Showing posts from 2023

Anonymous angel / Car stolen / More road work

  Car stolen – A resident of the 800 block of Essington Lane told police that his car, a 2016 Honda CR-V, was stolen out of his driveway on Dec. 9. It was found Dec. 13 in North Chicago. Vehicle burglary -- Police report that a person having dinner at MOD Pizza returned to his car to find the front passenger side window of his car smashed out and his MacBook Air missing. Criminal damage -- Police responded to a call of a suspicious person at 915 W. Dundee after a person said he observed two unknown people wearing all black and black ski masks. Responding officers found multiple windows damaged and the front double glass doors were pried open.   In Other Community News A holiday angel BGPD Sgt Doug Shipman and Officer Greg Hill are shown with the anonymous gift giver.    It was another successful year for the Toys for Tots campaign at the Buffalo Grove Police Department. The village reported that more than 20 boxes of gifts were collected for the program, an annual event coordin

Burglaries investigated / Redevelopment OK'd / Rylko renovations

  Burglary investigations – Buffalo Grove police report they are investigating two break-ins to buildings.  Reports say officers responded to a residential burglary in the1400 block of Oxford Drive. The homeowner said someone entered his home between 2:30 and 10 p.m. on Nov. 22 and stole various items. Police did not say what was taken and that the investigation is ongoing. Police also report they are investigating a burglary at 80 W. Dundee Rd. Reports say officers responded to and found the door of the business' glass door was shattered at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 26. They say no one was found inside and that the investigation is ongoing. Wallet taken -- A woman told police that while she was eating Panera on Deerfield Parkway, said her wallet was taken from her purse. The woman said it appeared some credit and debit cards were missing. Met her old lover in the grocery store -- Police responded to Woodman’s Market, 1550 E Deerfield for a report of battery. Reports sa

Cops offer tips in wake of burglaries, thefts / Blood drive Saturday / Holiday Cards for Heroes

  He’s back! Your intrepid reporter is back from a three-week junket abroad, so it’s time to get caught up. Police offer preventive tips in light of “uptick” in burglaries, vehicle thefts              With at least four residential burglaries and three vehicle thefts in the past three weeks, Buffalo Grove Police have listed some preventive measures at this link.             Tips focus on things residents can do if they plan to travel during the holiday season.  In addition to vehicle thefts and home burglaries, the department also reports a slight increase in the thefts of catalytic converters from cars. The department notes that for the first 10 months of 2023, Toyota Priuses and Kia Souls are the most vulnerable.             Police officials say burglars are not targeting any specific items as they generally go after jewelry and “whatever they can get their hands on quickly.”             Residents are urged to call 9-1-1 if they see suspicious activity. Blood drive Saturd