Police Blotter: Gaming console, video games stolen from Evanston residence

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

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An Xbox One and two video games were stolen from an Evanston home between Dec. 18 and Jan. 3, police said.

Police said the 20-year-old Evanston resident left for vacation at 9 a.m. on Dec. 18. Upon returning to his home in the 2100 block of Maple Avenue around 11 p.m. on Jan 3., the man found the electronics — valued at $350 — missing, said Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan.

There was no sign of forced entry into the residence, Dugan said.

Car criminally damaged in Evanston driveway

A car parked in a driveway in the 1300 block of Mulford Street had its driver’s side mirror knocked off and its sides slashed between Jan. 2 at 9. p.m. and Jan. 4 at 10 a.m., police said.

The damage to the car, a 2015 Toyota Land Cruiser, is estimated at more than $1,000, Dugan said.

The car owner, a 38-year-old Evanston resident, told police she did not know why someone would intentionally damage her car.

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