A number of burglaries in Evanston this week were enabled by doors left unlocked and windows left open. These are among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
An open window provided access to a home in the 100 block of Florence Avenue, where jewelry was taken by burglars around 3 p.m. yesterday.
An unlocked door was used by burglars to access a home in the 1500 block of Brummel Street, where they stole cash and credit cards between 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. yesterday.
700 South Boulevard
Cash was taken from an unlocked 2020 Subaru in the 700 block of South Boulevard between 5:15 p.m. Sunday and 8:45 a.m. yesterday.
Credit cards were taken from an unlocked 2014 Toyota in the 1300 block of Lincoln Street between 3 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. yesterday.
An attempt was made to climb into a home in the 1800 block of Dobson Street around 4:17 p.m. yesterday. Nothing was reported taken.
Graffiti was discovered on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue at 9:43 a.m. yesterday.
A car key fob was taken from an unsecured locker at the McGaw YMCA between 4:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. yesterday.
Alcoholic products were taken from a grocery store in the 1900 block of Dempster Street between 7:15 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. Sunday.
Miscellaneous merchandise was stolen from the CVS Pharmacy in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue around 8:30 p.m. yesterday.
Timothy J. Ruskin, 46, of 1802 Lake St., was arrested at 1910 Dempster St. at 8:35 p.m. and again at 9:01 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft.
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.
Crime Bulletin (27Aug19)