A 26-year-old Blue Island man was arrested at 600 Oakton St. yesterday and charged with assault when he said he would shoot the owner of the stolen bicycle he was riding. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Assault

600 Oakton

Anthony J. Verthein, 26, of 13811 S. Western Ave., Blue Island, was arrested at 600 Oakton St. at 11:24 a.m. yesterday and charged with assault when he asserted that he would shoot the owner of the bicycle he was riding, police said. Verthein is due in court on Oct. 15 at 9 a.m.

Criminal Damage

200 Brown

A 2016 Nissan was damaged on both the driver’s and passenger’s side in an apartment parking space in the 200 block of Brown Avenue between 9 p.m. Sunday and 6 a.m. yesterday.

Theft

1100 Chicago

Alcoholic products were stolen from a grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 3:17 p.m. yesterday.

Merchandise was stolen from a grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 6:43 p.m. yesterday.

1128 Chicago

Anthony A. Richardson, 42, of 9747 S. Yield Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1128 Chicago Ave. at 11:14 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft.

2209 Howard

Sharifullah Khair Khwa, 28, of 7524 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 2209 Howard St. at 6:32 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft.He is due in court on Oct. 29 at 9 a.m.

1600 Maple

A bicycle was stolen from the sidewalk in the 1600 block of Maple Avenue between 9 a.m. aand 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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 (20Sep19)

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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