A homless man was arrested at a church and charged with multiple thefts. That’s among the stories in today’s daily crime bulleting from Evanston police.

Criminal damage to property

Ridge and Monroe
Grafitti was sprayed on the sidewalk at the corner of Ridge Avenue and Monroe Street at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday.


1309 Simpson
Jeremy Jarrod Nicholson, 21, of 1341 McDaniel Ave., was arrested at 1309 Simpson St. at 5:27 p.m. Tuesday and charged with possession of cannabis.

Shots fired

1700 Cleveland
Someone reported shots fired in the 1700 block of Cleveland Street at 9:38 p.m. Monday. The area was checked but nothing was found.


1618 Benson
Michael T. O’Malley, 27, of 3421 Park Place, was arrested at the Davis Street CTA station at 2:22 this morning and charged with theft of services. He is scheduled to appear in court at 9 a.m. Dec. 14.

1509 Ridge
Zachary S. Spear, 27, who police say is homeless, was arrested at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1509 Ridge Ave., at 8:31 p.m. Monday and charged with trespassing on state-supported land, theft and retail theft. He was also arrested at the same location at 3:56 p.m. Tuesday and faces an additional retail theft charge. He is scheduled to appear in court at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 13 and 10:30 a.m. Dec. 11.

1128 Chicago
Dennis O. Wallace, 20, 129 Elmwood Ave., was arrested at the Jewel-Osco at 1128 Chicago Ave.,  at 12:03 p.m. Tuesday and charged with retail theft. He is scheduled to appear in court at 9 a.m. Nov. 13.


2125 Howard
Faydra S. Quarles, 31, 7614 N. Greenview Ave. in Chicago, was arrested at 2125 W. Howard St. at 2:17 p.m. Tuesday and charged with a traffic violation. She’s scheduled to appear in court at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20.

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.

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