Showing posts from December, 2022

Racial graffiti / Board race set / Caffeine with the Chief

Racially fused vandalism incidents reported --   Police responded to the 1200 block of Gail Drive for a report of vandalism. A resident reported to police she saw racial epithets spray painted on a walking path near her home. Police report there are no suspects at this time. In a second similar case, police responded to the 700 block of Chaucer Way for a report of vandalism. As in the case on Gail Drive, a resident told police that she saw obscene images and racial epithets spray painted on a sidewalk near her home. There are no suspects in either incident at this time. If the boot fits --  An employee at Rogan’s Shoes, 1300 W. Dundee Rd. told police that she noticed an Africa-American a male wearing a light green jacket, khaki color cargo pants, dark-rimmed eyeglasses, a blue Chicago Bears baseball style hat, and a grey and blue shirt walk out of the store with a shoe he did not pay for. It’s important to note that only one shoe was reportedly taken. The employee told police that the

Bank robbery probe continues / Candidate filing begins / SAFE-T Act forum topic

  Investigation into bank heist continues – Buffalo Grove police are working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) following an armed robbery Dec. 10. According to a press release, the robbery occurred at the Bank of America, 55 W. Lake Cook Road at around 12:15 p.m. The release said two individuals were allegedly involved and last seen fleeing the property in a white Jeep Grand Cherokee. Auto theft probe continues -- Police are continuing their investigation into the theft of a 2018 Mercedes - Benz E63 AMG that was reportedly stolen from CDE Collision Repair, 920 Deerfield Parkway for a report of a stolen vehicle. Reports say several subjects entered the garage of the facility and drove the car out of the garage . Police say the investigation is ongoing. Health Club thefts – Buffalo Grove Police report four incidents of theft from Sky Fitness, 1501 Busch Parkway. In one case, a person told police someone removed two credit cards from his wallet that was in his locked locker.

“To the little kiddos who left too early” / Budget up for approval / Webinar on antisemitism

“To the little kiddos who left too early”   As the investigation into the apparent murder-suicide of five people continues, neighbors express grief and shock as investigators try to figure out what led to the deadly event. Buffalo Grove Police Chief Brian Budds called the scene “horrific.” Details about the investigation are being kept under wraps.  The Lake County coroner has completed autopsies on all five victims and reports that all five victims died from “sharp-force injuries.” Board meeting Monday The Village Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Village Hall 50 Raupp Blvd. Among the items the Board is expected to vote on is the 2023 Budget, which, according to the Countryside Reminder   calls for a 6.6 percent increase, but does not increase the village's portion of property taxes. Village mulls community event coordination             In an apparent effort to streamline community events, the Village Board will consider creation of a Community Events Committee (CEC) to o