Purse taken in burglary on Stewart


A purse, credit card, car keys, and cash were taken in the burglary of a home in the 2600 block of Stewart Avenue. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1900 Jackson

A 17-year-old male was shot in the leg in the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue between 2:33 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. yesterday.


2600 Stewart

An unlocked rear door provided access for a burglar at a home in the 2600 block of Stewart Avenue between 10:45 p.m. Wednesday and 6:45 a.m. yesterday. Missing was a purse containing credit cards, car keys, and cash.

400 Dodge

An attempt was made to pry the door open of a 2009 Dodge in the 400 block of Dodge Avenue between 2:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. yesterday.



1008 Crain

Marquin Janon Hancock, 29, of 3400 Oakton St., Skokie, was arrested at 1008 Crain St. at 3:30 a.m. yesterday and charged with disorderly conduct. He is due in court on June 20 at 9 a.m.

1866 Sherman

John Robert Scarpelli, 53, of 1521 S. Wabash, Chicago, was arrested at 1866 Sherman Ave. at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and charged with violation of an order of protection. He is due in court on May 11 at 9 a.m.

741 Howard

Cortez F. Tate, 24, of 8810 S. Elizabeth, Chicago, was arrested at 741 Howard St. at 11:50 a.m. yesterday and charged with disobedience to police. He is due in court on May 19 at 9 a.m.

Shots Heard

2100 Dobson

Gunshots were reported in the 2100 block of Dobson St. at 1:33 p.m. Wednesday. Police checked the area but nothing was found.


1100 Chicago                                                                                                                           

Hot food was taken from a grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue between 12:10 p.m. and 12:20 p.m. yesterday. Suspect is a 5-foot-11-inch-tall black male weighing 160 pounds.


2014 Dodge

Kenard R. Pryor, 54, of 1126 Florence Ave., was arrested at 2014 Dodge Ave. at 5:36 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on May 24 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 stations and business-oriented magazines.

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