Burglars broke into a former 7-Eleven store, now vacant, in the 2500  block of Ewing Avenue. This among the stories in today’s Daily Crime Bulletin from Evanston police.


2500 Ewing

Burglars cut the locks to gain entry to a former 7-Eleven convenience store in the 2500 block of Ewing Avenue between Saturday at noon and yesterday at noon. Missing were metal objects.

2100  Madison

An unlocked 2007 Dodge was entered between 8:15 p.m. Wednesday and 7:50 a.m. yesterday in the 2100 block of Madison Place. A purse with cash was taken.


1600 Monroe

Graffiti was discovered around 4 p.m. yesterday in the common area of an apartment building in the 1600 block of Monroe Street.


1000 Sherman

Police received a report of a man with a gun in the 1000 block of Sherman Avenue at about 12:20 a.m. today. They checked the area but found no man with a gun.


1200 Davis

A cell phone was removed from a backpack at Roycemore School between 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. yesterday.

2450 Main

Yancy Carolina Carcamo Mendoza, 36, of 5608 N. Keystone Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 2450 Main St. at 1:25 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft. She is due in court on Oct. 31 at 9 a.m.


5600 Old Orchard

Tashwan V. Owen, 29, of 2500 Central St., was arrested at 5600 Old Orchard Road at 12:30 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Oct. 30 at 10:30 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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