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Police Blotter: Fake Money Buys Real Pasta

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.

ALCOHOL

Carol L. Targun, 50, of the 2600 block of Oak, Northbrook, was charged with driving under the influence at 10 p.m. Oct. 23 on Krause Road and Deerfield Parkway.

Christopher J. Seligman, 25, of the 1900 block of West Spring Ride Drive, Arlington Heights, was charged with driving under the influence and driver’s license not on person at 12:10 a.m. Oct. 24 on southbound Arlington Heights Road near Bernard Drive.

DRUGS

Kirk R. Peters, 21, of the 500 block of Sycamore Road, Buffalo Grove, was charged with possession of marijuana, no lights when required, disobeying a traffic control device and driving on an expired license at 3:10 a.m. Oct. 25 on Raupp Boulevard and Bernard Drive.

FORGERY

A manager at Noodles and Company reported the restaurant received a counterfeit $100 bill at 6:40 p.m. Oct. 23. The offender was described as a short woman, approximately 20 years old There was no surveillance video of the transaction. The bill was forwarded to the Secret Service.  

INVESTIGATION

A Dominick’s official reported two men appeared to be planning to take bottles of alcohol at 4 p.m. Oct. 24. The official believed, but was not sure, that one of the men had been involved in a previous incident. Officers located the men away from the store. They stated that they had planned to purchase alcohol, but when they realized that they did not have IDs with them, they left the store. 

PROPERTY DAMAGE

A condo board member reported having a verbal altercation with residents over parking issues on Oct. 23. The next morning, she found that someone removed one of her many plants from her garden and left it on the sidewalk near the front entrance of her home on the 1000 block of Courtland Drive.

An employee on the 300 block of Hastings Drive reported that someone punctured both tires on the driver’s side between 2-10:30 p.m. Oct. 23. 

A resident of the 400 block of Weidner Road reported that she heard a bang at 10 p.m. Oct. 23 and when she went outside, she found that her curbside mailbox had been damaged. An officer noted that a neighbor’s mailbox was also damaged. 

SUSPICIOUS/HARASSING PHONE CALLS

A resident reported Oct. 23 that her daughter has been receiving late night and early morning phone calls since Sept. 12. The daughter has denied any calls but the mother has heard her daughter crying during these conversations. A list of calls was provided by the cell company and the officer will attempt to obtain the phone number of the caller. 

A resident reported that her ex-boyfriend sent harassing and threatening text messages on Oct. 23. An officer spoke with the ex, who stated that he sent the messages in anger and had no intention of contacting the resident again. 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON/VEHICLE

A resident of the 400 block of Regent Drive reported that a gray Ford Escape had driven by his home a number of times, shining a flashlight at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 24. Officers checked the area but did not locate the car. 

A resident of the 1100 block of Johnson Drive reported two people exited a vehicle and were looking into cars with flashlights at 9:24 p.m. Oct. 24. The parking lot was checked and the people and their vehicle were not found.

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