The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Stolen storage unit property valued at $500

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 11, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Police

A 66-year-old Evanston man reported to police Thursday that his storage unit had been burglarized. The man found the hinges removed from the door of his unit in the 700 block of Oakton Street at 11:30 a.m., Evanston police...

Blotter: Police investigate weekend burglary at Cleaners Plus

Nikki Baim, Reporter

January 23, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department are investigating a burglary reported Monday morning at Cleaners Plus on Dodge Avenue. During the burglary, which occurred between 6 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Monday, a laptop valued at $600, a coat...

Blotter: Man charged with retail theft in south Evanston

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 44-year-old Chicago man was charged Saturday in south Evanston with retail theft. An employee at a Walgreens in the 600 block of Chicago Avenue noticed a man in a gray coat and Chicago Bears hat take several cosmetics items...

Police Blotter: Woman hits others with car following verbal altercation

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

September 22, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A woman was reported to have hit two women with the rear of her car following a verbal altercation, police said. Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 2100 block of Darrow Avenue, where two women, both 22, were injured...

Several burglaries at West Fairchild likely connected

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

July 16, 2015

Filed under Latest Stories

Three burglaries were reported Sunday evening at West Fairchild, where the BioEXCEL/ChemEXCEL summer program participants are being housed. Among the items taken from West Fairchild — the International Studies Resident...

Police Blotter: Man robbed over missing drug payment

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 1, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 57-year-old man was robbed early Wednesday morning in central Evanston over an alleged narcotics debt. The Evanston resident was standing with a 25-year-old acquaintance at the corner of Brown Avenue and Lake Street at...

Police Blotter: June 18

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 18, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Woman arrested after incident at library A 49-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday in connection with battery of a security guard at Evanston Public Library. The male security guard, 27, told police the woman yelled and spit ...

Police Blotter: April 1

Julian Gerez, Reporter

March 31, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Chicago man's car hit with bat Someone damaged the car of an Chicago man Monday in south Evanston, police said. The 18-year-old man was driving Monday afternoon when a car pulled up next to him at an intersection and repeatedly h...

Police Blotter: Feb. 17

Julian Gerez, Reporter

February 16, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Pocket watch worth $10K stolen from Evanston home A safe containing more than $10,000 worth of items, including a loaded firearm, was stolen from an Evanston home, police said. The owner of the safe, a 72-year-old man,...

Police Blotter: Feb. 12

Julian Gerez, Reporter

February 11, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Laptop burglarized from car repair shop Someone broke into a car repair shop in Evanston and stole a Sony laptop worth about $200 between Saturday and Monday, police said. A window pane in the garage door was broken at Pi...