Police Blotter: $8,000 stolen from Buffalo Joe’s safe

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

Police responded to a theft Monday afternoon at Buffalo Joe’s in downtown Evanston, police said.

The restaurant’s 49-year-old manager said an unknown subject took $8,000 from a safe in the basement of the restaurant, 812 Clark St., at some point between 11 a.m. and 3:15 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The manager reported the safe was closed but unlocked.

School buses vandalized

Buses in a parking lot in west Evanston were vandalized sometime between Friday night and Monday morning, police said.

Sometime between Friday at 8:30 p.m. and Monday just before 8 a.m., people entered buses in a lot in the 1500 block of Emerson Street, pushed buttons and deployed a fire extinguisher, Dugan said.

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