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Regional Police Report: Woman Robs Farmstand With Knife, Caulk Gun Scare and More

The following is a selection of police-related items reported in area Patches recently. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Crystal Lake

Knife-wielding Woman Robs Farmstand

It appears one woman's attempt to has been squashed by Crystal Lake Police.

Police Cmdr. Dan Dziewior issued a press release Friday stating Amy M. Migliorato, 28, 5 Arrowhead Dr., Algonquin, .

Police were called at 4:15 p.m. Thursday to Cody's Farm Fresh Stand at 140 S. Route 14, a vacant lot between The Freeze and the Crystal Lake Motel, where the 20-year-old stand attendant stated . The victim handed over the day's worth of proceeds. The woman then fled on foot, the witness told police.

Buffalo Grove

Man Had Gun At McDonald's – For Caulk

responding to a Monday night at found the suspect armed not with a weapon, but a caulk gun.

The incident was called in at 5:25 p.m. July 30 by a restaurant manager who saw the suspected gun, police said. When officers arrived, they found a homeless man who had fashioned a and some rope, Cmdr. Jim Newton said.

Skokie

Teens Made Bomb With Toliet Cleaner

Two teens were charged with after they used toilet cleaner and foil paper to create a "bomb" on July 28, police said.

Officers responded to an around 4:18 p.m. When they arrived they located several teens playing outside. One of the suspects told police "he made a MacGyver [type] bomb and threw it across the street," the police report states.  

When police spoke to the teenagers they told them they did not know the report states.

Arlington Heights

Men Sentenced In Child Pornography Case

Two suburban men , federal law enforcement officials announced July 28.

Lubos Albrecht, 25, formerly of Lockport, was sentenced today to 12 years and seven months in prison for . Bruce R. Biehler, 56, formerly of Arlington Heights, was sentenced Wednesday to seven years and three months in federal prison .

Albrecht had begun working as a in March 2010. According to court records, Albrecht had amassed a computerized collection that contained approximately 10,000 images and 1,000 videos of child pornography.

Park Ridge

Angry Solicitor Calls Homeowner Names

A solicitor selling magazine subscriptions knocked on the door of a residence in the 2200 block of DeCook Avenue July 18. When the homeowner told him that someone else from his company already had been there, the . As the solicitor walked away he threatened the victim's husband.

Evanston

Men With Guns Invade Home

An Evanston man to find three young men brandishing guns on Wednesday afternoon, according to police. 

The three men confronted the 21-year-old victim around 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue, police reported. 

Two women and three children were also home when the four offenders arrived, according to police. Witnesses reported hearing the men , and described them as being in their late teens or early twenties. After two people in the home escaped through a window, the young men with guns ran away, police reported. No one was injured.

John Public October 03, 2012 at 02:22 PM
A caulk gun, now you have to admit, that is some funny stuff there. Maybe he thought it was a Martian ray gun.

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