Regional Police Report: Guns Stolen in Burglary, Man Killed In Christmas Car Crash, 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.
According to the Arlington Heights Police Department, the unknown offender or offenders forced open a first floor bedroom window and entered the house while the homeowner was out walking their dog.
Edward Niewiaroski, 80, of Elmwood Park, died in a car accident on the 3500 block of Techny Rd. in Northbrook on Tuesday, the Elm Leaves reports.
Niewiaroski was transported to Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview, according to the Elm Leaves, where he was pronounced dead at 4:49 p.m.
An elderly woman was in the car with Edward Niewiaroski when his vehicle struck a utility pole on Techny Rd., according to the Northbrook Fire Department Division Chief, Tim Cassidy. She was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Two teens were arrested last week in connection with an armed robbery that occurred outside Dundee-Crown High School on Dec. 18.
The Carpentersville Police Department arrested a 14-year-old boy and a 17-year-old, both from Carpentersville, according to a District 300 press release. Both were charged with armed robbery and attempted vehicle theft.
In the incident, a student who was robbed at gunpoint in the school's parking lot during a girl's basketball game.
An officer found Escalante while on patrol. According to the report, Escalante’s leg was hanging from a steel support beam. When police approached the body, it was clear that Escalante had been deceased for some time.
According to the police, various parts of the body had decomposed. An autopsy by the medical examiner’s office concluded that Escalante died from cold weather exposure.