Police are investigating car thefts on Cleveland Street, Dodge Avenue, Maple Avenue, and Mulford Street. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1128 Chicago

Michael D. Coleman, 41, of 1645 W. LeMoyne St., Chicago, was arrested at 1128 Chicago Ave. at 10:45 p.m. Monday and charged with aggravated battery.

Criminal Damage

2100 Maple

A 2016 Nissan was scratched while in an apartment parking space in the 2100 block of Maple Avenue between 10 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. yesterday.


1801 Cleveland

Assan M. Taylor, 20, of 208 Custer Ave., was arrested at 1801 Cleveland St. at 5:50 p.m. yesterday and charged with possession of cannabis. He is due in court on Aug. 24 at 10:30 a.m.

Shots Heard

Green Bay at Simpson

Gunshots were reported at Green Bay Road and Simpson Street at 10:09 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


1300 Cleveland

A 2003 Toyota was stolen from the 1300 block of Cleveland Street at about 2:15 a.m. today. It has since been recovered.

1600 Ridge

A bicycle locked to a bike rack was stolen from the 1600 block of Ridge Avenue between 8 p.m. Monday and 9:50 a.m. yesterday.

1200 Dodge

A 2003 Acura was stolen from the 1200 block of Dodge Avenue around 5:07 p.m. yesterday. It has since been recovered.

1800 Grant

A bicycle left unattended in the yard of a home in the 1800 block of Grant Street was stolen between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. yesterday.

1800 Maple

A 2016 Dodge rented from Enterprise Car Rental in the 1800 block of Maple Avenue at about 11:31 a.m. yesterday was not returned.

1200 Mulford

A 2013 Toyota was stolen from the 1200 block of Mulford Street between 10:30 a.m. Monday and 1:15 a.m. yesterday.

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.  

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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