Armed intruders forced their way into a home on Richmond Avenue at about 3 in the morning. This among stories in Friday’s daily crime report from Evanston police.

BURGLARY
200 Richmond
Three men, at least two of whom were armed, forced their way into a home occupied by five adults and a child at about 3 a.m. Friday. They made their way to the basement, ransacking it, police said, then came back upstairs and fled. It was undetermined whether they stole anything in the home, and no injuries were reported in the incident, according to police.

1000 Sherman
Cash was taken from an unlocked 2016 Audi in the 1000 block of Sherman Avenue around 2 p.m. Tuesday.

800 Washington
A telephone was taken from an unlocked 2015 Nissan in the 800 block of Washington Street between 8 p.m. Tuesday and 12:53 p.m. Thursday.

1400 Brown
A laptop computer was taken from an unlocked 2005 Volkswagen in the 1400 block of Brown Avenue between Feb. 14 and 2:47 pm. Tuesday.

1800 Asbury
A burglar gained entry to an unlocked 2017 Hyundai in a driveway in the 1800 block of Asbury Avenue between 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday.

Cash and a spare tire were removed from an unlocked 2007 Infiniti in the 1800 block of Asbury Avenue between 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

1900 Maple
Someone gained entry to the Ovo Frito Café, in the 1900 block of Maple Avenue, between 3:15 p.m. Thursday and 5:30 a.m. Friday and stole some electronic devices.

BATTERY
712 Brummel
Eddie L. Johnson, 65, of 712 Brummel St., was arrested at that address at 4:23 p.m. Thursday and charged with domestic battery.

TRAFFIC
Harrison at Gross Point
Ryan R. Nicholson, 23, of 1316 Fowler Ave., was arrested at Harrison Street and Gross Point Road at 9:26 a.m. Thursday 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 at Cook County 2nd District Court in Skokie.

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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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