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Blotter: April 25

Tanner Maxwell

April 24, 2012

Filed under Crime

Burglar takes three mountain bikes Someone broke into an Evanston couple's garage in the 1800 block of Asbury Avenue on Friday night, said Perry Polinski, a spokesman for the Evanston Police Department. The burglar entered the garage thro...

As some students gear up for 4/20 cannabis celebration, police say it’s ‘just another day’

Marshall Cohen and Susan Du

April 19, 2012

Filed under Campus (Archived), Crime

Although some students are excited to celebrate the first unofficial cannabis holiday since decriminalization in Evanston, the new ordinance may not be as lenient as some assume. Under the old law, Evanston residents found wit...

Blotter: April 13

Jia You

April 12, 2012

Filed under City, Crime

Burglar seen carrying TV across yard Two Evanston residents reported a burglary Monday. The residents saw a burglar carrying a TV in the yard of their house in the 2000 block of Wesley Avenue when they returned home from a wa...

Blotter: April 9

Jia You

April 7, 2012

Filed under Crime

Laptop, iPod stolen from home An unknown burglar stole more than $1,000 worth of electronics from an Evanston residence Thursday. A resident in the 1600 block of Davis Street reported the theft of a Sony laptop and an iPod clas...

Female masseuse charged with prostitution at south Evanston parlor

Marshall Cohen

April 6, 2012

Filed under Crime

A female masseuse was charged with prostitution Wednesday after she allegedly agreed to perform a sex act for payment at a south Evanston massage parlor. Chicago resident Haihua Zhang, 43, allegedly agreed to "go beyond the normal massage" in...

Blotter: March 30

Jia You

March 27, 2012

Filed under Crime

Man loses wallet during Frisbee An Evanston resident lost his wallet while playing Frisbee on Wednesday afternoon. The 17-year-old laid his backpack down while playing at Mason Park, 1724 Church St., and found his wallet missing fro...

Blotter: March 29

Marshall Cohen and Jia You

March 26, 2012

Filed under Crime

Evanston man hit in the face An Evanston resident reported being battered Tuesday night. The alleged attacker hit the man in the face with a pole after a verbal dispute escalated near Foster Street and Darrow Avenue, said Perry Polinski, the Evansto...

Blotter: March 2

Tanner Maxwell

February 28, 2012

Filed under Crime

Burglar steals bikes from garage A thief took two bikes after breaking into a 74-year-old Evanston man's garage located in the 1300 block of Wesley Avenue on Wednesday morning, Evanston Police Department spokesman Jay Parrott said...

Blotter: Feb. 17

Tanner Maxwell

February 14, 2012

Filed under Crime

Minor threatens two Evanston females A minor was reported for assault in two separate incidents Wednesday, Evanston Police Department spokesman Jay Parrott said. The accused male, who Parrott said was about 15, first threaten...

Car accident near Blomquist injures 2 Northwestern students

Maria LaMagna and Tom Meyer

February 14, 2012

Filed under Campus (Archived), Crime

A member of the Northwestern University Police Department, who declined to give his name, confirmed at about 11:20 p.m. Wednesday an "auto accident" had occurred that night near Blomquist Recreation Center, 617 Foster St. He de...

German recruit interns for Evanston Police Department

Kimberly Railey

February 13, 2012

Filed under Crime, State

German intern Ivonne Scholdra will complete the Evanston Police Internship Program in about a week, according to an EPD news release issued Wednesday. Scholdra joined the program in January as part of her training to become ...

Blotter: Feb. 10

Jia You

February 7, 2012

Filed under Crime

Woman arrested in connection with aggravated assault Evanston police charged an Evanston woman with aggravated assault Wednesday. Police responded to a call of disturbance at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Center, 1655 Foster St., on Feb. 2, said Cmdr. Jay Parrot...