Police artist creates likeness of two of three persons who invaded Deerfield home.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Monday, March 18, 2013
Wilmette Police have yet to charge anyone in a Feb. 28 home invasion, in which an 82-year-old woman was tied up while her home was burglarized.
Wilmette Police are still following up on a Feb. 28 home invasion, where an 82-year-old Wilmette resident was restrained by three masked offenders while her family's home was ransacked. The incident occurred in the 2500 block of Marion Lane, police reports state. "The detectives are still following up [on the invasion]," Wilmette Police Chief Brian King said. "We're still working on it." The woman was leaving the home at approximately 9:30 p.m. when she was confronted by the offenders, who forced her back into the home, reports state. One subject was armed with a handgun. Her family, who owns a restaurant in Chicago, discovered her when they returned home around 10:30 p.m. The woman was transported to a local hospital for treatment of …
Friday, March 1, 2013
An elderly Wilmette resident was bound by three masked offenders who proceeded to ransack her home.
An 82-year-old Wilmette resident of the 2500 block of Marion Lane was restrained by three masked offenders on Feb. 28 as she was leaving her home, according to the Wilmette Police Department. The offenders then ransacked the home, removing jewelry and currency. The woman was leaving her home at approximately 9:30 p.m. when she was confronted by the offenders, who forced her back into the home, reports state. One subject was armed with a handgun. Once inside, the offenders bound the woman and proceeded to "ransack" the home, a release from the Police Department states. Family members discovered the woman and released her around 10:30 p.m. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The family owns a Chicago …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
After stolen paintings turned up at a Morton Grove consignment shop, Evanston police arrested a Glenview man in connection with a home invasion that took place in Evanston in April 2012.
Stolen paintings found in a Morton Grove consignment shop led Evanston detectives to arrest and charge a Glenview man in connection with a home invasion that took place in Evanston in April 2012. Michael Karabatsis, 51, of the 600 block of Pfingsten Road in Glenview, was arrested and charged with home invasion, a felony, on Wednesday, Dec. 19. Police believe Karabatsis was one of three men who knocked on the door of a home in the 2200 block of Central Street on Friday, April 13, claiming they had a delivery. They forcibly entered the home by kicking the man, age 67, to the floor, then knocked his wife, also 67, to the floor, police said. After strapping the couple's hands with duct-tape to keep them from escaping, the men stole four …
Friday, November 30, 2012
This edition of the Evanston police blotter includes information supplied by police on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following arrests and incidents were reported by the Evanston Police Department: Robbers Tie Victim Up on Custer Four men kicked in the door of a home in the 400 block of Custer Avenue at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, according to police. They displayed a handgun, hit a resident in the face, tied the resident up and stole a Dell laptop computer, Dynex 37-inch TV and cash, police said. Men Fire Shots From Car On Greenwood One or more people fired shots at their victims from a Jeep in the 2300 block of Greenwood Street at 7:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, police reported. Man Charged With Possession of Cannabis Sean Michael Allen, 36, of the 1400 block of Dodge Avenue in Evanston, was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis at 4:35 p…
Monday, November 26, 2012
This edition of the Evanston police blotter includes information supplied by police on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following arrests and incidents were reported by the Evanston Police Department: Arrests: Retail Theft, DUI, Aggravated Assault Glenn Childress, 55, of the 6900 block of North Ashland Street in Chicago, was arrested and charged with retail theft after he allegedly stole food from a grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue at 7:44 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, police reported. David Solomon Ucker, 58, of the 2700 block of Park place in Evanston, was arrested and charged with retail theft after he allegedly stole a water filter from a hardware store in the 2300 block of Oakton Street at 7:39 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, according to police. John Lester Demand III, 27, of the 500 block of Hazelwood in Glenview, was arrested and charged …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
In an online posting, Eighth Ward Alderman Ann Rainey provided further details about a home invasion that took place at 131 Asbury Avenue last Wednesday.
According to Ald. Ann Rainey, a home invasion that took place in her ward last week was “not a random act of violence.” In a posting on an eighth ward message board, Rainey explained that the tenants of the apartment at 131 Asbury Ave. had been notified that they were going to be evicted before a group of young men with guns showed up at their door. According to police, the incident took place at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, when three men knocked on the door of the apartment, brandishing guns, while a fourth stood watch outside the building. A 21-year-old man, two women and three children were home when the four offenders arrived, according to police. Witnesses reported hearing the men refer to the location of money and drugs, and …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Police are investigating a reported home invasion in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue Wednesday, Aug. 1.
An Evanston man heard a knock on his door and opened it to find three young men brandishing guns on Wednesday afternoon, according to police. The three men confronted the 21-year-old victim around 2:45 p.m. while a fourth stood watch outside the victim's home in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue, police reported. Two women and three children were also home when the four offenders arrived, according to police. Witnesses reported hearing the men refer to the location of money and drugs, and described them as being in their late teens or early twenties. After two people in the home escaped through a window, the young men with guns ran away, police reported. No one was injured. Police searched the area around the home, but were unable to find …
Friday, July 13, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Evanston Police Department on Friday, July 13, 2012. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Home Invasion Two men entered a home in the 3200 block of Central Street through the back door around 1:35 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, and stole a set of Honda Prelude car keys, according to police. Public Possession of Alcohol Corey Lanell Howard, 21, of Evanston, was arrested and charged with possession of alcohol in a public way around 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, in the 1800 block of Lyons Street, according to police. Possession of Cannabis Antonio Deondre Scott, 21, of Chicago, was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, July 12, in the 500 block of McCormick Boulevard, police reported. Violation of an Order of Protection Samuel F. Miller, 74, of Evanston, was arrested and charged with violating an order …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Without a picture of the stolen artwork, tracking the prints and paints could prove difficult.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations has offered Evanston police its assistance in solving last week’s robbery in which three men reportedly stole upwards of $200,000 in art from an Evanston couple after knocking them to the ground and restraining them with duct tape. Evanston police spokesperson Cmdr. Jay Parrott said the bureau contacted the department to offer help in tracking down the stolen art. “[The FBI has] a team of individuals who deal specifically in stolen artwork and we just thought it would be a good idea,” said Evanston police spokesperson Cmdr. Jay Parrott. “They reached out to us when they became aware of the incident and we advised them of what was taken. However, the big issue is trying to get the actual paintings …