Two youngsters, ages 7 and 9, called police when a man shooed them away with a gun in a Hovland Court alley. This among stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.
Two boys, ages 7 and 9, called police when a man refused their request to play basketball by brandishing a gun in the alley of the 1800 block of Hovland Court at about 1 p.m. Wednesday. The kids, on their bikes, told police they had asked the man if they could play basketball using the hoop on his garage.
Sean R. Croegaert-Key, 31, of 827 Monroe St., was arrested at 821 Sherman Ave. at 5:16 p.m. Thursday and charged with battery.
510 South Boulevard
Raymond L. Williams, 22, of 510 South Boulevard, was arrested at that address at 2:10 a.m. Wednesday and charged with criminal damage to property.
Someone took a cell phone from a victim’s purse at the Food 4 Less grocery store in the 2400 block of Main Street at 9:47 p.m. Tuesday.
A secured bicycle and supplies were removed from a storage room in a building in the 800 block of Seward Street between 6 p.m. on August 13 and 6 p.m. Sunday.
A package was taken from the common area of an apartment building in the 600 block of Hinman Avenue around 2:40 a.m. today.
100 South Boulevard
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2006 Honda in the 100 block of South Boulevard at about 3:20 a.m. today.
Someone took an unsecured three-wheeled bicycle from an alley in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue between 5 a.m. and noon on Wednesday.
Alcoholic products were stolen from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 9 p.m. Monday.
Alcoholic products were stolen from the Target store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue at about 6 p.m. Thursday.
A blue bicycle secured to a bike rack was stolen from the 1700 block of Chicago Avenue between 9 p.m. Monday and 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Miscellaneous merchandise was taken from a store in the 1700 block of Sherman Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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-20DR)