Police Blotter: Golf Clubs, Costume and Identity 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.


A resident of the 600 block of Sycamore Road reported that when the landlord stopped by the home the evening of Nov. 1, the landlord began to take pictures of the resident’s family with her cell phone. The resident requested that the landlord stop her activity, which she did and departed. An officer spoke with the landlord who stated that she suspects individuals living there are not part of the lease. The landlord also stated that she understands the steps required for eviction and may pursue that option. 


A resident reported Nov. 1 that for the past two weeks she has been receiving phone calls from a collection agency in New York. The agency stated that the resident has an outstanding balance with a satellite company for an account at an address in New York City. An officer contacted the satellite company, which will follow up. The officer then advised the resident to check her credit reports for any fraudulent activity. 


A resident of the 600 block of Maple Road stated that when he arrived home at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 1, he found his back door ajar and the leaves on the stoop had been moved as though the screen door had been opened. The resident stated that he checked the interior and found nothing missing and everything was in order. 


A resident of the 2400 block of Waterbury Lane reported that an acquaintance left a red bag containing a Halloween costume at the front door on Nov. 1. When the resident returned home, she found the bag gone. The bag contained a costume of Lemon Meringue, a Strawberry Shortcake character. An officer checked the neighborhood but did not find anything.

A complainant reported that he left his golf clubs and bag outside the Arboretum Club at 5 p.m. Oct. 27, and when he returned at noon Oct. 30, they were gone. clubhouse, and when he returned, found them gone. A check with clubhouse personnel was negative. The Callaway clubs are valued at $800 and the Callaway bag is valued at $200.


A complainant requested that officers standby while she removed her personal belongings from her ex-boyfriend’s home at 3:50 p.m. Nov. 1 on the 1100 block of Auburn Lane. The standby went without incident. 

A resident reported he had a company come to his home to repair his computer on Oct. 30. The resident left a memory card attached to the computer containing all of his passwords. After the technician removed the motherboard to order a new one, the technician also took the memory card with him. The resident contacted the company and the resident was advised that the memory card will be mailed to him. The resident is concerned that someone may attempt to access his accounts. 


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »