Showing posts from August, 2022

$13,000 tool heist / Bike path study set / Park czar retiring

Tools and other equipment totaling more than $13,000 were reported missing from Schulte Precision Manufacturing, 1250 E. Busch Parkway. Reports say staff reported an unknown man in the receiving dock area on Aug. 18. According to police, the man took equipment and placed it in a black Ford F-150. Lithium-Ion batteries stolen -- Police report that a man allegedly stole more than $700 in lithium batteries from the Mutual Ace Hardware store, 745 S. Buffalo Grove Road. Reports say staff at the store noticed a man with an army-style gray backpack who grabbed three Lithium-Ion batteries, each valued at $23.99, and walked out the back door without paying. The total loss is $719.97. A lot of margaritas – Management at Woodman’s Market reported that a customer, described as a male black, allegedly stole 12 bottles of alcohol from the liquor department. Reports say the man was observed loading a shopping cart with 12 bottles of alcohol and placing them in a black garbage bag in the middle of

1 in 8 million / Railroad crossing closed / Cardboard regatta

​​ There are 8 million stories in the naked city –  This is one of them. According to Buffalo Grove Police, on Aug. 8 they were processing a woman wanted on some outstanding warrants. This is not unusual. During the processing, police noticed that the woman had a severe injury to one of her hands. The injury was reportedly so severe that police summoned paramedics who took the woman to Northwest Community Hospital. Again, this is not unusual. However, follow-up reports indicated that the injured hand required amputation. As it has been said – but wait, there’s more. Ensuing reports also indicated that   despite the law enforcement hold requested by the BGPD, the woman left the hospital “AMA” – Against Medical Advice – on Aug. 11 by simply walking out of the facility, allegedly without a prosthesis in place. The one-handed woman is also being sought by Arlington Heights Police on two active warrants. Police did not say what the woman was wearing. Chances are she was wearing, wait for it

Cops probe home break-in / New village president ahead / Renovations eyed for Rylko Park

  Home burglary under investigation – Police are continuing their investigation into a burglary at a residence in the 100 block of Manchester Drive. According to police reports, the burglary occurred between the hours of 2 and 3:00 p.m. on Aug.7. Police were told the resident found the front door of the residence forced open. The home was found ransacked by police. Reports say personal items of undetermined value were taken from the home. Construction equipment taken for joy ride -- A construction company reported that a Caterpillar skid steer loader was taken from the construction site near the intersection of Navajo Trail and Forest Place. As police were enroute to investigate, they were contacted that the unit was found abandoned at Cooper Middle School, 1050 Plum Grove Circle. Grass on the parkway on the south side of the school was damaged, but no damage was reported to the skid steer. Another catalytic converter swiped  – A resident in the 700 block of Weidner Road told po