The Federal Bureau of Investigation is on the lookout for a man who held up the Bank of America branch in the 1300 block of Chicago Avenue last week. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1300 Chicago
An armed black male in his 30s or 40s presented a note to a teller at the Bank of America branch in the 1300 block of Chicago Avenue around noon Wednesday demanding funds. He exited the bank and is still at large.


1900 Sherman
Ryan J. Banks, 35, of 1900 Sherman Ave., was arrested at that address at 11:05 p.m. Saturday and charged with domestic battery.

1944 Jackson
Lacara S. Reckley, 40, of 1944 Jackson Ave., was arrested at that address at 1:37 p.m. Friday and charged with aggravated battery.


1500 Sherman
Someone forced their way through the rear door of Edzo’s Burger Shop in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue between 2:15 p.m. on Dec. 30 and 9 a.m. on Jan. 3. Nothing was reported missing.

Asbury at Davis
Cash and clothing were taken from an unlocked 2016 Land Rover near Asbury Avenue and Davis Street between 7:40 p.m. on Jan. 3 and 7:25 a.m. the following day.

1400 Grove
Someone gained entry to a residence in the 1400 block of Grove Street between midnight on Dec. 22 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday and stole jewelry and silverware.

2200 Hartrey
Someone forced their way into a residence in the 2200 block of Hartrey Avenue and stole cash, jewelry, and electronics valued at $4,500 between 4 p.m. Monday and 1:46 p.m. Sunday.


1000 Fowler
The door of a residence under construction in the 1000 block of Fowler Avenue was damaged at about noon Saturday.

1900 Jackson
A 2009 Buick was damaged in the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue around 4 a.m. Friday.


900 Forest
Gunshots were reported in the 900 block of Forest Avenue at 12:03 a.m. Sunday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


1600 Benson
An unattended bag and its contents were stolen on Chicago Transit Authority property in the 1600 block of Benson Avenue between 2:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. Saturday.

2600 Ridge
Items were taken from a purse at Evanston Hospital in the 2600 block of Ridge Avenue between 7:50 a.m. and noon Friday.

1600 Sherman
A wallet was stolen from a locker at LA Fitness in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday.

1800 Hovland
A bicycle was stolen from a residential storage area in the 1800 block of Hovland Court between midnight and 3 p.m. Friday.

2300 Main
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2021 Nissan in the 2300 block of Main Street between 6 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday

2400 Howard
Miscellaneous merchandise was taken from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street around 2:25 p.m. Friday.

1900 Dempster
Alcoholic products were taken from Valli Produce in the 1900 block of Dempster Street at 6:52 p.m. on Jan. 2.

1700 Maple
Alcoholic products were taken from a store in the 1700 block of Maple Avenue around 3 p.m. Sunday.

100 Chicago
Charging cords were stolen from a gas station in the 100 block of Chicago Avenue at about 6 a.m. Sunday.

1454 Elmwood
Alize Hopkins Bey-Johnson, 23, of 2001 W. Lunt Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 1:20 p.m. Friday and charged with theft.


2289 Howard
Ademola Y. Sulaiman, 42, of 2315 W. Rosemont Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 2289 Howard St. at 9:19 p.m. Sunday and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

Incidents listed appear among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. An arrest does not constitute an assumption of guilt, which can only be determined by a court of law. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District 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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