Regional Crime Report: Two Crushed in Train Derailment, Man Texts Photo of Genitals 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.


Two Crushed In Train Derailment

A Glenview couple after a train hauling coal derailed and collapsed a bridge in Northbrook.

Video shot by witnesses in the is attached to this story.

The bodies of Glenview’s Burton Lindner, 69, and his wife Zorine, 70, were found .  The couple was crushed when the viaduct they were driving under collapsed following the train derailment near Willow and Shermer Roads July 4.

Des Plaines

Police: Man Texted Photo of Genitals To Girl

Former Chippewa Middle School teacher Jack K. Pickup has been charged with sexual exploitation of a child and grooming , McHenry County Sheriff's police said.

Pickup, 34, of Barrington, , now 15, since 2011, police said. Pickup met the .


School Bus Driver Charged With Battery

A school bus driver has been arrested for inappropriately touching students at

The Daily Herald reports John Petrone, 68, of Lake in the Hills, has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor battery by the South Barrington Police Department. He was released on bond yesterday, and will appear in court again Aug. 2. Petrone were reported to District 220 in April.

Crystal Lake

Man Found Dead In Veteran Acres Park

The McHenry County Coroner's Office said Michael Nolan, 21, of McHenry, was entrance on Lorraine Drive in Crystal Lake early Thursday morning.

Preliminary investigations , said Deputy Coroner Curt Bradshaw. Nolan was last seen alive at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in McHenry, Bradshaw said. The investigation is ongoing.


Man Squeezed While At Urinal In Restroom

When a 62-year-old Chicago man went to use the restroom at Golf Mill Shopping Center June 27 just before 3:15 p.m., he noticed a 68-year-old man , according to police.

While the Chicago man was using the urinal,, according to the report. The offender denied doing such a thing.

The victim did not want to sign complaints. Golf Mill security .

LMJ July 08, 2012 at 12:45 PM
It seems like I aim reading the National Enquirer this morning.
McCloud July 08, 2012 at 04:26 PM
Is it a crime to groom?
Howard July 08, 2012 at 04:46 PM
The really sad story is the poor couple that were killed by the train. I hear they were really a sweet and loving couple. May they R.I.P.


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