Arrested on an arson charge on Case

A 40-year-old Evanston man was arrested for arson in connection with a fire on Case Place. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


855 Hinman

Michael P. Murphy, 40, of 855 Hinman Ave., was arrested at that address at 2:06 p.m. Tuesday and charged with arson in connection with a fire aboard a stolen 2005 Kia in the 600 block of Case Place on Monday.

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. 

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (30Apr20)

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