Police Blotter for July 24
Updated: August 27, 2012 10:55AM
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.
An employee of a business on the 1600 block of Weiland Road acted as a go-between for a woman and an attorney, and passed the woman’s money on to the attorney for her retainer. When the woman decided she no longer wanted the attorney, she sent her brother to the employee’s business on July 18, and he threatened bodily harm and demanded the money back.
Police found a man July 18 on Oak Creek Drive who was “running around and screaming,” while “bleeding from the head and had multiple abrasions on his arms and legs,” the report reads. “He cut through the apartment complex to go home when he was jumped by three males” whom he did not know, it reads. An ambulance transported him to Northwest Community Hospital.
Peggy L. Hanson, 60, of the 1200 block of Clearview Court, Buffalo Grove, was arrested July 21 at her residence and charged with battery.
Two youths got into a golf cart July 18 at Willow Stream Park and crashed it into a fence, breaking the steering wheel and damaging the fence.
Someone egged a car parked on a driveway July 12 on the 100 block of University Drive.
Someone keyed a car July 22 on the 130 block of Witney Lane.
Vandals put deep scratches into two cars July 23 on the 900 block of Parker Lane.
Someone scratched a car sometime between July 21 and July 23 on the 900 block of Parker Lane.
Someone scratched a car July 22 on the 100 block of Raupp Boulevard.
Eha Rodi, 55, of the 900 block of Harvest Circle, was arrested July 20 at her residence and charged with disorderly conduct. She allegedly spit on a neighbor.
Someone bicycling on Farrington Court July 21 found a wallet on the ground and turned it in to the police. Officers contacted the owner, who retrieved it and found everything accounted for.
A woman handed in to police July 22 a black Samsung phone found in the intersection of Arlington Heights and Dundee roads.
A customer at Eskape, 350 N. McHenry Road, notified police July 23 of a maroon Magna Glacierpoint bicycle behind the building.
A woman working at a business on the 1500 block of East Busch Parkway became stressed on July 18; se made some comments about a gun and threatened bodily harm to another employee, then cleaned out her desk and left. Other employees called the police, who contacted the woman; she apologized for the gun comments and said she would not be back.
A resident of Brucewood Court took her dog out for a walk on July 22. The dog took an interest in a tree in the parkway and sniffed it, but walked away sneezing and drooling. The woman and her husband checked the tree and nearby bushes, and found a red substance placed around them — cayenne pepper. They called the police, who spoke with the nearest homeowner, who said she peppered the tree in the parkway to keep dogs away from it. The officer notified her that because the tree is in the parkway, it is publicly owned, and instructed her to remove the pepper.
Police found a gray male cat with white paws and a white underbelly July 18 on Cobblestone Court, and took him to King’s Kennels.
A resident of the 1100 block of Windbrooke Drive called police July 17 to report a man abusing a cat. Officers spoke with the man, who said he was trying to get his cat into his car, but the cat had scratched him, so he dropped the feline, and it fell into the car. The officer checked the cat and found it to be fine, the report reads.
A resident of the 700 block of Checker Drive attempted to purchase a concert ticket July 14 on Craigslist.com. The resident paid the seller, but the seller never sent the ticket.
Alexander Charles Killian, 18, of the 400 block of Buckboard Drive, Wheeling, was arrested July 18 after allegedly stealing and pawning an iPod the day before from an acquaintance living on the first block of Charles Court.
A woman left her purse and iPhone on a table July 19 at a business on the 300 block of North McHenry Road; when she returned, her $400 phone was gone.
A man walked into a gas station on the first block of Lake Cook Road on July 19, and started arguing with some customers. The clerk called the police, and when they found him, the man explained that “he was upset about the weather,” according to the report, and may have decided that arguing with strangers would improve the situation.