Stores on Sherman Avenue and Church Street in downtown Evanston were victims of shoplifting. These stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


900 Church

Clothing was stolen from a store in the 900 block of Church Street around 5:15 p.m. yesterday.

1600 Sherman

Miscellaneous merchandise was stolen by shoplifters at a store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue between 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

Contents were removed from a purse at a retail establishment in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue around 6:35 p.m. Saturday.

Chicago at Washington

A gray Canondale bicycle that was locked to a bike rack near Chicago Avenue and Washington Street was stolen between 10 a.m. and 11:28 a.m. Friday.


800 Hinman

Abran D. Keranen, 43, of 805 Hinman Ave., was arrested at 800 Hinman Ave. at 7:35 p.m. Friday and charged with assault. He is due in court on May 2 at 9:30 a.m.


909 Davis

Ashley N. Phillis, 27, of 6444 S. King Drive, Chicago, was arrested at 909 Davis St. at 5:57 p.m. Friday and charged with domestic battery. She is due in court on April 25 at 9:30 a.m.


2900 Central

A bag and its contents were removed from a 2003 GMC in a parking lot in the 2900 block of Central Street between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday.

2300 Hastings

Two Trek bicycles were taken from the garage of  a home in the 2300 block of Hastings Avenue between March 1 and 12:07 p.m. Friday.

400 Sherman

Cash was taken from an unlocked 2011 Nissan in the 400 block of Sherman Avenue between 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:46 a.m. Friday.

Criminal Damage

1900 Harrison

Someone broke the glass window of the front door to an apartment common area in the 1900 block of Harrison Street around 1:34 a.m. yesterday.

Shots Heard

2200 Harrison

Gunshots were reported in the 2200 block of Harrison Street at 10:57 p.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


Asbury at Davis

Latrivia S. Martin, 27, of 7348 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Asbury Avenue and Davis Street at 10:37 p.m. Tuesday and charged with a traffic violation. She is due in court on May 16 at 10:30 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. 

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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