Showing posts from September, 2021

Phone scam uses police department number / Mega gas station / Rep's reading program

Phone scam – A resident told police that she received a call from someone stating they were a sergeant from the Morton Grove Police Department. The sergeant informed them that she missed a court date and needed to bring a specific sum of Green Dot Cards to their police department. The caller ID identified the number as Morton Grove Police Department, and the complainant contacted the Department. While waiting to speak with someone she received a call which according to her caller ID was from the Morton Grove Police Department. She switched over the call, and discovered it was the same person who had called earlier. The resident told police she purchased the gift cards and provided the caller with the gift card information. Sleezy riders? -- It was reported that two males were riding minibikes around the neighborhood and were being a nuisance. An officer responded to the area and could not locate any minibikes or their riders. Boxed in? -- A building maintenance technician in the

Sept. 11 program / Hotel attack details / Reproductive rights rally scheduled

  9/11 memorial program at ASHS Saturday The public is invited to attend a ceremony commemorating the 20 th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Sept.11 at Stevenson High School In addition to participation by the Buffalo Grove Police Department, the program will feature retired New York Firefighter Scott Schrimpe followed by a Remembrance Streetfest from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. that will include local first responders, military members, a climbing wall and military vehicles. Police detail incident at hotel Buffalo Grove Police have provided details about an incident at the Extended Stay Hotel, 1525 Busch Parkway, that led to the arrest of Richard West, 24, of Quitman, Mississippi. West was charged with Battery/Use Deadly Weapon and not having a Firearms Owners Identification (FOID). According to reports, shortly before 1 a.m. on Aug. 28 officers responded to reports of two people fighting in the parking lot at the hotel, where one person pulled out a gun on th

Battery, weapons charges filed / Quick thinking pays off / Park fundraiser set

Crime and Punishment Incident leads to battery, weapons charges – A Mississippi man was charged with battery, use of a deadly weapon and not having Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card after an incident at the Extended Stay hotel, 1525 W. Busch Parkway. While police did not release details of the incident, they identified the man as Richard Q. West, 24, of Quitman, Mississippi. So much for getting a reference -- A business contacted police to say it had received several emails from a terminated employee. And the police are supposed to do what? – A complainant reported damage to her passenger side tire rim and tire after she struck a pot hole on Dundee Road. Realistic looking Airsoft rifle spurs response -- Officers responded to a call for a person with a gun. Upon arrival, the individual was standing by the trunk of a vehicle and immediately dropped the rifle, which ended up being an Airsoft rifle. The subject apologized and advised he had just purchased it and was looking