Ex-Boyfriend Threatens to Blow Up Car in Lake Bluff

The following information was supplied by the Lake Bluff Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction. Email cristel@patch.com with questions about this blotter.


Police received a report of an unconscious person who had fallen on ice at 10:12 a.m. Jan. 14 at Sanctuary Park. Paramedics transported the victim to Lake Forest Hospital and police returned her dog to her home.


A resident called 911 at 9:09 p.m. Jan. 21 to report that her dog was missing from her backyard. When police arrived, the resident said her daughter had found the dog. 

A resident reported that there was a bird in her yard that seemed injured at 4:15 p.m. Jan. 20. The resident said she didn’t know when the bird landed there, but she wanted advice on who to contract to remove it. The officer observed the bird on the ground and it did not appear to be injured, but it did not fly away when approached. The resident was given a business card for a wildlife company.


Police responded to the postal annex after receiving a call from a person who said a male passenger would not exit her vehicle at 11:04 a.m. Jan. 17. Officers could not locate the vehicle, and when a dispatcher called the driver back, she said she left the scene after dropped off the passenger, who was her ex-boyfriend. She told police the ex-boyfriend had threatened to blow up the car. Police checked the area and did not locate the ex-boyfriend. The driver said she would file a police report later. 


A resident reported his living room ceiling fan fell down at 4:21 p.m. Jan. 18. No injuries were reported. Fire personnel inspected the ceiling and determined the weight of the plaster and drywall was too heavy and not property supported, causing it to break fro the ceiling joists. The resident was advised to stay out of the room until the ceiling could be repaired. 

A resident of the 100 block of Warrington Court reported at 1:39 p.m. Jan. 16 that someone made reddish marks around her mailbox. Utility companies and the public works department told police they had not marked the mailbox. The resident was instructed to call police again if she notices any other suspicious activity.


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