Cops check 2 man-with-gun reports


Two reports of residents spotting a man with a gun in their neighborhoods prompted Evanston police to respond to locations on Dempster Street and Case Street. These among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin.


1900 Dempster

Police responded to a report of a man with a gun in the 1900 block of Dempster Street shortly after midnight last night. No man with a gun was found.

Case at Custer

Police checked a report of a man with a gun near Case Street and Custer Avenue at 5:16 p.m. yesterday. No man with a gun was found.


2700 Payne

Cash was taken from an unlocked 2017 Toyota in the 2700 block of Payne Street between 10 p.m. Sunday and 5:49 p.m. yesterday.

Criminal Damage

1600 Chicago

Someone broke the passenger window of a 2007 Honda in an apartment parking space in the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue between 12:20 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sunday. 


600 Main

Graffitti was found at the Metra train depot in the 600 block of Main Street at 8:32 p.m. Sunday.


100 Asbury

A 2017 Dodge was stolen from an apartment parking space in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue between 6 p.m. Sunday and 6:33 a.m. yesterday.

2700 Woodland

A red 2008 Lexus was stolen from the driveway of a home in the 2700 block of Woodland Road between 10 p.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. Monday.                              

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 stations and business-oriented magazines.

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