Showing posts from July, 2023

Man faces child endangerment charges / Ride safety / Charity golf outing set

DUI leads to child endangerment charges –  A Wheeling man, Hirvin Flores-Guevara, was charged with DUI and endangering the life or health of a child following a traffic stop at Lake-Cook Road and Raupp Boulevard. Reports did not document why child endangerment charges were filed. Flores-Guevara was released in his own recognizance. Wallet swiped –  Police say a woman reported her wallet stolen while she was shopping at Woodman’s Market. According to reports, the wallet was apparently taken from her cart while she was not looking. Retail thefts –  Store officials at Woodman’s Market contact police to report that a customer stole “various bottles of alcohol on two different occasions” Police say the investigation is ongoing.             In a second and unrelated case, police report that a shopper tried making off with cosmetics by placing them in her purse. Reports did not indicate the value of the items. The unnamed shopper received an adjudication ticket for shoplifting and a trespass

Wave of car thefts, burglaries hits village / Dundee Road TIF a step closer / Kids cop academy set

A rash of crimes involving parked vehicles have kept Buffalo Grove Police investigators busy the past two weeks. Reports provided by the department include a dozen incidents related to criminal trespass to motor vehicles, burglary from a motor vehicle and one report of  stolen motor vehicle. These incidents include: ·        Two reports of Criminal Trespass to Vehicles: in the 200 block of Willow Parkway.  In both cases, residents report their vehicles were broken into, but nothing was taken. ·        There were two reports by residents in the 700 block of Essington who told police their vehicles were broken into, but nothing was taken. ·        In a third incident in the 700 block of Essington, a resident told police ash and earbuds were taken from his car.  The vehicle’s center console was also damaged. ·        A variety of compact disks were taken from a v e hicle as it was parked in the 700  B loc k of Essington  while it was parked overnight. ·        A resident in the 0 -100 blo

Neighbors save child at pool / Cops to wear body cams / Park Board opening

  Quick thinking residents             A 9-year-old boy who apparently suffered a seizure while swimming was saved by residents of an apartment complex in the 1200 block of Johnson Drive Saturday evening,  according to reporting by the Daily Herald.   In other Community News Board eyes Prairie Grove Park improvements             Improvements to Prairie Grove Park are likely to be approved by the Village Board at its July 17 meeting. Costs for the nearly $300,000 project will be covered by a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources obtained by the Park District, will include, according to village staff, include new asphalt trails, new bench areas, a pickle ball court, basketball court, reconfigured and improved playgrounds, and a new shelter area.             The park is located between Olive Hill and Hoffman drives adjacent to the Link Crossing development. Details about this project and other items on the July 17 agenda can be found  here . A bit quieter along the rails