Blotter: Feb. 13

Ina Yang, Photo Editor

More than $7,000 in goods taken from Evanston garage

A 54-year-old Evanston resident reported that his locked garage in the 2200 block of Emerson Street was ransacked sometime between 3 and 6 a.m. Monday.

With no signs of forced entry, it is unclear how the burglar got into the garage.

Items taken include a television, a DVD player, landscaping equipment and an air compressor. In all, the goods were valued at $7,700, Evanston Police Department Cmdr. Jay Parrott said.

Middle school student loses smartphone in locker

An Evanston resident reported to the EPD that her child’s Apple iPhone 4S was taken while the child was attending Nichols Middle School, 800 Greenleaf St.

The student reportedly lost the phone, along with its case, between 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. The iPhone, valued at about $470, was taken from a gym locker, Parrott said. No other details were specified.

— Ina Yang

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