Updated: May 27, 2012 8:21AM
The following incidents were listed in the official reports of the Skokie and Lincolnwood Police Departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest by police does not constitute a finding of guilt; only a court of law can make that determination.
Two bicycles valued at $400 were taken between 1:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. March 12 from a garage on the 5100 block of Harvard Terrace. The garage door was forced open and the latch was found laying on the ground, police said.
A GPS navigation unit valued at $275 and a car radio valued at $120 were taken between 9 p.m. and 11:43 p.m. April 18 from a vehicle parked on the 4200 block of Howard Street. The driver’s side front window was broken out to gain entry, police said.
A laptop computer and charger valued at $1,500 and an iPod valued at $150 were taken between 5:15 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. April 16 from a residence on the 9300 block of Kenneth Avenue. Police said a basement window was found open and there were dirt tracks on the basement rug. Police said the items were taken from a bedroom.
Izah Malik, 22, of 7136 W. Niles, Niles is scheduled to appear in court May 2 on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from an incident at about 4:40 a.m. April 16 on the 3600 block of Oakton Street. Police said Malik was pulled over for speeding and erratic driving. Malik failed sobriety tests, police said. She was also charged with speeding, failure to wear a seat belt and improper lane use.
Zohaib Butt, 25, of 855 Colony, Schaumburg, is scheduled to appear in court May 3 on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from an incident between 11:23 p.m. and 11:50 p.m. April 13 on the 8100 block of Skokie Boulevard. Police said Butt was pulled over for erratic driving and then failed sobriety tests. He was also cited for improper lane usage.
Cashja DG Franklin, 19, of 9002 Lamon, Skokie is scheduled to appear in court May 29 on a retail theft charge stemming from an incident at about 6:08 p.m. April 15 at Old Navy on the 9400 block of Skokie Boulevard. A female juvenile who was with Franklin was also arrested for retail theft. Police said the pair tried to leave the store without paying for clothes valued at more than $91.
Four copper downspouts were taken between 9 p.m. April 11 and 2:30 p.m. April 14 from the front of a house on the 5200 block of Brown Street.
A purse valued at $100 and containing $200 in cash and miscellaneous cards was taken between 8 p.m. and 9:10 p.m. March 9 from a locker room at LA Fitness on the 3200 block of Touhy Avenue. Police said the locker containing the purse was locked but the purse was found missing.
A 1997 Toyota Camry valued at $3,000 was taken at about 7:18 a.m. Feb. 27 from a Mobil gas station on the 4800 block of Dempster Street. The victim, who works at the station, warmed up his vehicle for a few minutes and then left it unattended. When he returned, police said, he saw the vehicle traveling westbound on Dempster. The case is still under investigation.
Benjamin Watts, 19, of 5700 College Road, Lisle, is scheduled to appear in court April 25 on a retail theft charge stemming from an incident between 3:20 p.m. and 3:55 p.m. April 6 on the 9400 block of Skokie Boulevard. Police said Watts tried to leave the store without paying for clothes valued at nearly $34 and earrings valued at $7.
An iPhone valued at $900 was taken between noon and 2:30 p.m. April 17 from the Weber Leisure Center on the 9300 block of Weber Park Place. Police said the phone was taken while the victim was charging it in the women’s locker room.
Two bicycles valued at $1,500 were taken between 8:30 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. April 17 from a parking garage on the 4900 block of Oakton Street. Police said the bicycles were locked to a post in the garage. The cable lock was still hanging from the post, apparently having been broken by force, police said.
Seven pairs of glasses valued at more than $1,400 were taken at about 2:40 p.m. April 1 from the Sunglass Hut at Westfield Old Orchard. Police said two males were inside the store and one of them was asking the sales associate questions when the items were taken.
The driver’s-side window of a 2008 Volkswagon was shattered between 10:30 p.m. April 13 and 10 a.m. April 14 while parked at Hampton Inn on the 5200 block of Old Orchard Road. The damage is estimated at $800.