A gray/blue mountain bike that was stolen from a juvenile male in the 1000 block of Ashland Avenue was seen, and recovered, later by the victim’s mother outside Valli Produce on Dempster. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1000 Ashland

The mother of a male juvenile in the 1000 block of Ashland Avenue happened to see her son’s bike a short time later outside Valli Produce in the 1900 block of Dempster Street, where she recovered it and returned it to her son. The bike was reported stolen around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at the victim’s home on Ashland.


700 Lincoln

Luggage was taken from an unlocked 2014 Lexus in the 700 block of Lincoln Street between 9 p.m. Monday and 1 p.m. Tuesday.

800 Brummel

Someone gained entry to the garage of a home in the 800 block of Brummel Street between Nov. 13 and 10:38 a.m. Thursday and stole a bicycle.


1000 Main

The front door glass of a home in the 1000 block of Main Street was damaged around 8:12 p.m. Wednesday.

600 Howard

The window of a CTA shelter in the 600 block of Howard Street was damaged at 7:44 a.m. today.


1625 Maple

Thomas E. Whitehead, 52 and homeless, was arrested at 1625 Maple Ave. at 6 p.m. Thursday and charged with obstructing justice.


1900 Orrington

Gunshots were reported at 9:36 a.m. Thursday in the 1900 block of Orrington Avenue. Police checked the area but found nothing.

700 Reba

Gunshots were reported at 4:49 a.m. today in the 700 block of Reba Place. Police checked the area but found nothing.

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 (December-03DR)

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...