Medicinal items were taken from a pharmacy on Chicago Avenue, while food was the target of a shoplifter at a grocery store on Dempster Street. These among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


600 Chicago

Medications were taken from a Walgreens pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue around 9 p.m. Sunday.

1900 Dempster

Food items were taken by a shoplifter at a grocery store in the 1900 block of Dempster Street around 12:30 p.m. yesterday.

1400 Chicago

A bicycle locked to a bike rack in the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue was stolen between 4 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday.

2600 Ridge

Someone removed a purse and bag from a desk at Evanston Hospital between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday.


Greenwood at Sherman

Diego Heredia, 22, of 8100 Marion Drive, Justice, was arrested at Greenwood Street and Sherman Place at 2:04 p.m.  Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m.

Oakton at Dodge

Briana E. McClure, 28, of 135 Callan Ave., was arrested at Oakton Street and Dodge Avenue at 5:29 p.m. Sunday and charged with a traffic violation. She is due in court on Sept. 20 at 10:30 a.m.

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. 

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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