Blotter: April 27

Jia You

Man charged with cocaine possession

Evanston police arrested a Chicago resident in connection with driving with a suspended license as well as drug possession on Wednesday.

Police stopped the 48-year-old in the 1100 block of Judson Avenue and learned during the ensuing investigation that the man had a suspended license, said Evanston Police Department spokesman Cmdr. Jay Parrott. Police also found 1.8 grams of cocaine in a bag at the driver’s foot.

The man will appear in court May 1.

Thief steals $5,500 ring

A 69-year-old Evanston resident reported that her $5,500 ring was stolen Wednesday.

The unknown thief allegedly removed the ring from a bathroom cabinet in the woman’s residence in the 400 block of Greenwood Street, Parrott said. The woman said a cleaning service had been in her house on Wednesday before she realized her ring was missing. The house showed no signs of forced entry. Police are currently investigating the case.

Jia You