“Fireworks, Loud Banging” Unusually High Number of Suspicious Noises Reported in Palatine, Inverness and Arlington Heights


Palatine police, Inverness police, and Arlington Heights police responded starting about 9:45 PM Sunday to an unusually high number of noise complaints. Police responded to a large number of callers reporting banging on the roof, banging on the back of the house, fireworks and shots fired.

At least one police officer reported hearing the noise, and reported the noise was “weather-related”.

No confirmation, but its possible fireworks were launched and coincidentally ice may have been falling or breaking branches at some locations from last night’s freezing rain. Police also confirmed seeing an aerial burst of fireworks earlier in the evening.

Reports came from …
900 block of Stonefield Circle, Inverness

1000 block of North Golden Gate Lane, Palatine (“Shots Fired”)
Police reported small tree branches down because of ice, police reported that’s probably what was heard.

300 block Inverway, Inverness (pounding from the attic)
2000 block of East Robinhood, Arlington Heights (“several loud bangs from south”)
700 block North Virn Allen Court Palatine
0-99 East Canterbury, Arlington Heights
2100 block of Sunset Drive, Inverness (loud noise)
400 block of East Carpenter Drive (loud banging from roof area)
2300 block of Harrow Gate Drive, Inverness
600 block of North Hidden Prairie Court (tapping from attic area)
100 block of Marie, Inverness (knocking on the front door)
700 block of North Whitcomb, Palatine (pounding on the roof)
300 block of North Schiller, Palatine
100 block South Benton, Palatine (loud pounding noise on roof, back of house for 30 minutes)
600 block North Glenn Drive, Palatine (loud pounding on the house)

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