Blotter: Nov. 1

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

Skokie man arrested on drug related charges 

Evanston Police on Monday arrested a Skokie man who has been charged with three counts related to possession and distribution of controlled substances.

The 41-year-old man was found with 7.4 grams of cannabis and 4.1 grams of crack cocaine, said Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott. The cocaine was individually wrapped in separate packages for delivery purposes. The man was arrested in the 1800 block of Hartrey Avenue, less than 100 feet from the Evanston Township High School football field.

EPD received reports of drug dealing in the area and sent plain-clothes officers to observe the situation. Police made the arrest around 1 p.m. Monday.

The Skokie resident faces two felony counts and one misdemeanor. He is scheduled to appear in court Nov. 20.

Evanston man arrested in connection with battery against a minor

An Evanston man was charged Tuesday with battery against a minor.

The 43-year-old resident allegedly struck a minor on the forehead with a closed fist at Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave., on Oct. 8, Parrott said. A school officer at ETHS conducted the investigation. The man was arrested Tuesday morning.

He is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 17.

— Ciara McCarthy

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