The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Police investigate shots fired

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

June 25, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers reported two shots fired and recovered one shell casing following the shots Saturday around 6:50 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The officers were in the Darrow Avenue and Lyons...

Blotter: Juvenile charged with robbery

Sophie Mann and Amelia Langas

November 5, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 14-year-old juvenile was arrested and charged last Tuesday evening in connection with a robbery at Comix Revolution. At 7:26 p.m., a 33-year-old male clerk at Comix Revolution in the 600 block of Davis Street observed a group...

Blotter: Bicycle stolen in front of CVS on Central Street

Rishika Dugyala, City Editor

September 8, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A bicycle was stolen in front of the CVS in north Evanston on Thursday night. At 7:15 p.m., a 15-year-old Wilmette resident went to the CVS in the 3300 block of Central Street and left his bicycle unattended in the parking...

Blotter: Evanston man, juvenile arrested in connection with robbery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

September 6, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man and a 16-year-old Evanston resident were arrested Sunday in connection with a robbery in south Evanston. Officers were dispatched to Brummel Street and Ridge Avenue after a report of a fight involving two male...

Blotter: Man charged in connection with consumption of alcohol by a minor

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

August 29, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 19-year-old Evanston man was charged with consumption of alcohol by a minor after a hit-and-run car crash early Sunday morning in south Evanston, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. Officers received a call around 3...

Blotter: Woman arrested in connection with domestic battery

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

August 21, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston woman was arrested Saturday afternoon in connection with domestic battery after an altercation with her ex-boyfriend, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The 19-year-old woman bit the 27-year-old man's hand,...

Blotter: Evanston man’s car scratched, tires damaged in front of his home

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

April 26, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 72-year-old Evanston resident found his tires flattened and a scratch across the passenger side door of his 2004 Nissan on Tuesday morning. The vehicle was parked in front of his home on the 1400 block of Brummel Street...

Police blotter: Vehicle damaged by BB gun on Brummel Street

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 6, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Police are investigating a case in which a vehicle was shot with a BB gun between Tuesday and Thursday afternoon in south Evanston. The vehicle’s owner, a 51-year-old man, parked his car at about 9 p.m. on Tuesday and retur...

Police Blotter: Bag full of hats stolen from Campus Gear

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

May 24, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A man was arrested in connection with stealing hats from Campus Gear on Sunday afternoon. Two men were discovered at about 3:30 p.m. stuffing two bags full of hats and attempting to leave the store — 1722 Sherman Ave. ...

Police Blotter: Gang member arrested in connection with handgun possession

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

May 17, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 19-year-old known gang member from Skokie was arrested in south Evanston on Monday evening, police said. At about 7 p.m., officers in the 700 block of Howard Street recognized the man from previous encounters and saw that...

Police Blotter: Man breaks into Evanston residence, found hiding in basement

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 23, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

A 37-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning in connection with breaking into a home. The man allegedly broke into a home in the 1800 block of Brummel Street at about 9:30 a.m. Police found the man hiding in the basement,...

Police recover two handguns in separate incidents hours apart

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 5, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Police recovered two handguns Tuesday night after two Evanston residents were arrested in connection with separate incidents involving unlawful weapon use. Evanston police pulled over a 25-year-old male driver in the 400 block of Dewey...