Police Blotter: Tools, Instruments Stolen from Three Garages

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.


Dmitry Lukashock, 32, of the 1100 block of Miller Lane, Buffalo Grove, was arrested on a homeland security warrant at 10 p.m. Aug. 30 on the 1100 block of Miller Lane.

Kelly M. Burns, 21, of the 500 block of Waverly Drive, Mundelein, was arrested on a Lake County warrant for burglary at 4:50 a.m. Aug. 31 on the 1100 block of Miller Lane.


A resident of the 600 block of Maple Drive reported that someone entered his detached garage between 9:30 p.m. Aug. 29 and 3 p.m. Aug. 30 and removed a Wacker concrete saw valued at $1,000; a Bosch hammer drill valued at $650; two palm sanders valued at $75; a Ridgette screw gun valued at $100; assorted air tools valued at $175; and four cases of sockets and wrenches valued at $250. 


A resident of the 500 block of Lyon Drive found a neighbor trimming the resident’s tree without permission at 9:40 a.m. Aug 30. The neighbor stated the tree needed trimming so those walking on the sidewalk would not get hit in the head. An officer advised the neighbor that the trees are village property and that the officer would issue a work order to have the trees trimmed.  

A resident reported that a male driver was tailgating her at 4:10 p.m. Aug. 30 on North Buffalo Grove Road and Foxford Drive, and even when she attempted to step on her brakes, the driver would not back off. At one point the male driver pulled next to the resident and began to scream and threaten the resident. An officer spoke with the male driver who stated that he got mad because the resident kept stepping on her brakes. He stated that he did yell but that the resident swore at him first. The officer told the male driver that his actions were not appropriate and would not be tolerated. The driver stated that he understood and would not act in that manner in the future. 


A student reported that she was standing at her locker with some of her friends at 1 p.m. Aug. 30 when another student came up to her and punched her in the eye. An officer noted redness and swelling. The school resource officer was notified and along with the dean, escorted the offender from her class. The resource officer will follow up. 


A resident reported that he left his black Gucci sunglasses valued at $300 at at 7:10 p.m. Aug. 29. When he returned, they were gone. The resident will request the manager to view the security video to see if an offender can be identified. 


Northbrook police requested that Buffalo Grove officers check the area of Greenwood Court South at 5:05 a.m. Aug. 31 for a person who was riding a bicycle. The person had called his ex-girlfriend and stated that he was going to kill her mother. The area was checked with negative results. It was later learned that Lincolnwood police had the person under arrest. 


A complainant reported receiving a text message Aug. 29 that stated, “It’s a pity that this is how your life is going to come to and end as your death had already been paid for by someone who is very close to your from all investigations.” An officer determined that the message came from a number in Google Voice. A reverse 411 check showed the number to be out of Virginia. The officer left a voicemail message. 


A resident of the 300 block of Hiawatha Drive reported that she heard noise outside at 3:20 a.m. Aug. 31 and saw two people dressed in black. It appeared to the resident that the people were trying to take the grill from her neighbor’s yard. Officers checked the area with negative results.  


A resident of Juniper Court reported that the gate to his yard and side door to his garage were left standing open between 11 p.m. Aug. 29 and 6:55 a.m. Aug. 30. A power miter saw valued at $500 was taken from the garage.

A resident of the 600 block of Maple Drive reported someone left his gate and the service door to his garage ajar between 3-8:30 a.m. Aug. 30. Taken from the garage were a black Wasburn electric guitar valued at $600, a purple Fender bass electric guitar valued at $200, a black Fender Bassman amplifier valued at $200, a brown Yamaha six-string acoustic guitar valued at $50, and another brown six-string acoustic guitar valued at $80.

A student reported Aug. 30 that her Samsung cell phone was taken. The student stated that she placed the phone in a locker during gym class, and she made sure the locker was locked. When she returned, the locker was still locked and when she opened it the cell phone was gone. The school resource officer will be notified of the theft. 


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