Wallets and purses were among items taken from four secured lockers at LA Fitness on Sherman Avenue.  This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1600 Sherman

Thefts of purses and wallets were reported from four secured lockers at L A Fitness, in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue, between 1:18 p.m. and 1:40 p.m. Tuesday.


1100 Dewey

Tobacco products and other merchandise was taken from a 1998 Lexus in the 1100 block of Dewey Avenue between 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and 7:45 a.m. yesterday.

3400 Park

A laptop computer was among items stolen from an unlocked 2013 Ford in the 3400 block of Park Place around 9 p.m. yesterday.

2100 Maple

A laptop computer and an iPhone were among items taken from a home in the 2100 block of Maple Avenue after a burglar accessed the home via an unlocked bedroom window between 6:50 p.m. and 8:55 p.m. Tuesday.

1700 Benson

Someone forced open the rear door of a restaurant in the 1700 block of Benson Avenue between 11 p.m. Tuesday and 10:30 a.m. yesterday. Nothing was reported taken.

Criminal Damage

1100 Chicago

Someone damaged a 2016 Volkswagen by kicking the driver side door in a business parking lot in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 9:30 p.m. yesterday.

Criminal Trespass

991 Foster

Larry M. Shearer, 57, of 4100 Perimeter Center Drive, Oklahoma City, Okla., was arrested at 991 Foster St. at 1:05 p.m. yesterday and charged with trespassing on real property. He is due in court on Dec. 11 at 10:30 a.m.


1400 Chicago

Kenneth A. Battinus, 41, of 902 W. Greenwood St., was arrested at 1400 Chicago Ave. at 9:54 p.m. Sunday and charged with criminal sexual assault.


9550 Central Park

Carrie D. Andalman. 49, of 1218 Asbury Ave., was arrested at 9550 Central Park Ave. , Skokie, at 7:24 p.m. Tuesday and charged with driving under the influence. She is due in court on Dec. 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Update: The charge against Andalman was dismissed on April 10, 2019.

Howard at Seeley

Dominique M. Chaney, 26, of 1213 Cleveland St., was arrested at Howard Street and Seeley Avenue at 12:15 a.m. today and charged with driving under the influence. She is due in court on Jan. 8 at 9 a.m.

230 Custer

Darion D. Smith, 23, of 7536 Winchester Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 230 Custer Ave. at 6:21 p.m. Tuesday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Dec. 18 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. 

Related document:

Crime bulletin (11/15/18)

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...

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