A bicycle was stolen on Maple Avenue, lawn furniture was damaged on Brown Avenue, and shots were reported on Havard Terrace and Callan Avenue. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1100 Maple

A black Cannondale bicycle was taken from an apartment storage area in the 1100 block of Maple Avenue between 1 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. yesterday.

Criminal Damage

200 Brown

A patio table and umbrella were damaged in the yard of a home in the 200 block of Brown Avenue between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. yesterday.


606 Forest

Hugo D. C. Hernandez, 19, of 8835 Sayre Ave., Morton Grove, was arrested at 606 Forest Ave. at 2:37 a.m. today and charged with possession of cannabis. He is due in court on July 24 at 9 a.m.

Shots Heard

1000 Harvard

Gunshots were reported in the 1000 block of Harvard Terrace at 10:11 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

300 Callan

Gunshots were reported in the 300 block of Callan Avenue at 1:05 a.m. today. Police checked the area but found nothing.


927 Davis

Blair M. Devine, 31, of 1400 W. Greenleaf Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 927 Davis St. at 6:36 p.m. yesterday and charged with theft. He is due in court on July 24 at 1:30 p.m.


2323 Nathaniel

Robert Lee Gibbs, 42, of 7120 S. Eberhart Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 2323 Nathaniel Place at 11:34 a.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on July 24 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.  

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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