A cell phone that had been dropped on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of Dodge Avenue was picked up by an offender Friday afternoon This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1200 Dodge

An unknown offender picked up a dropped cell phone on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of Dodge Avenue between 12:15 p.m. and 1 p.m. Friday.

1200 Chicago

Cosmetics in an unsecured apartment common area in the 1200 block of Chicago Avenue were stolen around noon last Tuesday

1500 Fowler

Various watches were stolen from an apartment in the 1500 block of Fowler Avenue between Nov. 1 and Nov. 5.

1300 Hartrey

Cash was taken from a vehicle in the 1300 block of Hartrey Avenue around 1 a.m. Saturday.

2700 Green Bay

Victoria Alkhovsky Barnes, 42, of 328 14th St., Wilmette, was arrested at 3:30 p.m. Friday and charged with retail theft of food that was taken from the Whole Foods store in the 2700 block of Green Bay Road. She is due in court on Dec. 14 at 10:30 a.m.

Update 4/2/19: Charges against Barnes were dismissed on March 22.

2500 Green Bay

Copper wiring was removed from a box in the alley in the 2500 block of Green Bay Road between 6 p.m. Friday and 6:45 a.m. Saturday.

2200 Sherman

Bicycles were taken from an apartment storage area in the 2200 block of Sherman Avenue between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 12:40 p.m. Saturday.


1500 Brummel

An unlocked door provided access for a burglar to a home in the 1500 block of Brummel Street around 10:38 a.m. Friday.

700 Hinman

Clothing items were taken from a locked 2011 Audi  in the 700 block of Hinman Avenue between 11 a.m. Saturday and 5:27 p.m. yesterday.

200 Dempster

Tools were removed from an unlocked 2011 Ford in the 200 block of Dempster Street between 8 p.m. Thursday and 5:30 a.m. Friday.

1500 Dewey

A cell phone was taken from an unlocked 2016 Ford in the driveway of a home in the 1500 block of Dewey Avenue between 9 p.m. Thursday and 2:03 p.m. Friday.

Criminal Damage

900 Maple

A window was cracked at a medical office in the 900 block of Maple Avenue around 2:40 p.m. Saturday.

1700 Maple

Scratches were made on the door and trunk of a 2013 Fiat in the 1700 block of Maple Avenue between 3:45 p.m. and 11 p.m. Saturday.

Custer at Oakton

A windshield was found cracked on a 2002 Chevrolet near Custer Avenue and Oakton Street .at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

1400 Chicago

Peter J. Craig, 55, of 1617 W. Devon Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1400 Chicago Ave. at 3:28 a.m. today and charged with criminal damage to property and reckless conduct.


Salem Lane

Aldo Lopez Herrera, 25, of 5422 W. Thomas Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Salem Lane in Skokie at 1 a.m. Saturday and charged with possession of a controlled substance.


Foster at Ashland

Police received a report of a man with a gun near Foster Street and Ashland Avenue at 10:04 p.m. Saturday. They checked the area but found no man with a gun.

Shots Heard

Sheridan at Chicago

Gunshots were reported at Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue at 10:36 p.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

100 Callan

Gunshots were reported at 100 Callan Avenue at 8:47 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


2400 Oakton

Erik Z. Abron, 28, of 711 Florence Ave., was arrested at 2400 Oakton St. at 2:20 a.m. yesterday and charged with driving under the influence. He is due in court on Dec. 31 at 9 a.m.

South Boulevard at Chicago

Twan DeAngleo Daniels-Robinson, 30, of 1907 Dodge Ave., was arrested at South Boulevard and Chicago Avenue at 4:59 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Dec. 18 at 9 a.m.

1400 Howard

Victor L. Harris, 28, of 8928 S. Crandon St., Chicago, was arrested at 1400 W. Howard St., Chicago, at 9:30 p.m.  Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Dec. 5 at 9:30 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. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Circuit Court in Skokie. 

Related document:

Crime bulletin (11/19/18)

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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