Showing posts from April, 2024

86 in a 35? / Groundbreaking for "Bison Crossing" / Cops offer free gun locks

Retail theft – A customer at Woodman’s Market was nabbed for trying to take $316 worth of items out of the store without paying. The customer received a trespass warning and an adjudication ticket for retail theft. Theft – A woman told police that she accidentally left her purse on a shelf while shopping at Garden Fresh, 770 S. Buffalo Grove Rd. When she went to pay for her merchandise, she realized it was missing. Unable to find her wallet, she contacted the manager and reviewed the store’s video. It showed a female take the purse that was laying on a shelf and walk out the store with it. The purse was later found lying on the sidewalk near the store missing $250 in cash. Burglary to motor vehicle – A resident of Villa Verde told police that someone broke into his car and an undisclosed item from the dashboard. Reports say the passenger side window was broken in order to gain access to the car. Reckless driving - A 21-year-old Palatine man was charged with reckless driving a

Fuel spill probed / Rotary to have connection / First residents eyed for "The Clove"

Police quell argument at restaurant -- Police responded to Guzman Y Gomez for a customer-management complaint. Police say the complainant reported while he was trying to figure out if the business was open, a subject inside a vehicle in the parking lot threatened him. The complainant said when he left in his vehicle, the subject who threatened him, threw a rock toward his vehicle without striking it. He left the immediate area and contacted the police to have the subject spoken to. When police arrived, they met with the subject who was involved in the verbal altercation. The subject denied having any verbal altercations with anyone. A witness told police he observed the complainant trying to get a hold of restaurant staff because the restaurant was not open, and he wanted the food he ordered. The witness saw the complainant and the other party argue until the complainant left. Police offered advice on what to do if this situation happens again. Police left after the situation was reso

Car crimes spike / Kobler Vernon Twp. boss / Food donations needed

  Vehicle break-ins -- Buffalo Grove police continue their investigations into a series of motor vehicle break-ins during the past few weeks. According to reports, two cars were broken into at the Villa Verde apartment complex on March 21. In both cases vehicle owners said the glove box and center consoles were open and contents strewn around the vehicles. Both incidents appeared to happen overnight. Police say three incidents were reported on Crestview Terrace on March 23. In the first, reports say they responded to a report of a “criminal trespass to vehicle” in progress. Reports say a resident told them she witnessed several subjects enter and exit her vehicle. Nothing was taken from her vehicle. Reports say officers spotted a vehicle matching the description and attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled. According to police, the four occupants of the vehicle were wearing hooded sweatshirts and black face masks. A short time later, police say office