Someone smashed a pumpkin in the yard of a home in the 200 block of Greenwood Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Criminal Damage

200 Greenwood

Someone smashed a pumpkin in the yard of a home in the 200 block of Greenwood Street between 8 p.m. Friday and 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

500 Forest

A Honda parked in the 500 block of Forest Avenue sustained scratches between 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. Thursday.


1000 Chicago

A laptop computer was stolen from an unlocked 2012 Volkswagen in a parking lot in the 1000 block of Chicago Avenue between 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday.

2100 Colfax

An Apple iPod was stolen from an unlocked 2014 Subaru in the 2100 block of Colfax Street between 11 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday.

1012 Chicago

David Ramos, 29, of 1918 N. Kildare Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1012 Chicago Avenue at 11:25 p.m. yesterday and charged with burglary.

Shots Heard

700 Monticello

Gunshots were reported in the 700 block of Monticello Place at 9:11 p.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


2400 Main

A bag was taken from a locked locker at a health club in the 2400 block of Main Street between 11:40 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Saturday.

1600 Monroe

Someone attempted to access a locked mailbox at an apartment common area in the 1600 block of Monroe Street between 7 p.m. Thursday and 4:53 p.m. Friday.

1000 Chicago

A silver 2018 Nissan Versa was stolen from an auto dealership in the 1000 block of Chicago Avenue between 4:42 p.m. and 5:02 p.m. yesterday.

1600 Ridge

A package delivered to an apartment common area in the 1600 block of Ridge Avenue was stolen between midnight Friday and noon Saturday.

1700 Main

A bicycle was taken from a park in the 1700 block of Main Street around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

900 Mulford

A blue four-door 2006 Buick LaCrosse was stolen from the 900 block of Mulford Street between 3 p.m. Saturday and 10:07 a.m. yesterday.


1828 Dempster

Isiah A. Irving, 26, of 2301 Foster St., was arrested at 1828 Dempster St. at 5:41 p.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Dec. 15 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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