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Blotter: Evanston man charged in connection with aggravated assault

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 2, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 66-year-old Evanston man was charged with aggravated assault Monday evening after threatening a 55-year-old man with a metal bat. Around 6:30 p.m., the 55-year-old man and his son were pulling into their driveway in the 1800...

Blotter: Evanston residents charged in connection with cannabis, MDMA possession

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 22, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Police

An Evanston man and woman were arrested last week in connection with possession of cannabis and ecstasy. On April 16 at about 8 p.m., police pulled over a gray Chevrolet sedan driving westbound on Howard Street for an improperly...

Police Blotter: Six students referred to Northwestern Student Affairs for marijuana possession

Drew Gerber and Joanne Lee, Reporters

October 26, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, Crime, Latest Stories

Six NU students in two separate cases were reported by resident assistants to University Police on Friday night in connection with marijuana-related incidents. An RA reported to UP that at about 6:40 p.m. he observed four NU...

Guest Column: Scientific illiteracy linked to marijuana research abnormalities

Rex Tai, Guest Columnist

April 24, 2014

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

Cannabis has been consumed for thousands of years, and scientific research of its physiological effects on the brain has been going on for decades. So why should one particular Feinberg School of Medicine psychiatry study on mar...

Police execute warrant for illegal drugs in Rogers Park

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 26, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Police arrested a Chicago resident Friday in connection with several drug- and gun-related charges, police said. Evanston police executed a search warrant for illegal drugs Friday in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood, culminating...

Police seize nearly 3 pounds of pot in drug bust

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 16, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Investigators found nearly 3 pounds of marijuana during a drug bust Wednesday morning in west Evanston, according to police. Evanston police arrested Jemar D. Harris, 28, after their Special Operations Group searched his residence...