Arson is suspected in a restroom fire at a Starbucks coffee shop in the 500 block of Main Street. This among stories in Tuesday’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

ARSON
500 Main

A fire that started in a restroom at a Starbucks coffee shop in the 500 block of Main Street was reported at 3:24 p.m. Saturday, The fire, which was quickly extinguished, is being investigated as arson.

BURGLARY
1000 Central
Tools were taken from a construction site in the 1000 block of Central Street between 10 a.m. Friday and 7:21 a.m. Monday.

1600 Simpson
A purse was taken from an unlocked 2011 Honda in the 1600 block of Simpson Street between 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sunday.

1600 Foster
Someone forced their way into a residential storage unit in the 1600 block of Foster Street between 4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Monday. It is unknown if anything was taken.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE
700 Sherman
A bicycle was damaged in the common area of a residence in the 700 block of Sherman Avenue at about 10:39 p.m. Monday.

100 Ridge
A garden was damaged at a residence in the 100 block of Ridge Avenue at about 8:11 a.m. Monday.

500 Howard
A window was broken at a business in the 500 block of Howard Street at about 10:30 p.m. Monday.

THEFT
1600 Wesley
Furniture was taken from storage pods at a residence in the 1600 block of Wesley Avenue between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. on June 2.

2100 Ridge
A package was taken from a residence in the 2100 block of Ridge Avenue around 7 a.m. Thursday.

400 Howard
An electric bicycle was taken from the storage room of a residence in the 400 block of Howard Street between 5:15 p.m. Thursday and 8:15 a.m. Monday.

2100 Howard
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2012 Hyundai in the 2100 block of Howard Street between 5 a.m. Sunday and 6:47 p.m. Monday.

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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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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