Robber takes bike from teen


A 16-year-old Evanston youth was confronted by a robber who grabbed his bike and rode off with it at Church Street and Wesley Avenue yesterday afternoon. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


2400 Main

A victim was pushed in the chest by a suspect at a service station in the 2400 block of Main Street around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

1900 McDaniel

A victim was hit in the forearm at a bank in the 1900 block of McDaniel Avenue around 6 p.m. yesterday.


2000 Emerson

A burglar entered an apartment in the 2000 block of Emerson Street through an unlocked window between 12:30 a.m. and 2 a.m. today and stole a purse and a cell phone.


Church at Wesley

A 16-year-old Evanston youth, riding his mountain bike with two friends, was confronted by a suspect identified as a 6-foot-tall black male weighing 250 pounds at Church Street and Wesley Avenue who took his mountain bike and rode west on Church at about 4:15 p.m. yesterday.

Shots Heard

800 Brummel

Gunshots were reported in the 800 block of Brummel Street at about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


600 Chicago

Cosmetics were stolen from Walgreen’s Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Suspect is a 6-foot-tall black male weighing 200 pounds.


2100 Greenwood

Walter Earl Everett, 65, of 4422 W. Washington St., Chicago, was arrested at 2100 Greenwood St. at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on July 28 at 9 a.m.

1310 Fowler

Demarius D. Hill, 24, of 1312 Fowler Ave., was arrested at 1310 Fowler Ave. at 1:17 a.m. today and charged with a traffic violation, plus additional charges for resisting arrest and obstructing a police officer. He is due in court on July 22 at 9 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.


Charles Bartling

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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