Cautionary tales from the Glencoe police blotter, week of August 10-16:
- An unknown person opened up several credit cards, and both have unpaid balances totaling more than $10,000.
- A resident of Forest Way Drive got a call from someone who said that his computer had a virus. The resident gave the caller access to his computer remotely, and later learned several credit cards were opened in his name.
- On Jackson Avenue, an unknown offender gained access to a victim’s line of credit and wrote several checks valued at more than $10,000 against the account.
- On Green Bay Road, a woman loaned her vehicle to her son. Police were called when he refused to return it to her, but in the end she failed to sign complaints.
- A resident of a home on Adams Avenue made arrangements with someone via an app called “Let’s Go” to purchase shoes. The seller of the shoes came to the prospective purchaser’s residence to complete the transaction, but changed the price whilst there. The prospective purchaser refused to pay, a “scuffle ensued,” according to the blotter, and police were called to the scene. The person did not want to sign a complaint.