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Blotter: Man arrested in connection with aggravated unlawful use of weapon

Sophie Mann, Reporter

June 29, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with five charges, including aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, in south Evanston. The 33-year-old man failed to signal properly while driving in the 400 block of Chicago Avenue and was pulled over by police,...

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...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with retail theft at Walgreens

Sophie Mann, Reporter

June 20, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A man was arrested in connection with misdemeanor retail theft in south Evanston on Friday afternoon. The 47-year-old man filled up a black bag at the Walgreens on the 600 block of Chicago Avenue and left the store without paying, Evanston police...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with disorderly conduct outside Jewel-Osco

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

May 8, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A manager at the Jewel-Osco in south Evanston filed a complaint on Sunday against a man who aggressively asked an employee for money. At roughly 11:15 a.m., a manager at Jewel-Osco — 1128 Chicago Ave. — flagged down an...

Blotter: Credit card, cash stolen from vehicle in south Evanston

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

March 31, 2017

Filed under City

A 32-year-old Evanston man reported items went missing from his car in south Evanston between 7 p.m. on Tuesday and 6 a.m. on Wednesday. The man’s car, which was parked in the 600 block of Sherman Avenue, was locked, Evanston...

Blotter: Man steals $99 bottle of tequila

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

January 25, 2017

Filed under City

Police are looking for a man who on Tuesday evening stole tequila from Jewel-Osco, 1128 Chicago Avenue. The man — whose age is unknown, but was described as having short hair and a beard — entered the store at around 4:10...

Police Blotter: In south Evanston, 4 caught in car keys theft

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

November 9, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Three juveniles and one man were charged with disobedience to the police in a public place after trying to run away from officers Tuesday night, police said. At about 6:30 p.m., six young men entered Zen Shiatsu Chicago in...

Police arrest three in connection with armed robbery

David Fishman, Reporter

September 1, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston police arrested three people on Tuesday night in an attempted armed robbery near an ATM in south Evanston. Police received a 911 call at about 9:10 p.m. regarding a possible robbery near an ATM at the Bank of America...