The following arrests and incidents were reported by the Evanston Police Department:
Burglary from Motor Vehicle
A black and gold leather purse was stolen from an unlocked 2009 Nissan in the 1600 block of Florence on Sept. 14 between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Burglary Motor Vehicle Parts
A black Pioneer stereo system was stolen from a 2001 Chevrolet parked in the 2200 block of Emerson St. sometime between 9 p.m. Sept. 15 and 9 a.m. Sept. 16. The left window of the vehicle was reportedly left opened.
A gray Ipod and a driver's license were stolen from a 2007 Dodge that was parked in the 200 block of Callan Ave. sometime between Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 8 at noon. The door to the vehicle was reportedly unlocked.
Criminal Damage to Property
A fence was damaged in the yard of a single family residence in the 1900 block of Dewey Ave. on Sept. 14 between midnight and 4:30 p.m.
Criminal Damage to Vehicle
A 2009 Saab was damaged in the rear driver's side quarter panel in the 900 block of Chicago Ave. on Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The offender is described as a white male, standing five foot eight inches tall and weighing 160 pounds.
Graffiti was discovered on the bridge in the 200 block of Ridge Ave. on Sept. 15 at 12:56 p.m.
Robbery - Strongarm
A victim was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash in the 1700 block of Darrow Ave. on Sept. 14 at 10:55 p.m. The unknown offender demanded the victim's money, and is described as a black male.
Shots Fired/Individual(s) With a Gun
Emergency calls on Sept. 15 at 11:13 p.m. reported shots fired at Case and Custer Ave. Callers reported hearing six shots, but when police checked the area nothing was found.
Emergency calls on Sept. 16 at 9:36 p.m. reported shots fired at Mulford and Ridge Rd. Callers reported hearing five shots but when police checked the area nothing was found.
An unknown offender spit on a victim in a 2009 Saab at Chicago and Main on Sept. 15 at 7:01 p.m. The offender is described as a white male, standing six feet tall and weighing 200 pounds.
Theft Over $500
A gold necklace with two gold charms, a cross and a Kindle with a purple cover were stolen from an apartment in the 1000 block of Main St. sometime between July 14 and Sept. 15. The unknown offender is described as a black male.
An Apple iPad was stolen from a private residence in the 2500 block of Lawndale Ave. sometime between July 15 and Sept. 14.
An Apple silver laptop and ten cell phones were stolen from a business located in the 300 block of Howard st. on Sept. 14 at 10:30 a.m. The victim reported the items were taken from behind the counter, and the offender is described as a white male, standing five foot ten inches tall and weighing 150 pounds.
Theft Under $500
A Cypress black leather bike seat was stolen from a common area in an apartment/condo complex located in the 800 block of Custer Ave. on Sept. 15. at 11 a.m.
A Kate Spade purple wallet with its contents were stolen from a locked locker in the 1000 block of Grove St. on Sept. 15 at 6:20 p.m.
A Fossil wallet with its contents were stolen from school grounds in the 1600 block of Dodge Ave. Sept. 13 between 12:42 p.m. and 3 p.m. The unknown offender removed the wallet from the victim's backpack.
A Schwinn dark gray bicycle was stolen from a bike storage rack in the 1800 block of Central St. Sept. 14 at 6:38 p.m. The bike was reportedly locked at the time of the theft.
A Huffy blue mountain bike was stolen froma bike storage rack in the 1800 block of Sherman Ave. September 15 at 7 p.m. The bike was reportedly locked at the time of the theft.
About this column: The Evanston police blotter includes arrests and incidents reported by the Evanston Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.