Showing posts from 2023

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

Cops probe bogus bills, domestic battery / Library unveils artwork / Halloween events set

Aggravated Domestic Battery – This never helps a Yelp review. Police responded to the Extended Stay America, 1525 E Busch Parkway, for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival police met with a victim, who had a physical altercation with another woman who was arrested and charged with Aggravated Domestic Battery, Aggravated Battery/Great Bodily Harm, and Aggravated Battery/Use of a Deadly Weapon. She was detained at the Lake County jail. Man charged in fatal crash -- Buffalo Grove Police, working with assistance from the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team, and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, have Shalmil Naftaliev, 33, of Hoffman Estates, with a Class 2 Aggravated DUI for being over the legal limit of cannabis at the time of the April 8 crash on Buffalo Grove Road that killed a pedestrian, 81-year-old Alex Gorn of Buffalo Grove. Naftaliev turned himself in On October 4, and was brought to his first court appearance on October 5. Naftaliev was released and will appear in Co