Clothes worth $126 stolen from American Apparel

Maria Baradzina

Shirts and dress worth $126 stolen from American Apparel

Evanston Police Department officers responded Wednesday to American Apparel, 950 Church St., after two women tried to shoplift $126 worth of merchandise.

The manager reported two females had entered the store and proceeded to the fitting room with merchandise, Cmdr. Tom Guenther said. They had left the store without any visible merchandise and without making a purchase, but the manager later discovered four empty hangers in the fitting room.

At 12:30 p.m., the officers stopped the individuals and emptied the contents of their bags, finding in them four American Apparel shirts and one dress.

Intoxicated student at Allison Hall

University Police officers were dispatched at 1:51 a.m. Wednesday to Allison Hall, 1820 Chicago Ave., when a community assistant reported a possibly intoxicated student throwing up.

Police found the student vomiting in a trash can, slurring words and emitting a strong scent of alcohol, Deputy Chief Dan McAleer said. The student said he had been drinking earlier in the day at his house on campus, the location of which he could not identify.

The CA agreed to check on the subject throughout the night, as the individual chose not to be transported to the hospital for further treatment. Since the student is under 21 years of age, he is being referred to the Office of Student Affairs.

Faculty member’s wallet stolen at lunch

University Police responded to the third floor of Annie May Swift Hall, 1920 Campus Drive, at 4:11 p.m. Wednesday when a faculty member reported her wallet was stolen at lunch.

She said she had purchased lunch at Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive, earlier that day and proceeded outside to the picnic tables next to Starbucks. When she arrived at Annie May Swift at 2:30 p.m., she noticed her wallet was missing, McAleer said.

The faculty member contacted the cashier at Norris, who confirmed during the time of purchase, the wallet was placed back in the purse. Upon contacting Chase bank, the victim discovered unauthorized transactions had been made in a Chicago Best Buy and Exxon Mobil station. The police are continuing the investigation.