A tactical backpack and workout equipment were among items taken from a Mercury auto on Keeney. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1400 Dodge

A victim was punched in the face at an auto repair shop in the 1400 block of Dodge Avenue between noon and 12:30 p.m. yesterday. Suspect is a 6-foot-1-inch-tall black male weighing 200 pounds.


1900 Keeney

A tactical backpack and workout equipment were taken from a 2011 Mercury in the 1900 block of Keeney Street between midnight and 4:15 a.m. yesterday.

900 Elmwood

A laptop computer, cell phone, chargers, headset, clothing, and hub caps were taken from a 2012 Volkswagen in the 900 block of Elmwood Avenue between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 7:05 a.m. yesterday.

400 Dempster

Someone damaged the driver side window as they entered a 2013 Toyota in an alley in the 400 block of Dempster Street between June 16 and 8:20 a.m. yesterday.

Criminal Damage

1000 Chicago

The front plate glass window of a business establishment in the 1000 block of Chicago Avenue was damaged between 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 7:15 a.m. yesterday.


100 Custer

Graffiti was discovered in the street in the 100 block of Custer Avenue at 9:29 a.m. yesterday.

500 Wesley

Graffiti was discovered in a park in the 500 block of Wesley Avenue at 2:22 p.m. yesterday.

Shots Heard

2200 Foster

Gunshots were reported in the 2200 block of Foster Street at 3:52 a.m. today. Police checked the area but found nothing.

700 Dobson

Gunshots were reported in the 700 block of Dobson Street at 11:31 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


400 Asbury

A bicycle was stolen from the porch of a home in the 400 block of Asbury Avenue around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

900 Davis

A bicycle was stolen from a bike rack in the 900 block of Davis Street between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. yesterday.

1454 Elmwood

Iwona Beata Abramski, 36, of 5815 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 12:20 p.m. Wednesday and charged with theft. She is due in court on Aug. 3 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. 

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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