Three people arrested by Evanston police and charged with battery in separate incidents top the reports in today’s daily crime bulletin.


712 Mulford

Laronn B. Fields, 51, of 712 Mulford St. was arrested at that address at 7:36 a.m. Saturday and charged with battery. He’s scheduled to appear in court at 9 a.m. on Sept. 6.

1418 Pitner

George W. Lytle, 72, of 1418 Pitner Ave. was arrested at that address at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and charged with aggravated domestic battery. He’s to appear in court at 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 29.


2400 Dempster

Someone broke a window at the car wash in the 2400 block of Dempster Street and stole cash from the business sometime between midnight and 7:45 a.m. on Friday.

3200 Thayer

A burglar forced entry to a home in the 3200 block of Thayer Street between Aug. 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday and stole clothes and jewelry.

1500 Sherman

Someone took a cash register and alcohol from a restaurant in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue between 11:30 p.m. July 30 and 11:30 a.m. July 31.

Criminal damage

1700 Benson

Someone dented a 2015 Toyota that was parked on the street in the 1700 block of Benson Avenue  at 8:45 p.m. Friday.

700 Brummel

Two cars were scratched in parking spaces at an apartment building in the 700 block of Brummel St. A 2012 Toyota was damaged about 4:30 a.m. on Sunday and a 1999 Toyota was damaged sometime between 10 p.m. Aug. 1 and 10 a.m. Aug. 2.

700 Howard

Someone broke a window in a business in the 700 block of Howard Street between 7 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday.

Disorderly conduct

833 Asbury

Andrew L. Thrasher, 57, of 7932 29th Ave. in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was arrested at 833 Asbury Ave. at 10:35 p.m. Saturday and charged with disorderly conduct. He’s due in court at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 23.


1744 Dodge

Ulises J. Barrera, 19, of 2003 Darrow Ave., was arrested at 1744 Dodge Ave. at 6:15 p.m. on Sunday and charged with possession of cannabis.. At the same time and location Bruno A. Aguilar, 19, of 2046 Darrow Ave., was arrested on a traffic violaton. They’re both due in court at 9 a.m. on Aug. 31.


1605 Maple

Cornelius Jones, 37, of 1600 Jonquil Terrace in Chicago, was arrested at 1605 Maple Ave. at 3:35 p.m. on Friday and charged with forgery.

Man with gun

300 Ridge

Police checked the area around the 300 block of Ridge Avenue after receiving a call of a man with a gun there at 5:07 p.m. on Saturday but were unable to locate a suspect.


2300 Howard

Someone stole a laptop computer from the Best Buy store in the 2300 block of Howard Street between 3:37 and 4:07 p.m. on Sunday

2400 Main

Someone stole clothes from the Sam’s Club in the 2400 block of Main Street between 1:48 and 1:56 p.m. on Saturday.

And someone stole liquor from the Food 4 Less supermarket in the 2400 block of Main Street between 7:42 a.m. Saturday and the same time on Sunday.

1600 Sherman

Someone stole a tablet computer from a locker at the LA Fitness in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue at 6:54 p.m. Saturday.

1700 Sherman

Someone removed a wallet from a counter at a restaurant in the 1700 block of Sherman Avenue at 16:45 p.m. on Friday.

1700 Maple

Someone stole a locked bicycle from the sidewalk in the 1700 block of Maple Avenue between 11:15 and 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

1800 Dodge

Someone stole a television set from the yard of a home in the 1800 block of Dodge Avenue between 7:09 a.m. Thursday and the same time on Friday.


1567 Ridge

Madeline Marie Chalus, 21, of 6414 N. Ridge in Chicago, was arrested at 1567 Ridge Ave. at 9:56 a.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. She’s due in court at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 5

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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