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Trivia question: What car attracts the most burglars?

Monday’s crime bulletin from Evanston police describes 11 recent burglaries of cars in Evanston. Which model was most popular?

Monday’s crime bulletin from Evanston police describes 11 recent burglaries of automobiles in Evanston. Which model was most popular?

The correct answer: Toyota with five. Tied for second place were Subaru and Honda, with two each, and tied for third with one apiece were Chevrolet and Volkswagen.

Interestingly, all 11 burglaries were to unlocked vehicles, which ought to give you a hint as to how to protect your car from being burglarized.

Now for the details:

The Toyotas were hit in the 200 block of Main Street, the 1100 block of Judson Avenue, the 1500 block of Greenwood Street, and the 2300 and 2400 blocks of Lawndale Avenue.

The Subarus were in the 800 block of Forest Avenue and the 1100 block of Darrow Avenue, while the Hondas were both in the 2500 block of Marcy Avenue.

The Chevrolet was in the 1700 block of Dobson Street, and the Volkswagen was in the 700 block of Mulford Street.

Two vehicles were stolen from the 2300 block of Ridgeway Avenue., between 10 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 a.m. yesterday. One was a gold 2009 Subaru, while the other was a silver 2007 Toyota.

BATTERY

1725 Emerson

Kearria D. Allen, 31, of 1725 Emerson St., was arrested at that address at 3:18 p.m. Saturday and charged with domestic battery. A court date has been set for Sept. 2 at 9:30 a.m.

701 Washington

John T. Prince, 52, of 734 Monroe St., was arrested at 701 Washington St. at 6:05 p.m. yesterday and charged with battery.

2611 Sheridan

Xavier J. Richards, 29, of 3312 Hartzell St., was arrested at 2611 Sheridan Road at 1:31 p.m. yesterday and charged with battery. He is due in court on Sept. 14 at 1:30 p.m.

1605 Thelin

Robert Sancen, 18, of 9045 LaCrosse Ave., Skokie, was arrested at 1605 Thelin Court at 4:38 p.m. Friday and charged with battery. He is due in court on Oct. 1 at 9 a.m.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

812 Dempster

Marcquis Lawrence, 18, of 6221 S. Laflin Place, Chicago, was arrested at 812 Dempster St. at 8:42 a.m. Friday and charged with criminal damage to property.

DRUGS

2100 Green Bay

Anthony D. Henley, 21, of 1318 Fargo Ave., Des Plaines, was arrested at 2100 Green Bay Road at 8:02 p.m. Thursday and charged with possession of cannabis.

GRAFFITI

Sherman at Greenwood

Graffiti was discovered on the street at Sherman Avenue and Greenwood Street at 2:49 a.m. yesterday.

2000 Dewey

Graffiti was discovered on a government building in the 2000 block of Dewey Avenue at 3:27 a.m. yesterday.

OTHER

445 Sherman

Heladio Sandoval-Lopez, 65, of 445 Sherman Ave., was arrested at that address at 5:43 p.m. on Aug. 17 and charged with child sexual abuse.

2100 Green Bay

Antoine B. Hill, 21, of 1318 Fargo Ave., Des Plaines, and Derell Lamont Pruitt, 21, of 1028 N. Sheridan Road, Waukegan, were arrested at 2100 Green Bay Road at 8:02 p.m. Thursday and charged with unlawful use of a weapon.

ROBBERY

800 Davis

Someone smashed and removed money from cash registers at a convenience store in the 800 block of Davis Street at 4:55 p.m. Saturday.

THEFT

1616 Sherman

Camron Hollmon, 27, of 2121 Dewey Ave., was arrested at 1616 Sherman Ave. at 6:20 a.m. Friday and charged with multiple counts of retail theft and one count of domestic battery.

2200 Lincolnwood

A package containing miscellaneous merchandise that had been delivered to a home in the 2200 block of Lincolnwood Drive was stolen around 2 p.m. Thursday.

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.  

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (24Aug20)AUGUST_24-20DR

Charles Bartling

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 stations and business-oriented magazines.

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