Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Disturbance, Battery on North Dryden, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police responded about 4:54 a.m. Friday to a report of a disturbance and a battery at an apartment at 29 North Dryden. Police received a report that the offender was a male, who left the apartment. He was described as 5’0″ thin build, wearing blue pants and no shirt. Police on the scene called for paramedics for a battery victim.
No word on police contact with the offender or any arrest.

‘Criminal Damage in Progress’ Call at Carefree Park on South Belmont Ave, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police received a report of criminal damage to property at Carefree Park, 1231 South Belmont Avenue. Police received a report that offenders were seen fleeing the area upon police arrival. Fresh graffiti in orange and black marker was located on a picnic bench. The graffiti consisted of faces and variations of the names Rick and Laura.
The crime is reported to have occurred on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 11:10pm.
Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Garage Burglary/Bike Theft on West Campbell St, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police received a report of a residential burglary in a residential burglary in the 900 Block of W. Campbell Street. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders entered an open attached garage while the owner was watering plants in the rear yard. A light blue/green Univega mountain bike was reported stolen.
The crime is reported to have occurred on Monday, June 25, 2012 between 5:30am-6:30am.
Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Theft at Olympic Park Pool on Ridge Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 10:09 p.m. Thursday of a theft at Olympic Park Pool, 660 North Ridge Avenue. Police received a report that a bag was stolen while a person was at the swim center. The crime is reported to have occurred in the past hour. An unknown offender or offenders removed a black/gold gym bag containing keys and cash from an unlocked gym locker.

Theft of Motor Vehicle Parts at Parking Garages at E. Eastman St, and at S. Vail Ave, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police received a report of a theft of motor vehicle parts in the parking garage at 155 East Eastman Street at Evergreen Avenue and Miner Street. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders removed resonators valued at $180 from a muffler on a silver 2005 Toyota Highlander. The crime was reported to have occurred between June 25, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. and June 26, 2012 at 6:30 a.m.
A separate theft of motor vehicle parts occurred at the parking garage on June 25, 2012 between 8:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. A catalytic converter valued at $1,500 was stolen from a 2012 Toyota Highlander.
Also report was a theft of a catalytic convertor was also reported from a silver 2008 Lexus RX330 at the parking garage at 22 South Vail Avenue — across from Dunton Tower Apartments. The Lexus crime was reported to have occurred June 25, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. and June 26, 2012 at 7:00 a.m.
Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Vehicle Burglary on West Hawthorne St, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 9:41 p.m. Wednesday of a vehicle burglary that 1100 block of West Hawthorne Street. Police received a report that a someone burglarized a black Pontiac G6. The offender was described as a female, but no further description was available.

Northwest Community Hospital Among The Nation’s Best In Patient Safety


Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) has been recognized among the nation’s best when it comes to excellence in keeping patients safe during a hospital stay. The Arlington Heights hospital received the highest distinction of an “A” grading from The LeapFrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score(SM), a first-of-its kind initiative that aims to make hospital safety measures and compliance transparent.
The LeapFrog Group, a national not-for-profit organization that promotes hospital transparency, in early June released its patient safety review of 2,652 hospitals from across the country, with each receiving a letter grade indicating overall performance in safe patient care. Of the 108 acute care hospitals evaluated in Illinois, NCH is among the 49 hospitals to earn the highest mark with the “A” letter grade.
The Hospital Safety Score is a single score product compiled from 26 publicly reported measures of hospital safety data including rates of infection and injury, as well as preventable medical and medication errors.
“I applaud the LeapFrog Group for raising the level of accountability and for empowering consumers with a resource that guides them in making informed decisions when selecting their hospital of preference,” said Bruce K. Crowther, NCH’s President and CEO.
With approximately 400 people dying each year in the United States due to medical errors, and one in four Medicare patients leaving a hospital with a new and potentially-fatal issue, building awareness about a hospital’s performance and the efforts that can reduce likelihood of patient harm is important as ever before.
“At NCH, we’re strongly committed to the safety and well-being of each patient who enters our doors, whether they’re here for an outpatient service or an overnight hospital stay,” said Crowther. “Our staff continually review best practices in safe patient care and have rolled out numerous initiatives and programs aimed to maintain a high level of quality and patient safety.”
For additional information and scores from Hospital Safety Score, visit www.hospitalsafetyscore.org.

Van Fire at Central Park East Apartments on East Central Rd, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to a vehicle fire in a van parked at the Central Park East Apartments, in the 1500 block of East Central Road. Police arrived first and reported a well-involved van fire which was spreading to a tree, and then a vehicle parked next to the van.
The van was apparently a carpet cleaning van with chemicals in the back of the van. Wind was from the east and an acrid odor was carried with smoke westward across the apartment complex property. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. Minor damage occurred to a Honda vehicle parked next to the van.

Criminal Damage/Vandalism to Vehicle on West Campbell St, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 7:56 p.m. Monday of criminal damage to vehicle in front of Fitness 19 at 1601 West Campbell Street in Westgate Shopping Center. Police received a report that a black Nissan Sentra was spray-painted. The crime was possibly retaliatory, and occurred sometime since 6:00 p.m. Monday.

Mark Wesley Baker of Mount Prospect


Mark Wesley Baker was born December 23, 1947 in Evanston to Myron and Elizabeth (nee Stephens) Baker. He passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at his home in Mt. Prospect.

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Marguerite J. Clarke of Arlington Heights


Marguerite J. Clarke, 80, of Arlington Heights, formerly of River Forest, beloved wife of Ralph; loving mother of Christine (Mark) Stumpf, Suzanne (Pascal Vernier) Clarke, Alison (Steve Lawrence) Clarke, and Ralph (Rosario) Clarke III; cherished grandmother of Adam and Catherine Clarke, and Alma-Louise Vernier-Clarke.

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Shirley I. Grawin of Arlington Heights


Shirley I. Grawin was born in Chicago to Clarence and Elsie (nee Janz) Singleton. She died Friday, June 29, 2012 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.

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Gerard J. Lavery, Ph.D. of Buffalo Grove


Gerard J. Lavery, Ph.D. was born September 17, 1925 in Philadelphia, PA to Thomas and Mary Ellen Lavery. He died July 1, 2012 at The Abington of Glenview.

Gerard served in the Army during WWII. He was the former Director of the Neuropsy lab of Lutheran General Hospital’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit for 20 years and the Director of the Out Patient Counseling Center of Resurrection Hospital.

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Charlene M. Loftus


Charlene (nee Heckert) Loftus, beloved wife of Thomas J. Loftus; loving mother of Michael, Thomas (Laureen), Daniel (Molly), and Timothy (Alessandra) Loftus; dear grandmother of Stephanie, Kyle, Larissa, Finnea, Mimi, Connor, Nora, and Ryan; sister of Marilyn Jane (Jim) and Judith (Dale). She was preceded in death by her parents Clifford and Rosaline (nee Thompson) Heckert.

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David Mattis of Buffalo Grove


David Lee Mattis was born in Chicago to Joseph and Violet (nee Bastian) Mattis. He died June 28, 2012 at the age of 66 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.

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Christopher E. O’Reilly off Arlington Heights


Christopher E. O’Reilly was born July 22, 1929 in Chicago to Christopher and Rose (nee McManus) O’Reilly. He died June 30, 2012 at Addolorata Villa in Wheeling.

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Phyllis Schneider of Kildeer


Phyllis Schneider was born September 7, 1940. She died June 30, 2012 at her home in Kildeer. Phyllis Schneider was an orthopedic nurse assisting Dr. James Ryan.

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Michael N. Weides of Prospect Heights


Michael N. Weides was born on January 13, 1953 in Evanston to James and Elizabeth (nee Feit) Weides. He died Sunday, July 1, 2012 at in Park Ridge.

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FESTIVAL 2012: Frontier Days Festival, Carnival & Events 2012, Fireworks for Arlington Heights

FIREWORKS 2012 near 60004, 60005, 60056: Wednesday, July 4 @ Arlington Park; Wednesday, July 4 @ Melas Park and Sunday, July 8 again @ Melas Park. (See also ArlingtonPark.com & Melas Park Fest) WEDNESDAY Special July 4 Racing/One of Chicagoland's Largest Fireworks Displays -- more than 30 minutes Join Arlington Park for a fun filled July 4th featuring racing, music and and fireworks. Live racing will begin later in the day than normal (3:00 p.m.) followed shortly thereafter by Chicagoland's major fireworks display for an Independence Day Fireworks Celebration.


Report that ‘Repo Man’ Broke Into Garage to Get Car on North Yale Ave, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police received a report about 10:49 p.m. Monday of criminal damage to property in the 0-99 block of North Yale Avenue. Police received a report that subject(s) repossessing a vehicle broke into the garage where the vehicle was stored and damaged the garage door.
The incident is reported to have occurred sometime between 9:20 p.m. and 10:49 p.m.

Criminal Damage to Vehicle on North Douglas Ave, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police received a report of criminal damage to vehicle in the 600 block of North Douglas Avenue. Police received a report that an unknown offender or offenders used a hard object to scratch the driver side rear tail light, front/rear doors, rear fender and hood on a black 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The scratches were 3′ to 5′ long. The damage amount is unknown.
The vehicle was parked on the street.
The crime is reported to have occurred between Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 7:00pm and Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 12:15am.
Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Vehicle Hit by PaintBall Gun on North Brighton Pl, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 1:50 p.m. Monday of a criminal damage to vehicle/vandalism in the 300 block of North Brighton Place. Police received a report that a vehicle was hit by a paintball. No offender information available.

Woman Reports Being Grabbed by Neck and Hair at Shell Gas Station on East Central Rd, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police responded about 12:49 p.m. Monday to a report of an assault at the Shell gas station, 301 East Central Road (formerly a Citgo station). Police received a report that a woman was grabbed by the neck and hair by a male offender. The woman reported she was able to escape when a customer arrived. The female victim called police from another location. Police transported both offender and victim to Arlington Heights Police Department Headquarters for investigation.
Crime scene investigators were on the scene Monday afternoon gathering evidence inside the gas station store.

Indecent Exposure on West Campbell St, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 6:30 a.m. Monday to a report of a suspicious person/indecent exposure in the 600 block of West Campbell Street. Police received a report of a naked male that was urinating in the front yard. The man got dressed and was wearing red and green shorts and a green hat. He was last seen walking toward Ridge Avenue.

Three Juveniles Riding on Top of Toyota Van Near Fernandez Ave and Haven Dr, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police received a report about 10:22 p.m. Sunday of a reckless driver in the area of Fernandez Avenue and Haven Drive. Police received a report that female driver was driving a van with three juveniles on the roof of the van. The van was last seen at Haven and Noyes. The van was described as a green Toyota van.

Fire in Garage Outlet on Charter Point Drive, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:18 p.m. Sunday to a report of a fire in a garage in the 2000 block of Charter Point Drive. Firefighters received a report that flames were coming out of an outlet in the garage of a two-family residence construction. The fire was out immediately upon arrival of firefighters. Com Ed was requested to respond to the scene.
Wheeling and Buffalo Grove firefighters assisted Arlington Heights firefighters.

Theft of Cab Services at Highland Ave and Henry St, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police responded about 3:48 a.m. Sunday to a report of theft of services from a cab near the intersection of Highland Avenue and Henry Street. Police received a report that cab customers bailed and ran from the cab near the intersection.
No word on any arrests or charges.

Burglary at Public Storage on East Algonquin Rd, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police received a report about 5:55 a.m. Sunday of burglary to a storage locker in the 900 block of East Algonquin Road. Police received a report that a Public Storage locker was burglarized. Detail update provides information that nothing appeared to be missing from a storage unit that contained construction equipment after the door was forcibly opened.
Fire extinguishers in the common area of the facility were missing and extinguisher propellant was found on and near the burglarized storage unit.

Theft of Services from Taxi on North Ridge Ave, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police responded about 5:03 a.m. Sunday to a report of theft of services from a cab in the 900 block of North Ridge Avenue. Police received a report that a cab customer went into the house to get money and did not come back out.
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