Buffalo Grove Police Blotter for Sept. 10 to Sept. 17, 2012
Updated: October 21, 2012 2:26PM
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Buffalo Grove Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
A purse was stolen Sept. 14 from a car that was left unlocked on the 400 block of Foxford Drive.
Police investigated a report Sept. 12 in which a gallon of water was found poured into a vehicle’s gasoline tank. According to the police report, the complaintant stayed at an apartment overnight Sept. 11 on the 2400 block of Palazzo Court. When he drove to work that next morning, his truck stalled, and the mechanic found the gallon of water in the tank.
A wooden fence on the 700 block of Grove Drive was damaged, but the homeowners association declined to press charges on the juvinile suspecting of causing the damage.
The latch to a residence’s gate was damaged between Sept. 9 and Sept. 15 on the first block of Newtown Drive.
A car was egged Sept. 17 on the 1000 block of Shambliss Lane.
A condominium complex manager on Villa Verde Drive reported that a contractor hired to perform some work Sept. 14 in a foreclosed unit starting throwing garbage off the unit’s third-floor balcony, “putting residents and their property at risk,” the report states.
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
Viral A. Patel, 25, of the 900 block of North Boxwood Drive, Mount Prospect, was arrested Sept. 14 at the intersection of Dundee Road and Golfview Terrace and charged with driving under the influence and speeding. His court date was not available.
Roberto Pacheco Bahena, 20, of the 1900 block of Cambridge, Palatine, was arrested Sept. 16 at Burger King, 1515 W. Dundee Road, and charged with DUI. According to the police report, Bahena passed out behind the wheel with the engine running after placing an order through the drive-up window. The report states that employees tried for an hour to wake him up, but ultimately called the police. His court information was not available.
Police recovered a men’s blue Diamondback Insight 26-inch bicycle, which was missing its front wheel, Sept. 14 from the intersection of Melinda Lane and Bernard Drive.
Four 16-year-old boys, three from Buffalo Grove and one from Riverwoods, were arrested Sept. 15 and charged with possession of marijuana. According to the police report, a resident called police reporting some boys in a neighboring yard smoking marijuana. When an officer arrived, the police report states, the boys started walking inside, even when ordered to stop. The report states that they left several wallets and cell phones on the outside deck and ultimately came back outside when the officer said he would call their parents.
Employees of Pet Supply Plus, 1206 W. Dundee Road, called police Sept. 12 after discovering that someone had left a black Chihuahua in a dog carrier with a few half-empty bags of dog food at their front door. The dog had a microchip, which turned out to be from its days at Kay’s Animal Shelter, where it had been adopted. Police determined that the dog had been given to multiple people before being abandoned at the pet store. Kay’s took the dog back.~ .