Police Blotter: Bike Stolen, Car Damaged, Jewelry Missing

The following information was supplied by the Buffalo Grove Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction. Email cristel@patch.com with questions about this blotter.


Charles R. Wilkie, 25, of the  2000 block of North 77th Court, Elmwood Park, was charged with driving under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia and insufficient lighting at 4:15 a.m. Nov. 8 on Heritage near Arlington Heights Road.


A clerk at News and Tobacco reported that a customer left her credit card at the store at 3:20 p.m. Nov. 8. An officer located an address and phone number for the owner and left a voicemail asking her to pick up her property from police headquarters. 


A resident of the 1100 block of Miller Lane reported an odor of burnt cannabis coming from a neighboring unit at 5 p.m. Nov. 8. An officer went to the neighboring unit and the neighbor stated that he has nothing to do with drugs, and invited the officer into the apartment. The officer saw no evidence of drug use and did not smell anything suspicious. 


A resident of Old Oak Court West reported that someone damaged the weather stripping on the driver’s side window of her car between 7 p.m. Nov. 7 and 7:45 a.m. Nov. 8. The damage appeared as though someone attempted to enter the car. It was not known if anyone entered the vehicle and it appeared that nothing was missing. 


A resident reported at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 8 that someone took her daughter’s yellow 20-inch GT Mach 1 bicycle from a bike rack at Tripp School. The bike was not secured to the rack. 

Emmanuell Castrejon, 22, of the 100 block of Glendale Road, Buffalo Grove, was charged with three counts of retail theft for incidents on May 30 at Dominick’s. Castrejon is currently serving time in Cook County jail, where he was served with the new charges.

A woman reported that while getting her deceased mother’s affairs and property in order between Oct. 1 and Nov. 7, she found that numerous items of jewelry were missing. The only other person than the daughter who had access to the home was the cleaning lady.


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