Stolen bicycles, food, and delivered packages were among the thefts reported in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1500 Oak

A bicycle secured to a bike rack was stolen from the 1500 block of Oak Avenue between Sept. 24 and 9 a.m. yesterday.

800 Emerson

A bicycle secured to a bike rack was stolen from the 800 block of Emerson Street between 4 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday.

Food was taken from a convenience store in the 800 block of Emerson Street around 10:45 p.m. Monday.

1900 Dempster

Food was taken from a store in the 1900 block of Dempster Street around 1:15 p.m. yesterday.

1600 Dempster

A package that had been delivered to a home in the 1600 block of Dempster Street was stolen between 9 p.m. Sunday and 8:42 a.m. Monday.

1136 Pitner

Michael R. Molitor, 56, of 1136 Pitner Ave., was arrested at that address at 8:20 a.m. Monday and charged with theft. He is due in court on Oct. 23 at 9 a.m.


1500 Crain

Someone entered an unlocked 2016 Hyundai in the 1500 block of Crain Street around 6:30 a.m. yesterday.

Church at Maple

Yoviel L. Gebre, 35, of 814 W. Lakeside Place, Chicago, was arrested at Church Street and Maple Avenue at 1:58 p.m. Thursday and charged with burglary and trespassing. He is due in court on Oct. 16 at 1:30 p.m.


1454 Elmwood

Michael T. O’Malley, 29, of 1710 Orrington Ave., was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 4:07 p.m. Monday and charged with criminal damage to property.

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 Circuit Court in Skokie.  

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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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