according to police. No residents were home at the time of the burglary.

The second burglary happened between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on the 17500 block of Sycamore Dr., according to the report. Police say someone broke out the front window of a home, entered and stole an iPod valued at $300. No one was home at the time of the burglary.

The third burglary happened on the 18400 block of Reigel Rd. between 6:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., according to reports. Police say someone pried open the back door of the home to get inside. The burglar stole a video gaming console valued at $300 and a laptop worth $1,200, the report says. No one was home at the time of the burglary.

Police report information is provided by the Homewood Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.

Are you a fan of true crime? "Like" the Crime-n-Shame page on Facebook and get clued in on mischief making and weird crime throughout the Chicago area.

Ron Jeremy November 15, 2012 at 06:21 AM
Sounds like real pro's. Probably organized crime figures from Russia or Israel. They fly over, steal an X-Box, and then fly back home to enjoy their booty.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »