Blotter: Phone taken at Evanston Hospital, power tools stolen in Home Depot parking lot, woman arrested for revoked license

Molly Burke, Reporter

A phone was stolen from Evanston Hospital between Tuesday at midnight and Wednesday at 7 p.m., Evanston police said. The owner of the phone, valued at around $500, was not in possession of the device at the time, Evanston police Cmdr. Brian Henry said.

The crime, which occurred in the 2600 block of Ridge Avenue, was reported following the discovery of the theft. There is no description of the suspect.

Power tools stolen in Home Depot parking lot

Power tools and equipment were stolen from an unlocked tool box from the back of a 2008 Ford pick-up truck at the Home Depot parking lot. The suspect is still at large and there is no description, Henry said.

The theft, valued at around $2500, was reported a couple of days after the incident, which took place at 2200 Oakton St. around 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday.

Woman arrested for revoked license

A female Chicago resident was arrested for a revoked license violation after being stopped for cell phone use while driving. The arrest took place at 1959 Howard St. around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Henry said.

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