Blotter: Jan. 9

Ina Yang, Reporter

Evanston church ransacked

A church in the 1900 block of Darrow Avenue was broken into between 2:22 a.m. and 3:18 a.m. Sunday.

The church received two phone calls from its alarm company around 2:20 in the morning but did not respond. When church staff arrived for work in the morning, they discovered pry marks on the door frame and notified the Evanston Police Department after discovering a laptop computer and copier were missing, EPD Cmdr. Jay Parrott said.

Northwestern student arrested after bottles thrown from building

A 19-year-old NU student was taken into custody and charged Friday at 2226 Sherman Ave. for illegal consumption of alcohol as a minor.

EPD officers responded to a disturbance call claiming that bottles were being thrown off the top of a Sherman Avenue residential building, Parrott said. Officers who arrived on scene discovered numerous broken beer and wine bottles on the sidewalk and heard yelling coming from the building. Officers located people who were responsible for the breaking of glass, a group which included the arrested student, who attempted to conceal his identity under a false name. The student was taken into custody and charged with violating three city ordinances: minor’s consumption of alcohol, disorderly conduct and obstructing identification.

— Ina Yang

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