An iPad was stolen from Best Buy on Howard Street by someone who grabbed it forcibly from the hands of an employee. This among the stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


2300 Howard

A customer at Best Buy, in the 2300 block of Howard Street, forcibly took an iPad from a 22-year-old female employee’s hands at about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday.


1454 Elmwood

Raul Flores-Solis, 49, of 5954 W. Belden Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 8:50 a.m. Monday and charged with battery.

4800 Oakton

Patrick Holmes, 32, of 8023 Kilpatrick Ave., Skokie, was arrested at 4800 Oakton St. at 12:01 a.m. yesterday and charged with battery.

1927 Church

Desmond M. Jiles, 33, of 1927 Church St., was arrested at that address at 5:38 p.m. Monday and charged with domestic battery.


2400 Main

Someone scratched a 2010 Honda in the 2400 block of Main Street between 11:55 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. Tuesday.

1200 Noyes

Someone broke the window of a 2019 Jeep in a residential garage in the 1200 block of Noyes Street between 2 p.m. Monday and 6:30 a.m. yesterday.


1950 Green Bay

Andre T. Francis, 26, of 1419 Brown Ave., was arrested at 1950 Green Bay Road at 7:38 p.m. on Oct. 19 and charged with illegally transporting alcoholic products.


2200 Oakton

Tools were stolen from the Home Depot store in the 2200 block of Oakton Street at 3:16 p.m. yesterday.

800 Hinman

Someone gained entry to a storage unit in the 800 block of Hinman Avenue between 4 p.m. on Oct. 21 and 8:30 a.m. yesterday and stole a Giant Escape 3 bicycle.

500 Hinman

A package was taken from the front of a residential building in the 500 block of Hinman Avenue between 8:50 a.m. and noon yesterday.

600 Chicago

Alcoholic products were stolen from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue at 10:03 a.m. yesterday.

1600 Sherman

Clothing items were taken from the Target store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue at 1:08 p.m. Monday.

1800 Maple

A Trek bicycle secured to a bike rack in the 1800 block of Maple Avenue was stolen between 7 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday.

800 Emerson

Hygiene products were taken from a 7-Eleven convenience store in the 800 block of Emerson Street at 1:48 a.m. yesterday.

1700 Wesley

A catalytic converter was removed from a 1999 Toyota in the 1700 block of Wesley Avenue between noon on October 19 and 8 a.m. the following morning.


1235 Emerson

Jeffrey Milburn Manning, 53, of 510 SE Highway 484, in Ocala, Fla., was arrested at 1235 Emerson St. at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday and charged with a traffic violation.

825 Asbury

Mariah S. McArthur, 26, of West 69th Street, Chicago, was arrested at 825 Asbury Avenue at 3:51 a.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation.

Maple at Church

Alberto Ramirez Valle, 31, of 4716 N. Lawndale Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Maple Avenue and Church Street at 12:13 a.m. Sunday and charged with a traffic violation.

355 Ridge

Manar J. Salem, 33, of 7768 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, was arrested at 355 Ridge Ave. at 7:43 p.m. Tuesday and charged with a traffic violation.

1322 Fowler

Floyd Lenon Spencer, 31, of 1305 Pitner Ave., was arrested at 1322 Fowler Ave. at 8:25 a.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation.

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 (October-28DR)

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...