Police checked out reports of gunshots heard in the 700 block of Forest Avenue and on Darrow Avenue at Crain Street. These among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin.


2700 Gross Point

A Nissan in a parking lot in the 2700 block of Gross Point Road was accessed by breaking a window between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. yesterday. A purse was taken.

2100 Dempster

Burglars broke a window to enter a retail establishment in the 2100 block of Dempster Street between 6 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Monday.

800 Oakton

Burglars attempted to pry open the door to an apartment in the 800 block of Oakton Street between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. yesterday.


Criminal Damage

1500 Sherman

Someone broke the window of a 2008 Ford in a business parking lot in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue just before 9:30 p.m. yesterday.


500 Chicago

Graffiti was found on Chicago Transit Authority property in the 500 block of Chicago Avenue at 11 a.m. yesterday.

Shots Heard

700 Forest

Gunshots were reported in the 700 block of Forest Avenue at 3:42 a.m. today. Police checked the area but found nothing.

Darrow at Crain

Gunshots were reported in the vicinity of Darrow Avenue at Crain Street at 3:54 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


1700 Orrington

Locked bicycles were stolen from the sidewalk in the 1700 block of Orrington Avenue around 4 p.m. yesterday.

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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