Police Blotter: Dog Falls Through Ice; Wallet Lost
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Patricia A. Gambill, 30, of the 700 block of Heritage, Hoffman Estates, was charged with driving under the influence, failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash and driving with an expired registration at 4:30 a.m. Jan. 22 on Weiland Road at Pope Boulevard.
A resident found a boxer/Rottweiler puppy running loose near Deerfield Road and Milwaukee Avenue. The dog was described as 25 pounds with big paws and did not have a collar, tags or a chip. She was taken to Kings Kennel.
A resident of the 1100 block of Franklin Lane reported that a black Labrador retriever with a red collar had fallen through the ice on the pond behind the clubhouse at 8:40 a.m. Jan. 21. Fire department dive team members entered the pond but were unable to locate the dog. The owner of the dog called later to determine if her dog had been found and she was advised of the circumstances.
A complainant reported Jan. 21 that he works at a business on the 1-100 block of North Buffalo Grove Road and that a clerk from a gas station at Arlington Heights Road and McHenry Road comes and harasses him at work. The station clerk is demanding that the complainant provides the clerk with another $100 bill to replace the one that the complainant used to pay for gasoline. The station clerk believes the bill to be a fake. An officer will speak with the clerk when he returns to work.
A resident reported the overhead garage door open at a neighbor’s residence at 9:50 a.m. Jan. 22. An officer called the homeowner, who was heading out of town. Officers entered the residence and found no one inside. The house was secured.
A complainant discovered his wallet was missing at 9:50 a.m. Jan. 21. He said the last time he had it was at the Shell gas station in Buffalo Grove. The clerk stated that no wallet was found.
A resident received a phone call Jan. 21 from a person who said that he would be by to check on the resident’s oxygen supply. The resident found this disturbing since it was late in the afternoon on a Saturday and the company usually makes the check on a weekday morning. An officer called the company and verified that the check was to occur that day.
A resident of the 200 block of Bernard Drive reported seeing a person in his neighbor’s backyard at 2:10 a.m. Jan. 23. When the resident confronted the person, he left at a fast pace. Officers checked the area and found footprints but no person.
A store manager at Dominick’s reported seeing a male shopper place what he believed to be a bottle of liquor under his coat at 6:05 p.m. Jan. 21 and leave the store without paying. The manager followed the person, who then ran away.
An official from the inspector general reported Jan. 20 that a resident threatened bodily harm to a person who owes him money from a business deal. An investigator contacted the resident and discussed the proper method of dealing with his issue.
A resident reported at 10:45 a.m. Jan. 22 that her son’s girlfriend, who was staying with her, had not been taking her medications and had become uncontrollable. The girlfriend was transported to the hospital by the paramedics.
A resident turned in for destruction on Jan. 20 three swords that she no longer wanted but did not feel comfortable placing in the garbage.
A cashier at a business on the 1100 block of West Lake-Cook Road reported that two men attempted a quick-change scheme with her at 4:15 p.m. Jan. 21. The cashier recognized them from a previous successful scheme and she notified her manager. The men left in a black Hyundai hatchback.
A complainant reported that when he dropped his children off on Jan. 22, his ex-wife’s new boyfriend met him on the sidewalk and began swearing at him. An officer spoke with the boyfriend who said that the complainant swore at him first and that there was no physical contact.