A backpack was taken from a vehicle on Oak Avenue and a video recording device was stolen from a store on Chicago Avenue. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


Oak at Greenwood

A black Swissgear backpack was taken from an unlocked 2014 Jeep near Oak Avenue and Greenwood Street between 8 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. yesterday.


1600 Chicago

Someone stole a video recording device from a store in the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue around 2:55 p.m. yesterday.

1800 Central

A purple Schwinn bicycle locked to a bike rack in the 1800 block of Central Street was stolen between 7:03 a.m. and 4:50 p.m. yesterday.

Shots Heard

Fowler at Nathaniel

Gunshots were reported near Fowler Avenue and Nathaniel Place at 10:02 p.m. Wednesday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


200 Chicago

Mirna H. Morales, 32, of 2014 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago, was arrested at 200 Chicago Ave. at 12:58 a.m. today and charged with a traffic violation. She is due in court on Jan. 29 at 9 a.m.

2366 McCormick

Dezree Shariha Price, 22, of 8900 Robin Drive, Des Plaines, was arrested at 2366 McCormick Blvd. at 11:22 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. A court appearance is scheduled for Dec. 20 at 9 a.m.

138 Custer

Kareem W. Wilson, 40, of 126 Custer Ave., was arrested at 138 Custer Ave. at 5:24 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Dec. 22 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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