Police Blotter: Home Burglarized, Rings Stolen
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Robert A. Danecker, 47, of the 300 block of Wood Creek Road, Wheeling, was charged with driving under the influence, driving more than 40 miles per hour over the speed limit and illegal lane use at 1 a.m. Oct. 26 on eastbound Dundee Road at Old Arlington Heights Road.
Jose O. Segovia, 21, of the 500 block of North 6th Avenue, Des Plaines, was charged with driving on a revoked license, illegal transportation of open alcohol and speeding at 2 a.m. Oct. 29 on westbound Lake-Cook Road east of Lexington Drive.
A resident of the 100 block of Willow Parkway was approached at 1:35 p.m. Oct. 27 by a Hispanic man who stated that he was working in the area and needed to check the water pressure inside the house. The man appeared to check the pipes and ran water and ice through the garbage disposal for about 10 minutes. The man then told the resident that he needed to get some tools and left through the garage. When the resident did not see a vehicle, she got suspicious and called 911. The officer checked the house and found the jewelry cabinet had been opened, and the resident stated that five rings were missing. The total loss was $19,000. The man is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing black or navy blue pants with a white stripe, a black jacket and gloves.
A resident of the 1500 block of Anderson Lane found the passenger door to his car open at 11:55 p.m. Oct. 27. The resident found that someone removed a carton of cigarettes and his garage door opener. The resident was advised to reprogram the opener.
A complainant reported that another driver began tailgating him at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 27 on westbound Dundee Road at Saxon Place. When the complainant pulled into a parking lot, the other driver followed, got out of his car and challenged the complainant to a fight. When the complainant did not respond, the other driver left the area.
A resident of the 200 block of Fabish Drive reported children running and loud banging noises coming from a neighboring unit at 10:55 p.m. Oct. 29. An officer spoke with the neighbor who stated that she has a toddler and a teenager and she does her best to keep any noises down. The resident and neighbor agreed to speak with each other in a civilized manner.
A complainant reported loud noise and screaming coming from the rear patio of Prairie House at 1:30 a.m. Oct. 30. An officer spoke with the bartender and advised him of the village’s noise ordinance.
A complainant reported a number of vehicles parked in the circle in front of a building at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 30 on Villa Verde Drive, with people going inside and coming out shortly after. The vehicles were gone and the officer did not detect an odor of marijuana as reported by the complainant.
Someone reported a man looking into the windows of a residence on the 400 block of St. Mary’s Parkway at 8:50 p.m. Oct. 30. The man and his vehicle were gone when officers arrived. The resident stated that she is renting the house and the landlord oftentimes comes by unannounced. An officer attempted to contact the landlord and left a message. The resident stated that she has had numerous problems with the landlord and will be moving out.
A taxi driver reported that his passenger became verbally abusive and the driver refused to transport any further at 2:10 a.m. Oct. 30 on the 1-100 block of Lake-Cook Road. The customer stated that she and her friends were picked up in Rosemont and wanted to go to an address in Des Plaines, and now they are in Buffalo Grove. When the customer attempted to tell the driver of the problem, he began to yell. The driver was told by his manager to drive the customer to her home and charge a flat rate. The driver still refused. Another taxi was called and the driver took the customer to her home. The first driver was not paid due to his error.
A complainant reported that another driver got out of his car and then pounded and spit on her window at 2:45 p.m. Oct. 30 at Lake-Cook Road and Lexington Drive. An officer located the other driver, who stated that he got upset because the complainant drove around him to make a turn. He denied spitting. No complaints were signed.
A conductor reported a suspicious suitcase on the train platform at 5:55 p.m. Oct. 28. An officer located a green bag containing a Halloween costume. The bag was placed into property at the police station.
A resident reported receiving text messages between Oct. 7 and Oct. 29 from a person whom she believes to be her ex-husband’s girlfriend. An officer contacted the girlfriend who denied any involvement in sending the messages.
Someone left a long scratch along the passenger-side doors of a vehicle while it was parked on the 200 block of West Dundee Road between noon and 4 p.m. Oct. 22.
A resident of the 100 block of Toulon Drive reported his car alarm activated at 11:40 p.m. Oct. 27, and when he checked found a dark-colored vehicle pulling away. The resident then found that the driver-side window to his car had been smashed. Nothing was taken.
An employee on the 600 block of Deerfield Parkway reported that her car was scratched between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 30.
A complainant reported a number of people coming and going from the patio of a ground floor apartment at 5:45 p.m. Oct. 27 on Villa Verde Drive. Officers met with the resident and his friends and found no illegal activity. The friends departed.
A resident of the 800 block of Boxwood Lane reported a suspicious vehicle on the street at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28. The vehicle was unoccupied and had a piece of paper covering the rear license plate. The registered owner, a neighbor, stated that she was having driveway maintenance done and needed to have the car parked on the street.
A resident of the 1100 block of Larraway Drive reported that someone took her iPod, valued at $229, and nine rings, valued at $16,000, between June 15 and Aug. 15. Aside from immediate family, two people were in the house during that period.
A resident of the 500 block of St. Mary’s Parkway reported Oct. 30 that someone removed two skeletons, one ghost and a large monster from the yard Halloween display. Several other ghouls and goblins were damaged.