Retail thefts / Author Darznik to speak / Library offers museum passes
Retail thefts rock Woodman’s —Store officials at Woodman’s Market told police that a person placed various non-alcoholic beverages into her shopping cart and walked past the last point of purchase without paying for those items. The stolen items were recovered and were valued at $55.33. The shopper was issued a retail theft ordinance violation notice.
In a second
incident, store officials told police a 27-year-old Arlington Heights man is
facing one felony count of retail theft after allegedly taking $721 worth of
merchandise from Woodman’s. Reports say Cherman Tseboev was seen by store
officials trying to bypass the check-out lines.
In a third
incident, police report that store officials spotted a customer with a sweet
tooth who was trying to steal $167 worth of Ferrero Rocher chocolates. He was
issued a citation for retail theft.
incident was reported to police on Feb. 15 when 26-year-old Alan Kazbekovic
Moraov of Wheeling and, Georgii Darchiev, 22, also of Wheeling allegedly swiped
more than $600 worth of merchandise. According to reports, both men tried to
bypass the checkout after filling a shopping cart. Reports say the men were
observed on store video surveillance cameras entering a grey Mercedes-Benz before
being apprehended by police, Both men were charged with retail theft.
a fifth incident, police nabbed a woman at Woodman’s after she reportedly tried
making off with $240 worth of merchandise. She was charged with an adjudication
charge of retail theft.
Theft From Coin Operated
Machine – Police were summoned to the K-1 Speed, 301 Hastings Dr. on a
report that $200 was stolen from a game card kiosk. It was not known how the
kiosk was opened to access cash. There was no damage to the kiosk.
Criminal damage to property – Management
of the Oak Creek Condominium development told police that a resident contacted
them about damage to packages in the development’s foyer. After reviewing
security camera footage, management found that a “heavyset woman” tried to pry
open the mailroom door, but was unsuccessful She did, however, check packages
left in the foyer, but did not take any.
Package swiped – A
resident in the 0-20 block of Oak Creek Drive told police that an order from
Amazon valued at $150 was taken from the mail room of his apartment complex.
Catalytic converters stolen –
Two residents at Villa Verde reported that the catalytic converters were
stolen from their vehicles. Both were reported stolen Feb. 2. The value of each
was estimated at $800.
Unauthorized Control of
Property of the Owner – Store officials at T-Mobile reported a man entered
the store and requested an upgrade for two of his cellular telephones. The
subject claimed to have a current T-Mobile account and presented an
identification. An employee told police that the man was given two Apple iPhone
14s to look over while the upgrade process was being completed. Police say the
man took both of the iPhones and ran out of me store after being informed one
of his cellular numbers would be called by T-Mobile for verification.
Fireworks lead to dumpster
fire – Police say eight people ignited fireworks that led to a dumpster
fire behind Deerfield’s Bakery, 201 N. Buffalo Grove Road on Feb. 19. Reports
say the eight arrived in three vehicles, tossed fireworks into the dumpster.
One person tried to put the fire out with a water bottle. When that failed, the
eight left. Buffalo Grove firefighters were called to extinguish the fire.
Possession of Controlled
Substance -- Robert J Garcia-Martinez, 28, of Palatine, was charged with Possession
of Controlled Substance and four counts of possessing an Altered or
Counterfeited identification Card, after a traffic stop for operating an
electronic cellular device while driving.
Retail theft:-- Police
were summoned to Walgreens at 15 N Buffalo Grove Rd. due to a report of retail
theft. The store manager told police that he observed two Hispanic men enter
the store and fill two bags full of unknown cosmetics valued at approximately
$600. They were confronted by a store employee who said, "you guys can't
do that, you need to leave." Both offenders continued to fill their bags
and fled the store on foot northbound along the west side of the building.
Battery: Police responded
to the parking lot of 1 W Dundee Rd. for a report of a battery. Police met with the victim who reported he was
involved in a driving dispute. The driver of a Dodge Caravan followed the
victim while he was driving his vehicle into the parking lot. The driver of the
Dodge, later identified as David Dautel, 51, of Arlington Heights, punched the
victim in the face due to the driving dispute and left the scene. Police contacted
Dautel and arrested him for battery.
Criminal Damage -- Police
were dispatched to a burglary in progress, later reclassified as a criminal
damage to property at Refresh Spa, 1105 Weiland Rd. Police were told that someone
broke into the store and two suspects were possibly still inside When officers
arrived, they found two front windows to the store were shattered or cracked
with a rock. In addition to the window, an electronic "massage" sign
displayed in the window also appeared
In Other Community News
Author Jasmin Darznik to speak
Author Jasmin Darznik will cap the seventh annual “One Book, One Community” series, in collaboration with Cook Memorial, Indian Trails and Vernon Area public libraries.
Darznik will speak from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Stevenson High
School’s West Auditorium, 1 Stevenson Drive in Lincolnshire, about the inspiration behind her novel
"The Bohemians". This historical fiction captures a glittering and
gritty 1920s San Francisco through the lens of a young Dorothea Lange, just
starting on her path to becoming part of San Francisco’s art scene and American
Her books will be available for purchase courtesy of the Book Bin of Northbrook. The event is free and open to all. Registration is required and can be done at the following links: In-Person registration or Online
Indoor Farmers Market Sunday
The Buffalo Grove Indoor Winter
Market is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Sunday, Feb. 26 at the Vernon
Township Community Center, 2900 Main Street in Buffalo Grove.
Local businesses looking to connect
with area seniors can participate in the Buffalo Grove Park District’s Senior
Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 18. Vendor applications are available at bgparks.org. For more information, contact Megan Baird at 847-850-2119.
Job Fair March 2
The Park District is hosting a job fair designed for students who may be looking for summer job. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 2 at the Alcott Center, 530 Bernard. Information about a variety of summer job opportunities with the Park District will be available. Staff will be there to answer questions and job applications can be filled out on site. For more information on all job opportunities, visit bgparks.org.
New exhibit open at the Raupp Museum
Welcome home, Buffalo Grove: This
new exhibit celebrates the stories of families who call Buffalo Grove home.
From brand-new home buyers to long-time residents, you can learn why people
moved here, where they came from, what they brought with them and how they have
played a part in Buffalo Grove’s history.
Find more information here.
“Joseph” being presented
Big Deal Productions is presenting
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Feb. 24 and March 3 at 7:30 pm,
Feb. 25 at 1 pm, and February 26 and March 4 at 3 pm at the Community Arts
Center. Tickets are available for purchase at bigdealproductions.org. All tickets are $15 in advance or
$20 at the door (plus a $1 convenience fee). For more information, contact
Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schakowsky gets key appointment
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-9), a
Chief Deputy Whip, has been named the Ranking Member on the Innovation, Data
and Commerce Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee.
Museum Adventure Passes available at ITPLD
Residents can take advantage of their
ITPLD library card and head to a museum. Cardholders can obtain a Museum
Adventure Pass from the Youth Services Desk, which will grant them either free
admission or a discounted price.
The passes cannot be reserved online
or over the phone. Passes are only available in-person. Each pass is valid for
one person or household (all ages) for a week and does not need to be returned
to the library as passes expire after seven days.
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