The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the area police departments.
A resident reported March 12 she received a letter from the Internal Revenue Service about her tax return. When she called the IRS, she learned someone had used her name and identity to file a return for a tax refund.
A vehicle hit a fire hydrant on the 7500 block of Brush Hill Road and drove away without reporting it. The damage was reported at 2:15 p.m. March 13. The cost to replace the hydrant is between $5,000 and $6,000, officials said.
An employee of Loyola medical center, at 6800 N. Frontage Road, reported at about 7:40 p.m. March 12 that someone stole her wallet from an unlocked closet. The wallet held three credit cards which someone then used to make purchases in Hodgkins and Cicero.
A resident reported March 14 that someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service called and said he owes taxes. If the money is not paid, the caller said the resident would be arrested. The resident sent no money and notified the police.