Numerous Reports of Graffiti Near Northwest Highway and Wilke

Arlington Heights police received multiple reports of graffiti over the weekend and Tuesday morning. Over the holiday weekend police received a report that a shed was spray painted in the 1100 block of West Hawthorne Street. There were possibly other reports near the West Hawthorne address.

About 10:10 a.m. Tuesday police received a report of gang graffiti sprayed on the fence and garbage cans in the 800 block of North Chicago Avenue.

About 11:40 a.m. Tuesday police received a report of graffiti sprayed on a fence and utility boxes in the 800 block of North Wilke Road at strip mall.


The unknown offender or offenders spray-painted similar graffiti in four locations. Red, black and pink paint was used on fences, utility boxes and sheds.

Summary Locations: #1 1100 Block W. Hawthorne St – Apartment parking lot #2 800 Block N Wilke Rd – behind plaza #3 1000 Block S. Pine Ave – alley and #4 1000 Block S Arlington Heights Rd – behind business.

The crimes are reported to have occurred between Friday, May 27th, 2011 and Wednesday, June 1st, 2011.

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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