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Twinkie Rage and Drug-Induced Police Presence

A look at weird crimes in the Northern Chicago suburbs.

Local police departments provided the following reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt.

A Buffalo Grove resident reported that he had used drugs with a person he believed to be an FBI agent, and that there are more than 40 officers outside of his house. Police officers noted that there were no officers or other persons of any kind outside of the resident’s house when they arrived. The resident refused to go to the hospital for an evaluation.

Tree theft or Ent hitchhiking?           

A fresh-cut Christmas tree was stolen in Palatine from the bed of the victim’s truck, and was meant to be a donation for the American Legion Hall.

Man begrudgingly makes healthy life decision

A man “was making a disturbance” in a Buffalo Grove grocery store because an employee would not allow him to buy a large quantity of Twinkies, police said.The store had set a limit of 10 Twinkies per person because Hostess is being liquidated and the future of its popular treats is uncertain. Police said the customer ultimately purchased the maximum 10 items and left the store.

This is so late October

Police are investigating a report of a pumpkin thrown at the rear of a vehicle in Highland Park.

Eeyore testified that he knew this would happen

Someone removed a plastic Winnie the Pooh Christmas decoration from the front yard of a home in Arlington Heights.

Rogaine and Gillette razors were stolen by a mother/daughter duo from a Palatine grocery store. According to the police report, the mother, 52, placed Rogaine in her purse and placed the razors in a purse belonging to her daughter, 31.

 

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