Robert R. Neff, 35, of the 700 block of E. Independence Dr., Palatine, was charged with retail theft from Wal-Mart, 1555 N. Rand Road on Sept. 8. Police say he allegedly placed a $15.97 price tag on a sleeping bag priced at $47.97, paid the lower amount and left the store. Police said he also had a hand saw in his front pocket that he did not pay for at the store.
Driving Under the Influence
Adrian Gutierrez-Nolasco, 32, of the 100 block of Dundee Quarter, was charged at 1:22 a.m., Sept. 2, with driving under the influence, speeding, driving while license suspended and improper lane usage in the 1800 block of N. Baldwin Road.
Gary C. Boehm, 29, of the 600 block of N. Lake Shore Drive, was charged September 9, with driving under the influence, failing to reduce speed to avoid a collision, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and expired registration in the 600 block of N. Lake Shore Drive.
Burglary to Motor Vehicle
Between 9 p.m., September 6, and 7 a.m., Sept 7, there were two car burglaries/criminal damage to vehicle reports in the 200 block of Rohlwing Road. In one incident, an unknown offender shattered the driver’s side window of 1997 Honda Accord and took a Pioneer stereo, value unknown. The driver’s side window of a 1998 Volkswagon was also shattered. Taken from the vehicle was a car stereo, a MAG light, a Leatherman tool, a phone charger kit and a windbreaker jacket. The jacket was valued at $60, with the value of the rest of the items unknown.
Between 8 p.m., Sept. 8, and 8 a.m., Sept. 9, in the 300 block of E. Rimini Ct., an unknown offender entered a 2008 Mercury through a missing passenger’s side window and took $1,482 in cash, a black wallet, a social security card, a driver’s license and various credit and debit cards.
Someone took two Garmin Nuvi GPS systems, with an unknown value, from an unlocked 2007 Jeep parked in the 200 block of S. Elm Street between 11 p.m., September 6, and 1 p.m., Sept. 7.
The Palatine Police Blotter includes arrests and incidents reported by the Palatine Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.