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Briefs: Burr Ridge resident claims a $20,000 unauthorized bank transfer

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The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the area police departments.

Burr Ridge

BURGLARY

  • The front door of a home on Durham Court was forced open, activating the alarm at 8:56 a.m. May 14. No one was inside when the police arrived. The resident said nothing appeared missing or disturbed.

FRAUD

  • A resident reported May 12 that someone without his authorization transferred $20,700, plus a $28 wire fee, from his savings account with Associated Bank to a Guns, Etc. in South Carolina on April 25.
  • A resident reported May 14 she had received several phone calls from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service and demanding she pay a fine. The woman recognized the calls were a scam and gave out no information to the caller.

THEFT

  • Someone stole a bag containing a laptop computer and a tablet computer from a Ford on the 100 block of 60th Street, and stole $400 in $20 bills from the center console between 7 p.m. May 11 and 1:30 p.m. May 12.
  • A woman reported someone took her Chase Visa debit card from her purse when she left it open between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 12 in a medical lab at Everest College, 6880 N. Frontage Road. When the woman called to cancel her debit card, she learned someone already had used it to pay for $66 in gas at the Shell station in Burr Ridge.
  • An employee of the Sunglass Hut, at 520 Village Center, reported two men stole three pairs of Prada sunglasses, which cost a total of $900, at about 3:45 p.m. May 13, while she was distracted.
  • A resident of Drew Avenue discovered someone stole a blue and yellow rug from Pakistan, worth about $4,000, from her home. She identified a suspect to the police when she reported the crime May 18.

Willowbrook

PROPERTY DAMAGE

  • Someone scratched the paint on a vehicle parked on the 6700 block of state Route 83. The damage, which will cost an estimated $500 to repair, was reported at 10:10 a.m. May 14.
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