Blotter: April 2

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

Evanston resident arrested, charged with simple assault of police officer

A 49-year-old man was arrested at his west Evanston home Monday afternoon for acting aggressively toward a police officer.

Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 1700 block of Grey Avenue, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. Police said the man showed an aggressive stance to an officer at the scene, clenching his fist. The officer charged the Evanston resident with simple assault.

The man is scheduled to appear in court April 18.

More than $3,700 in valuables stolen from Evanston apartment

Two laptop computers and about $150 in Canadian dollars were taken Sunday evening from an apartment near Northwestern.

Apple and Samsung laptops, together worth about $3,600, were stolen from the apartment in the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue, Parrott said.

Police said there was no sign of forced entry into the home. The 23-year-old resident believes he may have left his door unlocked, Parrott said.

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