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Thief Takes $2,500 in Forks and Scraps from Funk Linko: Police

Chicago Heights police reports, Dec. 25-26.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26

Stolen Bobcat Forks

An employee of Funk Linko, located in the 1600 block of Fifth Avenue, told police someone removed two Bobcat forks and an unknown amount of disc-shaped scrap metal from the north lot of the company's property. The items were worth a total of around $2,500, according to the police report. The employee told police he believes the thieves climbed the fence and threw the items over. There are security camera in the area, but the employee said someone unplugged the cameras about one week before the incident and it went unnoticed.

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No More Beats By Dre

A 52-year-old Chicago Heights man told police someone took a pair of Beats By Dre audio headphones from his Plymouth Drive home sometime between 6 p.m. on Dec. 25 and 5 a.m. on Dec. 26. The headphones were valued at $350, according to the report.

TUESDAY, DEC. 25

Dog Killed in Hit-and-Run

A 25-year-old Chicago Heights woman call police when she exited her Hickory Street home after hearing a loud bang and a car speeding off. Police arrived to find a black labrador dog laying dead in the street, according to the report. The owner of the dog arrived while police were their. The dog was removed from the roadway and turned over to her, according to the report. 

Holiday Door Kicker

A 38-year-old Chicago Heights woman told police an unknown person kicked her back door twice before running away. Police checked the area but did not find anyone, according to the report. There was no noticeable damage to the door, police said.

Read last week's police stories on Chicago Heights Patch:

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  • Argument Over Change Leads to Gun Threats: Police Blotter
  • Second Prison Escapee Arrested in Palos Hills

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