Police Blotter: Restaurant Owner Denies Customer's Loan Request, Dog Blamed for Big Mess

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.


Meya A. Suggs, 18, of the 200 block of South Melrose Avenue, Elgin, was charged with possession and consumption of alcohol by a minor at 4 a.m. March 18 on Dundee Road at Weidner Road.

A 16-year-old Lake Zurich resident was charged with possession and consumption of alcohol by a minor at 4 a.m. March 18 on Dundee Road at Weidner Road.

Tiffany R. Beales, 28, of the 300 block of Stratford Place, Bloomingdale, was charged with driving under the influence and speeding at 5:35 a.m. March 18 on Lake-Cook Road at Lexington Drive. 


A resident reported at 10:15 a.m. March 17 that a neighbor, whose dog had been banned as dangerous, was back and the resident believed the dog was also in the house. An officer spoke with the neighbor who stated that the dog was at a friend’s house in a neighboring community.

While jogging at 3:34 p.m. March 17 on Thompson Boulevard, half a mile east of Arlington Heights Road, an individual found a tan Yorkie-Poo also running in the street. The dog was checked for a microchip and one was located. The owner was called and he came to the station to retrieve his dog.

A resident of the 400 block of Longwood Drive reported holding a black pit bull mix that had been loose in the area at 6:30 p.m. March 18. The dog, which did not have a collar, tags or microchip, was taken to Kings Kennel.


Chris J. Papaioannou, 44, of the 1-100 block of Shearwater Court, Hawthorn Woods, was charged with two counts of domestic battery and unlawful restraint at 5 p.m. March 16 on the 900 block of Lake-Cook Road.


Someone entered an unlocked vehicle and removed the navigation system from the glove box between 7:30 p.m. March 14 and 8 a.m. March 16.

A resident of the 300 block of Raupp Boulevard reported someone broke windows and took a Nintendo Wii and four bottles of alcohol between 6:15 p.m. March 13 and noon March 17.


A resident reported that while he was walking from his car at 12:15 p.m. March 18, a neighbor drove by and yelled profanities at him and showed the resident his middle finger. An officer ran the neighbor’s license plate, went to his apartment but no one answered the door.

A official reported two people were using a tobacco chew product in the pool area and refused to leave at 5:10 p.m. March 18. An officer spoke with the people, who admitted to using the tobacco. They were advised to follow the center rules and to leave.


A complainant reported that a vehicle that she may have cut off was tailgating her at 10:20 a.m. March 16 at Weiland and Lake-Cook roads. When the complainant came to a stop at a red light, the other driver exited his car, yelled at the complainant and kicked her car. The driver then took off. The complainant only had a partial registration.


A store clerk on the 1200 block of North Arlington Heights Road reported that a customer was refusing to pay the proper amount for merchandise at 3:55 p.m. March 16. Officers spoke with the customer and the items were paid for. Later, officers responded to the customer’s home where he appeared confused and disoriented. He did not remember going to the store and could not remember where his car was. Paramedics transported him to the hospital.

The owner of reported that a customer wanted to borrow some money from him and would not take no for an answer at 6 p.m. March 18. The customer stated that he had misplaced his wallet, and being a good customer of the restaurant, he believed the owner should lend him some money for gasoline. The customer stated that he was upset because he thought the owner should treat him like a brother due to them both being Korean. The customer departed and stated that he would not return.


A resident found a 26-inch, 21-speed mountain bike leaning against a tree in the parkway at 7 a.m. March 16 on the 300 block of Gregg Lane. The black Schwinn Ranger was placed into property at the police station.

A resident reported finding a blue Decathlon Louppio bicycle lying in the parking lot of at 4 p.m. March 16. The bicycle was placed into property at the police station.

A resident turned in a woman’s gray leather Guess pocketbook that he found at 4:25 p.m. March 17 on South Arlington Heights Road at Bernard Drive. An officer determined the owner, contacted her and she came to the station to retrieve the item.


A complainant reported kids riding motorized vehicles at 4:25 p.m. March 17 in . An officer spoke with the kids and their father and advised them that the vehicles were not allowed in the park, on the street or on a sidewalk.


An official at a business on the 100 block of North McHenry Road reported that a woman entered the store talking loudly to herself and made hateful remarks at 6:30 p.m. March 17. She left in a gray car.

A person who was at a residence on the 100 block of East Fox Hill Drive to install countertops stated at 1:10 p.m. March 16 that he did not want to leave the house because the homeowner was not there. The complainant was concerned about being accused of theft. An officer secured the house and the complainant left.

A complainant reported that her father is in the hospital and when she went to his house at 7 a.m. March 16, she found it in disarray. All the doors and windows to the house were locked. After checking, it was determined that the dog had created the mess. The dog has been alone since the father has been in the hospital, with the grandfather stopping by to let him out from time to time.

A loss-prevention official at saw a man place numerous cans of baby formula into a cart, then leave the cart in the aisle and leave the store. Video footage indicated that the man left without any merchandise.


A resident reported that when he attempted to open a credit account at a bank this month, he was told that someone in New York was using his Social Security number.

A complainant reported that he laid his cellphone on the counter to pay for merchandise at 4 p.m. March 17 at . When he went to retrieve his phone, it was gone. Using another cell phone, the complainant was able to track his cell phone’s GPS to Buffalo Grove Road and Fox Hill Drive. An officer went to that location and found the phone lying in the street, without its cover.

A resident reported that his son’s laptop computer was stolen while he stayed the night at an acquaintance’s house between 7 p.m. March 17 and noon March 18. There were a number of people at that home. An officer spoke with two of the other people and they denied knowledge of the computer.


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