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Summerlike weather attracts bike thieves

Temperatures in the 80s proved attractive to bike thieves, as three cycles were stolen in the city yesterday. These are among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Theft

700 Madison

A bicycle left unattended in the yard of a home in the 700 block of Madison Street was stolen around 6 p.m. yesterday.

300 Ridge

A bicycle secured to a bike rack in the 300 block of Ridge Avenue was stolen between 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday.

1000 Davis

An unsecured bicycle in the 1000 block of Davis Street was stolen around 9:30 p.m. yesterday.

2200 Oakton

A drill and batteries were taken off the shelves of a hardware store in the 2200 block of Oakton Street around 2:50 p.m. yesterday.

1300 Sherman

A backpack containing a purse that was left unattended on Chicago Transit Authority property in the 1300 block of Sherman Avenue was taken around 3:30 p.m. yesterday.

100 Asbury

Hygeine products were stolen at the CVS Pharmacy in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue at 3:10 p.m. yesterday.

Burglary

600 Howard

Someone attempted to enter a hardware store in the 600 block of Howard Street around 9 a.m. yesterday by prying open a door.

Criminal Damage

2300 Lincolnwood

A window screen was damaged at a home in the 2300 block of Lincolnwood Drive around 9 a.m. yesterday.

Traffic

815 Howard

Brian Lewis Beverly, 52, of 4711 W. Race Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at 815 Howard St. and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Oct. 24 at 1:30 p.m.

500 Ridge

Juan M. Luna, 34, of 6509 N. Hoyne Ave., was arrested at 500 Ridge Ave. at 10:22 a.m. Tuesday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Oct. 15 at 9 a.m.

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 (12Sep19)

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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