Monday, May 20, 2013
Palatine Police say two suspects entered the store at 784 E. Dundee Road on Saturday, and one suspect pulled a gun. Taken was U.S. currency, phones, tablets and iPads. Suspect descriptions are provided.
Palatine Police are searching for two suspects they believe are responsible for an armed robbery over the weekend where a gun was pulled on empolyees and customers at the Verizon Wireless Store, 784 E. Dundee Road. The robbery took place on Saturday, May 18 at approximately 6:15 p.m., according to a press release from the Palatine Police Department. A 9-1-1 call was placed by an employee, but when officers arrived, the two suspects had already fled the store. Employees told police the two suspects entered the store asking about phones, but then the first suspect pulled out a gun and ordered three employees and four customers to get to the ground, the release stated. Meanwhile the second suspect told the manager to open the inventory …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The following information was provided by the Palatine Police Department. An arrest should not be considered a conviction.
Home Burglarized on Claremont Drive A home was burglarized May 2 between 7:15 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. in the 1000 block of Claremont Drive. Someone entered the home through a lower level window and removed a bottle of whiskey and a jewelry box containing jewelry, including a watch valued at $150. Rock Thrown at Van Someone threw a rock at a 2001 Chevy van near the intersection of Baldwin and Dundee Roads on May 1 sometime between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. while the vehicle was stopped at a traffic light. Wyndham Club Condo Office Burglarzied Someone entered the Wyndham Club Condo Office located in the 1200 block of Wyndham Court between May 2 at 5:15 p.m. and May 3 at 6:15 a.m. A toolbag containing tools and valued at $210 was taken. Also taken was …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
A 17-year-old male from Palatine faces criminal charges for shooting at a group of teenagers after being identified in a police lineup.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, May 4
A 17-year-old Palatine boy faces criminal charges after shooting at a group of teenagers in a parking lot 1300 block of North Ports O'Call Drive, according to a press release from the Palatine Police Department. Police say the boy shouted gang slogans at the three teenagers, ages 16, 17 and 18, and fired two shots at about 9:10 p.m. April 26. The teenagers, according to the release, were in the parking lot when the offender shot in their direction. They reportedly knew the offender relating to a previous dispute over an iPhone. No one was injured in the incident and the 17-year-old faces several charges including unlawful use of a weapon and aggravated assault. Though no weapon was found, the release states that two unspent .25 caliber …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The following information was provided by the Palatine Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Truck Scratched A 2000 Chevrolet truck was scratched in the 1700 block of N. Laurel Drive sometime between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. April 14. Window Shattered Someone shattered the rear windshield of a 2008 Honda coupe in the 900 block of E. Lily Lane sometime between 11:30 p.m. April 12 and 10 a.m. April 13. ID, Keys Stolen A person reported that someone stole their ID cards and keys from the common area of Buehler YMCA, 1400 W. Northwest Highway. The incidnet happened sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. April 14. Smart Phone Taken John S. Foggia, 26, of Mundelein, was charged with theft in connection wiht a smart phone being taken on March 26 from the lobby of the Palatine Police Department, 595 N. Hicks Road. DUI Eric T. Johnson, 30, …
Friday, April 12, 2013
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the deaths of a Palatine couple were an apparent double-suicide.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, April 12
A Palatine couple in their 70s who were found in their garage apparently died in a double-suicide, the Chicago Tribune is reporting. The couple were found in the 600 block of Stuart Lane at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday by their daughter, the newspaper reported. Palatine police told the Tribune it appeared that the couple died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
The medical examiner has classified the death of a Palatine woman who was hit by a car backing out of a driveway as an accident.
A Palatine woman who died after being hit by a car backing out of a driveway was the victim of an accident according to the Cook County medical examiner, the Daily Herald reported. Jieru Chen, 77, died after being hit around noon Wednesday in the 400 block of N. Hicks near Northwest Highway. Chen was walking with her husband at the time, who was also hit by the vehicle, which was backing out of a private driveway. Police stated that Chen apparently hit her head on the pavement in the fall. She was ultimately airlifted to Lutheran General Hospital where she died from injuries on Thursday, Feb. 14. Police stated that a 42-year-old woman was driving the vehicle. The woman told police that she was backing out slowly eastbound from an apartment…
Thursday, December 27, 2012
This edition of the Palatine police blotter includes information supplied by police on Thursday, December 27, 2012. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The latest edition of the Palatine Police Blotter. Retail Theft On Dec. 22, a return scam was committed at Walmart, 1555 N. Rand Rd. at 12:45 p.m. Armando L. Gonzalez, 33, of the 300 block of Alyssa Ln., Plano, took a printer cartridge, valued at $67, off the shelf, concealed it in his coat and entered the bathroom. Gonzalez came out of the restroom with the cartridge in a plastic bag and attempted to return the item at customer service. He was charged with retail theft. Theft From Storage Locker Sometime between Dec. 2-Dec. 24. at 5:28 p.m., a victim reported their storage locker in the 1200 block of N. Sterling Ave. was broken into and burgled. The unknown offenders cut the lock, and took power tools, brushes, painting supplies., two…
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
A school bus vs. pick-up truck accident occurred in Palatine late Tuesday and sent three middle school students and the pick-up driver to the hospital. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
UPDATED: Wednesday, Dec. 19 7:30 a.m. A District 15 bus was involved in an accident late Tuesday afternoon, sending three children to the hospital, according to a release from the Palatine Fire Department. According to a message posted on the school's website, Winston Campus Junior High Activity Bus #WC929 was involved in the accident. The accident occurred at the intersection of North Frontage Road and Bayside Drive, according to the fire department, and involved the bus containing 25 children and the bus driver, and a male behind the wheel of a pick-up truck. According to the school’s website, per district policy, paramedics were called to check out all students, and another bus returned students to their homes. The second bus was …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
This edition of the Palatine police blotter includes information supplied by police on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Burglary to Motor Vehicle A victim reported their 2000 Dodge van was burlarized in the 1300 block of Shadow Lake Terr. sometime between Nov. 28 at 10 p.m. and November 29 at 6 a.m. An unknown offender(s) pried off the exterior trim piece on the dashboard and removed a tv/radio, in addition to 10 DVD's and two bank debit cards. The car was reportedly left unlocked. A victim reported their silver Mazda SUV was burglarized in the 400 block of Diane Dr. on Nov. 29 between 6 p.m and 10:06 p.m. The unknown offender(s) took a purse that was sitting on the front passenger seat. The victim found the purse about 300 feet from the car with the contents dumped out. Taken was $80 to $100 in U.S. currency. The car was reportedly left unlocked. A …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Rescue crews spent hours in Wheeling Thursday attempting to rescue or recover a member of the cleaning crew who fell into a tank.
UPDATED: Wheeling Fire Chief Keith MacIsaac has confirmed that the man who fell into a tank earlier today at Sunnyside Corporation, has died, according to the Daily Herald. The man, whose identity has not been made public, was hired to clean the tank, the Daily Herald reports. The case has now been turned over to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). EARLIER: Firefighters and police from Palatine, Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove and a number of area departments are on the scene of an attempted rescue in Wheeling. Public safety officials with Wheeling police say they responded to a report of an unresponsive man stuck inside of a 6000 gallon tanker at Sunnyside Corporation, 225 Carpenter Avenue. The Daily Herald is …