WILMETTE – The Wilmette Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Monday, Feb. 6 between 3:30 p.m. and 4:20 p.m. in the 500 block of Lawler Avenue (east of I-94 & south of Lake Avenue). The offender(s) forced entry to a side door and appear to have searched several rooms on the main floor of the residence, but specifically targeted jewelry in the master bedroom.
The police ask that people immediately contact them by dialing 9-1-1 if they see something suspicious.
In other news, the WPD made an arrest related to another residential burglary. On Jan. 31, Wilmette detectives charged a 35-year-old Chicago man in connection with a residential burglary that occurred on Jan. 19 in the 900 block of Sheridan Road.
Working with other suburban police departments, Wilmette detectives were able to identify the suspect and assisted in his arrest after police say he was observed committing a residential burglary in Berwyn.
Submitted by the Wilmette Police Department