There were four incidents of gang graffiti reported in the area around Lee Street and Darrow Avenue. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
A victim was hit in the head and body and sprayed with pepper spray in the 700 block of Howard Street around 2 p.m. Friday. Suspect is a five-foot-tall black female weighing 130 pounds
Miscellaneous costume jewelry was taken in the burglary of an apartment in the 1900 block of Maple Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Friday.
Someone broke the window of a 2014 Nissan in an alley in the 1100 block of Howard Street around 11 a.m. yesterday and took a cell phone.
A mens 21-speed bicycle was stolen from the unlocked garage of a home in the 700 block of Michigan Avenue between 5 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday.
Medicine was stolen from an apartment in the 1500 block of Maple Avenue between July 27 and 5:35 p.m. Saturday.
Tires were slashed on a 2013 Nissan in the 200 block of Custer Avenue between 8 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday, and tires were punctured on a 2012 Harley-Davidson in the same block between 3 p.m. and 5:23 p.m. yesterday.
Leroy Grant, 55, of 2413 Central St. was arrested at that address at 10:28 p.m. Friday and charged with criminal trespass land. He is due in court on Sept. 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Lee at Darrow
Four incidents of gang graffiti defaced the street and three garages in the vicinity of Lee Street and Darrow Avenue between 4 p.m. Thursday and 1 p.m. Friday.
Graffiti defaced an apartment/condo common area in the 1000 block of Dewey Avenue between midnight and 8:30 a.m. Friday.
Graffiti was discovered at a commercial establishment in the 800 block of Chicago Avenue around 7:35 a.m. yesterday.
Maurice M. McKenzie, 23, of 709 Oakton St., was arrested at 1042 Ashland Ave. at 3:25 a.m. yesterday and charged with disobedience to police. He is due in court on Aug. 26 at 9 a.m.
Xavier Soto, 26, of 2305 Dempster St., was arrested at 2424 Lake St. at 2:45 a.m. Saturday and charged with an alcohol ordinance violation. He is due in court on Sept. 15 at 9 a.m.
Thomas E. Whitehead, 47, of 1811 Church St., was arrested at 816 Clark St. at 7:30 p.m. Friday and charged with aggravated robbery.
A 2000 Chevrolet was stolen in the 1900 block of Howard Street at 4:32 p.m. Friday when a buyer of the car purchased it using counterfiet money.
Someone cut the lock from a donation box in the 2300 block of Howard Street and stole shoes and clothing from inside between 9 a.m. and 4:23 p.m. yesterday.
Items left unattended at a store in the 2400 block of Main Street were taken between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. yesterday.
A cell phone was found missing at a home in the 600 block of Judson Avenue after a group of youngsters were inside around 7 p.m. Saturday.
A four-door silver 2012 Toyota was stolen from the 1300 block of Foster Street around 4:43 p.m. Friday.
A mens 24-speed bicycle was stolen from an apartment/condo common area in the 400 block of Sheridan Road between July 4 and Thursday.
A mens bicycle was stolen from the sidewalk in the 600 block of Lake Street around 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
Someone removed the tip jar containing cash at a restaurant in the 700 block of Clark Street around 2:46 a.m. Wednesday.
A ceramic candle bowl and flower were removed from a stand set up at a park festival in the 1700 block of Sheridan Road between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Simpson at Ridge
A laptop computer and a backpack were removed from the open trunk of a vehicle near Simpson Street and Ridge Avenue between 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 12:21 a.m. yesterday.
William Cruz Rico, 18, of 827 Hartrey Ave. was arrested at 1635 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, at 1:32 a.m. today and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Aug. 31 at 9 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.