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New Trier alum allegedly steals $460K from fraternity for personal investments, online trading, yacht club

by Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor News, Police-Fire

A 77-year-old Glencoe man recently pleaded not guilty to stealing more than $400,000 from a fraternity at Northwestern University.

Peter Schellenbach, the former president of the Sigma Chi Home Association at the...

Police Reports: Woman allegedly steals $32K from 92-year-old grandmother

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

Wendy Fitzpatrick, 49, of Evanston, was arrested by Wilmette detectives June 11 and charged with felony financial exploitation of the elderly after allegedly stealing $35,000 from her 92-year-old grandmother. The theft took place...

Police Reports: Graffiti reported on CTA train cars while parked in Wilmette

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

An employee of the Chicago Transit Authority contacted the Wilmette Police Department on June 2 after discovering unknown offender(s) painted graffiti on two train cars while they were parked in the yard at 349 Linden Ave. in Wilmette...