Three cell phones were reported stolen at a party in the Evanston Ecology Center Friday night. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


326 Callan

Edem Kossi Akpaki, 34, of 326 Callan Ave., was arrested at that address at 10:34 p.m. Saturday and charged with domestic battery. He is due in court on May 10 at 9:30 a.m.


1300 Sherman

Burglaries occurred in two different sections of a building in the 1300 block of Sherman Avenue between 6 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday, resulting in a cell phone and computer equipment reported missing.

2700 Crawford

Keys and a purse were taken from an unlocked 2014 Nissan in the 2700 block of Crawford Avenue between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Criminal Damage

1900 Dodge

Someone damaged the front door of a home in the 1900 block of Dodge Avenue between 11 p.m. and 11:35 p.m. Friday.

1800 Emerson

The front windshield and the front passenger side window of a 2015 Chevrolet was damaged around 7:30 a.m. yesterday in the 1800 block of Emerson Street.

2000 Church

The side door of a garage of a home in the 2000 block of Church Street was damaged between 3 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. yesterday.

1200 Hartrey

The windshield of a 2002 Chevrolet was damaged in the 1200 block of Hartrey Avenue between 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Criminal Trespass

1640 Chicago

Michael R. Boyer, 43, of 2049 W. Jarvis Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1640 Chicago Ave. at 6:40 p.m. Friday and charged with trepass on real property. He is due in court on June 6 at 10:30 a.m.

1615 Emerson

Phillip M. Johnson, 57, of 1343 Ceveland Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1615 Emerson St. at 2:24 p.m. yesterday and charged with trespass to a residence. He is due in court on May 10 at 9:30 a.m.

601 South Boulevard

Julio C. Soriano-Ramirez, 32, of 7440 N. Hermitage Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 601 South Boulevard at 8:19 p.m. Saturday and charged with trespass on state supported land. He is due in court on May 17 at 9 a.m.


Brown at Simpson

Xavier Washington, 20, of 1605 Ridge Ave., was arrested at Brown Avenue and Simpson Street at 6:34 a.m. yesterday and charged with possession of a controlled substance.


600 Forest

Graffiti was found at a park in the 600 block of Forest Avenue at 9:06 a.m. Saturday.


2000 McCormick

Three persons attending a party at the Ecology Center Friday night put their cell phones in one purse that was stolen between 10:30 p.m. and 11:22 p.m. The purse was recovered, but not the cell phones.

1100 Foster

A computer and credit cards were among items stolen between 11:30 p.m. Thursday and 4:15 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Foster Street.

1700 Orrington

A bicycle locked on the sidewalk in the 1700 block of Orrington Avenue was stolen between 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. yesterday.

2485 Howard

Ioan Vinerean, 35, of 4144 Pulaski Road, Chicago, was arrested at 2485 Howard St. at 1:16 p.m. Saturday and charged with retail theft. A court date has been set for June 6 at 9 a.m.


1117 Howard

Roger C. Campbell, 28, of 7523 Damen Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1117 Howard St. at 4:45  a.m. Saturday and charged with driving under the influence.

1911 Central

Brian Mercado, 23, of 9378 Noel Ave., Des Plaines, was arrested at 1911 Central St. at 2:33 a.m. yesterday and charged with driving under the influence.

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.  

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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