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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

• A woman stole a white English bulldog valued at $3,200 from a pet store. According to employees, she walked behind a kennel around 12:15 p.m. July 13 at Happiness is Pets, 15 W. Golf Road, and hid the dog in a backpack and fled. Another woman, who may have been an accomplice, distracted an employee. The possible accomplice left after the thief fled.

• Thieves stole a trailer containing 820 tires between 5:30 p.m. July 12 and 5:45 p.m. July 13 out of a lot at 3311 N. Kennicott Ave. The white 53-foot 2005 Great Dane trailer was attached to a semi-tractor truck. The steering column and wires were cut on the truck and it was moved to another area of the lot. Value of the tires was estimated at $15,000.

• Burglars pried the side door on a detached garage between June 24 and July 13 at an alley behind an apartment complex on the 1100 block of East Northwest Highway and stole two speaker boxes, 14 rolls of copper electrical wire, six or seven copper pipes, one bin of copper scraps, two 5-gallon buckets of copper fittings, six rolls of copper, one roll of heavy duty wire, two rodders, four drain cleaners, depth finder and aluminum ladder. Value was estimated at $4,000.

• Anthony Jimenez, 19, of the 600 block of Thorndale Avenue, Elk Grove Village, was arrested around 7:05 p.m. July 19 at Mariano's Fresh Market, 802 E. Northwest Hwy., after a security agent said he saw him on a July 12 video take a bottle of cognac valued at $40 and saw him in person take a bottle of vodka valued at $31 July 19. His court date is Aug. 14.

• Vandals spray painted a brown box, in order to use it as pitching target practice, on the south wall at the Arlington Heights Fire Department Training Center, 3720 N. Kennicott Ave., between July 15 and 18. Damage was estimated at $100.

• A woman may have stolen a key ring with 20 keys from a flatbed truck around 3 p.m. July 11 at a home on the 400 block of South Yale Avenue. The female victim was removing a tree from the flatbed when an unknown woman walked up and asked if she could help. The victim agreed, and the woman placed her cellphone next to the key ring on the flatbed. After the helper left, the victim noticed that her key ring was missing. Value of the keys was estimated at $80. Cost to change the locks was estimated at more than $1,000.

• Thieves stole a men's blue 1980 customized single-speed bicycle between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 19 out of the backyard at a home on the 900 block of North Dunton Avenue. Value was estimated at $150.

• Burglars stole a white beaded purse valued at $45 and a stereo faceplate between 9 p.m. July 20 and 1:20 a.m. July 21 out of a 2001 Subaru Legacy sedan in a store lot at 519 W. Algonquin Road.

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