A bicycle was stolen from the yard of a home in the 1800 block of Emerson Street. This among the stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1800 Emerson

An unsecured bicycle was taken from the yard of a home in the 1800 block of Emerson Street around 5:19 a.m. yesterday.

800 Davis

A purse was stolen from an athletic club in the 800 block of Davis Street between 10 a.m. and 11:37 a.m. yesterday.

1100 Chicago

Liquor products were stolen from a store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 3:43 p.m. yesterday.

Jerome at Albany

Mergim Mehmeti, 25, of 2954 Arthur Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Jerome Street and Albany Avenue in Chicago at 3:50 a.m. today and charged with retail theft. He is due in court on Aug. 29 at 9 a.m.

1111 Chicago

Ringo Travis, 54, of 1749 E. 69th St., Chicago, was arrested at 1111 Chicago Ave. at 9:20 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft. He is due in court on Aug. 21 at 10:30 a.m.


1454 Elmwood

Eric D. Simmons, 30, of 117 Callan Ave., was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday and charged with aggrevated battery.


1600 Sherman

Graffiti was discovered on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue at 7:15 a.m. today.


1809 Lake

Andre X. Laden, 26, of 1809 Lake St., was arrested at that address at 10:47 p.m. yesterday and charged with unlawful use of a weapon as a felon.

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 (01Aug19)

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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