Three suspects, including one armed with a handgun, stole valuable Michael Jordan shoes from their victim on Dewey Avenue. This among stories in today’s daily crime report from Evanston police.
2100 Dewey
A 19-year-old shoe salesman from Harwood Heights lost a $500 pair of Air Jordan Thunderbolt 4 shoes to three robbers, one of whom wielded a handgun, around 8 p.m. Friday in the 2100 block of Dewey Avenue. When the suspects, who alledgedly had purchased the shoes over the internet, retrieved the shoes from the trunk of the victim’s car, they then attempted to steal the shoes the victim was wearing, but he resisted and they fled the scene with the Air Jordans in hand.

600 Chicago
A burglar entered the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue by breaking a window at 11:28 p.m. Saturday and stole some alcoholic products.

1600 Sherman
Someone gained entry to a fitness center in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue around 2 a.m. Saturday and stole some food items.

Howard at Custer
Gunshots were reported at Howard Street and Custer Avenue at 11:55 p.m. Friday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

Brummel at Asbury
Gunshots were reported at Brummel Street and Asbury Avenue at 2:37 a.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

1600 Sherman
Alcoholic products were stolen from the Target store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue at about 7:15 p.m. on January 12.

3400 Park
Keys were possibly used in the theft of a Gray 2019 Audi Q7 in the 3400 block of Park Place between 11 p.m. Saturday and 8:08 a.m. Sunday.

600 Mulford
Packages were stolen from the common area at a residence in the 600 block of Mulford Street at about 1:23 p.m. Friday.

100 Callan
Packages were stolen from a residence in the 100 block of Callan Avenue at about 9 p.m. Sunday.

Dempster at Dodge
Kevin T. Hitz, 41, of 4945 W. Cuyler Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Dempster Street and Dodge Avenue at 9:01 p.m. Friday and charged with driving under the influence.

1300 Emerson
Asel Irsalieva, 27, of 4070 Thresher, Silverdale, Wash., was arrested at 1300 Emerson St. at 8:30 a.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation.
Incidents listed appear among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. An arrest does not constitute an assumption of guilt, which can only be determined by a court of law. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Court in Skokie.

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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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