Police Blotter: Nov. 6

Paige Leskin, City Editor

Evanston resident charged with marijuana possession, driving with a suspended license

Police arrested a 34-year-old man in connection with possession of marijuana after they pulled him over for a traffic stop Sunday night.

Officers stopped a car in Evanston on Sunday in connection with a traffic violation, Evanston police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said. The driver did not pull over for a few blocks, but police were eventually able to get him to curb his vehicle in the 1600 block of Davis Street, Parrott said.

Police found an open bottle of alcohol and less than half a gram of marijuana in the man’s vehicle, police said.

When officers looked up the man’s identification, they found the Evanston resident was driving with a license that was originally suspended after the man was charged with driving under the influence, Parrott said.

The 34-year-old man was arrested around 8 p.m. for the felony charge of driving with a suspended license, police said. He was also charged with possession of marijuana.

Package taken from building lobby last week

A package was taken from the lobby of a residence building in the 900 block of Michigan Avenue on Oct. 28, police said.

The Evanston man whose package was stolen said FedEx had delivered it to the building, but he was unable to locate it, Parrott said. The man said the package was taken between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The delivery included a variety of gift items and clothing that valued in total around $500, police said. There are no suspects in the case and no video of the incident.

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