A 20- to 24-year-old female with a knife is a suspect in two Evanston robberies early Saturday evening. These among stories in Monday’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.

1200 Chicago
An armed robbery occurred in the 1200 block of Chicago Avenue at 8:10 p.m. Saturday when a 20-24-year-old female suspect displayed a knife and demanded money from her victim, a 25-year-old male who police said was panhandling on the sidewalk. The suspect fled on foot.

500 Main
An armed robbery occurred at the Lucky Platter Restaurant in the 500 block of Main Street at 8:26 p.m. Saturday when a 20-24-year-old female suspect displayed a knife and demanded money from her victim, a 51-year-old male employee of the restaurant. The victim suffered three small cuts in the stomach area that did not require hospitalization. The suspect fled on foot.

1100 Oak
Someone damaged the rear exterior screen door of a residence in the 1100 block of Oak Avenue between midnight and 6:45 a.m. Monday.

1800 Sherman
Someone scratched the basement door of a residence in the 1800 block of Sherman Avenue around 10:45 p.m. on May 2.

601 South Boulevard
DeMarcus Ray O’Connor, 36, of 600 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 601 South Boulevard at 11:34 a.m. Saturday and charged with possession of methamphetamine.

600 Chicago
General merchandise was stolen from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue at about 11:10 a.m. Saturday.

1100 Chicago
Alcoholic products were stolen from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 10 p.m. Sunday.

1400 Dodge
Two packages containing clothing items were stolen from a residence in the 1400 block of Dodge Avenue between 1:22 p.m. Friday and 7:04 a.m. Saturday.

400 Elmwood
A blue 2002 Honda was stolen from the 400 block of Elmwood Avenue and later recovered between 6 p.m. and 7:18 p.m. Friday.

731 Ridge
Cielo S. Galeana, 21, of 5301 S. Kent Ave., Hammond, Ind., was arrested at 2:25 a.m. Friday at 731 Ridge Ave. and charged with a traffic violation.

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.  

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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...

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