Someone cut a string of Christmas lights at a home in the 1900 block of Wesley Avenue. This among the stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1900 Wesley

A string of outdoor Christmas lights was cut in the 1900 block of Wesley Avenue between 10 p.m. Thursday and 5 p.m. Friday.

1600 Washington

Someone spray-painted a 2019 Ford in a parking lot in the 1600 block of Washington Street between 4 p.m. and 9:52 p.m. yesterday.


9200 Prairie

Kortni C. Howell, 27, of 2117 Church St., was arrested at 9200 East Prairie Road, Skokie, at 9:38 p.m. Friday and charged with aggravated assault with an air rifle. He is due in court on Jan. 5 at 9 a.m.


1700 Cleveland

Someone entered an unlocked 2017 Chevrolet in a parking lot in the 1700 block of Cleveland Street between 2 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday and ransacked the interior

800 Hinman

Cash was taken from an unlocked 2019 Honda in the 800 block of Hinman Avenue between 10:30 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday.


600 South Boulevard

Graffiti was discovered on a viaduct in the 600 block of South Boulevard at 9:38 a.m. Saturday.


2400 Howard

Food items were stolen from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street around 8:18 a.m. Saturday.

1400 Oak

A package that had been delivered to a building in the 1400 block of Oak Avenue was stolen between noon and 2 p.m. on Friday.

1200 Elmwood

Someone took an unattended wallet at a building in the 1200 block of Elmwood Avenue around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

2300 Sherman

A green bicycle was stolen from the yard of a home in the 2300 block of Sherman Avenue between noon Tuesday and 4:45 p.m. Friday.

2400 Ridge

Someone took a planted bush from the yard of a home in the 2400 block of Ridge Avenue between 2:15 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. Saturday.

2200 Green Bay

Someone took a key fob from an auto dealership in the 2200 block of Green Bay Road between 2:50 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Friday.

100 Asbury

Health and beauty items were taken from the CVS Pharmacy in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue between 4 p.m. and 4:39 p.m. Saturday.


1230 Florence

Sergio Martinez, 34, of 4956 S. Damen Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1230 Florence Ave. at 7:35 a.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Jan. 27 at 1:30 p.m.

745 Ridge

James M. Santillan, 35, of 2084 W. Lunt Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 745 Ridge Ave. at 11:54 p.m. Friday and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. He is due in court on Feb. 1 at 9 a.m.

Incidents listed appear among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. An arrest does not constitute an assumption of guilt, which can only be determined by a court of law. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Court in Skokie.

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Crime Bulletin (December_21-20DR)

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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