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Blotter: Skokie woman charged with unlawful use of weapon

Nikki Baim, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 20-year-old Skokie woman was charged with unlawful use of a weapon in west Evanston. The woman disobeyed a stop sign at Dempster Street and Fowler Avenue at 5:55 p.m. on Saturday, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. An...

Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection with aggravated battery

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 7, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 42-year-old Evanston man was arrested Sunday night in connection with aggravated battery of a police officer and possession of cocaine. At 9:09 p.m., officers arrived at 1111 Pitner Ave. following reports of domestic disturbance....

Blotter: Two athletic club thefts occur at roughly same time

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 6, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Two people reported theft Thursday afternoon, one at the LA Fitness at 1618 Sherman Ave. and the other at the McGaw YMCA at 1000 Grove St. At about 2:35 p.m., a 50-year-old Chicago man reported six keys and a $150 fitbit were...

Blotter: Police investigating burglary valued at $400

Nikki Baim, Reporter

May 3, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating a burglary that took place Wednesday night in the 2200 block of Ridge Avenue. A 21-year-old Evanston woman reported to police her backpack was missing from her bedroom when she came home, Evanston...

Blotter: Evanston man charged in connection with aggravated assault

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 2, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 66-year-old Evanston man was charged with aggravated assault Monday evening after threatening a 55-year-old man with a metal bat. Around 6:30 p.m., the 55-year-old man and his son were pulling into their driveway in the 1800...

Blotter: Shots fired in south Evanston

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

May 1, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

The Evanston Police Department and the Chicago Police Department received three calls Tuesday reporting shots fired near the intersection of Dobson Street and Elmwood Avenue. At about 12:20 a.m., EPD received two calls from...

Blotter: Oak Lawn man arrested in connection with possession of cannabis

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

April 30, 2018

Filed under City, Crime

A 27-year-old Oak Lawn man was arrested in south Evanston in connection with possession of cannabis early Saturday morning. An officer asked the man to pull over in the 1300 block of Howard Street for driving without headlights...

Blotter: Des Plaines man charged with attempt to disarm police officer, aggravated resisting police

Syd Stone, City Editor

April 27, 2018

Filed under City, Crime

Officers charged a Des Plaines man Wednesday with one count of attempting to disarm a police officer — a felony — and three counts of aggravated resisting police. A bank manager at the Chase Bank, 635 Chicago Ave., called...

Blotter: Shots fired in west Evanston

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

April 25, 2018

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston police responded to reports of shots fired in west Evanston on Monday night. A 19-year-old Evanston man was sitting in a car in the 1800 block of Leland Avenue when about six bullets struck it around 8:20 p.m. The...

Blotter: Intoxicated Evanston man arrested in connection with domestic assault

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 23, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was arrested in connection with domestic assault Friday evening following a violent altercation with his wife. The 43-year-old man returned to his residence in the 800 block of Hinman Avenue at about 6 p.m....

Blotter: Evanston residents charged in connection with cannabis, MDMA possession

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 22, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Police

An Evanston man and woman were arrested last week in connection with possession of cannabis and ecstasy. On April 16 at about 8 p.m., police pulled over a gray Chevrolet sedan driving westbound on Howard Street for an improperly...

Blotter: Evanston man charged in connection with aggravated battery

Nikki Baim, Reporter

April 19, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 26-year-old Evanston man was arrested Tuesday in connection with aggravated battery. The man turned himself in to police after detectives identified him as the suspect in a gas station assault, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan...