Crime is light as holidays approach

Random thefts, two graffiti incidents, and a broken window dominate today’s crime bulletin.

With Thanksgiving a little more than a week away and the coronavirus pandemic keeping people inside, a handful of thefts of items valued at less than $500 and a couple of incidents of graffiti constitute the majority of stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1500 South Boulevard

A leaf blower was removed from a trailer in the 1500 block of South Boulevard around 3 p.m. Monday.

600 Chicago

A shoplifter took alcoholic products from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue at about 8 a.m. yesterday.

1000 Greenleaf

A ceiling fan delivered to a residence in the 1000 block of Greenleaf Street was stolen at about 3 p.m. Monday.

800 Judson

Someone pried open the mailbox at a home in the 800 block of Judson Avenue between 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. yesterday.

1600 Sherman

Merchandise was taken from the shelves of the Target store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue at about 9 p.m. Monday.

1800 Main

A bag left unattended at a park in the 1800 block of Main Street was stolen between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Monday.


1800 Grey

Someone damaged a window in the 1800 block of Grey Avenue between Nov. 9 and 11 a.m. Monday.


800 Davis

Graffiti was discovered on a mailbox in the 800 block of Davis Street at 1:15 p.m. Monday.

600 Emerson

Graffiti was discovered on the street in the 600 block of Emerson Street at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

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 (November_18-20DR)




Charles Bartling

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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