Low Pants / Alteration Altercation / Way Cleared for Rec Pot
No ifs, and, or butts about it – A manager at a gas
station summoned police to report that a customer with "lots of tattoos”
and long black hair came into the station and became belligerent and made a
verbal threat towards him after he asked her to pull her pants up. The customer
had left prior to the officers’ arrival. Reports did not indicate if her pants
were up as she left or why they were low to begin with.
Alteration altercation -- An officer responded to cleaners
in the 400 block of west Half Day Road
about a dispute. A staff member told police that the customer felt she was
charged too much for alterations so the complainant reduced the cost. After processing the charge, the customer
took all copies of the credit card receipts and left the store.
Funny money – An employee at the Potbelly Sandwich
Shop on north Milwaukee Ave. reported that a subject came into the restaurant
asking to exchange a $100 bill for smaller bills. Reports say that the bill had
the wrong face and was a different color than it should be, so the employee
refused the request. The subject left the store before officers arrived.
Motorcycle stolen -- The complainant reported his
motorcycle stolen from the parking lot in the 1-100 block of Villa Verde Drive.
Rejection at Taco
Bell -- An employee at the Taco Bell at
50 W. Dundee Rd. reported that a drive-thru patron was verbally rude and
abusive, and yelled at other customers in the drive-thru line. Reports say that the employee advised the
customer that due to her behavior he refunded her money and refused her order.
Catalytic converters stolen – A resident in the 800
block of Trace Drive told police the catalytic converters on two of his
vehicles were stolen while they were parked overnight in the parking lot.
During the course of the investigation, responding officers noticed
another vehicle missing its catalytic converter.
Mobile couch potatoes caught – A motorist contacted
police to report that he believed people were riding in the back of a moving
truck. The officer located the truck, and the driver confirmed that two
subjects were riding on a couch in the back of the truck. The officer informed the two subjects that
they would need to find another means of transportation.
Gas station fight – Police responded to a gas station
in the 1500 block of east Deerfield Parkway after a male customer said he was
punched in the face by an unknown subject.
The man told officers that the unknown male was upset with the way the
victim parked his trailer, and punched him in the cheek. Officers were unable
to locate the offender.
Going out on a limb – A resident in the 400 block of
Thorndale called police to report that a resident relocated a recently planted
village parkway tree to a different location on the property. Officers met with the resident and advised
him to contact the village with any future parkway tree or property issues.
Looking for a new place to perch – A resident in the
200 block of Fox Hill Drive called police about an “on-going problem” with
juveniles fishing in a private pond.
Officers made contact with the juveniles and told them to get their
basses in gear. They left the area.
Car window smashed
-- A resident in the 300 block of Raupp Boulevard reported that his
vehicle’s driver door window had been shattered while it was parked on the
No mask, no service -- An employee at a mailing firm
in the 0 – 100 block of west Dundee Road refused to wear a mask inside the
store. The customer exited the store,
and the responding officer completed the transaction for him.
Community News and Notes
The Illinois House
passed a bill (HB 1443) that allows
dispensaries of medical marijuana to also sell recreational pot after moving
locations within the same municipality. The bill’s sponsor was State
Representative Daniel Didech (D-59).
Village updates mask guidelines
The village of Buffalo Grove has
revised its mask guidelines so that align with CDC’s guidelines and Governor
Pritzker’s recent Executive Order.
These guidelines include:
** Masks are not required
for fully vaccinated individuals in most settings.
** Masks are required for
unvaccinated individuals in public places AND for all individuals in certain
settings such as healthcare, public transit, airplanes, and congregate
** Masks may be required
by a business or place of employment. Compliance by all individuals is
** Masks guidance for
schools, daycares and educational institutions will be established by separate
state agencies. Compliance by all individuals is expected.
Village officials are asking
businesses to remove signage indicating that masks are required.
CDC guidance allows business owners
and employers to implement masking requirements if they choose. Business owners
may choose to require masks in their stores or offices for the health and
safety of their employees and customers or clients.
Blood Drive June 5 at Alcott Center
The Buffalo Grove Health Commission and
Vitalant are co-sponsoring a Community Blood Drive from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 5 at
the Alcott Center, 530 Bernard.
Individuals age 16 and older are eligible to donate; learn more about
eligibility requirements here. Photo
identification, appointments and face covers are required. For more information
or to schedule a donation, call 877-258-4825 or visit vitalant.org and use group code
The food pantry at Congregation Beth Am in Buffalo Grove, 1370 Abbott
Court, will be open this Sunday, May 30 from noon - 2 pm. The Pantry is open to
everyone regardless of religious or financial background. Donations accepted at
the same time.
BGRA registration open
BGRA Baseball is open with Buffalo
Grove Bills Youth Football and Cheerleading.
Registration is available at this link.
Bills Football was founded in 1972,
and like the BGRA, the Bills Organization is a longtime staple in Buffalo
Bills Football and Cheer is a
community focused organization that is dedicated to providing a fun and
competitive atmosphere for participants that are 6-14 years in age.
Vandalism hitting parks
With acts of
vandalism in the parks on the rise lately, the Park District is encouraging
residents to call 911 if they see someone destroying property in the parks, or
anywhere else in the community.
The Buffalo Grove Park District is
hiring part-time preschool day camp counselors to start in June. Applicants
must be 18, and will be responsible for leading daily activities, and
interacting with campers. Early childhood work experience or education is
required. For more information, and to apply, visit this link.
Want to know what’s
happening at Stevenson and Buffalo Grove high schools? Here are links to the
student newspapers at both schools.
Buffalo Grove High
Stevenson High School
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