WILMETTE — Police say a complete of twenty-two automobiles have been rifled via and one other was stolen as thieves made the rounds by way of Wilmette Friday morning – they usually might have been caught on tape.
A surveillance video making the rounds in Wilmette seems to point out the group of thieves checking for unlocked automotive doorways through the wee hours of Friday morning.
“They’re simply operating by means of actually checking all of the automobiles. On the road, on the driveways,” stated Matt.
He and his spouse Jennifer simply occurred to be up, he stated, and watched on their surveillance monitor as a person seemed to be looking the within of her mom’s automotive because it was parked of their driveway. Matt went again inside to name police, who chased after three people and three automobiles that have been shifting with them.
“One automotive was from Indiana and one was from Lake County, so I’m positive it was an extended night time for them,” he stated.
Ron Feinstein’s Mercedes was stolen through the crime spree, in response to police.
“I awakened the opposite morning, thought I used to be within the twilight zone- my automotive was not right here,” Feinstein stated.
Police say 22 different automobiles have been additionally rifled by means of, and minor gadgets like change and clothes have been taken. However solely Feinstein’s automotive was stolen – after he left the important thing inside.
“It was definitely probably the most enjoyable automotive within the neighborhood. I perceive why they took it. Sadly they did lots of injury to the automotive,” he stated.
Police say Feinstein’s Mercedes was certainly one of three automobiles thieves used to allude police after they fled. It was recovered hours later in Chicago close to fifty fifth and Racine and is now again the place it belongs in his driveway.
Police haven’t made any arrests on this case, however they’re encouraging residents to lock their automotive doorways and to not depart their keys inside.