A robber tried to hijack a food delivery man’s 2015 Toyota at Seward Street and Sherman Avenue, but he met resistance as the victim yelled for police and was assisted by a neighbor, who called the cops. This among the stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.
Seward at Sherman
A robber attempted to take his victim’s keys and 2015 Toyota at 8:48 p.m. Wednesday at Seward Street and Sherman Avenue. The 51-year-old victim, a food delivery man, fought the robber and yelled for help. A neighbor responded, called the police, and the robber fled. The victim sustained minor hand injuries, but declined medical attention, police said.
Mulford at Custer
Randy R. Pryor, 26, of 2309 Emerson St., was arrested at Mulford Street and Custer Avenue at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday and charged with domestic battery. He is due in court on Feb. 3 at 9 a.m.
Orkhan Ganiyev, 36, of 6701 N. Ashland Ave., was arrested at 2289 Howard St. at 8:08 p.m. Wednesday and charged with trespassing on real property. He is due in court on Feb. 3 at 9:30 a.m.
Muhammad Amin Chattha, 29, of 8315 Keating Ave., Skokie, was arrested at 1615 Emerson St. on Wednesday at 7:18 p.m. and charged with graffiti. He is due in court on Feb. 17 at 9 a.m.
Emerson at Dodge
Gunshots were reported at Emerson Street and Dodge Avenue at 4:30 a.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.
David Renteria, 32, of 472 St. Louis Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 635 Chicago Ave. at 3:33 p.m. Tuesday and charged with retail theft.
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2000 Jeep in the 2100 block of Keeney St. between midnight and 8:34 a.m. yesterday.
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2003 Chevrolet in the 2400 block of Cowper Avenue at 12:32 p.m. yesterday.
Medication was stolen from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue at about 7:40 a.m. Tuesday.
2100 Green Bay
Merchandise was stolen from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 2100 block of Green Bay Road at 4:35 p.m. yesterday.
A package was stolen from the front porch of a home in the 1100 block of Michigan Avenue at 1:36 p.m. Tuesday..
Someone tried to steal a package from the porch of a home in the 1700 block of McDaniel Avenue at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday.
A package was stolen from an apartment common area in the 100 block of Callan Avenue between 8 a.m. on Jan. 15 and 12:04 p.m. yesterday.
A package was stolen from an apartment common area in the 200 block of Ridge Avenue at 6:30 p.m. yesterday.
Youbode Joway, 24, of 6330 N. Oakley Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 208 Dodge Ave. at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and charged with a traffic violation. A court date has been set for Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m.
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.
Crime Bulletin (January_22-21DR)