An unlocked door provided easy access for burglars to the garage of a home in the 2200 block of Wesley Avenue. This among the stories in today’s daily crime report from Evanston police.


105 Dewey

James L. Montgomery, 44, of 105 Dewey Ave., was arrested at that address at 11:10 p.m. Tuesday and charged with domestic battery. He is due in court on May 4 at 9:30 a.m.


2200 Wesley

Burglars took advantage of an unlocked door to enter the garage of a home in the 2200 block of Wesley Avenue between 8 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday.


100 Asbury

Graffiti defaced a restaurant in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue between 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9:40 a.m. yesterday.

Shots heard

1200 Harvard

Gunshots were reported in the 1200 block of Harvard Terrace at 10:47 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


2600 Ridge

Cash was stolen at Evanston Hospital between 10:25 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. yesterday.

1100 Church

A bicycle locked to a bike rack in the 1100 block of Church Street was stolen between 2 p.m. March 31 and 8 p.m. April 1.


Greenwood at Asbury

Edwin Regules, 31, of 2436 W. Sherwin Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Greenwood Street and Asbury Avenue at 6:21 p.m. yesterday and charged with driving under the influence. He is due in court on May 27 at 1:30 p.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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