Burglars strike 2 cars at Howard apartments

A Mercedes and a Ford left unlocked in an apartment building in the 400 block of Howard Street were accessed by burglars. These are among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Burglary

400 Howard

A 2003 Mercedes and a 2017 Ford that were unlocked in an apartment building garage in the 400 block of Howard Street were ransacked by burglars overnight Monday. Missing items included a laptop computer, stereo equipment, clothing items, a wallet, and cash.

100 Main

Identification papers were stolen from a 2013 Hyundai parked unlocked in the 100 block of Main Street between 9:30 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. yesterday.

Drugs

2301 Howard

Benjamin Jamal Lenoir, 22, of 3325 W. 84th St., Chicago, was arrested at 2301 Howard St. at 8:59 p.m. yesterday and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Other

1730 Lyons

Tavarious Anthony Wood, 26, of 1213 Cleveland St., was arrested at 1730 Lyons St. at 10:53 p.m. Monday and charged with failing to register as a convicted sex offender.

Theft

1500 Oak

A package containing clothing that was delivered to an apartment common area in the 1500 block of Oak Avenue was stolen between 10:30 a.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. yesterday.

900 Noyes

A bicycle locked to a bike rack in the 900 block of Noyes Street was stolen between 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. yesterday.

Church at Maple

A red Gary Fisher Ziggurat bicycle that was locked to a bike rack near Church Street and Maple Avenue was stolen between 8 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. yesterday.

1900 Foster

The ignition was damaged in an attempt to steal a 1996 Honda in the 1900 block of Foster Street between 4 p.m. Monday and 6 a.m. yesterday.

Incidents listed appear among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt, which can only be determined by a court of law. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Circuit Court in Skokie.  

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