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Masked invaders steal cell phone

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Two men, wearing masks, entered an unlocked apartment on Garnett Place and demanded property from its occupants. After a scuffle, the pair fled with a cell phone. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Battery

1527 Greenleaf

Michael A. Gilbert, 53, of 1527 Greenleaf St., was arrested at that address at 8:26 p.m. yesterday and charged with simple battery. He is due in court on Sept. 8 at 9 a.m.

1210 Pitner

Salvador I. Ramos, 21, of 2145 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1210 Pitner Ave. at 3:39 a.m. yesterday and charged with simple battery. He is due in court on Aug. 17 at 9 a.m.

Burglary

600 Sheridan

An unlocked 1997 Toyota was entered between 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 3:44 a.m. Friday  in the 600 block of Sheridan Square.

900 Sherman

A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 900 block of Sherman Avenue between 11 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

700 Hinman

A car charger and miscellaneous tools were taken from an unlocked 1997 Ford in the 700 block of Hinman Avenue between 8:30 a.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. yesterday.

2400 Ridgeway

Burglars entered the unlocked garage of a home in the 2400 block of Ridgeway Avenue between July 16 and 10:16 a.m. yesterday.

2500 Central Park

A bicycle was taken from the unlocked garage of a home in the 2500 block of Central Park Avenue between 5 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Thursday.

2100 Brown

Burglars entered an unlocked home in the 2100 block of Brown Avenue around 4:53 a.m. Friday and stole a purse.

1100 Foster

A cell phone, a laptop computer, and a wallet were taken from an unlocked home in the 1100 block of Foster Street between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. Saturday.

1000 Garnett

Two suspects, wearing masks, invaded a home in the 1000 block of Garnett Place around 4:33 p.m. Friday. After a brief scuffle, they stole a cell phone and fled.

Criminal Damage

Mulford at Custer

Someone punctured a tire on a 2013 Jeep near Mulford Street and Custer Avenue between 12:30 a.m. and 6:40 a.m. Friday.

100 Custer

A window was broken on a 2012 Chevrolet in an apartment parking lot in the 100 block of Custer Avenue between 10 p.m. Friday and 2:18 a.m. Saturday.

Criminal Trespass

1814 Brown

Francisco J. Garcia, address unknown, was arrested at 1814 Brown Ave. at 6:20 p.m. Saturday and charged with trespass to vehicle. He is due in court on Aug. 12 at 9 a.m.

3800 Oakton

Carlos Martinez, 26, of 1500 S. 48th Court, Cicero, was arrested at 3800 Oakton St. at 4:30 p.m. Friday and charged with criminal trespass to vehicle. He is due in court on Sept. 6 at 9 a.m.

Graffiti

1400 Mulford

Graffiti was discovered in a park in the 1400 block of Mulford Street at 8:59 a.m. Friday.

800 Elmwood

Graffiti was discovered on a sidewalk in the 800 block of Elmwood Avenue at 1:47 p.m. Thursday.

2200 McCormick

Graffiti was discovered in a park in the 2200 block of McCormick Blvd. at 12:23 p.m. Saturday.

Other

817 Davis

Joel A. Kuczmarski, 26, of 1430 Sheridan Road, was arrested at 817 Davis St. at 1:16 a.m. yesterday and charged with disobedience to police. He Is due in court on Aug. 12 at 9 a.m.

1454 Elmwood

Carlos Martinez, 36, of 1828 Brown Ave., was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 11:40 a.m. Saturday and charged with unlawful video recording of a minor.

Theft

2200 Howard

Someone stole a cell phone from a store in the 2200 block of Howard Street shortly after 3 p.m. Friday. Suspect is a 5-foot-7-inch-tall black male weighing 175 pounds.

1100 Chicago

Food items were taken from a grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue at 1:31 p.m. Wednesday. Suspect is a 5-foot-6-inch-tall white female weighing 150 pounds.

1200 Maple

A garbage can was taken from the yard of a home in the 1200 block of Maple Avenue between noon July 14 and 3 p.m. Friday.

100 Callan

Keys left unattended in an apartment/condo common area in the 100 block of Callan Avenue were taken between 3:30 p.m. and 4:50 p.m. Saturday.

Traffic

Greenwood at Ridge

Tyrone Elijah Gibbs, 24, of 2116 Emerson St., was arrested at Greenwood Street and Ridge Avenue at 3:26 p.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Aug. 17 at 9 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. 

Charles Bartling

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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