Blotter: Feb. 29

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Man arrested in connection with drug possession

Evanston police charged a Chicago man with possession of drug paraphernalia Sunday, Evanston Police Department spokesman Jay Parrott said.

Officers arrested the 50-year-old when they saw him drinking a bottle of beer at Juneway Terrace Park, 5455 N. Sheridan Road, Parrott said. They performed a search on the man and found a plastic bag containing less than 2.5 grams of cannabis, two pipes and a glass bowl with drug residue.

Police charged the man with possession of alcohol in a park, possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia. He will appear in court March 28.

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