A spray-painting incident and slashed tires on vehicles and a damaged planter at a restaurant were a cause for aggravation by some Evanstonians as outlined in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
The Bat 17 restaurant in the 1700 block of Benson Avenue sustained damage to a planter around 1:15 p.m. Sunday.
Someone spray-painted a 2008 Ford in a business parking lot in the 2200 block of Oakton Street between 8 a.m. Friday and 8:28 a.m. yesterday.
Three tires were slashed on a 2019 Chevrolet in the 1700 block of Brown Avenue between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. yesterday.
David W. Nelson, 33, of 3312 W. 111th St., Chicago, was arrested at 635 Chicago Ave. at 5:10 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft. He is due in court on Aug.23 at 9 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. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Circuit Court in Skokie.