Charges are pending in an incident involving a broken show window that enabled a suspect to enter the Uncle Dan’s store on Sherman Avenue after midnight last night. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1600 Sherman

Clothing and furniture were among items taken by someone who broke a window to enter the downtown Evanston Uncle Dan’s store between 1:46 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. today.

Evanston Police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said that shortly after the broken show window was discovered, a man appeared at St. Francis Hospital with lacerations on his hand and merchandise from Uncle Dan’s on his person, including a coat that still had the Uncle Dan’s label attached.

Charges are pending against the suspect, Glew said.

A store employee told police that clothing amounting to about $100 was taken from the store, and that damage to the window amounted to about $1,000.


300 Ridge

A victim received a scratch on the neck at Presence St. Francis Hospital at about 6 p.m. yesterday.

1107 Church

John D. Horn, 58, of 1107 Church St., was arrested at that address at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday and charged with domestic battery. He is due in court on Oct. 23 at 9:30 a.m.

Shots Heard

1700 Emerson

Gunshots were reported in the 1700 block of Emerson Street at about 5 a.m. today. Police checked the area but found nothing.


1640 Chicago

Steven E. Hooper, 55, of 3604 S.  Rhodes Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1640 Chicago Ave. at 4:19 p.m. Tuesday and charged with retail theft. He is due in court on Nov. 27 at 9 a.m.


500 Ridge

Malachi Bilal Crockerhan, 43, of 4932 Crain St., Skokie, was arrested at 500 Ridge Ave. at 12:32 p.m. Saturday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Nov. 15 at 1:30 p.m.

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 Court in Skokie.

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin 17Oct19

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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