Showing posts from October, 2019

Home invasion leads to felony charges

A Barrington Shores man faces three felony charges following an incident in Buffalo Grove on Oct. 17. Police say the man, 45-year-old Mark Dykstra, was charged with a Class X felony for home invasion Causing bodily harm and two class 3 felonies, one for aggravated battery causing great bodily harm and one for aggravated battery to a victim over 60 years of age. The charges followed an incident at the home in the 1500 block of Countryside of Dykstra’s former 73-year-old father-in-law who was caring for Dykstra’s child. Police reports say that due to previous arguments, the man did not answer what poli8ce reports say were more than a dozen phone calls. Reports say that Dykstra allegedly entered the man’s home through an unlocked glass siding door and confront him in the basement. According to police, Dykstra allegedly pushed the man, causing him to fall and injuring his hip. The man instructed his grandchild to call 9-1-1-. The man told police that Dykstra took the phone from

Village Board OKs guidelines for recreational pot sales, use

In what was reportedly an emotionally charged and lengthy meeting, the Village Board Monday night approved guidelines for the sale of recreational marijuana sales.             According to reports in the Daily Herald, attendees spoke for and against the proposed ordinances to regulate sales and sales location. In an earlier report, The Daily Herald cited the presence of organized resistance to the proposal highlighted by a plethora of people wearing “Opt Out” shirts .             There were two ordinances that addressed the issue.   One addresses zoning issues while a second establishes regulations for adult use of recreational cannabis .             Late Tuesday, the village issued the following news release about Monday’s actions: Buffalo Grove Establishes Recreational Cannabis Dispensary regulations On October 21, 2019, the Buffalo Grove Village Board approved zoning regulations pertaining to recreational cannabis dispensaries, which could potentially be located