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Rash of Delivery Thefts Reported: Police Blotter

Burr Ridge police reports, Dec. 12-18.

Editor's note: The following is a statement from the Burr Ridge Police Department, regarding several recent thefts that have occurred in the village. Related offenses are detailed below.

The Burr Ridge Police Department and surrounding towns are investigating several thefts of packages delivered to the front porch of homes. 

It appears these thefts have recently occurred at dusk. Surveillance video shows a light colored minivan seen in the area. A subject, possibly female, is seen exiting the minivan from the passenger side, runs to the porch, takes the package and runs back to the vehicle, which then leaves with its lights off.

Please reroute deliveries to a local facility for pick-up or have a trusted neighbor store your packages inside. If you observe any suspicious activity please dial 911 immediately. 

TUESDAY, DEC. 18

New Clothes Stolen Off Porch

A package containing $140 in clothing was delivered to a home in the 0-10 block of Shiloh Court, but was stolen before the resident took it inside, police said. The incident was reported at 9:56 a.m.

Another Package Goes Missing

A UPS package containing $450 in clothing was delivered to a home in the 8700 block of Polo Ridge Court but was gone upon the resident's return to the house, police said. The incident was reported at 12:25 p.m.

SATURDAY, DEC. 15

Bag of Shirts, Felt Snatched 

A paper bag containing several shirts and rolls of felt was reported stolen from the front porch of a home in the 7900 block of Creekwood Drive at 1:02 p.m., police said. The bag had been left for a friend to pick up.

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Police Blotter information is provided by local law enforcement agencies, including the Burr Ridge Police Department. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor by emailing joe.odonnell@patch.com. We will verify and report the outcome.

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