Someone slashed a tire on a 2014 Toyota in the 1700 block of Greenwood Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Criminal Damage

1700 Greenwood

A tire was found slashed on a 2014 Toyota in the 1700 block of Greenwood Street around 9:45 p.m. yesterday.


2200 Oakton

A burglar damaged the lock on a 2011 Ford to access the vehicle that was in a parking lot in the 2200 block of Oakton Street between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. yesterday. Power and hand tools were reported stolen from the vehicle.

400 Greenleaf

A bicycle was stolen from an unlocked garage of a home in the 400 block of Greenleaf Street between 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. yesterday.

Criminal Trespass

1801 Dempster

Randall T. Mercer, 38, of 728 Grey Ave., was arrested at 1801 Dempster St. at 1:43 p.m. yesterday and charged with trespassing on real property. He is due in court on Oct. 2 at 9 a.m.


1800 Ridge

Brandon D. Jones, 29, of 9640 Calumet Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1800 Ridge Ave. at 11:01 a.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Oct. 17 at 9 a.m.

Ridge at Greenwood

Chelsea Robinson-Morant, 22, of 1921 Foster St., was arrested at Ridge Avenue and Greenwood Street at 6:49 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation.

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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