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Police Blotter: Laptop, tablet, cell phone stolen from apartment

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor

February 19, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

About $2,800 worth of technology and cash was stolen from an apartment in south Evanston after the resident, a 23-year-old woman, left her apartment at about 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, police said. When she returned around noon,...

Police Blotter: Man steals more than $850 in merchandise from CVS

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

October 25, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A man stole more than $850 in merchandise from CVS Pharmacy, 101 Asbury St., on Monday, police said. Police said an employee knew his name from a previous theft, so detectives will follow up on the case, Cmdr. Joseph Dugan...

Police Blotter: $300 stolen from restaurant

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

October 24, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A man broke a glass door and stole $300 in cash from a restaurant at about 4 a.m. Sunday, police said. An employee at El Pueblito Mexican Grill No. 2, 1805 Howard St., reported to police at about 7:45 a.m. Sunday that the front...

Police Blotter: Man arrested in connection with possessing heroin on CTA train, bringing more to jail cell

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

October 13, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A man was arrested Tuesday after an Evanston police officer observed him sleeping on the floor of an “L” car with a rolled up $20 bill and a “clear white capsule” containing a white powder on his chest, police said. At...

Police Blotter: Man charged with assault after lunging at police

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

October 12, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston police charged a man Monday evening with assault after he allegedly lunged at officers. Police received tips of people selling drugs in the rear lot of an apartment building in the 2000 block of Wesley Avenue at about...

Police Blotter: Homeless man charged with criminal trespassing to land

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

October 9, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston resident alerted police last Thursday of a man trespassing on their property and removing trash from trash cans, police said. EPD officers were alerted at about 8 a.m. of the incident in west Evanston. Upon arriving...

Northwestern students report robbery, harassment near CTA stations

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

October 7, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Two Northwestern students reported separate incidents of robbery and harassment near the CTA Purple Line early Friday morning, said an email from University Police sent to students on Friday. The email said one male student...

Men shot at while driving in Evanston

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

October 3, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Two men were shot at while driving in south Evanston on Sunday. There were no reported injuries, police said. At about 10:10 p.m., EPD responded to reports of gunshots in the area of the 2300 block of Greenwood Street, said...

Police Blotter: Five men arrested in connection with marijuana conspiracy

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

October 3, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Five men were arrested between Wednesday and Friday in Evanston and Chicago in connection with selling marijuana. The Cook County Sheriff, Chicago Police Department and Evanston Police Department launched a “long-term joint...