Two unlocked cars were entered by burglars in the last week, one on Oak Avenue, the other on Maple Avenue. Also, gunshots were reported on Darrow Avenue and on Brummel Street. These are among the stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1400 Oak

Football equipment was among items taken from an unlocked 2004 Chevrolet in the 1400 block of Oak Avenue between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

1000 Maple

Purses and wallets were removed from a 2007 Honda in the 1000 block of Maple Avenue between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday.

1200 Simpson

A burglar crawled through the window of a home in the 1200 block of Simpson Street around 1:40 a.m. Saturday and stole handbags, purses, and wallets.


1800 Darrow

Gunshots were reported in the 1800 block of Darrow Avenue at 4:25 a.m. today. Police checked the area but found nothing.

800 Brummel

Gunshots were reported in the 800 block of Brummel Street at 11:50 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.


444 Custer

Eric Sharaf Hughes, 48, of 444 Custer Ave., was arrested at that address at 2:16 a.m. today and charged with assault. He is due in court on June 16 at 9 a.m.


1454 Elmwood

Michael Robinson, 29, of 1813 W. Chase Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 10:49 a.m. Thursday and charged with domestic battery.


1128 Chicago

Reginald B. Newton, 51, of 446 N. Lawler Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1128 Chicago Ave. at 5:09 p.m. Tuesday and charged with trespassing on real property.


1400 Emerson

Graffiti was discovered on the street in the 1400 block of Emerson Street at 10:08 a.m. Friday.


1605 Dodge

James D. Potts, 20, of 2320 Greenwood St., was arrested at 1605 Dodge Ave. at 11:15 p.m. on May 29 and charged with unlawful use of a weapon.


2100 Howard

A 2008 Honda was taken from its parking spot in the 2100 block of Howard Street between 10:07 a.m. Wednesday and 10:07 a.m. Thursday.

1100 McDaniel

A package that had been delivered to a residence in the 1100 block of McDaniel Avenue was stolen between 2 p.m. and 3:20 p.m. Friday.

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.

Related Document: Crime Bulletin (June_07-21DR)


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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