Police Blotter: Sept. 29

Marissa Mizroch , Reporter

Seminary on Northwestern campus burglarized

The Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, located on Northwestern’s campus was burglarized when an unknown person forced open a locked box and stole $82, police said.

The burglar forced open a cabinet containing a locked safe at the seminary, 2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said.

The burglary occurred sometime between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. It is unclear how the burglar entered the building, but the library door was found unlocked, Parrott said.

Porch of Evanston home set on fire

An Evanston woman was the victim of criminal property damage when her porch was intentionally set on fire, police said.

The incident occurred Tuesday night on the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue, police said.

The woman claimed that the individuals tried to burn down her porch in retaliation for an ongoing dispute, Parrott said.

No witnesses saw the act occur, but a neighbor noticed smoke and extinguished the fire, he said. The fire department was not called to the scene, police said.

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Correction: An earlier version of this story mischaracterized the incident at the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. It was a burglary. The Daily regrets the error. This post has also been updated to comply with Daily style.