Evanston police investigated four calls of gunshots fired and three reports of stolen catalytic converters on the week around Christmas. These among the stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.

SHOTS HEARD

2200 Cleveland

Gunshots were reported Thursday at midnight in the 2200 block of Cleveland Street. Police checked the area but found nothing.

Main at Chicago

Gunshots were reported near Main Street and Chicago Avenue at 6:51 p.m. Thursday, Police checked the area but found nothing.

1700 Grey

Gunshots were reported in the 1700 block of Grey Avenue at 11:47 p.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

1700 Hovland

Gunshots were reported in the 1700 block of Hovland Court at 8:46 p.m. Sunday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

THEFT

1200 Wesley

A catalytic converter was removed from a 2009 Toyota in the 1200 block of Wesley Avenue between 2 p.m. Tuesday and 2 p.m. Wednesday.

1400 Fowler

A catalytic converter was removed from a 1998 Honda in the 1400 block of Fowler Avenue between 10 p.m. on Dec. 20 and 8:16 p.m.  Thursday.

1200 Davis

A catalytic converter was removed from a 2006 Honda in the 1200 block of Davis Street between midnight on Tuesday and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

1600 Sherman

Personal items were taken from a secured locker at LA Fitness in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue between 6:10 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. Thursday.

1700 Sherman

An unattended wallet and its contents were stolen from the 1700 block of Sherman Avenue around 5 p.m. Thursday.

Ridge at Dempster

An unattended bag and its contents were stolen from a park at Ridge Avenue and Dempster Street between 6 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

BATTERY

2227 Foster

Patrick Chubaka, 19, of 120 Callan Ave., was arrested at 2227 Foster St. at 1:25 a.m. Friday and charged with domestic battery.

BURGLARY

1400 Wesley

Cash and jewelry were taken from an unlocked 2015 Honda in the 1400 block of Wesley Avenue between 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

1800 Wesley

A pry tool was used to force entry to the garage of a home in the 1800 block of Wesley Avenue between 8 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 a.m. Sunday. Some tools were found to be missing.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

1400 Chicago

The front end of a 2020 Toyota was damaged in the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue between 8 a.m. and 1:27 p.m. Thursday.

2300 Emerson

A 2011 Chevrolet was damaged with spray paint between 2 a.m. and 9:57 a.m. Friday in the 2300 block of Emerson Street.

OTHER

Oak at Davis

Jamere M. Gregory, 32, of 1803 Hartrey Ave., was arrested at Oak Avenue and Davis Street at 10:57 p.m. Wednesday and charged with consuming alcohol in public and resisting arrest.

2650 Ridge

Matthew P. Kelly, 31, of 6800 S. Elizabeth Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 2650 Ridge Ave. at 10:37 a.m. Thursday and charged with unlawful use of a weapon and failure to have a firearm owner’s identification card.

TRAFFIC

2024 McCormick

Sumati Anjali Baichwal, 54, of 9725 Woods Drive, Skokie, was arrested at 2024 McCormick Blvd. at 5:20 p.m. Sunday and charged with driving under the influence.

2650 Ridge

Patrick A. Dwyer, 53, of 825 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 2650 Ridge Ave. at 12:21 p.m. Friday and charged with driving under the influence.

2100 Emerson

Asia Ewing, 47, of 2063 W. Jarvis Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 2100 Emerson St. at 8:30 p.m. Sunday and charged with a traffic violation.

Dempster at McDaniel

Matthew K. Green, 24, of 1474 Simpson St., was arrested at Dempster Street and McDaniel Ave., Skokie, at 4:17 p.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation.

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 in Cook County 2nd District Court in Skokie.

Related Document: Crime Bulletin (December-27DR)

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...