Sunday, December 30, 2012
Five residential burglaries reported in Arlington Heights in one week.
According to the Arlington Heights Police Department, five homes were burglarized in just one week. From kitchen stoves to jewelry, burglars got away with a slew a goods, stolen from homes in Arlington Heights. Washer, Dryer and Stove Stolen from Home Unknown offender(s) forced open the basement door on a foreclosed home and removed the washer/dryer, stove and some food items. The value of the items is unknown. In the 1200 block of E. Fremont, the burglary occurred between Dec. 22 and Dec. 24. Home Looted of Jewelry, Family Heirlooms The day after Christmas, burglars stole more than a dozen pieces of jewelry from a home in the 1500 block of S. Highland Avenue. Unknown offender(s) forced open the exterior attached garage service door and…
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Five handguns were among the items stolen during a residential burglary in the 200 block of N. Lincoln in Arlington Heights, police said.
Several guns were stolen from a home in the 200 block of N. Lincoln Lane during a residential burglary Saturday, Dec. 23. According to the Arlington Heights Police Department, the unknown offender or offenders forced open a first floor bedroom window and entered the house while the homeowner was out walking their dog. Five handguns were stolen from the basement of the home and a 55-inch Sony television was taken from the living room during the residential burglary, police said. The home was burglarized between 7:15 p.m. an 8:45 p.m. Dec. 23, while the resident was walking their dog around the neighborhood.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Two apartments burglarized in Arlington Heights, burglar of burglars snuck in through first floor window, police said.
In the 900 block of E. Shady Way, two apartments were burglarized in November. According to the Arlington Heights Police Department, in both cases, the unknown offender of offenders entered the apartment through a first floor window. Between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, the burglar(s) removed the following items from the apartment: Not reported to police until Friday, Nov. 30, a different unit at that same apartment complex in the 900 block of E. Shady Way, was burglarized sometime between 6:45 a.m. Nov. 1 and 3:50 p.m. Nov. 2 The following items were stolen: The Arlington Heights Police Department is investigating the two residential burglaries at the complex. Anyone with information about this or any other serious crime in …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Diamonds, rubies and gold stolen from an Arlington Heights home during a residential burglary, police said.
Close to $12,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from an Arlington Heights home in a residential burglary, police said. Reported this week, the Arlington Heights Police Department are now investigating the burglary but it's still unclear when the items were stolen. And the suspects include the victim's family, friends and workers. In the 1900 block of E. Avon Lane, the Arlington Heights home was burglarized sometime in the last eight months or so. According to police, six rings, valued at $11,270, and a watch were removed from the house sometime between April, 1 and Tuesday, Nov. 27. Individual items taken were: According to police, there were no signs of forced entry. Several people, including family, friends and workers have had access to …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Another residential burglary attempt and three more vehicle burglaries reported in Arlington Heights.
Residential Burglary Attempt: The unknown offender or offenders forcibly defeated the rear deadbolt lock of a condo in the 1100 block of E. Algonquin Road. While the deadbolt was defeated, the door handle lock remained intact and it did not look like the burglars were ever able to get inside the condo. The apparent failed burglary attempt occurred sometime between 8 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. According to the Arlington Heights Polcie Department, this is the second residential burglary attempted in just five days. American Flag Stolen: An American flag and wooden pole were stolen from the front of a home in the 500 block of S. Dunton Avenue. The patriotic display was stolen sometime late Saturday or early Sunday, Nov. 18. Recently…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Arlington Heights family victim of attempted burglary, police said.
After midnight, the lights of the home were off and with a ‘For Sale’ sign in the front yard, the house in the 2000 block of W. Spring Ridge Drive, the house looked empty. --But someone was inside the home; the resident was upstairs when she heard glass shatter. According to the Arlington Heights Police Department, around 12:25 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, the unknown offender or offenders threw a patio paver brick through a window in the family room. A laptop computer was in plain view from the outside, police said. Causing $500 worth of damage, the offender or offenders took off once they realized people were inside the home and nothing was taken from the house. Anyone with information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights…
Friday, October 26, 2012
Two residential burglaries and six vehicle burglaries reported in Arlington Heights.
Residential Burglaries: Two residential burglaries reported in just four days in Arlington Heights. Computer Stolen An Apple desktop computer was stolen from an Arlington Heights home on the 400 block of S. Reuter Drive, sometime between 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. With no signs of forced entry, the unknown offender or offenders may have gotten inside the house through a side access door to the garage. The value of the computer is not known. $200 in Coins Stolen The resident’s Razor scooter was thrown through the back patio door to gain entry into the apartment on the 500 block of E. Seegers Road. Inside the apartment, the only area disturbed was the bedroom closet where the unknown offender or offenders …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Arlington Heights man pleads guilty to several residential burglaries that occurred in Palatine Township and Arlington Heights in 2011, the Daily Herald reports.
Jerry Dickens, 42, of Arlington Heights was sentenced to eight years behind bars and ordered to pay about $400 in fines after he pleaded guilty to a string of residential burglaries that took place in Palatine Township and Arlington Heights last year, the Daily Herald reports. Dickens pleaded guilty to three class 1 felonies, two counts of residential burglary in Arlington Heights and one count of residential burglary from the Cook County Sheriff's Department. As Patch first reported, Dickens was arrested in mid-November of 2011 in connection to several residential burglaries in Palatine Township and Arlington Heights, two months after Cook County Sheriff Detectives began investigating a possible burglary pattern in the area. On Nov. 17, …