Evanston police received a call yesterday from a 31-year-old woman in the 700 block of Hinman who called to say that someone entered her apartment at night while she was sleeping and stole two three-month-old black-and-white kittens. It’s among the stories  in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


700 Hinman

Someone entered an apartment through an unlocked door in the 700 block of Hinman Avenue between 11 p.m. Wednesday and 2 p.m. yesterday and stole two three-month-old black-and-white kittens.

1000 Maple

An open garage door at a home in the 1000 block of Maple Avenue provided access for a burglar who went inside and stole a bicycle between 4 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

2100 Payne

A purse was taken from an unlocked 2020 Nissan in the driveway of a home in the 2100 block of Payne Street between 4:30 p.m. Monday and 5:49 p.m. Wednesday.

2900 Central

A bicycle was taken from an apartment common area in the 2900 block of Central Street  between 1 a.m. and 7:44 a.m. today.


800 Reba

Someone broke four branches of an oak tree in the yard of a home in the 800 block of Reba Place between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Tuesday.


200 Dodge

Graffiti was discovered on the sidewalk in the 200 block of Dodge Avenue at 10 a.m. today.

500 Howard

Graffiti was discovered in a business parking lot in the 500 block of Howard Street at 2:18 p.m. yesterday.


1608 Mulford

Devonte C. Moret, 22, of 1608 Mulford St., was arrested at that address at 4:27 p.m. Tuesday and charged with violation of an order of protection.


Hull at Custer

A robber confronted a 52-year-old census taker on the sidewalk near Hull Terrace and Custer Avenue at 7:14 p.m. yesterday, displayed a weapon, and took the victim’s bag that contained census documents.


2400 Oakton

Alcoholic products were taken from a gas station in the 2400 block of Oakton Street shortly after 3 a.m. Wednesday.

1100 Pitner

A cell phone left unattended on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of Pitner Avenue was taken around 11:48 a.m. yesterday.

Prairie at Harrison

The left front and left rear wheels were taken from a 1997 Jeep while parked near the intersection of Prairie Avenue and Harrison Street between midnight and 12:14 p.m. Wednesday.

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.  

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (28Aug20)AUGUST_28-20DR

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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