Police Blotter: Campaign Signs Stolen from Lawn

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.


A resident told police that she received about 30 phone calls on her cell phone and home phone from her estranged husband between Oct. 7-9. She told police that another person told her that her husband wants to harm her. The resident did not answer any of the calls. Officers met with the estranged husband and served him with an order of protection. The husband stated that he would cease his calls and with go through his attorney regarding any personal property. 

A complainant filed two reports against his brother-in-law, saying that he posted false information on the Internet about the complainant and his family between July 5 and Aug. 14. At the time of the reports, the brother-in-law’s location was not known. It was later determined that the brother-in-law is currently in Cook County Jail. The complainant is cooperating with the assistant state’s attorney. 


A mom reported that her son left the house following an argument at 10:10 p.m. Oct. 9. The son was located a short distance away from the house and returned home. The boy stated that he needed to cool off and that all would be OK for the rest of the night. 


A resident reported receiving unwanted telephone calls Oct. 9 from Card Services. She has talked to the caller and told her that neither she nor her husband have credit cards, and has requested to be removed from their caller list. An officer determined the number to be in Florida and it is a perpetrator of scams. The resident will contact the Better Business Bureau in Florida. 


A resident of the 400 block of Raupp Boulevard reported that her son’s car was parked in her driveway with a canvas cover over it between Oct. 2-7. The resident found a cut in the cover, which was jagged and had melted and burnt edges. The paint of the car under the cover was also burnt and stained.


A resident reported Oct. 9 that her credit provider made her aware of an online transaction totaling $666.28. The resident did not make that purchase and the card has been canceled. The resident will contact the credit bureaus. 

A resident of the 500 block of Pauline Avenue reported that someone took four political signs from his front yard between 10 p.m. Oct. 8 and 6 a.m. Oct. 9.

A manager at Dominick’s reported that a man came to the service desk at 5:40 p.m. Oct. 3 and implemented a quick change scheme, netting the offender $250.


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