Tires were found slashed on a 2004 Mazda at McDaniel Avenue and Greenleaf Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


300 Dodge

A purse was stolen out of a Dodge vehicle in a municipal parking lot in the 300 block of Dodge Avenue at 4:51 p.m. yesterday.

2500 Poplar

A bicycle was stolen from the unlocked garage of a home in the 2500 block of Poplar Avenue between 8:30 a.m. and 3:10 p.m. yesterday

Criminal Damage

McDaniel at Greenleaf

Someone slashed the tires of a 2004 Mazda near McDaniel Avenue and Greenleaf Street between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 5:52 p.m. yesterday.


Sherman at Dempster

Graffiti was found on Chicago Transit Authority property at Sherman Avenue and Dempster Street at 11 a.m. yesterday.

1000 Dempster

Graffiti was found on an apartment parking space in the 1000 block of Dempster Street at 6:50 p.m. yesterday.


1500 Sherman

A report of a man with a gun was received in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue at 9:45 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found no man with a gun.


2400 Main

Meat products were stolen from a grocery store in the 2400 block of Main Street around 10 a.m. yesterday.

Benson at Church

Two bicycles were stolen from bike racks near Benson Avenue and Church Street between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. yesterday.

1900 Dempster

Product was stolen from a retail establishment in the 1900 block of Dempster Street between 12:30 p.m. and 12:40 p.m. yesterday.

2000 Sherman

A knife that had been delivered to an apartment common area in the 2000 block of Sherman Avenue was stolen between 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. yesterday.

300 Ridge

Jewelry was stolen from a medical office in the 300 block of Ridge Avenue around 11:40 a.m. Tuesday.


2111 Ridge

Pellumb Vitija, 20, of 4715 Main St., Skokie, was arrested at 2111 Ridge Ave. at 4:18 p.m. Monday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on June 20 at 1:30 p.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. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Circuit Court in Skokie.  

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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