Blotter: Jan. 31

Tanner Maxwell, Design Editor

Burglar takes thousands of dollars in electronics

Someone broke into a 52-year-old Evanston man’s home in the 300 block of Asbury Avenue on Tuesday afternoon, Evanston Police Department spokesman Perry Polinski said.

The intruder threw a brick through the kitchen window to gain entry, Polinski said.

The burglar took three Apple laptops, an Xbox game console and a flat-screen TV, totaling about $6,500. There are no suspects at this time, Polinski said.

Thief steals bike from lock

Someone took a bike in the 2000 block of Sheridan Road on Jan. 18, Polinski said.

The Evanston resident locked his $1,300 bike with a U-lock and left it alone for five minutes. When he returned, the bike was gone.

It is unknown how the thief took the bike from the lock, Polinski said.

Man charged with battery at automotive business

Police arrested a 40-year-old man and charged him with battery at Premier MotorWerks, 2494 Oakton St., on Tuesday afternoon, Polinski said.

Carl Point du Jour and another man were in a dispute about money. Point du Jour threw the other man onto the ground, which led to the arrest, Polinski said.

— Tanner Maxwell

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