Two persons were arrested Monday and charged with armed robbery, aided by a description from a victim and quick work by officers.This among the stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


300 South Boulevard

Two Chicago men, ages 18 and 20, were arrested at 300 South Boulevard at about 10 p.m. Monday and charged with armed robbery. They are Damari A. Leavell, 18, of 3056 87th St., and Erick L. Sims, 20, of  7145 S. Cyril Ave.

The robbery occurred around 9:20 p.m. Sunday night, police said, in an alley in the 200 block of Dodge Avenue, where the suspects displayed a pistol and took a cell phone and other items held by the victim, who told police the suspects’ car had Texas license plates.

A few moments later, officers saw a vehicle with Texas plates near the intersection of Dodge and Oakton. They stopped the vehicle and found some of the robbery proceeds inside, police said.


621 Howard

Nino Harris, 42, was arrested at 621 Howard St. at 7:07 p.m. yesterday and charged with aggravated assault.


300 Greenwood

Burglars entered a 2010 Honda in the 300 block of Greenwood Street between 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday and took a bag containing documents and a purse or wallet.


1000 Simpson

The hood of a 2018 Subaru  in the 1000 block of Simpson Street was damaged around 11 p.m. Monday.

2000 Dewey

Someone damaged the door to an apartment common area in the 2000 block of Dewey Avenue between noon and 6:07 p.m. Monday.


1719 Lyons

Charles Robert Maynor, 47, of 1719 Lyons St., was arrested at that address at 1:21 a.m. today and charged with disorderly conduct.

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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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...

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