A 20-year-old Evanston man was robbed of $20 and pistol-whipped in the face in an alley in the 1800 block of Leland Avenue. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1800 Leland

In what police described as an apparent drug deal turned bad, a 20-year-old Evanston man was robbed of $20 and pistol-whipped in the face in an alley in the 1800 block of Leland Avenue at about 7:15 p.m. yesterday. The victim’s injuries were not serious, police said.


735 Chicago

Michael C. Mixon, 35, of 735 Chicago Ave., was arrested at that address at 1:39 a.m. today and charged with domestic battery. He is due in court on Dec. 27 at 9:30 a.m.


700 South Boulevard

Nothing was taken in the burglary of an unlocked 2017 Honda in an apartment parking space in the 700 block of South Boulevard around 9:26 p.m. yesterday.

900 Dobson

Gift cards were taken from an unlocked 2004 Nissan in the 900 block of Dobson Street between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 7:30 a.m. yesterday.

Shots Heard

700 Seward

Gunshots were reported in the 700 block of Seward Street shortly before midnight Sunday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


100 Asbury

Someone stole various soaps and body washes from the CVS Pharmacy in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.

443 Asbury

Gustavo Cesar Almarez, 26, of 5243 W. Schubert Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 443 Asbury Ave. at 2 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft. He is due in court on Jan. 10 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.  

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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