A purse was taken from a stroller at Perry Park, in the 1700 block of Hovland Court. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1700 Hovland

Someone removed a purse from a stroller in Perry Park between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. yesterday.

1500 South Boulevard

Metal objects, left unattended in an alley in the 1500 block of South Boulevard, were stolen between noon and 1 p.m. Saturday.

2300 Oakton

A shoplifter took merchandise from a hardware store in the 2300 block of Oakton Street around 2:23 p.m. yesterday.

600 Chicago

Someone stole alcoholic products from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue around 9:45 a.m. Saturday.

2600 Ridge

A purse, left unattended at Evanston Hospital, was stolen between 7 a.m. and 7:50 a.m. Friday.

1000 Emerson

A package containing clothing that was delivered to an apartment common area in the 1000 block of Emerson Street was stolen between March 19 and noon Friday.

300 Ridge

A laptop computer, left unattended at Presence St. Francis Hospital, was taken between 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Friday.


500 Sheridan

Cash was taken from an unlocked 2007 Honda in the 500 block of Sheridan Road between 7 p.m. Friday and 11:20 a.m. Saturday.

1200 Elmwood

A purse was stolen from an unlocked 2016 Chevrolet in the 1200 block of Elmwood Avenue between 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

2300 Foster

A burglar climbed through the window of a garage at a home in the 2300 block of Foster Street and stole a television receiver between 2 p.m. on April 29 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Criminal Damage

600 Dodge

Someone broke a glass window at a home in the 600 block of Dodge Avenue around 12:50 p.m. yesterday.


Oakton at Grey

Ryan Patrick Farrell, 31, of 1084 Groton Court, Schaumburg, was arrested at Oakton Street and Grey Avenue at 1:49 a.m. Friday and charged with possession of cannabis.

1123 Howard

Julius J. Middleton, 27, of 1729 Madison St., was arrested at 1123 Howard St. at 2:57 p.m. Friday and charged with possession of cannabis with intent to deliver.

1111 Pitner

Akidoe D. Watson, 42, of 1414 Darrow Ave., was arrested at 1111 Pitner Ave. at 10:50 p.m. yesterday and charged with possession of a controlled substance.


1500 Sherman

Graffiti was discovered at 5:10 p.m. yesterday at a tavern in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue.


906 Davis

A robber removed cash from the victim’s wallet on the sidewalk in the 900 block of Davis Street shortly after 9:30 a.m. Friday.

Shots Heard

2000 Dobson

Gunshots were reported in the 2000 block of Dobson Street at 1:02 a.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


Dempster at Pitner

Osiel Bello-Chaparro, 41, of 1225 Fowler Ave., was arrested at Dempster Street and Pitner Avenue at 4:13 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. A court date has been set for June 12 at 10:30 a.m.

2000 Green Bay

Veronica O. Gaytan, 43, of 4158 N. Troy St., Chicago, was arrested at 2000 Green Bay Road at 11:48 p.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. She is due in court on May 23 at 9 a.m.

2400 Dempster

Irwing A. Maldonado-Hernandez, 25, of 1937 N. Green Lane,:Palatine, was arrested at 2400 Dempster St. at 4:22 p.m. Tuesday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on June 21 at 10:30 a.m.

330 Barton

Juan Carlos Serbantes, 35, of 2110 W. Fargo Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 330 Barton Ave. at 7:50 p.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on June 26 at 10:30 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. 

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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