Recent graffiti sightings were reported on Davis Street, Sherman Avenue, Simpson Street, and Elmwood Avenue. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


2650 Ridge

Latisha Rouselle Lemond, 31, address unknown, was arrested at 2650 Ridge Ave. at 5:21 p.m. yesterday and charged with simple battery. She is due in court on Nov. 10 at 10:30 a.m.

2323 Foster

Gabriel A. Rayner, 35, of 2323 Foster St., was arrested at that address at 4:24 a.m. yesterday and charged with simple battery. He is due in court on Oct. 24 at 9 a.m.



Davis at Sherman

Graffiti was found on the street at Davis Street and Sherman Avenue at 3:04 p.m. yesterday.

1900 Simpson 

Graffiti was found in a park in the 1900 block of Simpson Street at 1 p.m. yesterday and at noon Sunday.

200 Elmwood

Graffiti was found on the garage of a home in the 200 block of Elmwood Avenue between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday.


2200 Howard

A cell phone left unattended in a department store in the 2200 block of Howard Street was stolen between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. yesterday.

900 Elmwood

An item left unattended at a religious institution in the 900 block of Elmwood Avenue was stolen between 10:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday.


400 Chicago

Jevon J. O’Brien, 26, of 7710 N. Marshfield, Chicago, was arrested at 400 Chicago Ave. at 10:10 p.m. Thursday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Nov. 7 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. 

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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