Blotter: Woman arrested for battery, man arrested for retail theft

Jacob Fulton, Assistant City Editor

Woman arrested for battery

A 38-year-old Evanston woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with battery.

The incident occured in the 1700 block of Hartrey Avenue at around 9 a.m., and Evanston police Cmdr. Brian Henry said it was a physical altercation between three neighbors.

Henry said the 38-year-old instigated the attack, which also involved a 20-year-old woman and an 18-year-old woman. A court date has been set for March 11.

Man arrested for retail theft

A 48-year-old Evanston man was arrested Tuesday for retail theft from the Cost Plus World Market, 1725 Maple Ave.

Henry said EPD has been working on the case since October 2019, when the store first brought the theft to EPD’s attention. Police said the man has taken items on multiple occasions and attempted to return them for reimbursement.

Henry said the store suspected the man of theft more than once, but employees were able to provide surveillance footage to EPD detectives, which led to the arrest.

Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @jacobnfulton1