Car Stolen From Elmhurst Repair Shop: Cops – Elmhurst, IL Patch | CarTailz

ELMHURST, IL – For the past few days, Elmhurst Police have been handling cases including auto theft, jewelry theft, car burglary, bail violation, property damage and retail theft, among others. Here is information from the latest Elmhurst police reports:

Car theft

  • Around 4 a.m. Saturday, an officer saw an open bay door at Just Tires, 236 N. Route 83. He then noticed a broken glass door. A 2018 black BMW X3 sport utility vehicle was stolen.

jewelry thefts

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  • A resident of the 700 block of South Euclid Avenue told police Saturday she believes two contractors stole jewelry while they were working in her home.
  • A man told police Thursday that someone stole his wife’s jewelry while she was at the Bella Terra Nursing Home at 420 W. Butterfield Road several months ago.

theft of services

  • Avis Rental, 890 N. York St., told police Friday that someone failed to return a rental vehicle by the appointed time. The company has made numerous attempts to contact the suspect. The car was rented out on February 4th.

car break-ins

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  • Between 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday, a wallet was stolen from the center console of a car in the 500 block of West Armitage Avenue. The owner’s credit card was then used at a nearby gas station.
  • Someone smashed the passenger-side window of a work vehicle in the 100 block of East North End Avenue on Wednesday, removing a bunch of keys and a pack of cigarettes.
  • Someone got into two cars at Okaz Motors, 594 W. Lake St., between October 20 and November 4 and turned back the steering columns. Parts of the ignition were found on the floorboards.
  • An Oakley backpack was stolen from the passenger seat of a car at 155 N. Industrial Drive on Wednesday or Thursday.

breach of bail

  • Zermairah Hughes-Edwards, 20, of Elmhurst, was arrested around 2:30pm on Friday for violating her bail. The victim told officers that Hughes-Edwards, his ex-girlfriend, broke into his home and searched his belongings. She crawled through a window after trying her key. The locks had changed. She was taken to the DuPage County Jail.

mail theft

  • A resident of the 100 block of West Park Avenue told police Friday that a check delivered to her was stolen on the way to her apartment. An investigation is pending.

retail theft

  • Three suspects stole a shopping cart full of alcohol at Jewel, 153 E. Schiller St. around 11:30 pm Wednesday. They then set out north on York. Two of the suspects were described as black men aged 18 to 35 with brown eyes and dark clothing. One wore a hat. The third suspect was described as a black woman, aged 18 to 35, with brown eyes and dark complexion, wearing a black hairpiece, a gray sweatshirt and blue jeans. An investigation is pending.

bike found

  • While on patrol Saturday at Butterfield Park, 385 E. Butterfield Road, an officer saw a green bicycle leaning against a tree. It was a 29 inch 10 speed Genesis Maxair 2900 bike. It was handed over for safekeeping as evidence.


  • The glass of an exterior storm door was shattered around noon on September 15 in the 300 block of West Alexander Boulevard. The damage was reported on Thursday.

identity theft

  • Someone made multiple unauthorized credit card transactions between 3:30 a.m. Wednesday and 11:30 a.m. Friday. Elmhurst School District 205 headquarters was listed as a victim.
  • A resident of the 600 block of South Fairchild Avenue told police Friday that someone using the resident’s personal information opened a checking account with Bank of America. The resident has her account suspended and plans to freeze her balance.

Police report information is provided by local police departments. Accusations are not proof 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.

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