A burglar found cash in a 2014 Volkswagen after ransacking it Sunday on Church Street. This among stories in today’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1900 Church

Cash was taken after a 2014 Volkswagen was entered and its interior ransacked shortly after noon Sunday in the 1900 block of Church Street.

1000 South Boulevard

Nothing was reported missing after a 2016 Volvo was entered by breaking a window between 9 p.m. Sunday and midnight Monday in the 1000 block of South Boulevard.

2400 Prospect

A gold Diamondback bicycle and a purple Trek bicycle were taken from an unsecured garage in the 2400 block of Prospect Avenue between Aug. 14 and Wednesday.

1100 Central

Power tools were taken from a storage shed in the 1100 block of Central Street between 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 13 and 7 a.m. on Aug. 16.


800 Brown

A 2018 Toyota Camry was stolen from the 800 block of Brown Avenue between 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. yesterday.

1100 Chicago

Cash was taken in a pickpocketing at the Jewel-Osco grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue around 3 p.m. yesterday.

800 Emerson

A bicycle locked to a bike rack in the 800 block of Emerson Street was stolen between 10 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. yesterday.

2485 Howard

William W. Starr, 61, of 1115 S. Robert Drive, Mt. Prospect, was arrested at 2485 Howard Street at 7:57 p.m. yesterday and charged with retail theft.

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 (August-24DR)

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...