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

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

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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