Arlington Heights Crime
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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via Chicago Tribune
A co-defendant in a murder case in which a man bludgeoned and stabbed his father to death during a robbery pleaded guilty Friday. Armon Braden, 23, of Chicago, was one of four co-defendants charged in the murder of George Nellessen, 55, of Arlington Heights, whose bound, gagged and blindfolded body was found in the basement of his home in April 2011. Comment?
Yesterday | via Daily Herald
A Chicago man pleaded guilty Friday to the grisly 2011 murder of George Nellessen, 55, in his Arlington Heights home. Armon Braden, 24, is expected to be sentenced on Jan. 30 to 22 years in prison as part of a negotiated plea, prosecutors said. Comment?
Friday | via WKBT
An Illinois man accused of killing his estranged wife with a hatchet-type weapon is due to appear in a southern Wisconsin courtroom. Racine County prosecutors say criminal charges are expected to be filed Friday afternoon when the 38-year-old Arlington Heights, Illinois man is scheduled for an initial court appearance. Comment?
Friday | via Chicago Tribune
CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports on a murder that stemmed from the troubled marriage of an Arlington Heights couple. CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports on a murder that stemmed from the troubled marriage of an Arlington Heights couple. Comment?
Thursday | via WKOW-TV
Police say a woman who was severely beaten with a hatchet after trying to hide from her estranged husband in Mount Pleasant has died of her injuries. Officers were called to a home Wednesday night after witnesses saw a person screaming and being dragged to a vehicle. Comment?
Thursday | via WICU12 Erie
Mount Pleasant police say a woman has died after she was attacked with a hatchet-type weapon by her husband on Wednesday night, November 19th in Mount Pleasant. It began at a home on Calvin Lane. Comment?
Thursday | via My FOX Chicago
A northwest suburban woman who was staying with a friend in Wisconsin to hide from her abusive estranged husband was murdered Wednesday night, and police have her spouse in custody. Mount Pleasant, Wis., police responded just before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday to a 911 call about a domestic violence incident in the 600 block of Calvin Lane, a statement from police aid. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via Daily Herald
An Arlington Heights man is in a Wisconsin jail today facing charges he murdered his estranged wife with a hatchet Wednesday after she had fled home to hide from him, authorities said. The 36-year-old woman, whose identification is being withheld pending notification of family, died Wednesday night at a Milwaukee hospital, where she was taken after police found her badly injured at a Racine-area motel. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via Patch.com
Police arrested Matthew L. Suchowski, 26, who lives in the 800 block of West Panorama Drive, at 3:06 a.m. on Nov. 16. He was taken into custody in the 100 block of Wood Street and charged with DUI, Driving while Suspended, and Resisting/Obstructing a Police Officer. Police arrested Leticia D. Cruz-Perez, 40, of the 2400 block of Randall Lane in Arlington Heights, on Nov. 14 at Walmart, 1555 N. Rand Road. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via Daily Herald
An Arlington Heights man who authorities say offered to repair a woman's leaky roof, then forced his way into her Rolling Meadows home faces charges of home invasion and aggravated battery to a senior. A Cook County judge issued a warrant for Stanley Miller's arrest last June. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via Daily Herald
Burglars also broke into a 2013 Nissan Murano during the same time and in the same lot and stole a laptop computer, backpack, two laptop chargers, headphones, suitcase and various clothes. Value was estimated at $2,000. Comment?
Thursday Nov 13 | via WAND-TV Decatur
A jury has convicted a North Chicago man of fatally shooting an 18-year-old Chicago woman the same day her sister listened to President Barack Obama talk about gun control. The Daily Herald reports the Lake County jury found 23-year-old Jim McPherson guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday after deliberating for four hours. Comment?
Saturday Nov 8 | via Daily Herald
A man contacted an elderly resident of a retirement community in Arlington Heights and scammed him out of $5,000 by pretending to be his grandson in jail in need of bond, police said. The theft from a resident in the 1200 block of North Luther Village Drive occurred Oct. 20 but wasn't reported until Nov. 5. The offender called the victim and persuaded him to purchase $5,000 in Reloadit gift cards. Comment?
Saturday Nov 8 | via Chicago Tribune
An Arlington Heights self-admitted gang member who prosecutors say shot and killed an innocent bystander in Wheeling last year while seeking revenge on a turncoat was convicted by a Cook County jury late Friday of first-degree murder. Citing a lack of evidence, a Cook County judge today found a Wheeling man not guilty of murder in the death of a man who got caught in a gang-incited shooting last year. Comment?
Friday Nov 7 | via Daily Herald
Jurors began deliberations early Friday afternoon in the case of Jesus Sanchez, charged with first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of a Wheeling man. In closing arguments Friday, prosecutors and defense attorneys agreed that "senseless violence" claimed the life of Rafael Orozco, 23, during a gang-related shooting. Comment?
Thursday Nov 6 | via Daily Herald
The prosecution and the defense rested Thursday after presenting their evidence in the case of an Arlington Heights man charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Wheeling man. Prosecutors say Jesus Sanchez, 20, was aiming at a rival gang member when he fired at a group of neighbors standing beneath a streetlight in the Winetree Apartments complex on Pleasant Run Drive in Wheeling. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 5 | via Chicago Tribune
A 21-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in northwest suburban Mount Prospect Wednesday night, authorities said. The incident, which is possible gang related, happened around 8:20 p.m. at the intersection of Algonquin Road and Dempster Street, according to a press release from Mount Prospect Police Department. Comment?
Thursday Oct 30 | via Daily Herald
Rolling Meadows police are looking for a driver who was racing through a parking lot on Tuesday night when he hit a man and left the scene of the accident. Two drivers were "drifting" or skidding around corners quickly in an empty parking lot at 5600 Apollo in Rolling Meadows around 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, said Sgt. 1 comment
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