Police Blotter: Golf Clubs Stolen from Car

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.


Wynne M. Conklin, 51, of the 1900 block of Cherry Lane, Northbrook, was charged with driving under the influence and following too closely at 1 a.m. Sept. 30 on Milwaukee Avenue at Johnson Drive. 


A resident of Beacon Court reported that someone opened his vehicle’s glove box and took golf clubs from the truck between 8:30-10:15 p.m. Sept. 30. The car was in the garage, and the garage door was open.


A citizen turned in a pocketbook at 7:55 a.m. Oct. 1 that he found on Lake-Cook Road between Wilke Road and Arlington Heights Road. The pocketbook contained several different identifications. An officer called the individuals who stated that their property was taken from their cars while they were parked in the driveway. They will report the thefts to their police departments. 


A mother reported at 8 a.m. Oct. 1 that her daughter had not returned home for several days and had not called. The girl was located at a friend’s house in Wheeling and was returned home. The girl stated that when she did return home several days ago, she found the doors locked and no one answering, so she went to the friend’s house. 


A resident of Villa Verde Drive reported seeing a man dressed in all black in the parking lot at 6 a.m. Oct. 1. The resident thought the man was the estranged husband of a neighbor, and the man was not to be there due to an order of protection. The area was checked with negative results. 

The manager of a business on the 800 block of Buffalo Grove Road stated that a man entered the business at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 26, yelled a racial comment and then ran out. At an earlier time, someone wrote a racial comment on the back door. 


An administrator at Aptakisic Junior High School reported at noon Oct. 1 that a student was not in school and has been tardy or absent 19 times since the start of the school year. Officers went to the home and heard people inside, but no one answered the door. The mother of the student then called the school to ask why the police were at her home, and she was told that her son was not in school. The mom stated that her son was at home with her.


A resident reported receiving a call Oct. 1 from a man who asked for Eileen. The resident told the caller that he had called the wrong number. The resident also received nine calls between Sept. 4-18 from the same number, and no one responded when she picked up the phone. An officer called the number and left a voicemail asking for a return call.


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