Regional Crime Report: Charges In Palatine Man's Death, Heroin Deal Suspect Sought and More

The following is a selection of police-related items reported in area Patches recently. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.


South Barrington

Charges In Palatine Man's Death

A Schaumburg man that occurred in South Barrington in April.

Timothy R. Hughes, 27, of the 400 block of Woodcroft Court, was charged with and appeared at a bond hearing at Cook County court in Rolling Meadows May 14, said Dept. Ray Cordell.

William Cole Deacon was standing in Barrington Road , according to an article in the Daily Herald. He died May 7.

Des Plaines

Feds Hunt Heroin Deal Suspects

A Chicago man is wanted by federal authorities for in Des Plaines in May, according to court documents filed by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Anthony Santiago, 38, of Des Plaines, , at Santiago’s residence in the 500 block of Bellaire in Des Plaines on May 12, according to the complaint.

Santiago and Hill were under surveillance as part of a , stated a press release issued by the DEA.


State Senator Arrested

A dispute with a neighbor led to . Count 1 was for criminal damage to property (Class A) and Count 2 was for criminal trespass to property (Class B).

Officers from the Lake County Sheriff's Office arrested Schmidt at approximately 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. Both counts stemmed from a neighbor dispute, according to a statement from the LCSO.

Lake Forest

Wooden Snow Shoe Theft

Peter J. Norman, 18, 29659 Bayshore Drive, Lake Bluff, was charged with theft at 8:55 a.m. March 10 in the 1200 block of McKinley Road. Norman gained unauthorized control of one pair of wooden snow shoes belonging to a  student, according to police. He was arrested June 5. Norman posted a $120 bond pending a July 3 court date in Park City.

Absolut Vodka Taken – Two Days in A Row

William A. Haberland, 53, 499 E. College Road, Lake Forest, was charged with two counts of retail theft from incidents on May 27 and May 28 in the 800 block of North Western Avenue. He took a bottle of Absolut Vodka from a grocery store without paying on two consecutive days, authorities said. Haberland posted a $150 bond pending a June 22 court date in Waukegan.

Buffalo Grove

Someone's In The Storage Room

A complex manager at Villa Verde reported that there might be an intoxicated person who has been sleeping in a storage room. The manager believes that a resident in that building allows the person in at night. Management will encourage the residents of that building to call 911 immediately should they see the person.

Vernon Hills

Retail Theft: $1,400 In Merchandise

Two individuals were charged with retail theft June 9 after allegedly leaving a store at 1 Hawthorn Center without paying for $1,452 in merchandise. Arrested were: Agnieszka Blonska, 33, of 3321 N. Neva, Chicago; and Anthony M. Caputo, 32, of 2 Birmingham Place, Vernon Hills. They were each also charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic needle.



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