A clarinet, left unattended, was stolen at the Martin Luther King, Jr. School of Literary and Fine Arts. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


2424 Lake

A clarinet, left unattended at the Martin Luther King, Jr., School of Literary and Fine Arts, was stolen between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. yesterday.

2300 Foster

A package containing a tablet computer that was delivered to an apartment common area in the 2300 block of Foster Street, was stolen  between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday.


500 Barton

A purse was taken from a 2016 Toyota in the 500 block of Barton Avenue  between 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8:55 a.m. yesterday.

3200 Central

Someone attempted to remove a bicycle from the garage of a home in the 3200 block of Central Street between 11 p.m. Wednesday and 2:26 p.m. yesterday.

Criminal Damage

1400 Chicago

Someone punctured the front tire of a 2002 Mercedes in an alley in the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue around 1 p.m. yesterday.

1300 McDaniel

All four tires were punctured on a 2018 Jeep in the driveway of a home in the 1300 block of McDaniel Avenue between midnight and 4:30 a.m. yesterday.

Criminal Trespass

906 Davis

Michael S. Bambouyani, 31, of 5945 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, was arrested at 906 Davis St. at 9:25 a.m. yesterday and charged with trespassing on real property. He is due in court on Oct. 10 at 9 a.m.


7500 Damen

Laton J. Jones, 25, of 7256 N. Bell Ave., Chicago, and Michael B. Smart, 37, of 1407 Oakton St., were arrested at 7500 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, at 11:50 a.m. yesterday and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. 


700 Howard

Graffiti was discovered at a convenience store in the 700 block of Howard Street at 10:16 a.m. yesterday.


Oakton at Ridge

Andy J. Edwards, 32, of 2113 Darrow Ave., was arrested at Oakton Street and Ridge Avenue at 12:20 a.m.. Monday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Oct. 5 at 10:30 a.m.

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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