Blotter: Jan. 11

Manuel Rapada, City Editor

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Chicago resident arrested after music CD theft

A 19-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stealing two music CDs from an electronics store.

Evanston police responded at about 7 p.m. Wednesday to Best Buy, 2301 Howard St., Evanston Police Department Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The store manager told police that a man entered the store, took two music CDs to the bathroom and began to open them. The manager attempted to confront the offender, who continued to leave with the CDs.

The man, a Chicago resident, was later arrested and charged with misdemeanor retail theft. He is scheduled to appear in court Feb. 13.

Window shattered, headrest DVD players stolen from vehicle

Two portable DVD players were stolen from a vehicle sometime between 1 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday.

A 39-year-old Evanston resident reported parking the vehicle in an alley in the 900 block of Forest Avenue. Wednesday morning, the resident found the driver’s rear side window shattered and discovered two DVD players for the vehicle’s headrests were missing, Parrott said.

There is no description of a suspect.

— Manuel Rapada


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