Recent Crime News
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Chicago Sun-Times
A Wheeling man was arrested on weapons charges during an investigation into a gang-related shooting that wounded two people Saturday in northwest suburban Prospect Heights. Police first responded about 11 p.m. Saturday to multiple calls of shots fired in the 700 block of Piper Lane, according to a statement from Prospect Heights police. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Daily Herald
Two victims who were shot over the weekend in Prospect Heights are in stable condition and expected to recover, police said Tuesday. Prospect Heights police discovered two victims, a 38-year-old who had been shot in the head and a 21-year-old who had been shot in the chest when they responded to a call of shots fired at about 11 p.m. on the 700 block of Piper Lane, according to a news release. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Patch.com
On March 24 at 4:40 a.m., Abel A. Ocampo, 23, Wheeling, was charged with Aggravated Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol - No Driver's License, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving While Breath Alcohol Concentration Greater Than .08, Driving While Suspended, No Valid Driver's License, and Speeding in the 3300 block of Milwaukee Avenue. On March 21 at 9:16 a.m., Betsabe Trujillo-Flores 39, Palatine, was charged with No Valid Driver's License and Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident in the 1300 block of East Lake Avenue. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via Patch.com
Shivam S. Patel, Shivam, 23, of the 3000 block of Valley Stream Drive in Wheeling was arrested at 1:39 a.m. on northbound Plum Grove Road at Wilson Street on charges of DUI and driving with one headlight out, police reported. Victor Nava-Gonzalez, 31 of the 1800 block of Goodwin Drive was arrested in the 1500 block of N. Rand Road on a charge of retail theft, police reported. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via Daily Herald
A 25-year-old Wheeling man pleaded guilty to purchasing alcohol for a teenage girl and then sexually abusing her after she became intoxicated. In exchange for pleading guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse, Virgilio Carvajal-Mendoza, of the 2800 block of Hintz Road, was sentenced to 180 days in Cook County jail and 30 months probation, according to court records. Comment?
Friday Mar 6 | via Patch.com
Michael W. Ryan, 57 and Martha L. Sutton, 62 - both of Wheeling - were charged with retail theft at 1:57 p.m. on February 28. The loss prevention agent observed the defendant's changing price tags on items of merchandise. The defendant, Ryan, was found by officers to have an item in his pocket which he had not been purchased. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via Daily Herald
A Wheeling man has been charged with aggravated robbery after authorities say he took a taxi to rob a Speedway gas station in Palatine, carried out more than $400 in a Styrofoam cup and then practically walked into the arms of a waiting police officer. Kevin Katsev, 31, was ordered held on $100,000 bail Friday by Cook County Judge Joseph Cataldo. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via Patch.com
A Palatine Police Officer on routine patrol at 1:55 a.m., Feb. 27 in the 1200 block of N. Rand Road confronted and arrested a man right after he had robbed a Speedway. The officer initially noticed " a male dressed all in black with his hands in his pockets walking from around the side of the building and enter the front of the gas station," a written release from the Palatine Police Department stated. Comment?
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