The owner of a 2003 Dodge found his car running at 8:30 a.m. in the 800 block of  Dodge Avenue amid a damaged ignition in an apparent car theft that went awry. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


800 Dodge

An attempt was made to steal a 2003 Dodge in the 800 block of Dodge Avenue prior to 8:30 a.m. yesterday. The owner discovered the car running, but an intruder had peeled the steering column in the process of starting the vehicle without a key.

2400 Howard

Baby food was stolen from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street  around 1 a.m. today.

1600 Sherman

Alcoholic products were stolen from the Target store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue at 8:55 p.m. yesterday.

200 Richmond

A bicycle, a skateboard, and office equipment were among items taken while unsecured  from a home in the 200 block of Richmond Avenue around 4:40 p.m. yesterday.

1200 Noyes

An unsecured bicycle was stolen from a home in the 1200 block of Noyes Street between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. yesterday.


7300 Damen

Terrance J. Gunn, 28, of 112 Custer Ave., was arrested at 7300 N. Damen Ave. and charged with aggravated assault. He is due in court on Dec. 20 at 10:30 a.m.


Church at Wesley

Anson J.B. Lamb, 20, of 7455 N. Seeley Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Church Street and Wesley Avenue at 10:27 p.m. yesterday and charged with criminal damage to property.


900 Chicago

Graffiti was discovered at a condominium in the 900 block of Chicago Avenue at 4:32 p.m. yesterday.


1110 Oakley

Ira M. Ayers, 34, of 6140 S. Drexel Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1110 S. Oakley Ave., Chicago, at 5:03 p.m. on July 23 and charged with harrasssment by telephone.


1800 Grey

Gunshots were reported in the 1800 block of Grey Avenue at 3:29 a.m. today. Police checked the area but found nothing.

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:

JULY_31-20DRCrime Bulletin (31Jul20)

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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