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Arson suspected in vehicle fire in alley on Emerson

Arson suspected in stolen Volkswagen set ablaze in alley in the 2300 block of Emerson Street.

A stolen 2007 Volkswagen that was apparently set ablaze in an alley on Emerson Street, causing damage to an adjacent garage and fence, is being investigated by police as an arson. This among stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.

ARSON

2300 Emerson

A 2007 Volkswagen that was stolen in Skokie was a casualty in a fire, apparently started by an arsonist, in an alley in the 2300 block of Emerson Street that damaged a garage and a fence between 10:21 p.m. and 10:55 p.m. Wednesday.

BATTERY

443 Asbury

Twaynis L. Royal, 37, of 1710 Monroe St., was arrested at 443 Asbury Ave. at 9:17 p.m. Tuesday and charged with battery that causes bodily harm.

BURGLARY

900 Judson

Medical supplies were taken from an unlocked 2012 Nissan in the 900 block of Judson Avenue around 9:45 a.m. Wednesday.

1100 Dewey

A burglary was reported at a home in the 1100 block of Dewey Avenue between 1 p.m. and 4:40 p.m. Wednesday.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE AND TRESPASSING

1835 Ashland

Andre J. Mhoon, 26, of 2754 North Shore Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1835 Ashland Ave. at 9:11 p.m. Wednesday and charged with knowingly damaging property and trespassing on a vehicle.

1616 Sherman

Robert N. Morehead, 35, of 4101 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1616 Sherman Ave. at 3:39 p.m. Tuesday and charged with trespassing on real property.

2100 Greenwood

Someone knocked over a motorcycle in a driveway in the 2100 block of Greenwood Street around 2 p.m. Tuesday.

GRAFFITI

2600 Bennett

Graffiti was discovered in the 2600 block of Bennett Avenue at 3:30 p.m. yesterday.

THEFT

1700 Sherman

Three cell phones were stolen from a specialty store in the 1700 block of Sherman Avenue around 3 p.m. yesterday.

900 Dempster

A bicycle was stolen from a home in the 900 block of Dempster Street between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 2 p.m. yesterday.

1600 Sherman

Electronic merchandise was stolen from the downtown Target store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue at 11 a.m. and again at 4:15 p.m. yesterday.

2300 McDaniel

Lawn and garden equipment were removed from a trailer in the 2300 block of McDaniel Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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 in Cook County 2nd District Court in Skokie.

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (November_06-20DR)

 

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 stations and business-oriented magazines.

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