Police Blotter: March 4

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

Woman arrested in connection with retail theft

A Johnsburg, Illinois, woman was arrested Sunday in connection with retail theft, police said.

A loss prevention agent at Jewel-Osco, 2485 Howard St., observed the suspect place six 1.75 liter bottles of liquor in her cart at about 10:20 a.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. After she covered them with a bag and walked out of the store, she was detained.

The 38-year-old woman was charged with retail theft. She will appear in court March 20.

The liquor bottles were worth a total of $283.80, Dugan said.

Man cited in connection with expired registration, driving with suspended license

An Evanston man was arrested Friday in connection with expired registration and driving with a suspended license, police said.

Officers observed at about 2:30 p.m. expired license plates on a vehicle heading westbound on Dempster Street near Asbury Avenue, Dugan said. After police stopped the vehicle and checked the driver’s license, they found the license was suspended.

The man, 34, was issued citations for expired registration and driving with a suspended license, Dugan said. His court date is set for March 20.

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