Burglars take a purse, bike, and jewelry


In various burglaries around town, a purse, a bicycle, and jewelry were among items reported missing. These stories are among those in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police..


2400 Main

A purse was taken from an unlocked 2013 Chrysler in a business parking lot in the 2400 block of Main Street around 3 p.m. Sunday.

1400 Maple

A bicycle was taken from the unlocked garage of a home in the 1400 block of Maple Avenue between 5 p.m. Tuesday and 8:45 a.m. yesterday.

200 Ridge

Burglars forced the front door to an apartment in the 200 block of Ridge Avenue between 11 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. yesterday and took cash and pieces of jewelry.

1800 Lyons

Keys were taken from an unlocked vehicle in the 1800 block of Lyons Street around 7:33 p.m. yesterday.


1900 Jackson

Police checked out a report of a man with a gun seen in the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue around 5:07 p.m.  yesterday,  but they found no man with a gun.


901 Austin

Craig L. Barton, 58, of 9996 Holly Lane, Des Plaines, was arrested at 901 Austin St. at 6:10 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Jan. 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. 

Related document:

Crime bulletin (11/29/18)


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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