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12 old car batteries stolen on Main

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Twelve old car batteries and a pair of blue Nike shoes were stolen from a Chevrolet in the business parking lot in the 2400 block of Main Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Battery

3200 Grant

Kwame Achebe Lewis, 32, of 6614 N. Artesian, Chicago, was arrested at 3200 Grant St. at 3:35 p.m. Thursday and charged with domestic battery.

915 Davis

Jeffery Allen Marshall, 38, of 1911 Howard St., was arrested at 915 Davis St. at 5:07 p.m. Saturday and charged with simple battery. He is due in court on Oct. 12 at 9 a.m.

Burglary

300 Darrow

Someone forced a door open to gain entry to a home in the 300 block of Darrow Avenue between 9:30 a.m. Saturday and 2:36 p.m. yesterday.

2400 Main

Twelve old car batteries and a pair of blue Nike shoes were stolen from a 1993 Chevrolet in a business parking lot in the 2400 block of Main Street between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. yesterday.

2700 Reese

Someone forced their way into a home in the 2700 block of Reese Avenue around 11:25 p.m. Friday and stole some jewelry.

2800 Park

An unlocked window provided access for a burglar at a home in the 2800 block of Park Place between 2 p.m. Friday and 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Missing was some jewelry.

2000 Orrington

An unlocked door provided access for a burglar to a home in the 2000 block of Orrington Avenue around 3:50 a.m. today. Missing was a cell phone in a turquoise blue case.

Criminal Damage

1454 Elmwood

Monique Pompey, 50, of 9005 Lincolnwood Drive, Skokie, was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 7 p.m. Thursday and charged with criminal damage to property. She is due in court on Sept. 20 at 9 a.m.

Other

1700 Washington

An aggravated vehicular hijacking involving a 2005 Acura took place shortly after midnight on Friday in the 1700 block of Washington Street. Suspects include two black males, about 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighing about 130 pounds.

Shots Heard

700 Dobson

Gunshots were reported in the 700 block of Dobson Street at about 12:10 a.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

Theft

2400 Main

Food products were stolen from a grocery store in the 2400 block of Main Street shortly before 11 a.m. Saturday. Suspect is a 5-foot-9-inch-tall black female weighing 160 pounds.

900 Maple

A Playstation 4 game was taken from a room in a mental health institution in the 900 block of Maple Avenue between 7:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Friday.

500 Michigan

A catalytic converter was stolen from a 2003 Honda parked on the street in the 500 block of Michigan Avenue between 4:30 p.m. Friday and 4:20 p.m. yesterday.

1500 Chicago

A wallet was removed from a purse at a restaurant in the 1500 block of Chicago Avenue around 1 p.m. yesterday. Suspects include a 6-foot-2-inch-tall black male weighing 200 pounds and a 5-foot-8-inch-tall black female weighing 130 pounds.

2400 Dempster

Cash was stolen from a gas station in the 2400 block of Dempster Street around 1:50 p.m. Saturday. Suspect is a 5-foot-6-inch-tall black female weighing 130 pounds.

1700 Main

A 15-speed men’s bicycle was stolen from a park in the 1700 block of Main Street between 2:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. yesterday.

2600 Prairie

A silver men’s bicycle was stolen from the yard of a home in the 2600 block of Prairie Avenue between 2:50 p.m. and 3:50 p.m. Friday.

800 Emerson

Two cell phones left unattended at a convenience store in the 800 block of Emerson Street were stolen between 4:42 p.m. and 5:02 p.m. yesterday.

1000 Central

A wallet was removed from a purse at the CTA train depot in the 1000 block of Central Street between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday.

Traffic

1900 Oakton

Dawit Bekele, 59, of 8501 Keeler, Skokie, was arrested at 1900 Oakton St. at 1:30 p.m. Thursday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Oct. 4 at 1:30 p.m.

1817 Greenwood

Michael Boyd, 59, of 9999 Linda Lane, Des Plaines, was arrested at 1817 Greenwood St. at 4:40 p.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation.

1801 Oakton

Kevaughn Clarence Fowler, 26, of 1720 Monroe St., was arrested at 1801 Oakton St. at 11:40 p.m. Friday and charged with driving under the influence. He is due in court on Sept. 20 at 10:30 a.m.

1421 Howard

Daniel T. Kreischer, 23, of 7531 N. Maplewood, Chicago, was arrested at 1421 Howard St. at 4:51 p.m. Saturday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Oct. 4 at 10:30 a.m.

Cleveland at Ridge

Desmond A. Pruitt, 38, of 9032 Skokie Blvd., was arrested at Cleveland Street and Ridge Avenue at 5:08 p.m. Saturday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Oct. 4 at 10:30 a.m.

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. 

Charles Bartling

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio stations and business-oriented magazines.

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