Pedestrian hit by truck in Bartlett
October 23, 2013 5:00PM
Updated: October 24, 2013 11:29AM
A 29-year-old man was seriously injured Wednesday when he was struck by truck, police said. Bartlett police and firefighters were called out at about 10:50 a.m. to the intersection of U.S. Route 20/Lake Street and Oak Avenue. A 1999 Mack dump truck was traveling east on Route 20 in the inside lane of traffic when it struck the man. The pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, where he was reported in critical condition late Wednesday. Police shut down Route 20 between North Bartlett Road and Park Boulevard for about three hours to investigate the accident. No charges or citations were issued Wednesday, police said.
Burglary charges: Jose J. Hernandez, 21, of the 900 block of Raymond Street, Elgin, was charged with a Class 2 felony count of burglary and misdemeanor criminal damage to property following a Sept. 28 incident. According to police, officers were called to the 900 block of Lavoie Avenue for a burglary in progress report where two men were seen breaking the back door of a vacant house. The two fled the scene, leaving a vehicle behind. The vehicle’s license plates came back to Hernandez’s parents, police said. He was arrested early Wednesday on another matter. Bail was set at $9,500 and he was given an Oct. 31 court date.
Felony domestic battery: Jeffery K. Logon Jr., 30, of the 7100 block of East Avenue, Hanover Park, was charged with a Class 2 felony count of aggravated domestic battery including attempted strangulation, as well as misdemeanor charges of domestic battery, interfering with the reporting of domestic battery, fleeing a police officer and driving with a revoked license following an incident Sunday. According to police, the victim called police and officers saw him drive away in a van. He did not immediately pull over for the squad car with lights and sirens. The victim told police he had chocked her for about two minutes, then grabbed her cell phone from her when she initially attempted to call police. Bail was set at $25,000, and he was given an Oct. 30 court date.
Stabbed in back: A Chicago man told police he was attacked and stabbed in the shoulder during an altercation Oct. 17 in the stairwell of a Fleetwood Drive apartment building. The victim said he was visiting a friend in the building and was approached by two men in the stairwell at about 11 p.m. One asked the victim where he lived and the victim punched the man in the face and a struggle ensued. The second suspect then stabbed the victim in the right shoulder before fleeing, police said. The injuries were not life threatening and no suspects were identified, officials said.
Busy night: Two men believed involved in a stolen vehicle report in South Elgin, then a hit-and-run report in Hanover Park, were arrested in Elgin when neighbors on Littleton Trail reported seeing what they believed was drug use in the vehicle at about 5 a.m. Friday. According to police, Nestor Renteria, 22, of Elgin, and Martin Gonzalez, 24, of South Elgin, were arrested on charges of resisting a police officer, then were turned over to Hanover Park police.
Electronics taken: A resident on Bode Road told police she returned home from work Friday and discovered that two laptop computers and a Playstation 3 video game system and controllers were missing from her home. The victim believed the burglar entered through a window, as the blinds were askew and the window unlocked.
Resisted officer: Sayed A. Hameed, 22, of Crystal Lake, was charged with a Class 4 felony count of resisting or obstructing a police officer and misdemeanor battery following an incident Monday. According to police, Hameed refused to exit a car when told to by officers, and had to be physically pulled out by police. He then thrashed his arms when officers went to arrest him, injuring an officer, police said. Bail was set at $3,500, and he was given an Oct. 30 court date.