As spring weather improves, bicycle owners would be wise to be on their guard, as four stolen bikes were recently reported to Evanston police and are included in Thursday’s crime bulletin.
A burglar gained entry by unknown means to an apartment garage in the 700 block of Main Street between 2 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday and took a bicycle.
A burglar gained entry by unknown means to a garage in the 1300 block of Greenleaf Street between 2:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. on Monday and stole a bicycle.
Someone forced their way into a bike shop in the 2500 block of Ewing Avenue between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday and stole some bicycles.
A bicycle was taken from the yard of a residence in the 900 block of Hamlin Street shortly after 11 a.m. on April 6.
Someone slashed the tires of a Ford vehicle in the 300 block of Custer Avenue between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Brian A. Young, 35, of 319 Dempster St., was arrested at that address at 4:14 p.m. Wednesday and charged with criminal damage to property.
Deon Lee, 29, of 6715 California Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 901 Maple Ave. at 1:48 p.m. Saturday and charged with criminal trespass to a vehicle.
A purse was taken from a grocery cart at a store in the 2200 block of Oakton Street between 8:15 a.m. and 9:14 a.m. Wednesday.
Alcoholic products were stolen from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Miscellaneous merchandise was taken from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue at 5:08 p.m. Tuesday.
Alcoholic products were stolen from the Target department store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue around 9:45 p.m. Monday.
Food items were reported stolen from the Jimmy Johns Sandwich Shop in the 1200 block of Chicago Avenue at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Ahmad A. Amanfo, 66, of 9119 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 101 Asbury Ave. at 11 p.m. Wednesday and charged with driving under the influence.
Incidents listed appear among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. An arrest does not constitute an assumption of guilt, which can only be determined by a court of law. Court appearances take place at Cook County 2nd District Court in Skokie.