As weather improves and residents remain quarantined at home, thefts of bicycles are beginning to rise. Two bike thefts are among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
A secured bicycle was stolen from an apartment common area in the 500 block of Hinman Avenue between 9 p.m. Monday and 8 p.m. yesterday.
A secured bicycle was reported stolen from an apartment common area in the 1800 block of Sherman Avenue around 4:02 p.m. yesterday.
A cell phone was taken from a retail establishment in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue around 11:30 a.m. yesterday.
Charles D. Ryan, 48, of 420 N. St. Louis Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1128 Chicago Ave. at 2:03 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft.
Graffiti was discovered in the street in the 600 block of Sheridan Square at 4:19 p.m. yesterday.
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.