The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: Armed robbery reported at Davis Street Metra station

Marissa Page, City Editor

February 22, 2016

A 43-year-old Chicago resident reported that he was robbed at knifepoint at the Davis Street Metra station Saturday morning, police said. The man told police he was exiting the Metra station, 901 Davis St., at approximately...

Police Blotter: Elderly woman charged with retail theft

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 3, 2015

A 73-year-old woman was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with retail theft. The security guard at the Whole Foods Market in the 2700 block of Green Bay Road told police he saw the Evanston woman unpackage several makeup...

Police Blotter: Driver crashes stolen van while fleeing

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 21, 2015

The driver of a stolen van was arrested Saturday evening after deserting the vehicle, allowing it to roll into a Northwestern stop sign. Earlier that day, an Evanston woman reported her van had been stolen from her home ...

Police Blotter: Burglar charged with felony after turning himself in to police

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 7, 2015

A 20-year-old man admitted Friday that he perpetrated an unsolved burglary case from the end of June. The man was arrested Thursday in connection with trespassing in central Evanston, which led him to return to the police...

Police Blotter: May 18

Julian Gerez, Reporter

May 17, 2015

South Evanston street sign stolen Someone stole part of a street sign last week in south Evanston, police said. The electronic crosswalk sign and solar panel used to power it were taken from the intersection of Main Street and A...