Evanston police responded to gunshot reports early today at Hinman Avenue and Grove Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Criminal Trespass

1919 Dempster

Lambert C. Sayles, 18, of 2325 Lee St., was arrested at 1900 Dempster St. at 8:51 p.m. yesterday and charged with trespass to a vehicle as well as a traffic violation. He is due in court on June 1 at 9 a.m.

Shots Heard

Hinman at Grove

Gunshots were reported at Hinman Avenue and Grove Street between 1:30 and 2 a.m. today. Police checked out the area but found nothing.


2485 Howard

Jeff M. Switkin, 62, of 9045A Keating Ave., Skokie, was arrested at 2485 Howard St. at 10:54 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft. He is due in court on June 6 at 9 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.  

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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