Ÿ A dozen vehicles were damaged in a commercial burglary that took place between 7 and 9 p.m. Sept. 30 on the 1400 block of West Bartlett Road, according to police reports. A truck was set on fire, another had gravel dumped on it, one was driven into a retaining wall and others had miscellaneous damage, including smashed windows, reports said. The entire building was ransacked, with windows and doors broken, graffiti on the walls and drywall torn down, reports said.
Ÿ Dylan Peterson, 20, was arrested and later charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after police stopped him shortly before 3 a.m. Sept. 29 near the intersection of Countryside and Todd Farm drives, according to police reports. Police were monitoring the area because of recent car burglaries and found Peterson with a pipe used for smoking marijuana, reports said.
Ÿ Jewelry and a safe that contained Social Security cards, birth certificates, vehicle titles and receipts were stolen sometime between 5 and 9 p.m. Sept. 29 from a home on the 1100 block of Pegwood Drive, according to police reports. There was no damage done to the house during the burglary and other valuables were left behind, reports said.
Ÿ A Carpentersville man was attacked shortly before 1:30 a.m. Sept. 30 on the 300 block of Hamilton Street and later taken to Provena St. Joseph Hospital with a broken bone near his eye and cuts that required several stitches, according to police reports. The man approached several strangers looking for heroin and was attacked by three of them, reports said.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.