Attempted Murder: Arlington Heights Grandmother Stabbed by Grandson Daniel Levine on Carriageway


Police at the crime scene at 3300 North Carriageway in Arlington Heights where Daniel G. Levine stabbed his 86 year-old grandmother.

Suspect Caught in the 2800 Block of North Dunton Avenue
Arlington Heights police were searching the area of 3300 North Carriageway and Daniels Court on the north side of Arlington Heights after a grandson apparently attacked his grandmother on the first floor of a multi-dwelling condo/apartment style building at 3300 North Carriageway. During the attack, Daniel Levine stabbed his grandmother with a knife about 5:00 p.m. Thursday and fled the scene.

Daniel G. Levine Mug Shot Photo.

Suspect Daniel G. Levine, 24, was described as a male/white in his 20’s, 5′ 5″ with very short hair, wearing T-shirt and jeans. His shirt had long sleeves and his pants were baggy pants. The suspect may have been driving a Toyota Corolla, possibly with Colorado license plates. He is allegedly the grandson of the victim. Levine was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a knife — both Class X felonies with sentences up to 30 years in prison.

Arlington Heights Police Activity — Buffalo Grove Police Activity
Police were searching the area of 3100 North Windsor for a suspicious person running through backyards in that neighborhood immediately after the call to rescue the 86 year-old grandmother. The suspect was seen in the backyards running toward Fleming. Police received multiple calls for a person jumping fences in the area. Police were also tracking with the Arlington Heights K-9 unit (Marco) in the area of the 400 block of Hackberry near the creek in the neighborhood Thursday afternoon, just minutes after the crime occurred. The officer with the Arlington Heights K-9 unit was tracking the suspect’s scent on Hackberry, just east of Arlington Heights Road when he saw someone matching the description near Burr Oak Drive and Arlington Heights Road. The officer double-checked the description and soon the suspect was fleeing toward Henry Street and Arlington Heights Road. Several police squads from Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove police departments converged in the area and set up a perimeter on the west side of Arlington Heights Road near Burr Oak Drive, Berkley Drive and Edgar Allan Poe School at 2800 North Highland Avenue in Arlington Heights. Police lost sight of the suspect, but soon sighted him again running through yards near Henry Street and Dunton Avenue. With guns drawn, the police ordered Levine to halt. Police had Daniel Levine in custody on Dunton Avenue, just north of East Berkley Drive by 5:40 p.m. The suspect, Daniel Levine, was immediately transported to Arlington Heights Police Department headquarters in downtown Arlington Heights.

Arlington Heights Fire Department paramedics treated the grandmother and transported her to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Level One Trauma Center in Park Ridge. Her condition is listed as stable in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit.

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