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Police Blotter: Dog Opens Door, Goes for Walk

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.

COMPLAINTS

A resident of the 200 block of Old Oak Drive reported Feb. 4 that the locks had been changed at her soon-to-be-foreclosed property. She had legal paperwork showing that she is still allowed access to the property. The law firm representing the mortgage company will resolve the issue. 

A complainant reported that a car did not properly stop at a stop sign at noon Feb. 4 at Arlington Heights and Old Arlington Heights roads. Officers attempted to contact the vehicle’s owner. 

DISPUTE

A plow operator hired by a homeowners association on the 800 block of Grove Drive reported at 1:01 p.m. Feb. 4 that several residents in the area were irate toward him due to their cars being towed by the association. The residents were advised to follow up with their association. 

FOUND ITEMS

A resident reported that there was a kitchen knife on the roadway at 12:19 p.m. Feb. 5 on the 1-100 block of Roberta Court. An officer responded and removed the knife. 

A resident of the 500 block of Arbor Gate reported that someone left a wallet on her mailbox between 8 a.m. Feb. 4 and 4:13 p.m. Feb. 5. Police contacted the owner of the wallet and provided instructions on how to claim it.  

OPEN DOOR

Officers located an open door at a residence at noon Feb. 4 on the 1300 block of Bristol Lane, and it was determined that a dog had left the premise. The homeowner was notified, and returned home to look for the dog. 

SUSPICIOUS INCIDENTS

A resident of the 400 block of St. Mary’s Parkway reported at 2 p.m. Feb. 4 that someone had shoveled the driveway and tried to open the rear door of the home, which is under foreclosure. Police checked the area and the complainant was advised to contact her mortgage company. 

A resident of the 0-100 block of Villa Verde Drive reported that she found a piece of her mail opened and left by her front door around 4 p.m. Feb. 4. The resident was concerned due to the content of the mail, and wanted to have the incident documented.

Donna M. February 09, 2013 at 12:20 AM
"A complainant reported that a car did not properly stop at a stop sign at noon Feb. 4 at Arlington Heights and Old Arlington Heights roads. Officers attempted to contact the vehicle’s owner. " ....Really!!!
Jon DeMarc February 12, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Small town news. :D

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