Thursday, March 21, 2019

Three Dogs Die in House Fire on LaSalle St Near Chestnut Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:15 PM Wednesday to a report of a house fire on Lasalle Street just east of the intersection of Chestnut Avenue and LaSalle Street Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a basement fire, but actually the basement was not burning. Police arrived by 10:18 p.m. and reported smoke showing and then reported the back of the house was fully involved with fire.

Engine 4's crew arrived by 10:20 p.m. and reported with fully-involved fire at the back of the house with fire also showing in the garage with the garage door open.

Neighbors reported embers were falling on the roof of a neighboring home, but there was no fire at the house nearby.

Firefighters immediately pulled a 2 1/2-inch line to the back of the house

A second line was requested by 10:27 p.m. Firefighters knocked the bulk of the fire down by 10:31 p.m. but were still attacking flames inside from defensive positions in the backyard.

The fire moved up to the attic but firefighters were able to stop it from breaking through the roof except for a small area near a chimney.

A line was also brought to the garage, and later a master stream was flowing from Tower Ladder 1. There were the fire was fought with three hand lines and an elevated master stream.

Firefighters reported no fire visible at the outside rear by 10:35 p.m. and no fire visible in the basement. There spot fires still burning in the inside of the home.

Firefighters that were interior reported no fire in the entryway, but observed charring from floor to ceiling. There was also charring in the attic.

Visible flames were observed near the chimney and charring was also observed on the roof from the firefighters on the roof. Firefighters on Tower Ladder one also ventilated the roof and knocked down the chimney at the peak of the roof while attempting to access a void space at about 11:00 p.m. Firefighters at the rear were warned of the possible collapse of the chimney onto the ground in the backyard. Firefighters were able to stop the fire at this point from breaking through the roof. Tower 1's crew cleared the overhead hazard by knocking the chimney to the ground with their master stream after firefighters on the ground moved to a safe position.

The time for fire under control was not initially available.

No injuries were initially reported by residents or firefighters. However, unfortunately three dogs perished in the fire.

The fire is under investigation.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Vehicle Burglar Leaves His Apple iPhone at Crime Scene on North Mallard Lane, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 12:36 AM Tuesday of a vehicle burglary in the block of 4200 North Mallard Lane Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that two unknown offenders burglarized an unlocked white 2016 Lexus RX350.

The owner of the vehicle witnessed the two unknown offenders enter the unlockd Lexus RX350.

Offender #1 was described as a male/white, about 18 years-old, approximately 6'0" with a slender build, long brown hair and a nose piercing, wearing a grey jacket and blue jeans.

Offender #2 was described as a male but no further description is available.

Offender #1 left his black, Apple iPhone at the scene.

The crime is reported to have occurred on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 between 12:30 AM and 12:35 AM. The elapsed time range including the time the crime could have occurred is 0:05 (hours: minutes).

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Vehicle Burglary: Unlocked White Mercedes on S Ridge Near Cedar St, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 6:01 AM Sunday of a vehicle burglary in the block of 1600 South Ridge Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders entered the victim's unlocked white 2011 Mercedes. The victim's personal belongings were strewn about the vehicle. Taken was a small amount of loose change from the center counsel.

The crime is reported to have occurred on between Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 10:43 PM and Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6:00 AM. The elapsed time range including the time the crime could have occurred is 7:17 (hours: minutes).

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Infiniti of Hoffman Estates Burglarized by 4 Suspects in an Audi on Golf Rd Near Gannon Dr, Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates police received a report about 1:22 AM Wednesday of a commercial burglary at the Infiniti of Hoffman Estates auto dealership, 1075 West Golf Road Hoffman Estates, IL. Police received a report that unknown offender or offenders burglarized an auto dealership, and fled the scene.

The suspects were described as four male/black subjects -- one wearing a mask.

Offenders were riding in a white Audi sedan. The suspects and their vehice were last seen eastbound on Interstate 90, merging on to Route 53 in an unknown direction.

The crime is reported to have occurred 1:22 a.m. and was only about 4,000 feet in a straight line from the Hoffman Estates Police Department headquarters.

There also may have been some criminal activity or suspicious activity at the Mercedes-Benz of Hoffman Estates auto dealership, just northeast of the Infiniti dealership.

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Unlocked Honda Odyssey Burglarized on South Bristol, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:01 AM Monday of a vehicle burglary in the block of 500 South Bristol Lane Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders entered the victim's unlocked white 2018 Honda Odyssey. The victim's personal belongings were strewn about the vehicle. Reported taken was a small amount of loose change from the center console.

The crime is reported to have occurred between Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 9:00 PM and Monday, March 18, 2019 at 8:00 AM. The elapsed time range including the time the crime could have occurred is 11:00 (hours: minutes).

An unlocked 2014 Chevrolet was also burglarized in the neighborhood on South Lincoln Lane about the same reported time frame. Several vehicles have been burglarized in the Scarsdale neighborhood in the past week.

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Vehicle Burglary on South Lincoln Lane, Arlington Heights -- Several Vehicle Burglaries in Scarsdale Recently

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:01 AM Monday of a vehicle burglary in the block of 400 South Lincoln Lane Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders entered the victim's unlocked black 2014 Chevrolet. The victim's personal belongings were strewn about the vehicle.

Reported taken from the vehicle was a pair of sunglasses valued at approximately $100.

Several vehicles were later seen via video surveillance traveling slowly through the area at the time of the event. Also, a subject was later seen via video surveillance running alongside the vehicles.

The crime is reported to have occurred between Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 8:00 PM and Monday, March 18, 2019 at 8:00 AM. The elapsed time range including the time the crime could have occurred is 12:00 (hours: minutes).

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Brick Thrown Through Metra Train Station Window Northwest Highway and Vail Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 4:46 AM Wednesday of criminal damage to property at the downtown Metra train station, 45 West Northwest Highway Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender threw a brick paver through the Gateway News Stand window causing the window to break. The brick paver was located outside the building near the broken window. At the time of the police report, it did not appear entry was made into the building.


The crime is reported to have occurred between Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 4:30 PM and Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 4:45 AM. The elapsed time range including the time the crime could have occurred is 12:15 (hours: minutes).

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Stranger "Insinuated" He Would Kill Victims on Bloomington Ave Near Lake Cook Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 12:16 AM Saturday to a report of a threatening male in the block of 4200 North Bloomington Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender approached the victims outside their apartment and insinuated he was going to kill them. The victims were able to separate themselves from the offender and enter their apartment without further issue.

The offender was described as a male/white wearing dark clothing.

The crime is reported to have occurred between Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:30 PM and Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 12:15 AM. The elapsed time range including the time the crime could have occurred is 0:45 (hours: minutes).

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Vehicle Burglaries on East Park St Near Beverly Ln, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 3:01 AM Monday of a vehicle burglary in the block of 700 East Park Street Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders entered the victim's unlocked 2012 Jeep Wrangler. The victim's personal belongings were strewn about the vehicle. Reported taken from the vehicle were sunglasses valued at approximately $150.00.

An locked 2005 Ford Escape was also ransacked about the same time period, but at the time of the police report there was nothing noticed missing.

The crime involving the Jeep Wrangler is reported to have occurred between Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM and Monday, March 18, 2019 at 3:00 AM. The elapsed time range including the time the crime could have occurred is 8:00 (hours: minutes). The Ford Escape time frame was 9:00 p.m. to 3:15 a.m.

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Vehicle Burglary at Xsport Fitness Lot on East Golf Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:31 PM Friday of a vehicle burglary at Xsport Fitness, 320 East Golf Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders entered the victim's 2007 silver Cadillac XLR by breaking the front passenger side window. Taken was the victim's prescription medication and wallet containing various credit cards and approximately $350.00.

The crime is reported to have occurred on Friday, March 15, 2019 between 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM. The elapsed time range including the time the crime could have occurred is 2:0 (hours: minutes).

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Theft of Taxi Service at Northwest Highway and Wilke Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:31 PM Saturday of a theft of taxi services at Jimmy D's, 1718 West Northwest Highway Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender ran out of a taxi without paying for his fare.

The unknown offender was described as a male/white, approximately 5'10" in height with a muscular build, black hair and a bleak beard, wearing jeans and a grey T-shirt with a long sleeved white shirt underneath.

Subject was last seen running south bound on New Wilke Rd from the Jimmy D's parking lot.

The crime is reported to have occurred on Saturday, March 16, 2019 between 7:45 PM and 8:30 PM. The elapsed time range including the time the crime could have occurred is 0:45 (hours: minutes).

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Theft of Apple Beats Studio Headphones at Xsport South on East Golf Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 10:46 PM Friday of a theft at Xsport Fitness, 320 East Golf Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders removed the victim's Apple Beats Studio headphones after they were left unattended in the cup holder of a treadmill. The approximate value of the stolen property is $350.00.


The crime is reported to have occurred on Friday, March 8, 2019 between 10:30 PM and 10:45 PM. The elapsed time range including the time the crime could have occurred is 0:15 (hours: minutes).

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Arlington Heights Police Spot Stolen Auto with Chase Vehicles, Driver of Stolen Auto Captured on Chicago's South Side

Arlington Heights police responded about 1:15 AM Monday to the sighting of a stolen vehicle Arlington Heights Road and Interstate 90 Arlington Heights, IL. An Arlington Heights police officer spotted a stolen automobile being driven with two other chase vehicles on the south side of Arlington Heights Sunday early Monday morning. Police responded to the sighting of a stolen vehicle and attempted to stop the vehicle, but the drivers of all three vehicles fled the police and entered eastbound Interstate 90 at Arlington Heights Road.

The drivers fled in a red Cadillac, a black Honda 4-door, and a dark Toyota 4-door. The red Cadillac was reported stolen out of Addison.

Another police agency and the Illinois State Police spotted the three vehicles on I-94 near Tower Road in Lake County. The three vehicles sped away again, but spotted again on the spur in Northbrook and headed southbound on the Edens Expressway. They were spotted intermittently on the southbound Edens Expressway.

The three vehicles continued southeast at high speed on the Kennedy Expressway, and continued south on the Dan Ryan. The three drivers of the three vehicles exited at 55th Street, where a short chase with Chicago Police Department began. The driver of the red Cadillac -- the stolen vehicle -- was captured at 63rd Street and Union Avenue at about 2:;15 a.m. The drivers of the other two vehicles split, and were able to Chicago evade and flee police.

Charges were pending early Monday morning for the driver of the stolen red Cadillac from Addison.

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Fire Diesel Redemption on Commercial Rd Near Virginia Rd, Crystal Lake -- Large Commercial Building

Crystal Lake police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:50 PM Monday to a report of an explosion and fire at Diesel Redemption, 6207 Commercial Rd Crystal Lake, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a worker was using a torch during vehicle repair when a spark caused a fire and explosion.

The first crew on arrival by 3:01 pm reports heavy black smoke and immediately activates MABAS Box Alarm and then a Second Alarm. There is heavy fire and black smoke from a 200x100 sq ft commercial building with a parking lot with multiple vehicles parked outside.

Wind was from the West 12-13 MPH at 2:52 PM.

According to the company website for Diesel Redemption, the company restores diesel engines.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

One Hurt in FedEx Van Rollover Crash with Lexus at Arlington Heights Rd and Happfield Dr, Arlington Heights

Buffalo Grove police and Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:23 AM Saturday to a report of a crash involving a FedEx van that rolled over at Arlington Heights Road and Happfield Drive Arlington Heights, Il. Upon arrival, police and firefighter/paramedics discovered everyone was out of their vehicles.

The crash involved a Lexus sedan and FedEx Mercedes van. There was no initial word on the cause of the crash.

One person was injured and transported to Northwest Community Hospital. Another person refused medical transportation.

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