Showing posts from July, 2022

Weapon charges, car break-ins / BG Days changes / National Night Out

Weapons charges filed – A 34-year Palatine man was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of ammunition without a valid Firearms Owners Identification (FOID) after an incident on July 20.  Police reports say officers observed  Shavez Jones traveling eastbound on Lake Cook Rd. near Weiland Rd. in a vehicle  with heavily tinted windows. Police also noticed the vehicle make an improper turn. Upon stopping his vehicle, officers found that Jones was in possession of a stolen handgun loaded with 16 rounds of ammunition. Jones did not have a valid FOID card. Police say the .40 caliber gun was reportedly stolen in Evanston. Burglary under investigation – Police are continuing their investigation into a residential burglary in the 100 block of Forest Place. Reports say the break-in occurred overnight on July 20-21. According to police, the victim said an unknown male came to the home and offered to do yardwork. The suspect escorted the victim to the backyard and stayed

Rash of auto break-ins / Vin 90 celebrates Grand Opening / Planners like new car wash

  Autos hit by break-ins – Buffalo Grove police report seven incidents in which vehicles were broken into. Police responded to the 1000 block of Barclay Blvd for a report of a burglary t o vehicle. Pol i ce learned the victim ' s vehicle was burglarized while parked in the parking lot at approximately 8:45 a.m. Personal items were taken from the vehicle . In a second incident, police responded to the 400 block of Cedar Court South for a burglary to vehicle report . Police learned the victim's vehicle was burglarized between July 14 and 15 while it was parked in the victim's driveway. A small amount of cash was taken from the vehicle. A second vehicle on Cedar Court South was also broken into on July 14, but nothing was reported missing. In a fourth incident, a resident told police that his vehicle was burglarized on July 15 while it was parked in the 1400 block of Margate Drive Personal items were taken from the vehicle. In a fifth incident, a resident on Lamont Terr

Important update about Village Board meeting

July 18th Village Board Meeting to be virtual only As reported in the July 15 edition of  Buffalo Grove News and Information , the Buffalo Grove Village Board is meeting Monday, July 18. However, the meeting will be  virtual only.  The access information, from the village, is: Zoom Link: Phone Number: 312-626-6799 Webinar ID: 883 3899 6315 According to the village, the meeting will also be broadcast via Facebook Live. However, the comments on the stream will not be monitored by village staff and will not be read into the official record.      The agenda can be found  here.  The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m..

Car theft / Communications, Community Engagement director hired / Look for "The Total Patcher"

SUV swiped – A 2019 Nissan Rogue was reported stolen from a driveway in the 1300 block of Berkley Court on July 9. Police were told the vehicle was apparently taken between midnight and 4 a.m. It was later recovered in Zion on the same day. According to reports, personal items were taken from the vehicle. Vandals hit Dundee Road – Two vacant buildings were damaged by vandals . On July 9, police say a window was apparently broken by two rocks and a boulder in a building at 15 E. Dundee. Two days later, a glass door was broken in the 900 block of Dundee Road. Aside from the broken glass, no other damage was reported.   In Other Community News   Director of Communication, Community Engagement hired Molly Gillespie has been named director of the village’s newly created Communication and Community Engagement Department. The new department will centralize village-wide communications, support all departments and identify opportunities to leverage community engagement.  Gillespie