Burglars damaged a window to access a dry cleaning establishment in the 800 block of Dodge Avenue and a thief made off with a cell phone at a dry cleaners in the 700 block of Howard Street. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


800 Dodge

Burglars damaged a front window to access a dry cleaners in the 800 block of Dodge Avenue between 6 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. yesterday. Among items taken were a computer, clothing, and cash.


700 Howard

A cell phone left unattended at a dry cleaners in the 700 block of Howard Street was stolen between 9:45 a.m. and 10:08 a.m. yesterday.


Howard at Hoyne

Kataya J. Beckford, 26, of 2015 Emerson St., Shaquis D. Hill, 33, of 835 Ridge Ave., and Demone D. Hill, 27, of 1301 Brummel St., were arrested at Howard Street and Hoyne Avenue between 6:12 a.m. and 8:24 a.m. yesterday. Beckford and Shaquis Hill were charged with battery, while Demone Hill was charged with obstructing justice. A court appearance has been scheduled for Feb. 22 at 9 a.m.


1000 Colfax

Graffiti was discovered at a home in the 1000 block of Colfax Street at noon on Sunday.


900 Chicago and 1600 Orrington

Police suspect the same person displayed a weapon to employees of the Thrift House in the 900 block of Chicago Avenue and Close Knit in the 1600 block of Orrington Avenue yesterday afterooon between 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Cash in the amount of about $330 was taken at Thrift House.

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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