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Police Blotter: Properties in Evanston defaced by graffiti

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 13

Filed under City, Crime

Police are investigating two instances of criminal defacement to property that occurred Thursday. A 73-year-old Evanston woman reported that an unknown person visited her residence in west Evanston between 12:30 a.m. and 6...

Police Blotter: Man charged with driving under the influence of marijuana

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 10

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A man from Florida was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of marijuana in Evanston Wednesday night. An officer pulled over the vehicle in the 200 block of South Boulevard after finding it was travelling...

Evanston Police Department makes use of newly-updated nuisance premises ordinance

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 10

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston police are for the first time using measures laid out by the city’s newly-updated nuisance premises ordinance. The department recently identified a rental property that has increasingly been the subject of neighborhood...

Police Blotter: In south Evanston, 4 caught in car keys theft

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

November 9

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Three juveniles and one man were charged with disobedience to the police in a public place after trying to run away from officers Tuesday night, police said. At about 6:30 p.m., six young men entered Zen Shiatsu Chicago in...

Police Blotter: Man charged with theft after fight with ex-girlfriend

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

November 7

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Officers were dispatched to a residence near downtown Evanston at about 4 p.m. on Saturday after receiving a domestic disturbance complaint, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. A 37-year-old Evanston man told officers...

Police blotter: Vehicle damaged by BB gun on Brummel Street

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 6

Filed under City, Crime

Police are investigating a case in which a vehicle was shot with a BB gun between Tuesday and Thursday afternoon in south Evanston. The vehicle’s owner, a 51-year-old man, parked his car at about 9 p.m. on Tuesday and retur...

Aggravated robbery turns into car chase from Evanston to Chicago

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 4

Filed under City, Crime

An attempted aggravated robbery on Monroe Street turned into a car chase and concluded with three teenagers arrested by Chicago police on Thursday. At about 4 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Monroe Street...

Police blotter: Cigars stolen from 7-Eleven on Davis Street

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 3

Filed under City, Crime

A case of cigars was stolen from the 7-Eleven near campus Evanston early Thursday morning, police said. Officers were dispatched to the 7-Eleven, 817 Davis St., at about 2:30 a.m. after the store’s 22-year-old clerk reported...

Police Blotter: Man charged with domestic battery

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

November 2

Filed under City, Crime

A couple got into a physical altercation after seeing a movie at Cinemark Century theaters, 1715 Maple Ave. at around 12:53 a.m. Tuesday. A 22-year-old Evanston woman told police she wanted to go home after the movie, but ...

Police blotter: Criminal damage to vehicle on Lake Street

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 1

Filed under City, Crime

Officers are investigating a case of criminal damage to a vehicle in west Evanston that occurred between Sunday evening and Monday morning.   A 65-year-old Evanston woman parked a gray Chrysler sedan in front of her residence ...

Police Blotter: Northwestern student charged with retail theft

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

October 31

Filed under City, Crime

A Northwestern student was caught stealing a hooded jacket from The North Face on Sherman Avenue on Wednesday. The woman went into a dressing room with three items, but only came out with two, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Duga...