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Vehicle left running is stolen

Gold 2008 Buick was in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue.

A Buick left running in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue in downtown Evanston was reported stolen.  This among stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.

THEFT

1600 Sherman

A gold 2008 Buick that was left with the engine running in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue at about 9:45 p.m. yesterday was reported stolen.

2300 Howard

Two computers were reported stolen Friday from the Best Buy electronics store in the 2300 block of Howard Street. Miguel A. Martinez, 23, of 5030 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago, was arrested at the store at 1:06 p.m. Friday and charged with retail theft.

1600 Chicago

Someone stole food items from the Whole Foods Market in the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue at about 1:36 p.m. Friday.

2400 Harrison

Flatware was taken from a home in the 2400 block of Harrison Street between June 1, 2020, and 11 a.m. Wednesday.

700 Howard

A belt was taken from a clothing store in the 700 block of Howard Street at about 2:26 p.m. yesterday.

BURGLARY

500 Main

A burglar gained entry to a restaurant in the 500 block of Main Street between 6:15 a.m. Wednesday and 11:26 a.m. Saturday by defeating a door lock.

900 Sheridan

A burglar forced entry to a vacant home in the 900 block of Sheridan Road between May 2 and 11:53 a.m. Saturday.

1500 Sherman

Cash was taken from a restaurant in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. Saturday.

2200 Dempster

A wallet was taken from a 2006 Toyota at a car wash in the 2200 block of Dempster Street between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

CRIMINAL DAMAGE

100 Main

The rear windshield and an exterior mirror were damaged on a vehicle in the 100 block of Main Street between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m. yesterday.

2600 Sheridan

Someone threw an object at a vehicle in a parking lot in the 2600 block of Sheridan Road between 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Friday and cracked the windshield.

1800 Foster

An exterior mirror was broken on a 2004 Dodge in the 1800 block of Foster Street between 10:30 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday.

1454 Elmwood

Bruce A. Peters, 44, of 3130 W. Monroe St., Waukegan, was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 5:12 p.m. yesterday and charged with knowingly damaging property. He is due in court on June 15 at 1:30 p.m.

GRAFFITI

1800 Ridge

Spray-painted graffiti was discovered at a construction site in the 1800 block of Ridge Avenue at 7 a.m. Saturday.

800 Gaffield

Spray-painted graffiti was discovered on a viaduct in the 800 block of Gaffield Place at 9:44 a.m. yesterday.

SHOTS HEARD

1400 Hinman

Gunshots were reported in the 1400 block of Hinman Avenue at 4 a.m. Saturday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

Harrison at Gross Point

Gunshots were reported at Harrison Street and Gross Point Road at about 9:30 p.m. yesterday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

TRAFFIC

Greenwood at Oak

Richard S. Adams, 49, of 2615 W. Estes Ave., Chicago, was arrested at Greenwood Street and Oak Avenue at 1:13 p.m. Friday and charged with driving under the influence. He is due in court on July 2 at 10:30 a.m.

2000 Green Bay

Albert L. Gibbs, 69, of 2121 Dewey Ave., was arrested at 2000 Green Bay Road at 1:48 p.m. Saturday and charged with a traffic violation.

2400 Dempster

Abel Norman Black, 21, of 1010 Dodge Ave., was arrested at 2400 Dempster St. at 7:51 a.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on June 10 at 1:30 p.m.

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 (10May2021)May_10-21DR

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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