Someone splashed a red liquid on the door and doorbell of a home on Payne Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Criminal Damage

2900 Payne

A red liquid was splashed on the door and doorbell of a home in the 2900 block of Payne Street around 1:44 a.m. yesterday.


3400 Central

Graffiti was discovered on a church in the 3400 block of Central Street at 10:37 a.m. yesterday.

Shots Heard

1700 Leland

Gunshots were reported in the 1700 block of Leland Avenue at 10:06 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


200 Richmond

A weed whacker that was borrowed on Friday was never returned to the owner in the 200 block of Richmond Avenue.

1600 Sherman

Alcoholic products were stolen from the downtown Target store at about 7:45 p.m. Saturday.

Personal documents, including a passport and Social Security card, that were left unattended at a restaurant in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue, were taken between July 18 and Saturday.

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.  

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (28Jul20)

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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