3 gun-related incidents reported


A man was seen with a gun, shots were reported, and a bullet hole appeared in an apartment window last night in Evanston, apparently all unrelated, according to Cmdr. Joseph Dugan of the Evanston Police Department. These stories constitute the bulk of today’s daily crime bulletin.

Criminal Damage

200 Callan

A bullet hole was discovered in the window of an apartment in the 200 block of Callan Avenue at about 11:10 p.m. yesterday. Police said they found seven 40-caliber shell casings in the area.


1700 Sherman

Graffiti was found on the sidewalk in the 1700 block of Sherman Avenue at 8:12 p.m. yesterday.


1900 Jackson

A man with a gun was reported in the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue at 10:58 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found no man with a gun.

Shots Heard

Lincoln at Asbury

Gunshots were reported near Lincoln Street and Asbury Avenue at about 10 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


1406 Maple

Adrian Perez-Bias, 34, of 6916 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1406 Maple Ave. at 2:20 a.m. today and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Aug. 5 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. 


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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