Smashed Windshield and Rear Window on Dodge Ram — Latest in String of Criminal Vehicle Damage on South Cleveland Ave

Arlington Heights police received a report about 4:10 a.m. Sunday February 13 of a burglary/criminal damage to property in the 700 block of South Cleveland Avenue. An unknown offender or offenders threw part of a cinder block through the rear window and into the front windshield of a 1997 Dodge Ram. A vehicle alarm alerted the vehicle owner of the incident. Nothing was reported missing from the vehicle.

The crime is reported to have occurred just before 4:10 a.m. Sunday.

The criminal damage to the vehicle marks the latest of a string of damage in the neighborhood– some possibly to the same vehicles.


On February 9, 2011 a Ford Edge was damaged with windows broken with softball-sized holes in the 700 block of South Cleveland Avenue.

On December 24, 2010 screw driver was found stuck in a car in the 700 block of South Cleveland Avenue.

On Wednesday December 15, 2010 about 6:45 a.m. two vehicles were found with tires slashed.

On Thursday December 2, 2010 about 6:00 a.m. a Dodge Ram was reported burglarized.

Anyone having information about this or any other serious crime in Arlington Heights should submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411(tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.



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