Thursday, March 28, 2013
Javier R. Rosales, 35, was charged with Aggravated Battery for kicking a mentally handicapped girl and breaking her femur bone while her mother was away at work.
Palatine Police say a Palatine man admitted to breaking the leg of a 13-year-old mentally handicapped girl who was in his care while her mother was away at work, according to a press release from the Palatine Police Department. Javier F. Rosales, 35, of the 1900 bock of Green Lane is charged with one count of Aggravated Battery. Police were made aware of the girl's injury after she was first taken to the emergency room at Northwest Community Hospital by her mother on March 7, the release stated. She was transferred to Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago, and then is when the Illinois Department of Childen and Family Services (DCFS) stepped in, and notified Palatine Police. According to the release, Rosales was arrested on March 26, …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
This edition of the Palatine police blotter includes information supplied by police the week of March 25, 2013. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The latest edition of the Palatine Police Blotter: Criminal Damage to Property Two individuals reported finding two rolls of burning toilet paper in the McDonald's bathroom, 275 W. Northwest Hwy., on March 20 at 1:40 p.m. The toilet paper rolls were extinguished; a plunger and baby changing station also were burned. The damage is estimated at $200 and the incident remains under investigation. Criminal Damage to Vehicle A victim reported the unknown offender(s) shattered a rear window of a 2002 Toyota in the 1300 block of E. Inverrary Ln. sometime between March 21 at 10 p.m. and March 22 at 5 a.m. Police believe the damage was done by two large pieces of asphault and estimates on the value of the damage were not immediately available. A …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
At a recent meeting hosted by District 2 Councilman Scott Lamerand, Palatine Police provided a breakdown of what causes lockdowns at local schools and warning signs of potential school shooters.
The thought of your child being involved in any sort of school lockdown likely could bring flashbacks of the Columbine tragedy in April of 1999, or Sandy Hook just two weeks before Christmas in 2012. Since Columbine, schools districts and public safety officials across the country have worked to fortify their plans in case of tragedy; and Palatine is no different. At a recent village meeting hosted by District 2 Councilman Scott Lamerand, Palatine Police presented information about the different types of lockdowns that could occur at local elementary, middle and high schools. Details also were provided about school shooters, and what we as a community can do to help identity troubled young people to prevent future tragedies and loss of …
Monday, March 25, 2013
The driver was the sole occupant of the SUV he was driving, and was charged with DUI.
A driver who rolled his vehicle Sunday night at 1 Renaissance Place in Palatine was charged with Driving Under the Influence, according Kurt Schroeder, commander with the Palatine Police Department. Ralph Zamback, 53, of the 0-100 block of Renaissance Place was uninjured in the one-car accident that occurred shortly after 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Zamback was driving a 2000 Toyota 4 Runner at the time of the accident, which he rolled onto a snow embankment, said Bill Gabrenya, deputy chief with the Palatine Fire Department. Schroeder said when police and fire arrived at the scene, Zamback had already exited the vehicle, which landed on the driver's side. He was not transported to the hospital. Schroeder said after sobriety tests were conducted …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
This edition of the Palatine police blotter includes information supplied by police the week of March 18, 2013. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The latest edition of the Palatine Police Blotter: Criminal Damage to Property A resident living in the 1300 block of Inverrary Ln. was awoken on March 16 at 1:30 a.m. by a loud noise. Later, the resident discovered a first floor storm window was shattered by a rock. Damage estimates were not immediately available. Burglary to Motor Vehicle The driver's side window of a white 1992 Honda coupe was smashed in the 700 block of E. Constitutuion Dr. sometime between March 12 at 11:30 p.m. and March 13 at 11 p.m. The in-dash stereo was removed. Loss estimates were not immediately available. All four doors of a white 2008 Ford Truck were removed in the 500 block of Vermont St. sometime between March 16 at 11:30 p.m. and March 18 at 8:15 a.m. …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
During the St. Patrick's Day holiday period from March 14-17, Palatine Police were out in force between midnight and 3 a.m. to minimize the deadliest times on roadways.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Tuesday, March 19
The Palatine Police Department partnered with the Illinois Department of Transportation in their St. Patrick’s Day Holiday Traffic Safety Crackdown. Through a traffic safety grant, I.D.O.T. supplied funds to increase the number of uniformed Palatine Police officers on the roadways enforcing traffic laws over the St. Patrick’s Day Holiday period between March 14th - 17th. The focus of this campaign was to get intoxicated motorists off the roads and make sure vehicle occupants were kept safe through the enforcement of seat belt use. Through the holiday, Palatine Police uniformed officers hit the streets on dedicated traffic enforcement saturation patrols. These saturation patrols emphasized the hours of midnight to 3:00 am which have …
Friday, March 15, 2013
A Friday morning traffic collision occurred in the 600 block of Clark Drive. A 34-year-old resident, driving alone, veered off the roadway, hit a light pole and then a tree.
Palatine Police are currently investigating an early Friday accident involving a female driver veering off the road in a residential area, who then hit a light pole and finally smashed into a tree, where the car came to rest. Commander Mike Seebacher with Palatine Police said the accident occurred at 8:04 a.m. Friday, in the 600 block of Clark Drive, near the intersection of Plate Drive. The driver, a 34-year-old female Palatine resident whose name is not being released, was driving her 1998 Dodge Durango, and for an unknown reason, drifted off the right side of the roadway, Seebacher said. The woman then hit a light pole, causing damage to it, and finally struck a tree where the vehicle came to rest. The Palatine Fire Department …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
From March 14 through March 17, Palatine Police will conduct a holiday enforcement campaign, including saturation patrols and roadside safety checks.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Wednesday, March 13
Palatine Police will be enforcing the “Click it or Ticket” campaign, as well as the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign for the St. Patrick's Day holiday period. From the Palatine Police Department: The Palatine Police Department is dedicated to keeping our roadways safe through aggressive traffic enforcement measures. With the assistance of grant funding provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation, we will be participating in the St. Patrick’s Day Holiday Traffic Safety Crackdown. From March 14 through March 17, 2013, the Palatine Police Department will be saturating the roadways with extra officers focusing on enforcement of impaired driving and occupant protection laws. These are found to be the greatest contributing…
This edition of the Palatine police blotter includes information supplied by police on March 12, 2013. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The latest edition of the Palatine Police Blotter: Criminal Damage to Vehicle/Theft An unknown offender(s) slashed four Goodyear tires on a 2004 Chrysler van as it was parked in the 1300 block of Turtle Creek Dr. The incident happened sometime between Mar. 10 at 7 p.m. and March 11 at 7 a.m. An unknown offender(s) scratched both rear doors of a 1999 Chevy SUV and removed the registration sticker as it was parked in the 0-100 block of Dundee Quarter. The incident occurred sometime between March 10 at 7 p.m. and March 11 at 2 p.m. Theft An uknown offender(s) took three landscaping lights from a property in the 1900 block of N. Williamsburg sometime betweeen March 6 at 5 p.m. and March 7 at 7 a.m. The value of the items was not immediately …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
This edition of the Palatine police blotter includes information supplied by police the week of March 4, 2013. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The latest edition of the Palatine Police Blotter: Driving Under the Influence Juan Carlos Paz-Agostadero, 42, of the 1500 block of Norway, Palatine, was arrested for DUI on northbound Frontage Rd. at Rand Rd. on Feb. 24 at 3:15 a.m. In addition to DUI, Paz-Agostadero also was charged with Improper Lane Usage, No Valid Driver’s License and No Insurance. John S. Foggia, 26, of the 25,700 block of Gilmer Rd., Mundelein, was arrested for DUI on northbound Frontage Rd. at Rand Rd. on Feb. 3 at 12:30 p.m. In addition to DUI, Foggia also was charged with Resisting a Peace Officer, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving While License Suspended, Squealing of Tires, No Insurance and Failure to Wear Seat Belt. Retail Theft Nicholas W. Dubois, …