A victim was punched and pushed to the ground by a group of six offenders during a robbery that took place in an alley in the 1300 block of Oakton Street last night. This among the stories in today’s Daily Crime Bulletin from Evanston police.


1300 Oakton

A gang of six robbers reportedly punched and pushed their 18-year-old victim to the ground and stole an estimated $500 in cash in an alley in the 1300 block of Oakton Street around 11:25 p.m. yesterday. The victim refused medical treatment, according to police spokesman Perry Polinski, and the offenders had fled the scene by the time officers arrived.


1738 Hovland

Latasha Y. Denson, 43, of 1738 Hovland Court, was arrested at that address at 11:28 p.m. yesterday and charged with domestic battery. She is due in court on Oct. 11 at 9 a.m.


1400 Fowler

Cash, a gift card, and a cell phone charger were taken from a 2006 Land Rover in the driveway of a home in the 1400 block of Fowler Avenue between 9 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. yesterday.

2200 Greenwood

Cash and credit cards were taken from an unlocked 2008 Buick in the 2200 block of Greenwood Street between 9 p.m. Monday and 7:30 a.m. yesterday.

1700 McDaniel

Cash was taken from an unlocked 2015 Audi in the 1700 block of McDaniel Avenue between 10:30 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. yesterday.


1700 Sherman

Graffiti was discovered at a restaurant in the 1700 block of Sherman Avenue at 9:54 a.m. yesterday.


2400 Howard

Tobacco products were stolen from a store in the 2400 block of Howard Street at about 9:18 p.m. yesterday.

900 Forest

Clothing items left unattended in an apartment storage area in the 900 block of Forest Avenue were stolen between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. yesterday.


1201 Chase

Donald H. Wonsey, 42, of 7237 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, was arrested at 1201 W. Chase Ave., Chicago, at 7:05 a.m. today and charged with driving under the influence. He is due in court on Nov. 20 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. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Circuit Court in Skokie.  

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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