Blotter: Feb. 28

Julian Gerez, Reporter

Police find illegal narcotics in west Evanston apartment

Police seized an unspecified amount of several narcotics including cannabis, hashish and DMT in west Evanston on Tuesday morning.

Detectives executed a search warrant and came into the apartment of 23-year-old Evanston resident William Peterson, on the 2100 block of Jackson Avenue. They arrested Peterson in connection with three different felony counts of possession of controlled substance as well as two misdemeanors for possession of cannabis. Besides the narcotics, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said the detectives also found a small amount of cash. 

This was the second executed search warrant that led to an arrest this week. On Wednesday, Evanston police found more than $15,000 worth of cocaine in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago.

(Police find 170 grams of cocaine in Rogers Park)

Peterson is scheduled to appear in court on March 24. 

Two women stole earrings, fake eyelashes from a beauty store

Two women stole earrings and packages of fake eyelashes from a beauty store Tuesday afternoon.

One women distracted an employee of Tom’s Beauty Supply, 1704 Dodge Ave., while the other took the merchandise, placing it into her coat pockets, Parrott said. A store worker reported the theft.

Police said the incident was captured on video and the two women may be identified through the security footage.

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