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Shoplifters active in local stores

A number of Evanston stores were victims recently of shoplifters. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Theft

2200 Howard

Miscellaneous merchandise was taken from a store in the 2200 block of Howard Street around 7:32 p.m. yesterday. Arrested and charged with retail theft was Luis Garcia, 21, of 2607 W. Farragut Ave., Chicago. He is due in court on Oct. 15 at 10:30 a.m.

2200 Oakton

Shoplifters stole merchandise from a hardware store in the 2200 block of Oakton Street around 10 a.m. yesterday.

1100 Chicago

Alcoholic products were taken from a grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 2:45 p.m. yesterday.

100 Asbury

Cosmetics were taken from the CVS Pharmacy in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue around 5:40 p.m. yesterday.

700 Church

 A wallet was removed from a purse in an office building in the 700 block of Church Street between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Burglary

1400 Seward

A burglar cut a screen in the kitchen of a home in the 1400 block of Seward Street between midnight and 8 a.m. yesterday and took a wallet.

700 Florence

Someone entered an unlocked 2005 Nissan Ultima in the 700 block of Florence Avenue at about 10:28 a.m. yesterday. Police arrested Marcus J. Walton, 29, of 1921 Grey Ave. and charged him with criminal trespass of a vehicle. He is due in court on Oct. 17 at 9 a.m.

200 Custer

Cash was taken from an unlocked 2013 Toyota in the 200 block of Custer Ave. between 12:15 a.m. and 8 a.m. yesterday.

Traffic

9500 East Prairie

Hussein Alzerijawi, 18, of 8657 Avers Ave., Skokie, was arrested at 9500 East Prairie Ave., Skokie, at 12:34 p.m. Tuesday and charged with a traffic violation.

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 (26Sep19)

Charles Bartling

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 stations and business-oriented magazines.

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