A vehicle was set on fire in an alley on Lemar Avenue and someone attempted to steal a car from a business parking lot on Ridge Avenue. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1800 Lemar

Someone set a 2009 Chevy on fire in the alley of the 1800 block of Lemar Avenue about 3:33 a.m. today.


1000 Noyes

Money was stolen from an unlocked 2014 Kia parked on the street in the 1000 block of Noyes Street between 4 p.m. Friday and 7:30 a.m. Monday.  

Criminal Damage

800 Ridge

A damaged parking meter was found on the sidewalk in the 800 block of Ridge Avenue at 8:01 a.m. Monday.

2700 Payne

Wooden flag poles were bent and damaged in the yard of a single family home in the 2700 block of Payne Avenue between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday.


2400 Howard

Miscellaneous merchandise was stolen from the Jewel supermarket in the 2400 block of Howard Street at 3:34 p.m. Monday.

1500 Sherman

An unsecured bicycle was stolen from a vehicle bike rack in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue between 2:30 and 6 p.m. Monday.

900 Davis

A secured Gary Fisher bicycle and lock were stolen from a bike rack in the 900 block of Davis Street between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday.

1400 Wesley

Unattended hand and power tools were stolen from the sidewalk in the 1400 block of Wesley Avenue at 2:59 p.m. Monday.

Vehicle Theft

2600 Ridge

Someone damaged the steering column while attempting to steal a 2017 Ford from a business parking lot in the 2600 block of Ridge Avenue between 4 p.m. Friday and 7:30 a.m. Monday.

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