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EPD charges two men in connection with three robberies

Amelia Langas, Copy Chief

February 20, 2018

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

Evanston Police Department charged two men on Feb.16 and Feb. 19 in connection with three robberies from early February. Nineteen-year-old Mario Rucker and 26-year-old Daniel Jones, both Evanston residents, were charged se...

Blotter: Pizza delivery man robbed at gunpoint

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 7, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Local, Police

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Panino’s Pizza delivery man Tuesday. A 47-year-old Chicago man arrived at an empty home in the 2100 block of Foster Street to deliver a pizza, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew...

Blotter: Chicago residents arrested in connection with retail theft, armed robbery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

June 21, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man and woman were arrested in connection with armed robbery and retail theft, respectively, in south Evanston on Monday afternoon, according to a news release. Police were called to the Jewel-Osco on the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue after a retail theft that involved one o...

Chicago man arrested for armed robbery of Evanston supermarket

Marissa Page, City Editor

March 2, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston police arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with an armed robbery of Aldi, 221 Oakton St., on Sunday, police said. Hamilton G. Solorzano, a Chicago resident, was arrested Feb. 28 in connection with the crime, which...

Police Blotter: Man stabbed during armed robbery

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 4, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 26-year-old man was cut in the arm Thursday afternoon in south Evanston after resisting a robbery. The Evanston resident was walking through an alley after parking his car in the 500 block of Main Street at about 4:45 p.m.when...

Police Blotter: Feb. 5

Julian Gerez, Reporter

February 4, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Teenager robbed at gunpoint A teenager was robbed at gunpoint in south Evanston on Tuesday night, police said. The 15-year-old Evanston resident was walking home near the intersection of Hull Terrace and Custer Avenue wh...

Police Blotter: Nov. 4

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 3, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston man robbed, hit with gun Wednesday An unknown person hit an Evanston man with a gun and stole his iPhone in south Evanston on Wednesday night, police said. The 42-year-old Evanston man told police that he was out ...

Police arrest teenager in connection with armed robbery

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 8, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

A 15-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday in connection with the armed robbery of a teenager in Evanston, police said. The 15-year-old approached the teenager in an alley in the 1300 block of Dewey Avenue and showed a gun, p...

Evanston man pleads guilty to armed robbery of NU students

Paige Leskin, Reporter

August 14, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston resident was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for the 2012 armed robbery of three Northwestern students, police said. Timothy Blue, 25, pled guilty to the charges and was sentenced to serve time in the Illinois...

Blotter: May 28

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

May 27, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Three teens rob 12-year-old Evanston resident at knife point Three teenagers used a knife to rob a 12-year-old boy near the Evanston-Chicago border Sunday afternoon. The teenagers approached the boy, an Evanston residen...

Blotter: April 22

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

April 21, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston resident robbed at gunpoint A 42-year-old had a backpack containing a laptop computer and a money order stolen from her at gunpoint in south Evanston on Friday night. The woman, an Evanston resident, was walking in t...