A lone gunman held up a 7-11 convenience store at Main Street and Dodge Avenue last night and got away with about $2,000 from the cash drawer, This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Robbery

800 Dodge

An unidentified black male, armed with a handgun, struck two employees and a customer at a 7-11 convenience store at Main Street and Dodge Avenue at about 1:47 a.m. today and fled on foot with about $2,000 from the cash drawer, plus tobacco products and the customer’s wallet.

Burglary

600 Michigan

A burglar broke a window to enter a 1995 Ford and steal some tools in the 600 block of Michigan Avenue between 9 p.m. Monday and 9:15 a.m. yesterday.

1600 Crain

A burglar entered a home through an unlocked door in the 1600 block of Crain Street between 10:20 a.m. and 1:40 p.m. yesterday and stole cash.

400 Callan

A burglar cut a window screen in an unsuccessful attempt to enter an apartment in the 400 block of Callan Avenue at about 7:21 a.m. yesterday.

800 Mulford

A gaming system, jewelry, and cash were taken when a burglar forced open the rear door to an apartment in the 800 block of Mulford Street between 5:30 p.m. and 6:16 p.m. yesterday.

Criminal Damage

500 South Boulevard

Someone smashed a window, dented a door, and cracked a light on a 2016 Mercedes in the 500 block of South Boulevard between 7:30 p.m. Monday and 7:45 a.m. yesterday.

900 Chicago

Someone tore down banners at a retail establishment in the 900 block of Chicago Avenue between midnight and 10 a.m. yesterday.

Criminal Trespass

1640 Chicago

Larry M. Lee, 49, of 7504 N. Claremont Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1640 Chicago Ave. at 2:52 p.m. yesterday and charged with criminal trespass and retail theft.

Other

1701 Main

Gianni F. Estes, 32, address unknown, was arrested at 1701 Main St. at 11:48 a.m. Sunday and charged with failure to register as a child sex offender.

Theft

1616 Sherman

Victor J. Hughes, 61, of 7614 S. Lafayette Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1616 Sherman Ave. at 12:23 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft.

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 (26Jun2019)

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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