The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection with criminal trespass at EPL

Sophie Mann, Reporter

November 16, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston resident was arrested Wednesday in connection with criminal trespass in downtown Evanston. Officers were dispatched to the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., for a disturbance, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph...

Man arrested in connection with multiple felonies as result of 2 search warrants

Sophie Mann, Reporter

October 20, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston man was arrested Tuesday in connection with multiple felonies as a result of two search warrants, according to a Thursday news release. The first search warrant was executed at a residence in the 700 block of Custer...

Police Blotter: Parking meters stolen from Oak Avenue

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 16, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Six parking meters were taken from Oak Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Oak Avenue at about 12:25 p.m. after a city employee reported the missing meters, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph...

Police Blotter: Man arrested after traffic dispute with police

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 20, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 22-year-old Evanston man was arrested Sunday night in connection with battery to a police officer, resisting arrest and traffic offenses. Officers stopped a vehicle with a broken headlight in the 100 block of Custer Ave at...

Police Blotter: Several reports of shots fired on Dobson Street

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

March 3, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Several anonymous callers reported early Thursday morning hearing about six shots fired on the corner of Dobson Street and Custer Avenue, police said. Responding officers checked the area around 2:30 a.m. and found no evidence...

Police Blotter: Wallet stolen from downtown Evanston athletic center

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 20, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A Chicago man’s wallet was stolen from an LA Fitness in downtown Evanston by an unknown individual Tuesday afternoon, police said. The 38-year-old man arrived at LA Fitness, 1618 Sherman Ave., to exercise at approximately 2:45 ...

Police Blotter: Police increase patrolling around area of suspected gang activity

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

January 14, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An anonymous source texted the Evanston Police Department tip line early Thursday morning to report a sighting of several suspected gang members, of which one or more were allegedly armed, police said. Police officers checke...

Skokie man shot in Evanston alley

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 12, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A Skokie man was shot in the midsection Tuesday night in an Evanston alley. At approximately 6:50 p.m., Evanston police responded to several 911 calls reporting shots fired at the corner of Mulford St. and Custer Ave. Officers...