An ice pick wielded by a robber gets him a cookie at the Yofresh Yogurt Cafe on Chicago Avenue. This among the stories in Wednesday’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.

600 Chicago
A 30-35-year-old suspect displayed an ice pick and demanded food in an encounter at the Yofresh Yogurt Cafe in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue around 8:45 p.m. Sunday. An employee gave him a cookie and he left the premises, police said.

2600 Girard
A patient discharged from Evanston Hospital was surrounded by three male teenagers who snatched his wallet as he boarded a Chicago Transit Authority train at the Central Street station at about 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

2500 Cowper
A number of unlocked vehicles in the 2500 block of Cowper Avenue, including a 2015 Jeep, a 2022 Toyota, a 2012 Nissan, a Hyundai, and a 2015 Toyota were entered between 8:30 p.m. Monday and 4:15 a.m. Tuesday. Cash and miscellaneous items were reported taken.

10 Martha Lane
An unlocked 2019 Honda and an unlocked 2019 Subaru were entered at 10 Martha Lane at about 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday and the offenders took miscellaneous items.

1900 Greenwood
The drivers side window of a 2006 Hummer was broken between 7 p.m. Sunday and 9:15 a.m. Monday in a parking lot in the 1900 block of Greenwood Street. Nothing was reported taken.

400 Callan
An iPass and cash were taken from a 2023 Ford in the 400 block of Callan Avenue around 4 a.m. Monday.

1200 Monroe
Miscellaneous items were removed from a 2013 Mazda in the 1200 block of Monroe Street between 2 p.m. Sunday and 6:27 a.m. Monday.

1100 Sherman
Cash was taken from a 2018 Toyota in the 1100 block of Sherman Avenue between 3 p.m. Sunday and 6:20 a.m. Monday.

1117 Howard
Michael L. Calloway, 33, of 1624 S. Saint Louis Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1117 Howard St. at 10:12 a..m. Tuesday and charged with trespassing on real property. He is due in court on July 28 at 9 a.m.

1700 Church
Graffiti was discovered on a playground in the 1700 block of Church Street at 5:23 p.m. Monday.

1600 Dodge
An unmanned robotic lawnmower, valued at $2,100, was stolen as it mowed the grass at Evanston Township High School between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday. A tracking device on the mower helped officials locate it in Skokie.

2200 Oakton
Valuables were removed from a purse at Aldi’s grocery store in the 2200 block of Oakton Street between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday.

600 Chicago
Miscellaneous merchandise was taken by offenders at Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Monday and again at 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday.

2200 Central
A mirror that had been delivered to a residence in the 2200 block of Central Street was stolen between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. on June 20.

1100 Howard
About $25 worth of food items were taken from the McDonald’s Restaurant in the 1100 block of Howard Street without being paid for at about 10 p.m. Monday.

Incidents listed are 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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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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