A 42-year-old Roselle man who thought he was meeting in person a woman he had made contact with on the internet found, instead, that “she” was a man with a gun who took his wallet containing credit cards and $300 in cash.

300 Custer
The woman he thought he had met on the internet turned out to be a man with a gun who took his wallet with $300 in cash, plus credit cards, at about 2 a.m. Monday in the 300 block of Custer Avenue. The victim was a 42-year-old man from Roselle, police said. The offenders fled on foot.

2207 Ridge
Aniyah L. Oliver, 21, of 2207 Ridge Ave., was arrested at that address at 3:42 p.m. Saturday and charged with domestic battery.

100 Ashland
Documents were stolen from an unlocked 2006 Porche in the 100 block of Ashland Avenue between 4:30 p.m. Thursday and 8:56 a.m. Friday.

1400 Brummel
Sunglasses and a laptop computer were taken from an unlocked 2018 Jeep in the 1400 block of Brummel Avenue around 8 a.m. Friday.

700 Michigan
Loose change was taken from an unlocked 2016 Subaru in the 700 block of Michigan Avenue around 10 a.m. Friday.

1200 Washington
The front glass door and a planter were damaged in the 1200 block of Washington Street around 5 a.m. Sunday.

800 Elmwood
Graffiti was discovered at a home in the 800 block of Elmwood Avenue at 11:04 a.m. Saturday.

900 Fowler
Gunshots were reported in the 900 block of Fowler Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing,

1400 Florence
A 2018 Volkswagen was taken from the 1400 block of Florence Avenue between 11 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday.

2200 Harrison
A 2020 Kia was stolen from the 2200 block of Harrison Street between 2 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday.

2300 Emerson
A 2022 Volkswagen was taken from the 2300 block of Emerson Street between 9:30 a.m. and 8:41 p.m. Friday but was recovered.

1600 South Boulevard
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2010 Toyota in the 1600 block of South Boulevard around 4 a.m. Saturday.

600 Michigan
An attempt was made to remove the catalytic converter from a 2011 Toyota in the 600 block of Michigan Avenue at about 3:45 a.m. Saturday.

900 Judson
Building materials were removed from a residence in the 900 block of Judson Avenue at 1:19 a.m. Friday.

1000 Central
Articles left unattended at a community center in the 1000 block of Central Street were taken between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday.

1900 Dempster
A secured bicycle was stolen from a parking lot in the 1900 block of Dempster Street between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Saturday..

2400 Howard
Consumable goods were taken from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

2400 Main
Alcoholic products were taken from a store in the 2400 block of Main Street at 2:37 p.m. Sunday.

600 Chicago
Soup and crackers were taken from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue at 10:39 a.m. Friday.

500 Ridge
Gabriel Chavez, 38, of 6505 S. Keating Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 500 Ridge Ave. at 8:01 a.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on June 6 at 10:30 a.m.

2003 Howard
Nancy Reyes, 44, of 4825 W. Bloomingdale Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 2003 Howard St. at 8:49 a.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. She is due in court on June 6 at 10:30 a.m.

Incidents listed are 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.

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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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