With more and more shopping taking place electronically, packages delivered to front porches represent a prime target for thieves in Evanston. This is apparent among the stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


2200 Cowper

A package was stolen from a home in the 2400 block of Cowper Avenue between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday.

700 Foster

A package was stolen from a home in the 700 block of Foster Street between 1:55 p.m. on Dec. 11 and 2 p.m. Sunday.

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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