TCF robbers hit Bartlett bank
June 7, 2012 2:48PM
Updated: July 9, 2012 6:15AM
Men hold up bank: The Bartlett Police Department and the Chicago branch of the FBI were investigating an armed robbery Wednesday afternoon at the TCF Bank branch located inside the Jewel/Osco at 125 E. Stearns Road. Police said two men entered the store about 3:20 p.m. and that one passed a note to the teller demanding money. Both men fled after receiving an undetermined amount of money from the teller. The robber who approached the bank teller was described as black, about 20 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall and wearing a baseball hat. The other suspect was black, about 20 years old and wearing a baseball hat. Both men also are suspects in a May 26 armed robbery of a TCF Bank in Elmhurst and an attempted hold-up Wednesday at a TCF Bank in Hoffman Estates. Further information about the Bartlett robbery can be obtained from www.bandittrackerchicago.com. Anyone with more information about the robbery is asked to contact the Bartlett Police Department Investigations Section at 630-837-0846 or the FBI at 312-421-6700.
Tree, fence burned: The trunk of a dead tree and a 6-foot section of fence were found burning at about noon Wednesday in the first block of Woodview Drive on Elgin’s far east side. Police said they would speak to the managers of a nearby apartment complex about increasing their supervision of children who live there, who are suspected of having set the fire.
‘Green dot’ fraud attempt: An Elgin woman told police Wednesday that her mother received a phone call from a man who urged her to take $300 to an east-side Elgin drugstore, put it in a “green dot” envelope and turn it over to someone. Later, the caller said, the money would be returned to the older woman with a profit. The woman said her mother did not fall for the apparent scam.
Shed burglary: A resident in the 800 block of Cedar Avenue told police someone entered an unlocked shed in his backyard the night of June 3-4 and stole a 21-speed bike plus an assortment of clothing and purses. He said the intruder also tore down a rabbit fence, probably while leaving the yard with the items.
Assault vs. girl: Francisco Nava, 37, of the 0-50 block of Meadowlark Lane, Carpentersville, was charged with three felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. He is accused of having sexual contact with a minor female under the age of 13 between March 1 and April 23. Bail was set at $100,000, and he was given June 21 court date.
Resisting arrest: Miguel Barrios, 50, of the 2300 block of Arrow Street, Carpentersville, was charged with resisting a police officer and possession of drug paraphernalia following an incident Wednesday. Bail was set at $15,000, and he was given a June 21 court date.