Blotter: May 23

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

Man with gun reported on Hartrey Avenue

An Evanston resident reported a man with a gun Tuesday afternoon in the 1900 block of Hartrey Avenue.

The resident, 45, called police after 4 p.m., Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The woman told police a teenager she knew approached her outside of her house to ask a question, and then displayed a handgun.

The teenager then fled the scene, Parrott said. Detectives are investigating the incident.

Chicago man arrested in connection with drug possession

Evanston police arrested a Chicago man Wednesday in connection with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance.

Police responded to a report of a man with a gun at the intersection of Chicago Avenue and South Boulevard. Officers stopped a group of individuals nearby in the 600 block of Main Street at about 1:30 a.m. Police recovered a pipe and 21 Xanax pills in the backpack of a Chicago resident, 18.

He is scheduled to appear in court June 4.

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