Jewelry and credit cards were stolen from an apartment in the 700 block of Ridge Avenue. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


700 Ridge

Burglars forced open the rear porch door to enter an apartment in the 700 block of Ridge Avenue between 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. yesterday. Jewelry and credit cards were reported missing.

1500 Oak

Medications were stolen from a hotel in the 1500 block of Oak Avenue between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. yesterday.


2000 Warren

Wheels and tires were removed from a 2017 Honda in the 2000 block of Warren Street between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 1:36 a.m. Thursday

Howard at Ridge

Kurt P. Garbutt, Jr., 28, of 1724 W. Juneway Terrace, Chicago, was arrested at Howard Street and Ridge Avenue at 12:53 a.m. today and charged with retail theft. He is due in court on June 21 at 9 a.m.


1509 Ridge

Stephen D. Perkins, 21, of 1812 Emerson St., was arrested at 1509 Ridge Ave. at 10:20 a.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on May 23 at 10:30 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. 

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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