Cash and a cell phone were taken during a sidewalk robbery in the 200 block of Chicago Avenue yesterday. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


200 Chicago

A robbery occurred yesterday at about 6:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Chicago Avenue. The victim, a 40-year-old Evanston man, was walking on the sidewalk when he was jumped upon by the perpetrator, who punched him and took about $40 in cash, plus a cell phone.


2043 Asbury

Shawnese R. Jones, 40, of 2043 Asbury Ave., was arrested at that address at 6:50 p.m. Friday and charged with domestic battery.

635 Chicago

Reginald K. McKinney, 52, of 623 N. Lockwood Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 635 Chicago Ave. at 6:29 p.m. on June 27 and charged with domestic battery.

1454 Elmwood

Shane F. Riefke, 18, of 2520 Prospect Ave., was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 9:24 p.m. Friday and charged with domestic battery. .


1900 Dodge

A burglar climbed through an open window of a home in the 1900 block of Dodge Avenue between 7 a.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday and stole several tools.

1800 Hovland

An open door to a garage provided an opportunity for a burglar to enter and steal a bicycle shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday in the 1800 block of Hovland Court.

Criminal Damage

2300 Oakton

Panes of glass were shattered at a bus stop in the 2300 block of Oakton Street around 8:42 a.m. today.

1200 Crain

Something shattered the front passenger window of a truck in the 1200 block of Crain Street between 12:16 p.m. and 12:36 p.m. Friday.


1400 Elmwood

Protesters painted an anti-police slogan in front of Evanston’s police headquarters between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. yesterday.

Elmwood at Lake

Graffiti was discovered on the sidewalk at Elmwood Avenue and Lake Street at 7:28 a.m. today.

Central at Gross Point

Graffiti was discovered on a church near Central Street and Gross Point Road at 9:48 a.m. Friday.

Princeton at Central

Graffiti was discovered on the street at Princeton Avenue and Central Street at 9:48 p.m. yesterday.

Gaffield at Sherman

Graffiti was discovered on Chicago Transit Authority property near Gaffield Place and Sherman Avenue at 5:22 p.m. yesterday.

Shots Heard

900 Forest

Gunshots were reported in the 900 block of Forest Avenue at 10:40 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

1000 Dewey

Gunshots were reported in the 1000 block of Dewey Avenue at 9:38 p.m. Friday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

Greenleaf at Dewey

Gunshots were reported near Greenleaf Street and Dewey Avenue at 1:38 a.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


1700 Monroe

Parts were taken from a 2013 Nissan while parked in the driveway of a home in the 1700 block of Monroe Street between May 11 and 12:42 p.m. Saturday.

1600 Sherman

Shoplifters stole alcoholic products at the Target store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue at 2:20 p.m. Friday and between 12:45 p.m. and 5:56 p.m. Saturday.


Howard at Ashland

Marlon Trevor Caliste, 42, of 6225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, and Mario Vazquez, 26, of 816 13th St., North Chicago, were arrested between 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. yesterday and charged with reckless driving for racing each other down Howard Street. They are due in court on Sept. 21 at 9 a.m.

950 Sheridan

Spencer Andrew Pierce, 53, of 5315 N. Clark St., Chicago, was arrested at 950 Sheridan Road at 4:50 p.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Sept. 1 at 10:30 a.m.

Greenleaf at Ashland

Josue R. Salazar, 26, of 835 Seward St., was arrested at Greenleaf Street and Ashland Avenue at 4:43 p.m. Wednesday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Sept. 21 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.  

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (13Jul20)

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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