In combination with local police departments along the North Shore, the Lake Bluff Police Department has been investigating a recent rash of car burglaries.  In all cases, valuables were stolen from unlocked vehicles during the overnight hours.

The Lake Bluff Police Department strongly urges all residents to take the following basic precautions:

  • ALWAYS keep your car locked when unattended;
  • ALWAYS remove valuables such as computers, cash, checkbooks, GPS and cell phones from the car;
  • NEVER leave your keys, purse, wallet or sensitive information in your car; and
  • When possible, keep your car in the garage overnight with the garage doors closed and secured.

If anyone observes any suspicious activity in your neighborhood, please call the Lake Bluff Police Department immediately at 847-234-2151 or dial 9-1-1.