Editor's Note: The following incidents occurred between May 11 and May 16, and were included in the most recent weekly report, sent out on May 23. Specific details come from individual incident reports maintained by the department.
May 11 - While on patrol, officers spotted two cars in the 4100 block of Cedar Lake Road with large construction signs on their roofs. Nearby, in the 2200 block of Glenhurst Avenue, another vehicle was found with a sign on its roof. The damage to the vehicles was estimated at $1,000 each. No suspects have been identified.
May 11 - A 23-year-old male reported that his storage unit at Simply Self Storage, 5605 Cedar Lake Rd., had been broken into. He didn't report anything missing, but he said he would have his wife check, too. No suspects have been identified.
May 13 - Police were called to a home in the 4200 block of Wooddale Avenue on a report of two cars being vandalized. Eggs had been thrown at the vehicles, and an unknown suspect or suspects had written on them in nail polish and wrapped them in toilet paper. The total damage was around $1,000.
May 13 - An employee at a local Pharmacy reported that a woman going by the name "Loretta Williams" attempted to use a forged prescription. He said the prescription was for oxycodone, but it was for an unusually large amount, plus the prescription form used was outdated. While the employee called the hospital, the woman left.
May 14 - A 27-year-old woman reported that someone stole an iPod and around 100 CDs from her unlocked car in the 4200 block of Utica Avenue South. The unknown suspect also cut through a car seat.
May 14 - Police were called to a home in the 4300 block of Mackey Avenue after a 59-year-old man reported that a bike was stolen from his garage. The man said the main garage door may have been left open, allowing someone to enter. No suspects have been identified.
May 14 - A 28-year-old woman reported that she was bitten by a dog while waiting to bike across Beltline Boulevard. Bradley Arnold, 51, and Kathy Brisemeister, 55, had two Dobermans with them, and when police arrived, the second dog bit one of the officers. Two potentially dangerous dog citations were issued.
May 16 - Police were called to an apartment in the 8100 block of 34th Street after a woman, 70, saw someone trying to cut through the screen of her daughter's nearby residence. The woman said she yelled at the suspect and he fled. He was described as being a 15- or 16-year-old black male, about 5-feet, 7-inches tall, of slender build, with neck-length dreadlocks and cornrows.