Police Blotter: Sergeant's Visit Sparks Call to Police

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 Jewel official reported that a customer was making a disturbance because the store would not allow him to purchase a large quantity of Twinkies at 9:10 p.m. Dec. 11. The official stated that only 10 Twinkies per person were allowed. The customer was advised the store can set limits and for him to buy his 10 Twinkies and leave, which he did.


A resident of the 1-100 block of Wakefield Lane reported being woken by loud music coming from a car at the neighboring house at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 11. An officer spoke with the neighbor who stated that the music came from the car of her son’s friend. The car was gone from the area.


A customer reported that when he returned to his car at 2:50 p.m. Dec. 11 in the Dominick’s parking lot, there was a shopping car against the passenger side headlight and the headlight housing was broken.  The assistant manager will send a claim to the main office.


A resident reported Dec. 11 that he received a voice message that advised him he won $3.5 million dollars and that he should contact the U.S. Claims Office for further instructions. The resident believed this to be a scam and wanted it reported. The return number was to a landline in New York.

A resident of the 2400 block of Waterbury Lane reported that a person holding a flashlight was knocking on his door at 8:35 p.m. Dec. 11. The resident did not recognize the person so he did not answer the door. Police said the person was a police sergeant who was at the house to advise the resident to call the Vernon Hills Police Department.

A resident of the 1100 block of Highland Grove Drive reported that a man approached his house with an item in his hand at 3:25 a.m. Dec. 12.  While checking the exterior of the home, the officer did not locate anything out of the ordinary, other than a current newspaper on the porch.


A clerk at Shell/Circle K reported that a woman drove off without paying for $47.24 in gas at 7:30 a.m. Dec. 11. An officer obtained a phone number for the registered owner of the car and left a voicemail for her to rectify the issue.


A school resource officer was informed Dec. 11 of a student who had not been in school for the past several days and requested the officer check on her well being. Officers contacted the girl’s mother who stated that her daughter has not been feeling well, but would be in school that morning.


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