A number of Toyota vehicles were targeted by thieves for their catalytic converters. These among stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2008 Toyota in the 1300 block of Mulford Street between 5 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday.
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2005 Toyota in the driveway of a home in the 300 block of Darrow Avenue between 3 p.m. Wednesday and 2:45 p.m. Friday.
Two 2007 Toyotas lost their catalytic converters to thieves in the 2500 block of Prairie Avenue between 5 a.m. and 8 a.m. Sunday.
Central at Prairie
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2007 Toyota around 11 a.m. yesterday near Central Street and Prairie Avenue.
A blue Ironman Huffy bicycle secured to a bike rack was stolen in the 1600 block of Orrington Avenue between noon Thursday and 4:45 p.m. Friday.
A black Dahone Uno bicycle was stolen from an apartment common area in the 2400 block of Howard Street around 7 p.m. Sunday.
Alcoholic products were taken from the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 2400 block of Howard Street around 11:30 a.m. yesterday.
Alcoholic products were taken from the Walgreens Pharmacy in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue around 1 p.m. Saturday.
Gum was taken from the CVS Pharmacy in the 1700 block of Sherman Avenue around 2:45 p.m. yesterday.
A gray 2007 Lexus was reported stolen in the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue around 7 p.m. Friday.
Hull at Barton
A black 2018 Dodge Charger was stolen near Hull Terrace and Barton Avenue around 2:30 p.m. yesterday.
Someone removed a license plate from a vehicle parked in the 100 block of Callan Avenue between 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Police suspect that an unsuccessful attempt to steal a catalytic converter resulted in damage sustained by a 2008 Toyota in the 2100 block of Maple Avenue between 5 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday.
Spray-painted graffiti was discovered on a power box in the 500 block of Davis Street at 11:53 a.m. Friday.
Spray-painted graffiti was discovered on the bridge over the canal in the 1300 block of Lincoln Street at 5:26 p.m. Sunday.
Lincoln at Ridge
Spray-painted graffiti was discovered on the bridge at Lincoln Street and Ridge Avenue at 5:27 p.m. Sunday.
Lincoln at Sheridan
Spray-painted graffiti was discovered on a power box at Lincoln Street and Sheridan Road at 5:27 p.m. Sunday.
Sheridan at Colfax
Spray-painted graffiti was found on a crosswalk sign at Sheridan Road and Colfax Street at 5:27 p.m. Sunday.
Chicago at Sheridan
Spray-painted graffiti was found on a power box near Chicago Avenue and Sheridan Road at 5:28 p.m. Sunday.
Someone was seen exposing himself in an indecent manner on the exterior stairs of an apartment building in the 900 block of Hinman Avenue between 11:10 a.m. and 11:58 a.m. Thursday.
Gunshots were reported in the 1100 block of Florence Avenue at 9:35 p.m. Sunday. Police checked the area but found nothing.
Gunshots were reported in the 1800 block of Hovland Court at 8:14 p.m. Sunday. Police checked the area but found nothing.
Keeney at Judson
Colleen M. Shoemaker, 61, of 739 Hinman Ave., was arrested at Keeney Street and Judson Avenue at 5:39 p.m. Saturday and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.
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.