A 17-year-old male’s wallet was stolen while he played basketball at Kamen West Park in South Evanston. This among stories in Friday’s crime bulletin from Evanston police.

300 Asbury
A 17-year-old Evanston male was practicing his basketball at Kamen West Park on Asbury Avenue, when someone stole his wallet out of his bag at about 10:20 p.m. Thursday.

1600 Chicago
A secured gray Trek bicycle was stolen from the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

1700 Orrington
A green-and-black bicycle that was secured to a bike rack in the 1700 block of Orrington Avenue was stolen between 12:23 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday.

1100 Brummel
A catalytic converter was removed from a 2007 Honda in the 1100 block of Brummel Street between 2 a.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

433 Asbury
Labossiere J. LaForest, 42, of 10579 W. Touhy Ave., Rosemont, was arrested at 433 Asbury Ave. at 7:53 p.m. Thursday and charged with battery.

600 Judson
A subject forced entry to a 2003 Pontiac in the 600 block of Judson Avenue by breaking a window between 4:45 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

700 Judson
A subject forced entry to a 2000 Lexus in the 700 block of Judson Avenue between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 12:30 p.m. Thursday by damaging a window.

1800 Darrow
A wooden fence was damaged at a residence in the 1800 block of Darrow Avenue between noon Wednesday and 8:34 p.m. Thursday.

400 Ridge
A window was broken at a residence in the 400 block of Ridge Avenue between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday.

2700 Gross Point
Graffiti in black spray paint was discovered at Lovelace Park, in the 2700 block of Gross Point Road, at about 5 p.m. Thursday.

100 Clyde
Gunshots were reported in the 100 block of Clyde Avenue at 10:07 p.m. Wednesday. Police checked the area but found nothing.

Incidents listed appear among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. 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.

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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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