A suspect who implied he had a weapon attempted a robbery at a Marathon gas station in the 500 block of Howard Street shortly after 10 a.m. yesterday.This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


500 Howard

Nothing was taken in an attempted armed robbery yesterday at 10:08 a.m. at a Marathon gas station in the 500 block of Howard Street. The suspect, described as a male black in his 30s, told an employee to “give me the money; I have a gun.” When the employee replied that she was unable to access the locked cash register, the suspect fled, police said.


1900 Sherman

Vincent A. Stewart, 38, of 12244 S. Racine Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1900 Sherman Ave. at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday and charged with domestic battery.

Criminal Damage

2137 Howard

K-Lynn M. Andruszko, 25, of 2137 Howard St., was arrested at that address at 8:06 p.m. yesterday and charged with criminal damage to property. A court date has been set for Jan. 30 at 9 a.m.


1900 Sherman

A package delivered to an apartment common area in the 1900 block of Sherman Avenue was stolen between 3 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. yesterday.

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 (20Dec19)

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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