Jan 17, 2017
Press Release (Police Department)
On January 11, 2017, just after 7:30pm, Palatine Police Officers attempted to stop a yellow Dodge Caliber in the 1400 block of East Dundee Road for a traffic violation. Officers were able to identify the driver of the vehicle as a 17-year old Palatine resident. The vehicle failed to stop, and began to actively flee from the officers. While fleeing from the officers, the driver committed multiple traffic violations. In addition, officers observed passengers discarding items out of the vehicle’s window. The vehicle was last seen traveling Southbound on Illinois State Route 53 from Dundee Road. Palatine Police Officers were able to recover the items thrown from the vehicle. Those items included narcotics and a loaded handgun.