Blotter: Jan. 15

Julian Gerez, Reporter

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Evanston man arrested twice in one weekend

Officers arrested an Evanston man twice over the weekend.

Police charged Winston Evans with aggravated assault and battery Friday in the 900 block of Chicago Avenue. Evans, 47, struck an Evanston woman on her ribcage and threatened her with a drinking glass, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said.

After being released from custody the following day, police arrested Evans again. He sent harassing phone calls and text messages to his former employer, who had fired him the day before, Parrott said. Police arrested him at his Evanston home at 12:50 p.m. Saturday. Because Evans’ former employer is a witness against him in the case from earlier that weekend, the harassment will be charged as a felony, Parrott said.

Man steals Rogaine from Walgreens

A man stole about $350 worth of hair growth cream Sunday from the Walgreens in south Evanston, police said.

The man took seven boxes of men’s and women’s Rogaine off a display from the store, 635 Chicago Ave. The store’s assistant manager reported the theft after reviewing security footage.

No arrests have been made in connection with the case.

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