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Blotter: Kohl’s packages stolen from front porch

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

February 7, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Two Kohl’s packages were stolen Wednesday from a woman’s porch in the 1800 block of Dodge Ave. The resident had a camera set up on her porch, Evanston Police Department Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. She saw on camera that UPS...

Blotter: Man arrested for home repair fraud

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

February 6, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

The Evanston Police Department arrested a 38-year-old man Tuesday on a charge of home repair fraud. In October 2018, a 45-year-old Evanston resident reported that he had contracted out his neighbor to do concrete work on his...

Evanston man charged with aggravated assault, injuring police officer

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 5, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was arrested last week on charges of evading an outstanding arrest warrant and injuring a police officer in a car accident. The man was charged Sunday with aggravated battery to a police officer after he crashed...

Items stolen from Evanston residence

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 4, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 66-year-old woman reported Friday that several items were missing from her home near the 200 block of Ridge Avenue in south Evanston. The woman said she was away for a work trip from Jan. 29 to Feb. 1, and when she returned,...

Evanston man threatened with knife

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 3, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 50-year-old man was threatened with a knife on Thursday after a verbal altercation at his residence at the McGaw YMCA near the 1000 block of Grove Street. The man said he had an argument with another man at around 8 p.m....

Blotter: Items stolen from Target

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 28, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 30-year-old woman tried to pass the checkout counter at Target with items she had not paid for. Evanston Police Department Cmdr. Ryan Glew said a 24-year-old Target employee reported Thursday that items were stolen from the...

Blotter: Evanston man charged with theft from Target

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 27, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 27-year-old Target employee reported Thursday that an item was stolen from the Target on the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue. He said that a man entered the store and took a vacuum cleaner valued at $80 and fled in a Cadillac...

Blotter: Van stolen from U-Haul store

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 24, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An employee at the U-Haul Moving & Storage store on the 2100 block of Dempster Street reported Wednesday that one of the company’s white Ford vans had been stolen. The employee told the Evanston Police Department that a 49-year-old...

Blotter: Two men arrested for possession of cannabis, handgun

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 23, 2019

Filed under City, Crime

Two men were arrested last Thursday for possession of cannabis and a loaded handgun after being pulled over for failing to signal a turn. The Evanston Police Department pulled over a black Nissan turning south on Clark Street...

Jewelry and money stolen from Evanston residence

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 22, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 36-year-old woman reported Friday that items were stolen from her home near the 600 block of Brummel Street in south Evanston. The woman said she had just returned from a five-week vacation when she noticed that the rear...