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Key box at U-Haul enables theft of vehicle

Also, five bicycles and five catalytic converters are reported stolen.

Someone gained entry to the key box at the U-Haul on Dempster Street and made off with one of their vehicles. This among stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.

THEFT

2100 Dempster

An unidentified person gained entry to the key box in the U-Haul office in the 2100 block of Dempster Street and stole a vehicle that fit one of the keys. The theft occurred between Aug. 16 and Aug. 25.

2400 Howard

Food items were stolen from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street at about 5:30 p.m. Monday.

1400 Monroe

A catalytic converter was removed from a 2006 Honda in the 1400 block of Monroe Street between noon Sunday and 10 a.m. Wednesday.

2300 Hastings

A catalytic converter was removed from a 2004 Toyota in the 2300 block of Hastings Avenue between 10 a.m. on Aug. 20 and 10 a.m. Tuesday.

2400 Prairie

A catalytic converter was removed from a 2004 Honda in the 2400 block of Prairie Avenue between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday.

800 Ridge

A catalytic converter was removed from a 2002 Toyota in the 800 block of Ridge Terrace between noon on Tuesday and 2 p.m. Wednesday.

1600 Payne

A catalytic converter was removed from a 2013 Nissan in the 1600 block of Payne Street between 11 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

600 Main

A Schwinn bicycle that was secured to a bike rack in the 600 block of Main Street was stolen around 5 p.m. Tuesday.

800 Elgin

A Schwinn bicycle that was secured to a bike rack in the 800 block of Elgin Road was stolen around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

2400 Main

Gasoline was stolen from a gas station in the 2400 block of Main Street between 10:50 p.m. Monday and 3:33 p.m. Tuesday.

BURGLARY

700 Monroe

Someone gained entry to an open garage in the 700 block of Monroe Street between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday and took a green Bianchi bicycle and a silver Imola road bike.

1700 Hinman

A secured white Giant bicycle was taken from a garage in the 1700 block of Hinman Avenue between 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and 6:50 a.m. Wednesday.

1800 Hartrey

Cash was taken from a 1995 Volvo in the 1800 block of Hartrey Avenue between 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and 7:30 a.m. yesterday.

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 (August-27DR)

 

Charles Bartling

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 stations and business-oriented magazines.

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