Evanston police credited the fact that the owner had left keys to a white 2015 Ford Focus inside the car with enabling it to be stolen. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin.


600 Hull

A 2015 white Ford Focus was stolen from an apartment parking space in the 600 block of Hull Terrace between 5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday, using the keys that had been left inside the vehicle.

600 Hinman

A package delivered to an apartment common area in the 600 block of Hinman Avenue was stolen around 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

1100 Chicago

Shoplifters stole alcoholic products from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 1:40 p.m. Saturday.

1600 Dodge

A laptop computer left unattended on the Evanston Township High School grounds was stolen between 3:55 p.m. and 5:06 p.m. yesterday.


1100 Darrow

Tools were taken from the garage of a home in the 1100 block of Darrow Avenue between April 7 and 12:04 p.m. Friday.


900 Gaffield

Graffiti was discovered at the Noyes Purple Line depot of the Chicago Transit Authority in the 900 block of Gaffield Place at 7:17 a.m. today.

Shots Heard

McDaniel at Church

Gunshots were reported in the vicinity of McDaniel Avenue and Church Street at 10:17 p.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

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 (20Apr20)

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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