A detailed sign at the Evanston Garden Club’s butterfly garden between the Harley Clarke mansion and the Grosse Pointe Lighthouse has been stolen. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


2600 Sheridan

An educational sign valued at $800 that describes the life of a butterfly and stood guard over the Evanston Garden Club’s butterfly garden that provides refuge for thousands of Monarch butterflies on their annual flights between Mexico and Canada, has been reported stolen. The garden is located on the lakefront between the Harley Clarke mansion and the historic Grosse Pointe Lighthouse in the 2600 block of Sheridan Road.

1100 Chicago

Food items were stolen at the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 8:23 p.m. yesterday

Criminal Damage

600 Hull

A bullet hole found in the wall of an apartment in the 600 block of Hull Terrace at 11:30 a.m. yesterday is suspected by police to be a result of the gunshots heard Thursday night in the 300 block of Custer Avenue.


1012 Chicago

Peter E. Baumgartner, 55, of 2236 W. Estes Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1012 Chicago Ave. at 1:22 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation.

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 (25Feb20)

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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