A Weatherman knife was stolen from a 2012 BMW in the 800 block of Crain Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1618 Benson

Blair M. Devine, 31, of 1400 W. Greenleaf Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1618 Benson Ave. at 4:38 p.m. yesterday and charged with battery. He is due in court on July 31 at 9 a.m.


800 Crain

A Weatherman knife was taken from a 2012 BMW in the 800 block of Crain Street between 6 a.m. Friday and 8:24 a.m. yesterday.


1200 Hinman

Graffiti was discovered at 1:42 p.m. yesterday on the street in the 1200 block of Hinman Avenue.

600 Mulford

Graffiti was discovered at 9:21 a.m. yesterday on railroad property in the 600 block of Mulford Street.


2200 Howard

A cell phone was removed from the victim’s purse in a store in the 2200 block of Howard Street between 3 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Saturday.

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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