Tomatoes were taken from the garden at a park near the Ecology Center. This among stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


Bridge at McCormick

Tomatoes were reported stolen from the park near Bridge Street and McCormick Boulevard, close to the Evanston Ecology Center, between noon and 1 p.m. yesterday.

1000 Davis

A suitcase and clothing were taken from a building’s laundry room in the 1000 block of Davis Street around 8 p.m. yesterday.

1700 Maple

A bicycle wheel was removed from the sidewalk in the 1700 block of Maple Avenue between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday.


1640 Chicago

Yuan Ming Chen, 27, of 2522 Millwood Circle SE, Huntsville, Ala., was arrested at 1640 Chicago Ave. at 9:22 p.m. yesterday and charged with battery.

2606 Bennett

Romario J. Oshana, 24, of 2606 Bennett Ave., was arrested at that address at 6:35 p.m. yesterday and charged with domestic battery.


717 Brummel

Christopher R. Almodovar, 36, of 717 Brummel St., was arrested at that address at 2:23 p.m. yesterday and charged with criminal damage to property.

2100 Payne

A brick paver was used to break the window of a 2008 Toyota in the 2100 block of Payne Street at 3:42 p.m. Wednesday.

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 (October-08DR)


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...