Multiple Vehicle Burglaries North Side of Town, Palatine Police Have 2 in Custody


Arlington Heights police received a report about 8:35 a.m. Saturday of a burglary to vehicle in the 1200 block of West Alec Street. A GPS was reported stolen in a vehicle that was burglarized overnight.

Possible burglary reported about 8:55 a.m. Saturday in the 2100 block of North Charter Point Drive. A neighbor found a stack of another neighbor’s credit cards on the ground. The credit cards had been stored in the vehicle overnight.

Palatine police informed Arlington Heights police that they had two male suspects in custody overnight. Presumably proceeds from the burglaries or comments from the suspects have given leads that multiple burglaries may have occurred in the north side of Arlington Heights overnight.

About 2:25 a.m. Sunday an alert resident reported that three teens appeared to be attempting vehicle burglaries on his driveway in the 2400 block of North Brighton, but that the suspects fled toward a walking path at Lake Arlington. The suspects were last seen near Brighton and Brookwood. The males were described as three teens with one described as a male/white with short hair, wearing an orange shirt.

Arlington Heights police transported in custody one juvenile female, one juvenile male, and one adult male from Palatine Police Department to Arlington Heights police headquarters about 10:30 a.m. Saturday — presumably related to the burglary cases.

A Magellan GPS was recovered from the Alec Street burglary.

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