Homeless man arrested for thefts at Target

Thefts occurred at store in downtown Evanston in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue.

A 26-year-old homeless man was arrested and charged with eight thefts of merchandise from the downtown Target store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue. This among the stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1600 Sherman

Christienson Mothe, 26, address unknown, was arrested numerous times between 7:12 p.m. Wednesday and 12:17 a.m. yesterday and charged with eight counts of retail theft and one count of trespassing on real property at the downtown Target store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue.

Electronics were reported stolen Wednesday at the downtown Target store between 7:57 a.m. Tuesday and 4:09 p.m. Wednesday, between 7:41 a.m. and 7:46 a.m. Wednesday, at 4:11 p.m. Wednesday, and at 7 p.m. Wednesday.


1244 Dryden

Binbin Deng, 32, of 1244 Dryden Place, was arrested at that location at 12:58 a.m. today and charged with domestic battery.

134 Elmwood

Thomas M. L Wolkow, 26, of 3533 North Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 134 Elmwood Ave. at 9:05 p.m. Tuesday and charged with domestic battery.


1500 Ridge

Someone broke the glass on a door at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in the 1500 block of Ridge Avenue around 5:42 p.m. Wednesday.

Incidents listed appear among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. An arrest does not constitute an assumption of guilt, which can only be determined by a court of law. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Court in Skokie.

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (February_19-21DR)

Charles Bartling

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 stations and business-oriented magazines.

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