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Small Airplane Lands in Palatine Small Airplane Lands in Palatine
On today’s date at approximately 6:11pm, Palatine police officers responded to the 500 block of N. Quentin Road for the report of a small, single engine airplane landing in the roadway.
Aggravated Stalking Arrest Aggravated Stalking Arrest
On June 12, 2020, the female victim made unexpected contact with her 58-year-old ex-boyfriend, Leonid Mileykovsky in Niles and a few days later again in Wheeling, IL. Immediately following the last encounter, the female victim located a small GPS tracking device on her vehicle.
Aggravated Robbery Arrest Aggravated Robbery Arrest
On September 14, 2020, at approximately 10:00 pm, Palatine police officers responded to the 1400 block of Ports O’Call Drive for the report of an armed robbery.
Passing of Officer Victor Lopez Passing of Officer Victor Lopez
Juvenile Stabbing Offender Charged with Attempted Murder Juvenile Stabbing Offender Charged with Attempted Murder
On 01/15/2021 Palatine Police arrested and charged a male juvenile with one count of attempted murder. This was in relation to the stabbing that occurred on 01/12/2021 at approximately 8:30 a.m. at the 1000 block of Bayside Dr.
Stabbing Investigation Stabbing Investigation
On 01/12/2021 at approximately 8:30 a.m. Palatine Police were called to the 1000 block of Bayside Dr. for the report of a subject who had been stabbed and was bleeding.
Coyote Attacks Dog Coyote Attacks Dog
On December 17 at approximately 5:45 a.m. Palatine Police officers responded to the 1200 S. block of S. Parkside Dr. for the report of a coyote that attacked a small dog.
Holiday Enforcement Mobilization Numbers Holiday Enforcement Mobilization Numbers
The Palatine Police Department has received several complaints from residents who reported receiving a debit card for unemployment benefits although they had never filed an unemployment claim or requested a card.
Unemployment Debit Card Scam Unemployment Debit Card Scam
The Palatine Police Department has received several complaints from residents who reported receiving a debit card for unemployment benefits although they had never filed an unemployment claim or requested a card.
Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault, Aggravated Kidnapping and Child Pornography Arrest Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault, Aggravated Kidnapping and Child Pornography Arrest
On May 27, 2020, just after 8:00 pm, Palatine police officers responded to the 1400 block of Ports O’Call Drive in Palatine for a delayed report of a criminal sexual assault involving a 4-year-old female victim.
Unemployment Debit Card Scam Unemployment Debit Card Scam
The Palatine Police Department has received several complaints from residents who reported receiving a debit card for unemployment benefits although they had never filed an unemployment claim or requested a card.
Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse
On October 7, 2020, Palatine Police arrested 30 year-old Shamarlo T. Turnage of the 1100 block of S. Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL and charged him with one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Palatine Police Arrest Palatine Police Arrest
On 11/11/2020 Palatine Police Investigators arrested 72 year old Edison Banares of the 800 Block of E. Coach Rd. Palatine, IL, and charged him with two counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault, and one count of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.
Palatine Police Investigating Hit & Run of Bicyclist Palatine Police Investigating Hit & Run of Bicyclist
On 12/10/2020, Palatine Police arrested 44-year-old Olga Torres-Rojas, and 27-year-old Fanny Herrera-Torres, both of the 4000 block of Evergreen Ln. Northbrook, IL and charged them each with one count of Residential Burglary, class 3 felonies.
Palatine Police Arrest Subject for Public Indecency Palatine Police Arrest Subject for Public Indecency
On 12/10/2020, Palatine Police arrested 44-year-old Olga Torres-Rojas, and 27-year-old Fanny Herrera-Torres, both of the 4000 block of Evergreen Ln. Northbrook, IL and charged them each with one count of Residential Burglary, class 3 felonies.
Palatine Police Burglary Arrest Palatine Police Burglary Arrest
On 12/10/2020, Palatine Police arrested 44-year-old Olga Torres-Rojas, and 27-year-old Fanny Herrera-Torres, both of the 4000 block of Evergreen Ln. Northbrook, IL and charged them each with one count of Residential Burglary, class 3 felonies.
Outpouring of Generosity Ends 2020 Outpouring of Generosity Ends 2020
During the last month, Palatine residents continued to show incredible generosity in giving to local non-profit organizations and families in need.
Holiday Enforcement Mobilization Numbers Holiday Enforcement Mobilization Numbers
Palatine, IL – The Palatine Police Department conducted both day and night enforcement from December 16, 2019, through January 2, 2020, reminding motorists to buckle up and not drive impaired during the Click it or Ticket and Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization.
Palatine Police Arrest Subject for Public Indecency Palatine Police Arrest Subject for Public Indecency
On 11/30/2020, Palatine Police arrested 33-year-old Martin F. Wieczorek of the 800 block of Graceland Ave. Des Plaines, IL and charged him with one count of Public Indecency.
Predatory CSA, Agg Kidnapping, Child Pornography and Agg CSA Arrest Predatory CSA, Agg Kidnapping, Child Pornography and Agg CSA Arrest
Calanca's Northwestern Graduation Calanca's Northwestern Graduation
Truong Missing Person Truong Missing Person
Motorcycle vs. Tree Traffic Crash Motorcycle vs. Tree Traffic Crash
St. Patrick's Day St. Patrick's Day