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Police Blotter: Man breaks into Evanston residence, found hiding in basement

Joanne Lee, Reporter

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A 37-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning in connection with breaking into a home.

The man allegedly broke into a home in the 1800 block of Brummel Street at about 9:30 a.m. Police found the man hiding in the basement, said Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan.

Police said they were unsure of the man’s intentions in breaking into the home, and the homeowner, a 64-year-old woman, did not recognize the man.

The man was charged with a felony for residential burglary.

Television stolen from residence near Northwestern campus

A TV was stolen from a residence near campus on Nov. 13.

The 20-year-old Evanston resident said she returned to her home in the 800 block of Gaffield Place to discover her 42-inch LG TV missing, Dugan said.

The TV is valued at about $200. Police said they suspect the burglary to have taken place sometime between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m.

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