Police Blotter: Cars Egged, Alcohol Stolen

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.


Officers responded to a complaint of a loud party at 12:15 a.m. Oct. 7 at Extended Stay America and found four or five people in the hallway. It was determined that they were having a party and they were checked for alcohol consumption. The adults were released, one juvenile was turned over to her mother and Javier A. Martell, 18, of the 800 block of Burr Oak, West Chicago, was charged with possession and consumption of alcohol by a minor. 


A resident reported catching a brown dog that had been loose at 8:40 p.m. Oct. 7 on the 100 block of Belaire Drive. The dog had a brown collar with pearls on it. There were no tags or chip and the dog was taken to Kings Kennel. 


Vyacheslav G. Murzakov, 52, of the  1100 block of Highland Grove Drive, Buffalo Grove, was charged with domestic battery at 10:35 a.m. Oct. 7.


A complainant reported that the driver of another vehicle was trying to hit her at 9:55 a.m. Oct. 6 at Arlington Heights and Old Checker roads. An officer made contact with the other driver who stated that he was trying to locate a park for a football game when the passenger of the other vehicle came up to his car and called him a name. The other vehicle then left the area. An officer attempted to contact the complainant and left a message.

A resident reported that while she was walking at 11:15 a.m. Oct. 6 on the 2900 block of Whispering Oak Drive she was approached by three people who were soliciting for a political candidate. She told police that the people were rude and were harassing her. An officer checked the area with negative results. 


Timothy P. Thomas, 18, of the  5200 block of Brentwood, Long Grove, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding at 11:30 p.m. Oct. 6 on McHenry Road at Ranchview Court.


Parents reported that their 13-year-old son left the residence without permission at 4 p.m. Oct. 6 and had not returned for seven hours. The boy was entered into the police state database. While officers were looking for the boy, they were informed that he had returned home. Officers returned to the house and had a chat with the boy.  


A resident reported receiving three to four phone calls per day between Jule 1 and Oct. 7 where the caller says nothing and hangs up. The resident pressed *57 after the last call and was advised a trace was completed. The resident will contact her phone provider and let them know that a police report has been completed.  


A resident reported that someone keyed his vehicle between 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6 and 11 a.m. Oct. 7 on the 2100 block of Brandywyn Lane.


A resident of the 200 block of Downing Road reported that a man driving a white truck approached his elderly neighbor and attempted to convince her that her front stoop needed to be repaired at 4:15 p.m. Oct. 5. The truck, which had a male passenger inside, registered to a Worth resident. Police said the name matched that of a family that was involved with construction scams in the area in the past. 

A resident reported that her daughter thought a 2000 gray Dodge Ram pickup truck was following her as she walked to school at 7:05 a.m. Oct. 2 at Dundee Road and Trace Drive. An officer spoke with the driver of the truck who stated that he was the maintenance man for the complex and did not follow the girl. 

A resident of the 3100 block of Indian Creek Court reported hearing noises coming from her bedroom at 1:15 a.m. Oct. 8. Officers checked the exterior and interior of the home and found no one and all windows and doors were secure with no signs of forced entry. 


A resident of Belmont Village reported that he placed an envelope with $503 into a drawer and locked it on Oct. 4. Later in the day his grandson came to visit and they left the complex for sometime. The following morning, the resident found the envelope and money gone. The resident stated that while he was gone with his grandson, the drawer and front door were locked. There were no signs of forced entry on the door or drawer. The room was thoroughly checked with negative results. 

A resident reported that his daughter placed her iPhone 3GS into her locker at Buffalo Grove High School at 7 a.m. Oct. 4. At the end of the school day, the daughter found the phone missing. The resident was unable to locate the phone using the location application. 

Security video showed a person enter Dominick’s, take several bottles of alcohol and leave the store without paying at 12:50 p.m. Oct. 5. The person then reentered the store, took several more bottles of alcohol and left without paying.

A resident of the 500 block of Parkchester Road reported that a $10,000 diamond ring, a $300 watch and $20 in coins were taken from the home between July 2 and Sept. 10. The items began disappearing after the resident hired a dog walking service. The owner of the service stated that the dog walker is trustworthy and has no criminal background. The resident then learned that the dog walker was arrested for theft in a neighboring community. Police are investigating.

A resident reported that her caregiver made a number of unauthorized charges on her credit card between Jan. 28 and Sept. 6. The resident allowed the caregiver to use the credit card to make purchases for the resident but not for the caregiver. The caregiver was confronted, the agency was notified and a new caregiver has been assigned. The bank will follow up. 


A complainant reported that his ex-girlfriend, who was advised by police not to return to a restaurant on the 1100 block of Lake-Cook Road, was driving her car in the parking lot at 11:55 p.m. Oct. 6. Officers checked the area with negative results. An officer spoke with the ex on the phone and she stated that the relationship was active but she understood that she was to stay away from the restaurant. 


A resident of the 400 block of Ronnie Drive reported that someone egged his vehicle while it was parked in the driveway between 12:30-7 a.m. Oct. 5.

A resident of the 900 block of Hidden Lake Drive reported that his girlfriend’s vehicle and others that were parked on the street were egged between 11 p.m. Oct. 4 and 5 a.m. Oct. 5.


A resident reported at 1:45 p.m. Oct. 5 that her friend was to meet her for lunch but did not show up. The friend has a history of falling and the resident requested officers check on her. Officers entered the home and found no one inside. A message was left for the friend, the friend’s sister and daughter.


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