Police Blotter: Dad Threatens to Beat Up Son's Friend

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 complainant reported that her friend was intoxicated and was attempting to drive home from the Arboretum at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 12.  When officers arrived, the complainant had already taken the keys away from the friend. After some discussion, officers convinced the friend to be driven home. 


A Mobil gas station clerk reported two male subjects wanted to purchase alcohol and cigarettes at 2:15 a.m. Dec. 13, but they did not have what the clerk deemed as proper identification, and he refused to sell the items. The two subjects then caused a disturbance and called the clerk a racist. The clerk told the officer he wanted the subjects to leave. The officer relayed the message and they departed.  


A resident reported she received a statement from Bank of America, but she does not have an account with that bank. When the resident went to the bank, she was advised that there were three accounts in her name.  All three accounts will be closed.


A resident of Newtown Court East reported a garage door was open at a neighboring house at 10:50 p.m. Dec. 12. An officer checked the area and found everything in order. There was no one at home and the officer secured the door and left a note.


A resident reported that he and a friend had an argument, which turned into a scuffle at 9:15 p.m. Dec. 11 on the 700 block of Weidner Road. The two then settled their differences and the resident went home. The resident then received a phone call from a man who stated that he was the friend’s father and if the resident ever touched his son again he would be beaten up. An officer attempted to call the father’s number but received no answer. A message was left.


A resident of the 500 block of Vernon Lane reported that his dog began to bark by the front door at 9:15 a.m. Dec. 12 and the resident saw a woman open the screen door and then abruptly walk away. Officers checked the area with negative results.

A resident of the 300 block of Covington Terrace reported that he has a wildlife camera in his back yard, and when he reviewed the photos, he found one of a unknown man standing in the yard looking at the resident’s house on Dec. 10. 


A 16-year-old Wheaton resident was charged with speeding after an officer stopped the teen for driving 81 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone at 8:50 p.m. Dec. 12 on Half Day Road from Palazzo Drive.


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