Showing posts from May, 2023

Battery cases, thefts keep cops busy / Memorial Day observance set / New girls' hoops coach

  Domestic Battery – A 30-year-old Naperville man, Pena Martinez , is facing two counts of domestic battery (class 4 felonies), domestic battery (bodily harm), and domestic battery (physical harm) after an incident in the 100 block of Windbrooke Drive. Reports indicate Martinez was armed with a  “Lethal Cutting Instrument”. The victim sustained what police reports say were minor injuries. Battery charged – A 43-year-old Wateska, Illinois man was charged with two counts of battery and criminal damage to property after an incident at the Extended Stay Motel 1525 E Busch Parkway. According to reports the victim said he was attacked by Luis Perez-Gutierrez in the parking lot and his phone was damaged. Battery reported – In a second and unrelated incident, also at the Extended Stay Motel, police said a female guest said she was attacked by another woman.  Charges were not filed, but the second woman was asked to leave the motel. Not your typical retail theft  -- A call to Woodman’s M

Car theft probed / Cops hit the roof for Special Olympics / Public Works project bids face rejection

  Criminal damage – Police report that someone discharged three fire extinguishers in the stairway of a self-storage facility on Aptakisic Road. A plastic shield in the elevator was also damaged. Criminal trespassing – A resident of the Turnberry Condominiums, 125 N. Buffalo Grove, contacted police about a possible burglary in progress. Police report that when officers arrived on the scene, they found Justin Milos, 35, of Arlington Heights, who allegedly tried entering storage lockers in the parking garage. He was charged with criminal trespass to property and released. Motor vehicle theft – Police responded to the 800 block of Beechwood Road Drive for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. The victim related that he parked his vehicle in a driveway running. Reports say it was stolen a few minutes later. The vehicle, a BMW, was recovered in Milwaukee on May 4.   In Other Community News Sussman to be honored Outgoing Village Board President, Beverly Sussman, will be honored at

Cops probe armed robbery, burglaries / Sussman's tenure ends / Weather warning system in place

  Armed robbery – A resident received what police call “minor injuries” during an armed robbery around 4 a.m. on April 30 at the Buffalo Ridge Apartments in the 600 block of Trace Drive. Reports say the victim was “battered” by two male subjects who took an undisclosed amount of money from him. One of the subjects pulled a knife during the robbery before fleeing the area. Reports did not indicate where the victim was when the two men approached him. Police say the investigation is ongoing. Suspicious activity -- Police were summoned to the 1000 block of Hobson Drive to investigate suspicious activities. According to reports, the resident told officers he received an alert from his video doorbell around 1:30 a.m. on April 26. Footage showed two subjects wearing black hoodies, walking through his front yard and attempting to open the driver’s side door of his vehicle. They were not able to gain access to the vehicle. Vehicle stolen – Speaking of Hobson Drive, in what may be a relate