The CVS drug store at 101 Asbury was robbed by a knife-wielding bandid at midnight today — the second holdup at the store in a week.

That story and other news in the daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


101 Asbury

The CVS drug story at 101 Asbury Ave. was robbed at midnight today. It follows a similar armed robbery at the same store just before midnight last Wednesday.

Update: 11:51 a.m.: Police say a suspect, a 36-year-old Hanover Park man, was taken into custody in the 1200 block of Harvard Terrace after the latest holdup. Charges are pending against him. He’s believed to have been the same man who held up the same CVS last week.


1500 Brummel

A burglar who entered through a rear door stole a television set from a home in the 1500 block of Brummel Street between midnight and 7:15 a.m. Tuesday.

1300 Dewey

Someone stole cash from an apartment in the 1300 block of Dewey Avenue sometime between 8 p.m. Friday and 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

1000 Central

Someone jiggled open the garage door at the Canal Shores golf course in the 1000 block of Central Street and stole clothing between 5 p.m. Monday and 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Criminal damage

700 Brummel

Somebody scratched a 1999 Toyota parked at an apartment building in the 700 block of Brummel Street sometime between midnight Sunday and 5:36 p.m. Tuesday.

Auto theft

1800 Brown

A 2006 Dodge Charger with the keys in it was stolen from the 1800 block of Brown Avenue at midnight Tuesday.


200 Burnham

Someone stole a Black Lives Matter sign from the yard of a home in the 200 block of Burnham Place at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday.

600 Hinman

Someone stole a package containing a man’s watch from the common area of an apartment buiding in the 600 block of Hinman Avenue at 5:55 p.m. Tuesday.


2341 Howard

Jose Garnica Cardenas, 50, of 6432 Hamilton Ave. in Chicago was arrested at 2341 Howard St. at 5:54 p.m. Tuesday and charged with a traffic violation. He’s due in court at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 4.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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