The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Police investigate shots fired

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

June 25, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers reported two shots fired and recovered one shell casing following the shots Saturday around 6:50 p.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The officers were in the Darrow Avenue and Lyons...

Blotter: Chicago man charged with domestic battery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

November 8, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A Chicago resident was arrested Tuesday in connection with a domestic battery incident that occurred in west Evanston on Thursday. Officers responded to Presence Saint Francis Hospital for a woman being treated for swelling...

Blotter: Man charged in connection with consumption of alcohol by a minor

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

August 29, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 19-year-old Evanston man was charged with consumption of alcohol by a minor after a hit-and-run car crash early Sunday morning in south Evanston, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. Officers received a call around 3...

Blotter: Des Plaines man arrested in connection with felony aggravated battery

Sophie Mann, Reporter

June 16, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Des Plaines resident was arrested Wednesday night in connection with aggravated battery after inappropriately touching a woman in south Evanston. The woman called the police after the man tried touching her arm and speaking...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with alleged domestic battery

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

February 21, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Officers responded to a report of domestic battery Thursday in west Evanston, police said. At noon, responding officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Darrow Avenue after receiving a call about a domestic battery, Evanston...

Police Blotter: Pizza delivery man threatened by local man

Sophie Mann, Copy Chief

January 13, 2017

Filed under City

A pizza delivery man was threatened by three men when he refused to take one of their credit cards without photo identification Wednesday, police said. Just before 9 p.m. on Jan. 11, three men approached the man to pick up...

Police Blotter: Man arrested after confrontation with teenagers

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

April 28, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 29-year-old Skokie man was arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection with a confrontation with four teenagers that caused them to call the police. The man confronted the teenagers in the 700 block of Church Street, accusing...

Police Blotter: Man arrested in connection with cannabis possession

Evelyn Metric, Reporter

April 21, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 22-year-old man was arrested around 7 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of Darrow Avenue in connection with possession of cannabis. The man’s vehicle had expired plates and officers discovered that his plates, located on...

Police Blotter: Evanston resident arrested after hitting girlfriend

Marissa Page, City Editor

February 28, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

A 61-year-old Evanston resident was charged with domestic battery Wednesday after hitting his girlfriend in the face, police said. The incident occurred at the 47-year-old victim’s residence in the 1400 block of Florence ...

Police Blotter: Evanston resident assaulted and robbed by three men

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

February 14, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Three men allegedly physically assaulted and robbed a man Wednesday as he walked in the 1700 block of Darrow Avenue, police said. The man, a 24-year-old Evanston resident, told police the crime occurred at 6:30 p.m. and described...

Police Blotter: Evanston man arrested for pawning stolen watch

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

February 7, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 32-year-old Evanston man was arrested Wednesday for pawning a watch stolen from a house in the 1400 block of Lincoln Street in August, police said. The Evanston resident had to be physically restrained while in jail because...