A complainant reported that she left her purse on the passenger side of her car at 9 a.m. Oct. 20 in a parking lot on the 300 block of Half Day Road. When she returned, her brown Coach wallet was missing. The wallet contained various credit cards, a driver’s license and $150 in cash. There were no signs of forced entry.
A resident of the 500 block of Estate Drive reported that someone entered his vehicle between 11:15 p.m. Oct. 19 and 1:20 p.m. Oct. 20 and removed three fuel injectors that he had soaking in cleaning fluid, inside medicine bottles sitting on the front floor of the car. The vehicle had been left unlocked.
A resident of the 700 block of Kingsbridge Way reported a male solicitor was selling window treatments at 7:10 p.m. Oct. 19. Officers located the solicitor, who did not possess a permit, and he agreed to leave.
A resident of the 900 block of Pine Tree Circle South reported at 2:45 p.m. Oct. 21 that she could hear her upstairs neighbors walking around and it sounded as though things were being thrown. An officer spoke with the upstairs neighbors who stated that there was no argument and that they were moving and gathering some items.
The owner of Pastabilities told police Oct. 19 that a regular customer orders food, then asks for a cup of water. The customer then fills the water cup with soft drinks. When confronted, the customer refused to pay. An officer spoke with the customer who apologized for stealing soft drinks and paid $10 in restitution. The customer was asked not to return.
A 16-year-old Buffalo Grove resident was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding at 11:05 p.m. Oct. 20 on Deerfield Parkway and Hidden Lake Drive.
A citizen brought to the Buffalo Grove Police Department at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 20 a man’s Tommy Hilfiger wallet that she found in Vernon Hills near the intersection of Grosse Point Boulevard and Pontiac Lane. An officer determined the owner of the wallet and left a voice mail.
A resident told police Oct. 19 that posted her resume online and was contacted by a person representing an energy drink company. The person offered $300 per week if the resident would have her car vinyl wrapped, advertising the drink. A check for $2,963 would be sent to her. The resident was to take her first $300 out of the check and send the remainder, via Western Union, to the graphics company. The resident’s husband checked the company and found it to be an Internet scam.
A complainant told police that while shopping at a store at 3 p.m. Oct. 11 on the 1100 block of West Lake-Cook Road, he noticed that a piece of exercise equipment had the serial number removed. When the complainant questioned an employee, the employee stated that the number was elsewhere. The complainant is an employee of another fitness company and told police that this business was not authorized to sell that particular equipment. An investigator will follow up.
A complainant at a business on the 600 block of West Lake-Cook Road reported at 4:10 p.m. Oct. 19 that a woman was asking people in the office for a blank check in exchange for cash. An officer spoke with the woman who stated that she needed to send money in the mail and did not want to send cash. After the conversation, the woman agreed that her actions may be deemed as unusual, and she left.
While a resident of Lake Boulevard was in the process of moving out of her condo at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19, she left the front door ajar while taking belongings to the moving truck. When the resident returned, a man stated that he was looking to buy a unit but he was not interested in the resident’s unit because it would cost too much to fix up. When asked how he knew that, the man stated that he went into the unit. Nothing was missing and officers were unable to locate the man.
A Jewel employee reported there was a woman in the store at 9:30 p.m. Oct. 19 who had been asked not to return previously. An officer spoke with the woman and warned her if she returned the manager would sign complaints.
A resident of the 600 block of Vernon Lane reported that an acquaintance came to his home, became annoying and was asked to leave at 7:50 p.m. Oct. 21. The acquaintance then returned and kept knocking on the door. The acquaintance left when the resident called 911.
Paula M. Williamson, 47, of the 7100 block of South Yates Street, Chicago, was arrested on warrants for fraud and fugitive from justice at 4 p.m. Oct. 18 on the 1200 block of North Barclay Boulevard.