CL Police Seek Help in YMCA Vehicle Buglaries

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department:

The Crystal Lake Police Department Investigate Multiple Burglaries from Motor Vehicles

On September 12th, 2016, at approximately 0904 hours Crystal Lake Police responded to the Sage YMCA, 701 Manor Road, for a report of a male subject committing a vehicle burglary.

The architect's drawing of the new entrance.

The architect’s drawing of the new entrance.

The offender left the scene prior to police arrival in the company of another male subject.

Upon arrival, Officers located five separate vehicles with windows broken and personal property taken from within.

Items stolen from the victims included purses and small amounts of US currency.

Evidence was recovered from the scene and this case remains an active investigation.

Crystal Lake Police would like to remind the public to not only lock your car doors, but to also not leave any valuable items within plain view.

If you have any information about this case or any other incident you can provide the tip at 815-356-3620.

Anyone with a cell phone can send an anonymous tip to the Crystal Lake Police Department by texting the word CLPDTIP along with the tip information to 847411 (tip411).

Anonymous web tips can also be submitted at

This is 100% anonymous with all identifying information removed before the Police Department has the ability to see it. There’s no way to identify the sender (normal text messaging rates do apply)

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