The Daily Northwestern

Demitrous Cook sworn in as new chief of police in Evanston

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 7, 2019

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Police, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Evanston’s new police chief Demitrous Cook was sworn in on Wednesday morning during a brief but emotional ceremony at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. Cook was selected for the position after a nationwide search that began when former poli...

Blotter: Watch, money stolen from residence

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 30, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

A 61-year-old Evanston man reported Wednesday that belongings were stolen from his residence in the 200 block of Ridge Avenue. The man told Evanston Police Department officers that he woke up Wednesday morning and found personal...

Blotter: Man reports attempted break in, being shot with BB gun

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 28, 2018

Filed under City, Police

Evanston Police Department officers on Monday night responded to a report of a man with a gun in the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue in west Evanston. A 52-year-old Evanston resident told officers that someone was trying to get...

Blotter: Burglary reported in northwest Evanston

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 27, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

Around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, the Evanston Police Department responded to a call regarding a stolen bicycle in the 2500 block of McDaniel Avenue in northwest Evanston. Responding officers talked to the 67-year-old man who is...

EPD investigates home invasion

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 27, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

At around 11:50 a.m. Tuesday, the Evanston Police Department responded to a call regarding a burglary in the 100 block of Burnham Place in south Evanston. According to an EPD news release, the 82-year-old woman whose house...

Man arrested for setting fire in Chicago Avenue apartment building

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 19, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

The Evanston Fire Department responded to a fire at an apartment building on the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue in downtown Evanston at around 3:30 a.m. on Monday. A man located in the area “made statements implicating himself”...

Blotter: Movie interrupted after EPD called for family discussing guns, shooting

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 14, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Evanston Police Department officers on Monday night responded to a report of disorderly conduct at the Century 12 Evanston/Cinéarts 6 movie theater in downtown Evanston. An employee of the theater informed officers movie attendees...

Blotter: Tip jar taken from Starbucks

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 13, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Monday, the tip jar from the Starbucks at 1901 Dempster St. was stolen. At around 1:20 p.m., a Starbucks employee called the Evanston Police Department to report the theft of the tip jar, containing...

Blotter: Wallet stolen while woman ate at restaurant

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 11, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Evanston Police Department officers Thursday afternoon responded to a report of a theft at Sashimi Sashimi in downtown Evanston. A 53-year-old Evanton resident told officers that, upon receiving a fraud alert from her credit...