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Shoplifters hit grocers, druggists

Jewel-Osco, Whole Foods, Walgreens, and CVS were among the victims.

While many residents enjoyed the long holiday weekend, shoplifters stole goods from local grocery stores and pharmacies. There were eight incidents involving retail thefts included among the stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.

THEFT

2400 Howard

Alcoholic products were taken from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street at 7:39 p.m. Sunday.

600 Chicago

Household items were taken from Walgreens in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue at 1:15 p.m. Saturday, and miscellaneous items were stolen from the same pharmacy the following day at 10:16 a.m.

1100 Chicago

Shoplifters struck twice at the alcohol shelves at the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue, at 1:25 p.m. and again at 5:23 p.m. Saturday. Shortly after midnight today, food items were stolen at the same store.

1600 Chicago

Food items were taken from the Whole Foods Market in the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue at 7:24 a.m. yesterday.

100 Asbury

The CVS Pharmacy in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue suffered shoplifting losses in its food sections Friday around 3 p.m.

1500 Dodge

Someone removed gardening equipment from the yard of a home in the 1500 block of Dodge Avenue between 6:45 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 a.m. yesterday.

1700 Sherman

Someone took the tip jar from the counter of a café in the 1700 block of Sherman Avenue at 4:25 p.m. yesterday.

BATTERY

2410 Church

Charlotte Crowley Foucault, 24, of 1318 Cleveland St., was arrested at 2410 Church St. at 5:30 a.m. Saturday and charged with battery.

1037 Dodge

Vanisha T. Roberts, 39, of 1330 W. Estes Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1037 Dodge Ave. at 1:01 a.m. today and charged with battery.

BURGLARY

900 Chicago

Someone forced entry into the common area of an apartment building in the 900 block of Chicago Avenue between 2:20 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Sunday and took packages that had been delivered there.

800 Emerson

A wallet was taken from an unlocked 2015 Mercedes in a parking lot in the 800 block of Emerson Street between 4:15 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

1200 Mulford

A cell phone charger was stolen from an unlocked 2015 Volkswagen in the 1200 block of Mulford Street at about 10 p.m. yesterday.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

800 Dewey

Someone broke items in the back yard of a home in the 800 block of Dewey Avenue between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday.

1200 Elmwood

The exterior passenger side mirror of a vehicle in the 1200 block of Elmwood Avenue was damaged between 2:30 p.m. Friday and 10:45 a.m. Saturday.

1800 Sheridan

Some city-owned cameras were damaged and removed from the beach in the 1800 block of Sheridan Road around 2 a.m. Sunday.

1800 Maple

A fire extinguisher mount in the city garage in the 1800 block of Maple Avenue was damaged around 8 p.m. Saturday.

600 Oakton

Someone broke out windows at a home in the 600 block of Oakton Street around 1:30 a.m. today.

CRIMINAL TRESPASS

1008 Garnett

Julius Travier, 27, of 8128 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1008 Garnett Place at 10:40 p.m. Friday and charged with criminal trespass to a vehicle. He is due in court on June 15 at 9 a.m.

GRAFFITI

Lincoln at Ridge

Spray-painted graffiti was found on Chicago Transit Authority property at Lincoln Street and Ridge Avenue at 4:40 p.m. yesterday.

SHOTS HEARD

1200 Darrow

Gunshots were reported in the 1200 block of Darrow Avenue at 10:02 p.m. Friday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

2000 Darrow

Gunshots were reported in the 2000 block of Darrow Avenue at 1:24 a.m. Sunday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

TRAFFIC

724 Ridge

Asterio L. Locquiao, 77, of 100 S. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, was arrested at 724 Ridge Ave. at 3 p.m. Sunday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on July 1 at 1:30 p.m.

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.

Related Document: Crime Bulletin (June_01-21DR)

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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