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Masked men hijack victim’s car near Main, Custer

An Evanston man told police his Nissan was hijacked by two armed masked men near Main Street and Custer Avenue before dawn yesterday. This among the stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Robbery

Main at Custer

A 28-year-old Evanston man told police that his 2013 Nissan Altima was hijacked by two armed masked men near Main Street and Custer Avenue at about 3:50 a.m. yesterday. Police located the vehicle and said it had been damaged, but the allegeded hijackers remain at large.

Theft

2200 Ridge

A bicycle was stolen from an apartment storage area in the 2200 block of Ridge Avenue between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. yesterday.

2209 Howard

Sinem L. Ergul, 27, of 720 Wellington Ave., Elk Grove Village, was arrested at 2209 Howard St. at 4:58 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft. He is due in court on Sept. 6 at 10:30 a.m.

Traffic

1000 Austin

Shawn D. Ford, 26, of 6973 N. Bell Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1000 Austin St. at 2:24 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Aug. 26 at 9 a.m.

Main at Sheridan

Sofia Adrianne Martin, 29, of 918 Hinman Ave., was arrested at Main Street and Sheridan Road at 11:55 p.m. yesterday and charged with driving under the influence. She is due in court on Aug. 22 at 9 a.m.

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. 

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (26Jul19)

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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