Police Blotter: Wallet Stolen from Coat, Footprints in the Snow
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Someone entered a vehicle and removed an iPod cord between 1 p.m. Jan. 15 and 7:40 a.m. Jan. 16 on the 100 block of South Buffalo Grove Road. There were no signs of forced entry.
Someone entered a vehicle and ransacked it between 4:45 p.m. Jan. 15 and 4:15 p.m. Jan. 16 on the 100 block of North Buffalo Grove Road. The resident checked and found nothing missing.
An employee at a medical center on the 1200 block of West Dundee Road reported that a patient threatened to throw coffee on him if the employee did not clean a wound at 7:15 a.m. Jan. 16. An officer spoke to the patient, who denied the threat. The patient’s wife said she would discuss the issue with the employee’s supervisor.
A complainant reported that she got into a verbal altercation with a company official at 2 p.m. Jan. 16 on the 300 block of Lexington Drive about a civil matter, and that another person came up to her, told her he was a police officer and told her to leave. An officer verified that the other person was a federal agent who had walked in on the argument and told the complainant that she ought to leave. The officer advised the complainant that she was no longer welcome.
A customer at a tailor shop on the 1500 block of West Dundee Road reported Jan. 16 that he had his jacket zipper replaced less than a year ago and the zipper broke again. The tailor refused to fix the zipper, stating that the customer did not have a receipt and that he did not replace that zipper, because it was not the type of zipper he would install. The customer left.
A Buffalo Grove police officer and fire personnel responded to a Dumpster fire at 6:15 p.m. Jan. 16 on the 800 block of Krause Drive. The blaze was extinguished. There was no damage or injuries.
A resident of the 800 block of Indian Spring Lane reported finding footprints in the snow around his house between 11 a.m. Jan. 15 and 8 a.m. Jan. 16. The prints went up to his back patio door. All windows and doors were secure and there were no signs of forced entry.
A resident reported Jan. 16 that when checking his credit account online, he noted an unauthorized charge to a movie club. The resident reported the issue to the credit provider who canceled the charge and the credit card.
A customer reported that someone removed her wallet from her coat at 11 a.m. Jan. 16 at Panera Bread. The customer then was notified by her credit provider that someone attempted an unauthorized charge of $2,841.05 at an Apple store. The customer has canceled all of her cards and placed an alert with the credit bureaus.
A resident reported Jan. 15 that she received an email stating that she had just changed her password in her Yahoo account, which she did not. The resident took the necessary steps to secure the account. She again received emails that her Yahoo, Gmail and UIC email accounts had their passwords changed. The resident will contact the email account providers, have them close all of her accounts and start over.