A “small, gold-colored rock skull” delivered to an apartment common area in the 600 block of Hinman Avenue, was reported stolen. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


600 Hinman

A small, gold-colored rock skull delivered to an apartment common area in the 600 block of Hinman Avenue was stolen between 1:30 p.m. Thursday and 1:44 p.m. Friday.

800 Foster

Miscellaneous merchandise delivered to an apartment common area in the 800 block of Foster Street was stolen between Jan. 2 and 11:05 p.m. Friday.

1700 Sherman

Cash was taken from a register at a restaurant in the 1700 block of Sherman Avenue around 7 p.m. on Jan. 5.

100 Ridge

Someone stole food from a gas station in the 100 block of Ridge Avenue between 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday.

700 Mulford

Cash and negotiable instruments were among items taken while unsecured at a condominium in the 700 block of Mulford Street between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday.


600 Church

Burglars entered a restaurant in the 600 block of Church Street through an unlocked door around 8:37 a.m. Saturday and stole cash.

800 Simpson

Someone pried open the window screen at an apartment in the 800 block of Simpson Street around 9:30 p.m. Friday. Nothing was reported taken.

800 Brummel

Burglars entered an apartment in the 800 block of Brummel Street between 6:40 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Friday and stole a gaming system.

Criminal Damage

600 Howard

Someone cut copper wire from the electrical box at a tavern in the 600 block of Howard Street between 2:47 a.m. and 10:37 a.m. Friday.


848 Dodge

Christopher K. Cobbs, 36, of 727 Austin St., was arrested at 848 Dodge Ave. at 10:36 p.m. Friday and charged with possession of cannabis.


700 Main

Graffiti was discovered on the sidewalk in the 700 block of Main Street at 11:34 a.m. Friday.


848 Dodge

Willie A. Watkins, 36, of 5728 Rose Court, Berkley, was arrested at 848 Dodge Ave. at 10:36 p.m. Friday and charged with unlawful use of a weapon.


3000 Simpson

Jonathan Kanjinga Mpiana, 20, of 440 Custer Ave., was arrested at 3000 Simpson St. at 11:36 a.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Jan. 30 at 1:30 p.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. 

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (14Jan19)

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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