A pickpocket is suspected of grabbing a wallet from a 74-year-old Evanston woman’s purse while she was shopping at Trader Joe’s on Chicago Avenue. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


1200 Chicago

A 74-year-old Evanston woman noticed that her wallet was missing from her purse when she returned home from shopping at Trader Joe’s grocery store in the 1200 block of Chicago Avenue around 10:45 a.m. yesterday.

1600 Sherman

A DVD player was stolen from a store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue around 6 p.m. Sunday.

729 Emerson

Candice E. McGhee, 27, of 1458 Canal St., Chicago, was arrested at 729 Emerson St. at 10:32 a.m. Wednesday and charged with theft. She is due in court on Sept. 29 at 9 a.m.

2300 Noyes

Robert John Romozzi, 48, of 2300 Noyes Court, was arrested at that address at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday and charged with theft.


300 Chicago

Denise A. Gaines, 32, of 244 Callan Ave., was arrested at 300 Chicago Ave. at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday and charged with battery. She is due in court on Oct. 2 at 1: 30 p.m.


500 Dodge

A tablet computer was taken from an unlocked 2016 Toyota in the 500 block of Dodge Avenue between 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and 11:19 a.m. Thursday.

3000 Grant

Burglars stole a purse with a cell phone from an unlocked residence in the 3000 block of Grant Street around 1:45 a.m. today.

 Criminal Damage

2400 Howard

Someone broke the windshield of a 2016 Mazda in the 2400 block of Howard Street around 5 p.m. yesterday.


1300 Sherman

Graffiti was discovered on the sidewalk in the 1300 block of Sherman Avenue at 5:34 p.m. yesterday.


700 Clark

Police received a report of a man with a gun in the 700 block of Clark Street about 1:30 a.m. today. They checked the area but found no man with a gun.

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. 

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (23Aug19)

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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