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Burglars grab wallets from cars

Thefts occurred near Lee Street and Forest Avenue Saturday night and in the 300 block of Custer Avenue Sunday night.

Two unlocked cars yielded wallets to burglars who entered them recently. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

BURGLARY

Lee at Forest

A wallet and its contents were stolen from an unlocked 2015 Nissan near Lee Street and Forest Avenue between 4 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday.

300 Custer

A wallet and its contents were stolen from an unlocked 2009 Toyota in the 300 block of Custer Avenue between midnight Sunday and 1:51 p.m. yesterday.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

1400 Pitner

A window was broken on a 2004 BMW in the 1400 block of Pitner Avenue at about 10:06 p.m. Thursday.

THEFT

2400 Oakton

Surveillance video showed a gray 2007 Toyota Prius being stolen at about 3:20 a.m. Saturday from an auto repair facility in the 2400 block of Oakton Street. Police speculate that a key fob may have been left inside the vehicle, as a key to the Prius was still inside the shop.

800 Hinman

Packages were stolen from the lobby of residences in the 800 block of Hinman Avenue between 9 a.m. Saturday and 5:37 p.m. yesterday.

Packages were stolen from the lobby of a residence in the 800 block of Hinman Avenue between 2:56 p.m. Friday and 2:56 p.m. Sunday.

900 Sherman

A package was stolen from a residence in the 900 block of Sherman Avenue at 1:02 p.m. Saturday.

2400 Howard

Alcoholic products were stolen from a grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street at about 4:50 p.m. Sunday.

Incidents listed appear among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. An arrest does not constitute an assumption of guilt, which can only be determined by a court of law. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Court in Skokie.

Related Document: Crime Bulletin (November-02DR)

 

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 stations and business-oriented magazines.

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