Police Blotter: Parking meters stolen from Oak Avenue

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

Six parking meters were taken from Oak Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Oak Avenue at about 12:25 p.m. after a city employee reported the missing meters, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The crime is a felony.

There are no suspects, Dugan said. The damage is expected to cost between $500 and $1,000.

Graffiti found on J&S Food Mart

Graffiti on the J&S Food Mart, 701 Howard St., was reported to police Tuesday morning.

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Howard Street and Custer Avenue at approximately 10:34 a.m. They found graffiti in black paint resembling the letters “MD” surrounded by drawings of arrows, Dugan said. The graffiti was found on the supermarket’s wall facing Custer Avenue.

Dugan said the charge depends on the cost of the graffiti removal. There are no suspects.

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