The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: Nov. 12

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

November 11, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Northwestern student arrested in connection with public urination and false identification A Northwestern student was arrested Saturday after urinating in an alley way and presenting a fake ID, police said. The student was caug...

Police Blotter: Nov. 5

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 4, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Nine arrested in connection with criminal trespassing Police arrested two 18-year-olds and seven juveniles Thursday night in connection with the criminal trespassing of a residence, officials said. Officers responded to a c...

Police Blotter: Oct. 6

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

October 5, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Honda Accord taken from Orrington Avenue on Thursday A car was stolen from the 2100 block of Orrington Avenue on Thursday night, police said. The car was taken between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Jay Parrot...

Blotter: April 24

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

April 23, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

More than $500 in electronics stolen from apartment Someone stole more than $500 worth of video games from a south Evanston apartment on Tuesday.  A 58-year-old man said he returned to his home in the 1200 block of Har...

Blotter: April 21

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

April 20, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Police arrest eight in single night on Jackson Avenue While in the process of arresting an Evanston man Wednesday evening, police took five additional individuals into custody after they attempted to intervene in the initial a...

Blotter: April 17

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

April 16, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Tires of 19 cars slashed Nineteen cars in just four blocks in south Evanston had their tires slashed overnight Monday.  The incidents occurred in a residential area in the 500 and 600 blocks of Judson Avenue, the 400 ...

Blotter: April 10

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

April 9, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Chicago resident charged with theft A Chicago man was charged Monday afternoon with felony retail theft from CVS.  The 48-year-old stole more than $75 in merchandise, including soda and cookies, at about 2:10 p.m. f...

Police find 170 grams of cocaine in Rogers Park

Julian Gerez, Reporter

February 27, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Local

Evanston police seized more than $15,000 worth of cocaine Wednesday morning in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood. Detectives from the special operations group executed a search warrant in the 7400 block of North Oakley Avenue...

Person in custody after botched drug deal, car chase

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

December 8, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Police said they took a person into custody this afternoon after a botched drug deal led to a car chase near Main Street. They recovered a handgun, crack cocaine and more than $1,000 in the process, according to police. The...

Updated: Police investigate claim of unwanted sex act involving Evanston firefighter

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 29, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston police are investigating a 26-year-old woman's report that an on-duty firefighter was involved in an unwanted sexual act with her early Saturday morning. Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said the incident reportedly...

Blotter: Oct. 8

Tanner Maxwell, Reporter

October 8, 2013

Filed under City, Crime

Robbers take resident's wallet at gunpoint Two men took a 24-year-old man's wallet early Saturday morning near the Evanston-Skokie border, according to police. The man first reported the incident to Skokie police hours after it happened...