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Northwest suburban police blotter

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By Freida Gad

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

Arlington Heights

• Karley G. Sanchez, 22, of the 1600 block of Round Lake Drive, Round Lake Beach, and Karen A. Noyola, 19, of the 300 block of Forest Glen Drive, Round Lake, were arrested around 7:50 p.m. Feb. 7 in a hotel on the 1400 block of West Dundee Road and charged with prostitution. Investigators found their ad on a website. Their court date is March 11.

• Janette L. Miranda, 35, of the 1300 block of Winslowe Drive, Palatine, was arrested around 8:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Kohl's, 800 W. Dundee Road, and charged with retail theft and obstructing justice after she reportedly took two bracelets, earrings, and two pairs of blue jeans; value was estimated at $164. She pulled off the tags and sensors and left without paying. She gave an officer a false name, reports added. Her court date is March 28.

• Burglars broke into a 2011 Honda Pilot in a lot at Kiddie Learning, 1348 W. Algonquin Road, between 5:14 and 5:30 p.m. Feb. 4 and stole a designer purse with designer wallet, credit and debit cards, digital camera, and gift cards. Value was estimated at $1,100. A Hispanic male, 50-55 years old, 5 foot 7, 185 pounds, wearing a red and blue baseball cap, reading glasses, and a black jacket used a credit card from the wallet to make purchases at Nordstrom in Woodfield Mall valued at $3,000. An Asian male, late 30s-early 40s, 5 foot 4, 150 pounds, hoop earrings in both pierced ears, used a card to buy two designer watches valued at $2,800 at Macy's in Woodfield Mall. A third card was used at Sears in the mall, but there was no offender identification.

• Vandals cracked an overhead door window at Citgo, 1315 E. Palatine Road, between 1:49 and 2:40 a.m. Feb. 11.

• A female customer stole 14 boxes of over-the-counter medications from Walgreens, 1000 E. Northwest Hwy., between 4:30 and 4:47 p.m. Feb. 9. Value was estimated at $384.

Buffalo Grove

• Burglars stole a gym bag out of a vehicle on the 700 block of Bernard between Feb. 6 and 11.

• A male resident received a phone call Jan. 31 and sent money to a scammer claiming that he was an employee of Dish Network. The victim was advised that if he prepaid for six months of service, he would receive an additional six months free. Dish Network called him on a later date advising that his bill was past due and told him they did not call him and there is no such offer.

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