Pineapples stolen from apartment

An unusual theft early today -- two pineapples taken from an apartment. That was one of three thefts reported in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


2300 Noyes Court

A resident of an apartment building in the 2300 block of Noyes Court reported that someone had used a key to enter the apartment and taken two pineapples from it. The pineapples were reported missing at 12:30 a.m. today.

1700 Orrington

Someone stole a blue Schwinn bicycle that was locked on the sidewalk in the 1700 block of Orrington Avenue between 11:25 a.m. Wednesday and 3:40 p.m. Thursday.

900 Dobson

An engine hoist was stolen from an apartment building storage area in the 900 block of Dobson St. sometime between 5 p.m. on Aug. 3 and noon on Monday.


Asbury at Harvard

Gaspar R. Simmons Jr., 26, of 4110 N. Kimball in Chicago, was arrested at Asbury Avenue and Harvard Terrace at 10:38 p.m. Thursday and charged with a traffic violation. He's due in court at 9 a.m. on Oct. 4.

Birchwood at Ridge

Christin D. Skaggs, 24, of 1941 Darrow Ave., was arrested at Birchwood Avenue and Ridge Boulevard in Chicago at 1:15 a.m. today and charged with a traffic violation. Court date is 9 a.m. Sept. 13.




Is spongebob looking for a vacation home? 

lost fruit

Wow...sounds like the work of a vegetarian at loose!....and not a very smart one, at that......

Gee, I guess no new speed

Gee, I guess no new speed bumps to report on Hinman or Hull Terrace.....the definition of a slow news day!


While I find the comments entertaining, what a travesty that someone would actually waste the time and resources of our law enforcement for what is apparently a rift. The "thief" has a key so it's someone known to the "victim." So stupid to call the police. Yes, they walk among us.

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