A burglar broke a window to gain access to a Toyota in the 1200 block of Simpson Street and made off with a purse inside the car. This story is among those in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1200 Simpson

A burglar broke a window of a Toyota in the 1200 block of Simpson Street between 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and 2:30 p.m. yesterday and took a purse.

Noyes at Wesley

A burglar broke a window of a 2000 Pontiac at Noyes Street and Wesley Avenue between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. yesterday and stole a case of CDs.

Criminal Trespass

538 Custer

Anthony G. Munsey-Johnson, 18, of 538 Custer Ave., was arrested at that address at 10:23 p.m. Tuesday and charged with residential burglary and trespassing on real property. He is due in court on Oct. 10 at 10:30 a.m.


1610 Dempster

Brian Patron, 33, of 1416 Sherman Ave., was arrested at 1610 Dempster St. at 4:50 p.m. yesterday and charged with possession of a controlled substance.


2000 Dodge

Police responded to a report of a man with a gun in the 2000 block of Dodge Avenue at 10:30 p.m. yesterday. They checked the area but found no man with a gun.


900 Chicago

Beverages were stolen from the refrigerator of a restaurant in the 900 block of Chicago Avenue around 11:30 p.m. yesterday.

100 Asbury

Medicine was taken from the CVS Pharmacy in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. yesterday.


1838 Darrow

Phuong Nguyen Le, 58, of 1812 Darrow Ave., was arrested at 1838 Darrow at 2:50 p.m. Friday and charged with driving under the influence.

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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