A nurse reported being spat upon by a patient at the AMITA Health St. Francis Hospital. Also, a purse was snatched from a customer’s cart at the Jewel-Osco grocery store on Howard Street. These are among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


300 Ridge

A nurse at AMITA Health St. Francis Hospital said she was spat upon by a patient yesterday at 10:43 a.m. 


2400 Howard

A purse was removed from a customer’s shopping cart at the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street at 9:35 a.m. yesterday.


Greenwood at Sheridan

A burglar accessed a 2018 Subaru via an open window and stole a bag between 8:15 p.m. and 8:50 p.m. yesterday near Greenwood Street and Sheridan Road.

2000 Pratt

A burglar climbed through an unlocked window of a home in the 2000 block of Pratt Court between noon on May 13 and 12:51 p.m. yesterday and stole a gaming system.


McCormick at Prairie

Graffiti was discovered on the street at McCormick Boulevard and Prairie Avenue at 10:13 a.m. yesterday.

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.  

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Crime Bulletin (28May20)

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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