Police Blotter: Nov. 14

Marissa Mizroch , Reporter

Car damaged by unknown person

A man caused extensive damage to a parked car Wednesday after becoming angry and kicking the vehicle, police said.

Police responded to an incident of criminal property damage in the 300 block of Lee Street around 9:15 pm, Evanston police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said.

A witness observed the man becoming irate when he saw a car parked with the rear bumper up against his car, Parrott said. The man kicked the car’s front driver side quarter panel and the driver side mirror, causing it to detach, police said.

The 1998 Saturn belongs to a 53-year-old Evanston resident, Parrott said.

The man left the scene in his vehicle, Parrott said.

Man arrested in connection with unlawful possession of a firearm

Police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with the unlawful possession of a fireman by a felon, police said.

Officers responded to an incident at Evanston Hospital, 2650 Ridge Ave., Parrott said.

Hospital workers found three .38-caliber bullets in the clothing of a patient who was being treated at the hospital, police said.

Police discovered the patient was a convicted felon and was prohibited from possessing such items, Parrott said.

The man was arrested around 4:12 p.m. at the hospital and charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, Parrott said.

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