Evanston police once issued a detailed crime bulletin each weekday, from Monday to Friday, except for city holidays.
About a year ago, it was reduced to four days a week, with none on Wednesday.
Starting this month it has been further reduced to three days a week: Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Cmdr. Ryan Glew, the department’s public information officer, says the change will provide greater efficiency for the department.
Under state law all police departments are required to released details about arrests, which make up a portion of the bulletin, within 72 hours of when an arrest takes place.
So here are the items in Wednesday’s bulletin:
Clifford H. Kraut, 77, of 6423 N. Francisco Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 4:30 p.m. Thursday and charged with battery.
A burglary suspect accessed an unlocked 2019 Dodge in the 2200 block of Lee Street at about 11:15 a.m. Friday and took a garage door opener.
Money was taken from a 2018 Buick in the 700 block of Monticello Place between 11:30 p.m. Sunday and 8:38 a.m. Monday,
Pry marks designated an entry process for a burglary suspect at a residence in the 1800 block of Ridge Avenue around 6 a.m. Tuesday. Miscellaneous items were taken.
Two bicycles and other recreational and sports equipment were taken from a garage in the 1800 block of Asbury Avenue between 10:19 a.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday.
A glass door was damaged at a store in the 2300 block of Main Street around 10:30 p.m. Monday.
The rear passenger window on a 2016 Kia was damaged in the 2200 block of Noyes Street between 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Leslie Michael Adams, 45, of 3405 N. Laramie Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 207 Asbury Ave. at 5:35 a.m. Tuesday and charged with possession of a controlled substance.
A gray 2014 Honda, with the engine left running, was taken from a parking lot in the 1300 block of Brummel Street around 7:20 a.m. Tuesday.
Someone damaged the steering column in an apparent attempt to steal a 2018 Hyundai in the 800 block of Seward Street between 7 p.m. Monday and 8:15 a.m. Tuesday.
Someone damaged the steering column in an apparent attempt to steal a 2014 Kia from a parking lot in the 900 block of Washington Street between 4 p.m. Monday and noon on Tuesday.
A blue 2018 Kia was taken from the 1500 block of Colfax Street in the morning hours of Monday.
A black 2021 Ford was stolen from the 2600 block of Sheridan Road between 6:15 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday.
A package delivered to a residence in the 100 block of Callan Avenue was taken around 12:30 p.m. Monday.
500 South Boulevard
A package delivered to a residence in the 500 block of South Boulevard was taken between Friday and 2:15 p.m. Monday.
A package of Pampers was taken from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street around 2:23 a.m. Tuesday.
Toiletries were taken from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Laundry and first aid merchandise were taken from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue around 8 p.m. Tuesday.
2100 Green Bay
Consumable goods were taken from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 2100 block of Green Bay Road between 7:07 p.m. and 7:33 p.m. Monday.
Consumable goods were taken from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 2100 block of Green Bay Road around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The front license plate of a Nissan vehicle was stolen from the 200 block of Brown Avenue at 2:41 a.m. Wednesday. The plate number is DD13878.
Ridge at Lee
Deonna N. Ford, 24, of 2108 Dewey Ave., was arrested at Ridge Avenue and Lee Street at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday and charged with a traffic violation. She is due in court on April 21 at 1:30 p.m.
Incidents listed are 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.
This not a good idea to limit the coverage because there are some vehicles which have been stolen ,damaged and or ransacked in Northwest Evanston.
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