Police Blotter: Stolen Jewelry, Lost Wallet, Found Mother
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A Public Works employee found a black male Labrador mix wandering the area of Whispering Oaks and Pinyon Pine Court South at 11:10 a.m. Oct. 3. The dog had no collar or tags and no chip. The dog was transported to Kings Kennel.
Someone entered a vehicle between 1 p.m. Oct. 2 and 7 a.m. Oct. 3 on the 400 block of Navajo Trail and removed a red iPod Nano and a black Garmin Nuvi 250. There were no signs of forced entry and the resident did not recall if she had locked the car.
A resident reported someone was selling candy door-to-door at 5:25 p.m. Oct. 3. An officer located the person, who stated he was selling the candy to raise money for Team Challenge. He was displaying prominently on his jacket a village of Buffalo Grove permit.
William L. Hall, 19, of the 1600 block of Hadley Court, Wheeling, was charged with possession of cannabis at 4:50 p.m. Oct. 3 on the 100 block of Steeple Drive after a complainant reported two people in a vehicle possibly smoking cannabis. Officers approached the vehicle and could detect an odor of burnt cannabis. Hall, who was the driver, denied having any cannabis. Buffalo Grove’s K9 unit checked the car and hit on the center console where a baggie with a green leafy substance was recovered.
A Public Works employee reported a Dumpster fire at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at Emmerich Park. Fire personnel put out the blaze. It appeared that used, but not extinguished, charcoal briquettes were the cause.
A resident reported losing his black Ralph Lauren wallet while at Congregation Beth Am at 6:45 p.m. Oct. 1. The wallet contained an Illinois driver’s license, a debit card, $30 in cash and a Stevenson High School identification card.
A resident reported her 67-year-old mother, who has Alzheimer’s, was missing from the house at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3. Officers checked the area and put out a broadcast. A Lake County deputy was dispatched to Temple Chai for a disoriented woman who turned out to be the missing mom.
A resident reported a vehicle with two people parked in front of his home at 10:35 p.m. Oct. 3. The occupants told police that they were sitting there waiting for a friend to come home.
A resident reported a man with a flashlight was walking around her neighbor’s car, and then around the house, at 10:40 p.m. Oct. 3 on the 1600 block of Newgate Court. The resident then drove around the neighborhood looking for the man. When the resident returned home, it occurred to her to call 911. Officers checked the area with negative results.
Police remind residents to call 911 to report suspicious behavior immediately.
A resident of the 1200 block of Wellington Court South reported jewelry was taken from her bedroom between Sept. 25 and Oct. 1. All the doors and windows were locked and there was nothing to indicate that someone broke into the house. There were a number of people in the home over the time span including a man that she recently met.
A resident of the 900 block of Shady Grove Drive reported missing her white gold diamond solitaire ring with wedding band from her bedroom between Aug. 15 and Sept. 26. No one has been in her house except a handyman that she hired through Craig’s List.
A complainant reported that while at the Buffalo Grove Post Office at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 3, he placed his gold Cross pen on the counter, turned around to use the label machine and when he turned back to the counter, the pen was gone.
A resident of the 1200 block of East Deerfield Parkway reported two people were sleeping in the foyer of the building at 4:10 a.m. Oct. 4. An officer spoke with the two, who stated that they had been kicked out of their homes. They were referred to PADS.