A suspect displayed a weapon, then grabbed tools from a landscaper yesterday morning in northwest Evanston.


2600 Lincolnwood

A landscaper at work in northwest Evanston saw a suspect stealing a chain saw and a trimmer from his truck around 10:55 a.m. yesterday morning in the 2600 block of Lincolnwood Drive.

When he confronted the suspect, who he described as a male Black, the suspect raised his shirt, displaying a handgun, and escaped with the tools.


2209 Oakton

Julio Cruz, 26, of 9761 River St., Schiller Park, was arrested at 2209 Oakton St. at 8 p.m. Monday and charged with battery. He is due in court on Sept. 14 at 9 a.m.

1749 Hartrey

John Elliott Ross, 29, of 2320 Greenwood St., was arrested at 1749 Hartrey Ave. at 9:11 p.m. Monday and charged with battery.

1253 St. Louis

Jasmine N. Whitlock, 27, of 1554 W. Jonquil Terrace, Chicago, was arrested at 1253 S. St. Louis Ave., Chicago, at 11:38 a.m. and charged with battery. She is due in court on Sept. 12 at 1:30 p.m.


2400 Main

Someone scratched the door and cracked the windshield of a 2015 Chevrolet in a business parking lot in the 2400 block of Main Street between 10 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. yesterday.


800 Davis

Food items were taken from a convenience store in the 800 block of Davis Street at about 12:45 a.m. yesterday.


940 Ridge

Charles Barrows, 41, of 2715 W. Harrison St., Chicago, was arrested at 940 Ridge Ave. at 10:53 a.m. Saturday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Oct. 13 at 1:30 p.m.

2100 Lincolnwood

Craig L. Barton, 60, of 9996 Holly Lane, Des Plaines, was arrested at 2100 Lincolnwood Drive at 10:10 p.m. Monday and charged with driving under the influence.

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.  

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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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