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3 thefts from purses at food stores

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There were three cases of thefts from purses at Evanston grocery stores over the weekend. These among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin.

Theft

1200 Chicago

A wallet and an Amazon Kindle were taken from a purse at Trader Joe’s on Chicago Avenue around 1 p.m. Saturday.

1600 Chicago

A wallet was removed from a purse at Whole Foods on Chicago Avenue around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

2700 Green Bay

A wallet was taken from a purse at Whole Foods on Green Bay Road between 10:45 a.m. and 1:50 p.m. Saturday.

1700 Orrington

A bicycle locked to a bike rack was stolen in the 1700 block of Orrington Avenue between 12:20 p.m. and 3:50 p.m. Saturday.

.1600 Sherman

A cell phone was stolen from a store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue around 3:15 p.m. Friday.

1300 Maple

A 2013 Honda was stolen from an apartment parking space in the 1300 block of Maple Avenue between 5 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Saturday.

2400 Prairie

A bicycle locked to a bike rack in the 2400 block of Prairie Avenue was stolen between 8:10 a.m. and 3:35 p.m. Friday.

2121 Euclid

Zachary Horvath, 32, of 4904 N. Harlem Ave., Harwood Heights, was arrested at 2121 Euclid Ave. at 1:26 p.m. Thursday and charged with retail theft. He is due in court on April 18 at 9 a.m.

Burglary

2200 Harrison

A burglar made off with a purse and wallet from an unlocked home in the 2200 block of Harrison Street between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday.

Criminal Damage

700 Howard

Someone keyed the driver side door and the rear side door of a 2007 Ford in a business parking lot in the 700 block of Howard Street around 1:12 p.m. Friday.

Graffiti

1800 Maple

Graffiti was found on Chicago Transit Authority property in the 1800 block of Maple Avenue at 4:50 p.m. Saturday.

1700 Dodge

Graffiti was found on the garage of a home in the 1700 block of Dodge Avenue at 9 a.m. Thursday.

Other

613 Case

Jean D. Munezero, 18, of 4848 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 613 Case St. at 1:13 a.m. Saturday and charged with unlawful use of a weapon.

3640 Main

Terrell T. Wright, 22, of 3640 Main St., Skokie, was arrested at that address at 8:28 p.m. on March 15 and charged with unlawful use of a weapon.

Austin at Ridge

Police received a report of a man with a gun at Austin Street and Ridge Avenue at 11:45 a.m. Friday. They checked the area, but found no man with a gun.

Shots Heard

1800 Hovland

Gunshots were reported in the 1800 block of Hovland Court at 10 p.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

Traffic

1000 Howard

Donovan C. Lewis, 41, of 7555 N. Claremont Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1000 Howard St. at 5:42 p.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on April 20 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. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Circuit Court in Skokie.  

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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