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At Least 20 Catalytic Converter Thefts from Vehicles in Arlington Heights from February to September 2021

729 Responding to a FOIA* request from CARDINAL NEWS, the Arlington Heights Police Department and the Village of Arlington Heights responded, reporting 20 thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles parked in Arlington Heights. Following are […]

Broken window where burglars hit the downtown Arlington Heights Metra station at 45 West Northwest Highway (PHOTO CREDIT: Jim Emmerson)
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Burglars Hit 4 Locations in Arlington Heights, 1 in McHenry About 1:50 AM to 2:45 AM Thursday

3,985 Police from Arlington Heights responded about 2:30 a.m. Thursday, September 23, 2021 to multiple activated burglary alarms in Arlington Heights. Police responded to four locations in Arlington Heights and discovered four break-ins. The break-ins […]

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Employee Quits, Attempts to Sell Stolen Equipment from Work on Facebook; Busted When Work Searches for Replacements Online

1,622 Earlier this year, an employee at a towing company with an automotive service shop and a body shop in Arlington Heights worked at the business for only seven days and then quit on a […]

Northbound IL-53/I-290 Street View (Image captured October 2018 ©2021 Google)
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Passenger in Black Lexus Displays Gun to Another Motorist on NB IL-53/I-290 Near Schaumburg, Rolling Meadows

1,155 Illinois State Police received a report about 5:38 p.m. Monday, September 13, 2021 that a passenger in a black Lexus 4-door displayed a handgun on northbound IL-53/I-290 near Golf Road near Schaumburg and Rolling […]

Cook County Sheriff's Office shots fired investigation on Nichols Road near Jennifer Lane at Country Glen Apartments
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Shots Fired at Apartment Complex on Nichols Rd Near Jennifer Ln, Unincorporated Arlington Heights NEWS

1,757 Shots fired investigation on Nichols Rd near Jennifer Ln, at the Country Glen Apartments in unincorporated Arlington Heights. YouTube Tips ⓘ Cook County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded about 2:30 p.m. Thursday, August 19, 2021 […]

Suspicious couple August 17, 2021
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Check Security Cameras: Suspicious Couple Walks Up to Parked Cars on Driveway on Haddow Near Euclid, Arlington Heights

2,075 Suspicious couple just before walking up driveway at 11:44 p.m. Tuesday, August 17, 2021 on Haddow Avenue just north of Euclid Avenue in Arlington Heights. YouTube Tips ⓘ Arlington Heights police received a report […]