Citizen Reports Suspicious Activity in Parking Lot, Car Burglar Caught in Minutes


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Arlington Heights police received a report about 5:50 a.m. Friday, July 24, 2009 of a suspicious person wearing a white shirt and gray pants that was possibly attempting to burglarize vehicles in an area of apartment parking in the 1600 block of Woods Drive (the well-maintained The Pointe Apartments).

Arlington Heights police arrived in minutes and observed a suspect check two vehicle’s doors. By 6:00 a.m., the suspect was in custody at the east end of the complex. While in custody, the suspect was uncooperative with the first-arriving police officer, who had a backup a few minutes later.

The following property was recovered during the investigation related to the case:

Spirit Blade size 8 roller blades
Bose Acoustimass 3 subwoofer
10 Dunlop Tour Special golf irons.

The Arlington Heights Police Department is requesting assistance in determining ownership.

Contact Phone Arlington Heights Police Department at 847-368-5300.

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On July 3, 2009 12:34 a.m. two male adults and one male juvenile were arrested about midnight after heavy police patrol in the area of The Pointe Apartments. A citizen also reported a possible burglary-in-progress immediately before the arrests of the three suspects. is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at