State's Attorney Impersonator, 2 Catalytic Converter Thefts: Police

Burr Ridge police reports, March 5-6.

Wednesday, March 6

Two catalytic converter thefts

A catalytic converter was reported missing around 11:02 p.m. from a 2001 Chevrolet van parked in the 7700 block of Grant Street, Burr Ridge police said. A little more than an hour later, another catalytic converter was reported missing from a 2009 Chevrolet van parked on the same block. Both incidents are under investigation.

Credit card fraud

Someone tried opening a credit card in the name of a resident in the 300 block of Devon Drive, police said. A credit bureau notified the resident of the incident. He didn’t suffer any monetary loss.

Fake State’s Attorney call

Someone posing as a State’s Attorney in California called an employee in the 8300 block of South Madison and demanded payment for paperwork processing. The employee realized it was a scam and didn’t suffer any loss.

Suspended drivers license

Christian Stutz, 25, of the 2500 block of South Waterbury Drive, was arrested around 5:20 p.m. near the intersection of Plainfield and Kingswood, police said. He was charged with driving with a suspended license.

Credit card fraud

Someone made purchases totaling more than $200 using a credit card that belonged to a resident in the 300 block of Countryside Court, police said. The case is under investigation. 

Tuesday, March 5

Attempted identity theft warrant arrest

Illinois State Police arrested Melanie Holmes, 39, of the 5000 block of West Quincy Street in Chicago, around 2:03 a.m. on a 2010 Burr Ridge warrant for attempted identity theft.

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See past Burr Ridge blotters:

  • Willowbrook Man Among 3 Charged With Robbing Juvenile
  • IRS Impersonators Call 2 Burr Ridge residents
  • Identity Theft Leads to $750 Lingerie Purchase: Police Blotter
  • Man Fakes Armed Robbery Call to Get Gas Faster: Police
  • Elderly Residents Targeted in 2 Ruse Burglaries
  • One of 23 Guns Stolen During Burglary Found in Burr Ridge Home: Police


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