Police Blotter: Dog Found, Men in Green Raise Suspicion

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.


John A. Schmidt, 60, of the 100 block of Oak Creek Drive, Buffalo Grove, was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol content above the legal limit and speeding at 1:59 a.m. Feb. 14 on Dundee Road near Golfview. 


A citizen reported finding a male Manchester terrier with mostly black markings, no collar and no tags at 3 p.m. Feb. 13 at Lake-Cook and Buffalo Grove roads. The dog was transported to Kings Kennel after officers were unable to locate the owner. 

A citizen reported a dog ran from a yard and bit their dog while they were walking at 4:44 p.m. Feb. 13 on the 600 block of St. Mary’s Parkway. Officers arrived and explained the dog bite procedures to all involved. 


A resident reported receiving a letter from U.S. Airlines advising that he won two travel tickets on Feb. 13. He was also provided a phone number to call and exchange information. It was determined that the letter was a scam.  


A resident of the 700 block of Woodhollow reported that three white men wearing lime green jackets came to her door and stated they were from AT&T. When the resident asked them if they had a permit, they stated they did, but they did not show it. Officers checked the area but could not locate the solicitors. 


A complainant reported seeing two customers removing tags off the shoes from a shelf at 3:27 p.m. Feb. 13 at Rogan’s Shoes. The customers were confronted and asked to leave. Officers arrived and also advised the customers they were not welcome to return to the store at the store’s request. 


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