River Forest Police Respond to Residential Burglary

April, 17, 2018

River Forest Police responded to a home in the 900 block of Lathrop on April 17, 2018 around 11:15 AM after receiving a call from an alarm company for an activated burglar alarm at the address.  Upon arrival, officers found forced entry to a rear/side door.  The offender(s) were gone prior to the officers’ arrival and were likely scared off by the audible alarm.

The River Forest Police Department wants to remind you to:

  • Lock the doors and windows to your home.
  • Utilize your alarm and camera systems.
  • Keep valuables out of sight from windows and doors.
  • Record serial numbers for electronics and photograph jewelry/valuables.
  • Report suspicious activity to River Forest Police via 911 or 708-366-7125.

If you saw or heard any suspicious activity in the area around that time, please contact Officer Glen Czernik at 708-714-3543 or gczernik@vrf.us.