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Evanston man sentenced to 30 years in jail for rape of NU student

Katie Park

October 21, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston man who sexually assaulted a Northwestern student two years ago was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday.Darryl Preston, 26, pled guilty to two felony counts of sexual assault, according to the Cook County Circuit C...

Blotter

Grace Johnson

October 19, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Student reports several threatening e-mails, callsA male Northwestern student reported an incident of harassment, police said.The student, a resident of Communications Residential College, 1855 Sheridan Rd., received more than ...

Blotter: Suspicious man arrested, student seizure, stamps stolen

Katie Park

October 19, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Suspicious man seen, arrested near SeaburyA suspicious man caught trespassing on Northwestern's campus was arrested Monday, police said.An NU student saw the man at the Seabury-Western Theological Seminary , 2122 Sheridan Rd., aro...

Student robbed near campus, second in one-week period

Katie Park

October 18, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

A Northwestern student was robbed while walking on Foster Street on Sunday evening, according to an e-mail from University officials.According to the e-mail, the student was on the 800 block of Foster Street around 7:55 p.m. when...

Blotter

Katie Park

October 18, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Possible connection in three battery casesThree incidents of battery that occurred Friday night may be connected, police said.A man was walking toward the corner of Chicago Avenue and Clark Street around 8:30 p.m. when a group of ...

Blotter

Grace Johnson

October 14, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Vehicle tires punctured in campus parking lotAn individual slashed a vehicle's tires in a Northwestern parking garage Wednesday night, police said.The victim, who was not affiliated with the university, found two flat tires on her 2004 ...

Blotter: staff member hospitalized, locked bike stolen

October 13, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

NU staff member taken to hospitalA Northwestern staff member was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning, police said.A staff member in Information Technology, 1800 Sherman Ave., felt nauseous and vomited around 10:30 a.m., said Un...

Blotter: spray-painting victim, student flees after drug bust

Grace Johnson

October 11, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Local non-profit center victim of spray-paintingVandals have repeatedly spray-painted a local non-profit center, police said.They have vandalized the SHORE Lois Lloyd Center, 2525 Church St., over the past three weeks, said Evan...

Two men rob student on bicycle, NU notifies campus by e-mail

October 11, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

A Northwestern student was robbed while riding his bike on Noyes Street early Monday morning, police said.The student was riding his bicycle near Sherman Avenue and Noyes Street around 2:15 a.m., when he saw a black sedan dri...

Blotter: stolen rum, marijuana possession

October 11, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Man steals three rum bottles from storeA man stole three bottles of alcohol from an Evanston grocery store Friday night, police said.A security guard at Food 4 Less, 2400 W. Main St., told police he saw a black man in his mid...

Evanston’s reduction in crime might be misleading

Chris Kirk

October 11, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

Although Evanston authorities attribute this year's reduction in reported crime to new technology and tactics, the ebb and flow of criminal activity may be responsible for the plummet in reported crime.Compared to last year, abo...

Police Blotter

Grace Johnson

October 7, 2009

Filed under City, Crime

WildCARD machine damaged in BobbA Community Service Officer reported an incident of property damage Wednesday evening, police said.The female CSO, who was working in Bobb Hall, 2305 Sheridan Road, noticed a damaged cash-to-card ma...