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Northwest suburban police blotter

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By Freida Gad

Buffalo Grove

• Miguel Angel Martinez, 21, of the 100 block of Hansom, Wheeling, was arrested around 1:05 a.m. Nov. 14 on Dundee Road at Betty Drive and charged with felony manufacture/delivery of marijuana, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and speeding.

• Benito Figueroa, 39, of the 2300 block of North Major Avenue, Chicago, was arrested around 11:20 a.m. Nov. 28 at Dominick's, 770 S. Buffalo Grove Road, and charged with felony retail theft after he reportedly hid merchandise in his backpack.

• Alexander E. Hernandez, 18, of the 200 block of Cindy, Wheeling, was arrested around 6 p.m. Nov. 27 at his home and charged with theft after he reportedly took a gold necklace, class ring and a $5 bill out of a bedroom at a friend's home on the 100 block of Mary Lu Lane between 2 and 5 p.m. Nov. 24.

• Ulises Oliva, 43, of the 18600 block of West Lovers Lane, Grayslake, was arrested around 2:55 a.m. Nov. 23 on the 500 block of West Dundee Road and charged with illegal transportation of open liquor, DUI and traffic violations.

• Vandals spray painted graffiti on the southwest personnel door, side of shipping trailer and four roll up doors at Yaskawa, 1067 Johnson Drive, around noon Nov. 26.

• A man stole $250 from the Starbucks counter in Dominick's, 770 S. Buffalo Grove Road, around 5:45 p.m. Nov. 26 after he pulled a quick change scam on the female clerk.

• Thieves stole a wallet out of a customer's purse at Starbucks, 55 N. McHenry Road, around 5 p.m. Nov. 21 after she left her purse next to the condiment stand. Contents included gift cards valued at $200, driver's license, bank cards, and $200 in cash.

• Burglars broke into a van in a fitness center lot, 601 Deerfield Parkway, between 6:10 and 8:10 p.m. Nov. 23 and stole a purse containing credit cards, driver's license, children's jewelry and $200 in cash. They used some of the cards at several places; value was estimated at $1,113.

• Thieves stole a driver's license out of the cup holder in a car at a store lot, 1160 W. Lake-Cook Road, between 7 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24.

• Thieves stole a bottle of whiskey and $50 from a home on Brucewood Court around 11:15 a.m. Nov. 24.

• Burglars stole a purse out of an unlocked car in an open garage on the 700 block of Thompson Boulevard between 10 p.m. Nov. 24 and 9:45 a.m. Nov. 25 and stole an iPod and debit card.

• Burglars stole a set of binoculars valued at $350 out of an unlocked vehicle on the 400 block of Ronnie Drive between 9 p.m. Nov. 24 and 9:45 a.m. Nov. 25.

• Burglars broke into a vehicle in a lot at 350 N. McHenry Road around 10:30 p.m. Nov. 20 and stole a bag of body healing crystals valued at $375.

• Vandals spray painted graffiti on park equipment at Mike Rylko Park, 1000 N. Buffalo Grove Road, between 4 p.m. Nov. 15 and 9 a.m. Nov. 16.

• Vandals bashed five mailboxes on the 0-100 block of Carlyle Lane, 200 block of Stanton Drive, and 100 block of Thompson Boulevard between 9:30 p.m. Nov. 17 and 8:30 a.m. Nov. 18.

• Charges are not evidence of guilt. Under law, individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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