A woman in her Thirties threatened a 7-Eleven clerk with what he assumed was a knife and fled with 10 packs of Newport cigarettes. This among stories in Friday’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

800 Emerson
A clerk at a 7-Eleven convenience store in the 800 block of Emerson Street was confronted by a woman in her Thirties who threatened him with an object that he assumed was a knife and fled eastbound on an electric scooter with 10 packs of Newport cigarettes at about 4:30 a.m. Friday.

2400 Dempster
A burglar forced entry to a business in the 2400 block of Dempster Street at about 6 a.m. Sunday and took the keys to a vehicle.

2100 Wesley
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2000 Honda in the 2100 block of Wesley Avenue between 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

2400 Howard
Alcoholic products were taken from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street at about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday.

1100 Lake Shore
A blue 2021 Volkswagen Jetta was stolen by unknown means from the 1100 block of Lake Shore Boulevard around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday.

1300 Asbury
Packages were taken from a residence in the 1300 block of Asbury Avenue around 7 a.m. Thursday.

100 Clyde
Packages were taken from a residence in the 100 block of Clyde Avenue between 2:15 p.m. and 2:26 p.m. Thursday.

1100 Chicago
Cigarettes were stolen from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 10 p.m. Thursday.

2101 Howard
Thomas M. Gurley, 25, of 29 E. 103rd St., Chicago, was arrested at 2101 Howard St. at 1:35 a.m. Thursday and charged with a traffic violation.

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 at Cook County 2d District Court in Skokie.

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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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