Burglars broke into six unlocked cars between Oakton Street and Main Street in southwest Evanston Friday night. These among the stories in today’s Daily Crime Bulletin from Evanston police.


2100 Keeney

Burglars accessed an unlocked 1997 Jeep in the 2100 block of Keeney Street between 4:09 a.m. and 4:25 a.m. Saturday.

600 Dodge

A cell phone and gaming system accessories were taken from an unlocked 2014 Honda in the 600 block of Dodge Avenue between 6 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday.

1300 Cleveland

A cell phone was taken from an unlocked 2010 Ford in the 1300 block of Cleveland Street between 7 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

1500 Cleveland

Cash was removed from an unlocked 2002 Buick in the driveway of a home in the 1500 block of Cleveland Street between 2:30 p.m. Friday and 5:36 p.m. Saturday.

1700 Seward

Glasses were taken from an unlocked 2008 Toyota in the 1700 block of Seward Street between 8 p.m. Friday and 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

900 Grey

Documents were removed from an unlocked 2002 Nissan in the 900 block of Grey Avenue between 5 p.m. Friday and 12:07 p.m. Saturday.

1200 Harvard

An attempt was made to enter an apartment in the 1200 block of Harvard Terrace between 4:30 p.m. and 6:10 p.m. yesterday.


1131 Darrow

Charles F. Castino, 39, of 1131 Darrow Ave., was arrested at that address at 8:16 a.m. yesterday and charged with domestic battery. He is due in court on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.

Criminal Damage

1300 Brummel

Someone slashed the tires of a 2009 Toyota in the 1300 block of Brummel Street between 10 p.m. Friday and 10:38 a.m. Saturday.

400 South Boulevard

A window was shattered on a 2001 Chevrolet in the 400 block of South Boulevard between 10:30 a.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday.

1900 Darrow

The windshield of a 1998 Lexus was cracked between 4:20 a.m. and 11 a.m. Friday in the 1900 block of Darrow Avenue.

1900 Central

Someone smashed two pumpkins on the sidewalk at a retail establishment in the 1900 block of Central Street between 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday.


1930 Asbury

Jamere M. Gregory, 28, of 1803 Hartrey Ave., was arrested at 1930 Asbury Ave. at 2:50 a.m. yesterday and charged with a noise ordinance violation. He is due in court on Oct. 26 at 9 a.m.

Shots Heard

1300 Mulford

Gunshots were reported in the 1300 block of Mulford Street at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


600 Hinman

A bicycle was stolen from the sidewalk in the 600 block of Hinman Avenue between 3 p.m. and 4:29 p.m. yesterday.

1400 Seward

A silver 2017 Subaru Forester was stolen from the 1400 block of Seward Street between 10:15 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Saturday.

200 Richmond

A license sticker was removed from a 2014 Nissan in the 200 block of Richmond Avenue around 1:38 p.m. Friday.

2400 Main

Merchandise was stolen from a department store in the 2400 block of Main Street around 2:35 p.m. Friday.

1600 Hinman

A bicycle locked to a bike rack in the 1600 block of Hinman Avenue was stolen between 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. Friday.


Howard at Ashland

Dilan A. Martinez, 26, of 2909 W. Howard St., Chicago, was arrested at Howard Street and Ashland Avenue at 1:20 a.m. today and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Nov. 2 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.  

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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  1. unlocked thefts
    Well…again, and again…no sympathy for those who leave their cars unlocked with valuables in them. I hope they get socked by their insurance companies for their stupidity.

    1. autos

      Some people just will never have the sense to learn about locking things……it’s funny that the caption says the cars were “broken into”……NOT….all the thieves had to do was open the door handles.  Open invitations to collecting other peoples’ goodies!

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