A shoplifter stole cocoa butter and eczema itch relief balm from a CVS pharmacy. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


2400 Payne

Cash and tools were taken from the garage of a home in the 2400 block of Payne Street between 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and 7:30 a.m. yesterday.


400 Dewey

The garage of a home in the 400 block of Dewey Avenue was defaced with graffiti between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. yesterday.


1600 Foster

A cell phone left unattended at a park in the 1600 block of Foster Street was stolen between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. yesterday.

100 Asbury

Cocoa butter and eczema itch relief balm was stolen from the CVS Pharmacy in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue around 11:21 p.m. yesterday


7526 Ridge

Jessica Leigh Robbins, 37, of 1625 W. Estes Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 7526 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, at 7:01 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. She is due in court on Aug. 31 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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  1. Itch relief balm stolen from

    Itch relief balm stolen from CVS — this was not a crime but an emergency. God knows what the NW students are doing at night 🙂

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