Friday, January 4, 2013
Suspect in the Buffalo Grove robbery got away with a blue bag of cash after making the teller believe he had a weapon, he is described as a white male, standing 5 feet 8 inches tall and heavyset.
A bank robber got away with an undisclosed amount of cash in a blue bank bag Thursday night after implying he had a weapon to a teller at the Dominick's Chase Bank, 1160 Lake Cook Road, Buffalo Grove, the Arlington Cardinal reports. The suspect, according to the Arlington Cardinal, is described as a heavyset white male in his 30's, and was wearing a black knit hat and a black and white windbreaker at the time of the robbery.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Agents allege that Crossley, who faces a felony charge for robbing a Des Plaines bank, also robbed banks in Buffalo Grove and Oak Brook.
FBI agents arrested Monday a man suspected of robbing a Buffalo Grove bank last month. Martin Crossley, 37, faces a charge in connection with a Nov. 30 robbery of First Merit Bank in Des Plaines. Crossley, of Lombard, has not been charged in connection with the Nov. 19 robbery of Buffalo Grove’s PNC Bank, but the criminal complaint filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Chicago alleges that he robbed that bank as well as a Fifth Third Bank in Oak Brook on Nov. 29. (The complaint is attached at right.) “FBI agents and family members of Crossley identified Crossley as the robber of the First Merit Bank, the PNC Bank and the Fifth Third Bank, based on their respective review of images of bank surveillance video from the three robberies and …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Buffalo Grove police and the FBI have not yet made an arrest following the Nov. 19 robbery at PNC Bank.
Investigators are still looking for the man they say robbed a PNC Bank in Buffalo Grove last week. Buffalo Grove Deputy Police Chief Steve Husak said police, along with the FBI, have received a few leads from the public, but they have not led to an arrest. Anyone who recognizes the man pictured here is asked to call the police department at (847) 459-2560. Original story from Nov. 20: Buffalo Grove police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who robbed PNC Bank Monday afternoon. Police said a white man, about 5-foot-8, who was wearing glasses, a Chicago Bears hat and striped sweater entered the bank's Lake-Cook Road location and demanded money from a teller at 4:50 p.m. Nov. 19. No weapon was displayed or mentioned. The …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Buffalo Grove police and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed a Buffalo Grove bank.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
PNC Bank was robbed Monday afternoon.
Buffalo Grove police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who robbed PNC Bank Monday afternoon. Police said a white man, about 5-foot-8, who was wearing glasses, a Chicago Bears hat and striped sweater entered the bank's Lake-Cook Road location and demanded money from a teller at 4:50 p.m. Nov. 19. No weapon was displayed or mentioned. The teller turned over an undisclosed amount of money and the man left on foot, police said. No one was injured during the incident. Deputy Chief Steve Husak said Buffalo Grove police are working with the FBI to identify the suspect, who was caught on the bank's surveillance camera. He said that anyone who recognizes the man, who is pictured here, should call the police department at (847) …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Chicagoland news to talk about: Distracted bicyclists will get tickets in Chicago.
Long-range forecasters are expecting this winter's snowfall and average temperatures to rank the city as home to the nation's worst winter. According to AccuWeather.com's forecast, the Chicago area will likely be clobbered by between 50 and 58 inches of snow this winter -- approximately the same amount as the 56 inches that fell over the city last year. The culprit is La Nina, said Ed Fenelon, meteorologist for the National Weather Service's Chicago office. “In a La Niña pattern, there are mild periods followed by cold outbreaks, and snowy weather. There is a higher than normal risk of severe weather, like the tornadoes we had in November last year,” Fenelon said. The city of Elmhurst has not escaped the emerald ash borer infestation …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
The FBI has charged an Arlington Heights man in connection with a Sept. 29 bank robbery in Rolling Meadows.
The FBI has charged a 53-year-old Arlington Heights man with robbing a TCF Bank at 1415 Algonquin Road in Rolling Meadows on Sept. 29. Alexander Stover has been charged with one count of bank robbery. Stover was taken into custody by Arlington Heights police on Sept. 30. A press release from the FBI states that Arlington Heights police recognized Stover from surveillance photos of the robbery and went to his residence to investigate. Stover appeard before U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Collins on Sunday and is being held without bond. Stover faces up to 20 years in prison. The Chicago Tribune reported that Stover handed the teller at the bank a note and a bag, and left with $7,262.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Chicagoland news to talk about: Highland Park bank robbed this morning.
The PNC Bank on Central Avenue in Highland Park was robbed shortly after opening Thursday morning, according to Highland Park Police officers. Details about the crime are still emerging, on the Highland Park Patch. The family of a Berwyn, Illinois teenager who was found dead in a squalid home filled with over 200 animals defended their animal hoarding in an interview with a Chicago television station this week. But Barbara Price, 77-year-old grandmother of the boy, does not see what all the fuss is about. "I came from Minneapolis, Minnesota many years ago, from a hog farm,” Barbara told CBS 2. "I know what filth is. If we lived here all these years, how come suddenly it's deadly? Shouldn't we have died long ago?" The Illinois Department …
Friday, May 20, 2011
A roundup of the top stories for the week of May 15.
Here are the top stories for Patch sites in your area this week: Firefighters Respond to Wheeling House Fire Accused Arsonist Released on Bond Crystal Lake Woman Sentenced for Robbing Cary Bank Haley Eliminated on American Idol Church Plans 61st Rummage Sale