A 2009 Honda and a 2015 Nissan have been reported stolen in Evanston. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1600 Dobson

A 2009 Honda was stolen in the 1600 block of Dobson Street between 9 p.m. Monday and 6 a.m. yesterday.

1400 Darrow

A 2015 Nissan was stolen in the 1400 block of Darrow Avenue between 4 p.m. Monday and 2 p.m. yesterday.

1100 Chicago

Someone stole food items from the Jewel-Osco store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 4:40 p.m. yesterday.

1700 Oak

A package containing food that was delivered to an apartment common area in the 1700 block of Oak Avenue was stolen between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. yesterday.


1500 Sherman

Someone broke into an unlocked medical office in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue between 7:50 p.m. Monday and 9:05 a.m. yesterday.

2300 Sherman

A bicycle was stolen from the unlocked garage of a home in the 2300 block of Sherman Avenue between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. yesterday.

1700 Benson

A screen was damaged in an apparent attempt to enter a religious institution in the 1700 block of Benson Avenue between 3:30 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. yesterday.

Criminal Damage

300 Wesley

The rear window of a 2008 Acura was damaged in the driveway of a home in the 300 block of Wesley Avenue around 12:23 p.m. yesterday.


2100 Greenleaf

An industrial site in the 2100 block of Greenleaf Street was defaced with graffiti sometime during the month of July.

Elmwood at Dobson

Graffiti was discovered near Elmwood Avenue and Dobson Street at 8:40 a.m. yesterday.

Shots Heard

1400 Washington

Gunshots were reported in the 1400 block of Washington Street shortly after 11 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


Ridge at Church

John C. Truce, 31, of 35461 N. Everett Ave., Ingleside, was arrested at Ridge Avenue and Church Street at 3:05 p.m. yesterday and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. He is due in court on Oct. 4 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. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Circuit Court in Skokie.  

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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