The Daily Northwestern

Sugar poured into gas tank of vehicle

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 25, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 37-year-old Evanston woman reported Saturday that she saw a person intentionally damage her vehicle outside of her residence in the 2400 block of Emerson Street. The woman said she saw the person approach her car and pour...

Blotter: Board game miniature figure stolen from apartment

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

February 14, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 26-year-old Evanston resident reported to the Evanston Police Department on Wednesday that a package had been stolen from his apartment common area on Feb. 9. The man received notification that package had been delivered...

Chicago man arrested for driving with a suspended license

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 10, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police arrested a 49-year-old Chicago man for a series of traffic violations on Thursday after he ran a red light and failed to produce a valid license. Evanston Police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said an Evanston Police Department officer...

Blotter: Van stolen from U-Haul store

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 24, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An employee at the U-Haul Moving & Storage store on the 2100 block of Dempster Street reported Wednesday that one of the company’s white Ford vans had been stolen. The employee told the Evanston Police Department that a 49-year-old...

Blotter: Tip jar taken from Starbucks

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 13, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Monday, the tip jar from the Starbucks at 1901 Dempster St. was stolen. At around 1:20 p.m., a Starbucks employee called the Evanston Police Department to report the theft of the tip jar, containing...

Blotter: Woman arrested, charged with DUI among other charges

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

October 25, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

A 62-year-old woman was arrested south of downtown Evanston Wednesday after she crashed her car in the 1500 block of Dempster Street. At 10:20 p.m. on Wednesday, the Evanston Police Department responded to a car crash. The...

Blotter: Skokie woman charged with unlawful use of weapon

Nikki Baim, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 20-year-old Skokie woman was charged with unlawful use of a weapon in west Evanston. The woman disobeyed a stop sign at Dempster Street and Fowler Avenue at 5:55 p.m. on Saturday, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. An...

Blotter: Man reportedly pulls knife, threatens driver during traffic altercation

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 29, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

A man reportedly drew a knife and made verbal threats Thursday afternoon to a driver near the intersection of Dempster Street and Ridge Avenue. A 44-year-old man from Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, was involved in an altercation...

Blotter: North Chicago man charged with cannabis possession

Nikki Baim, Reporter

April 12, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested Monday in connection with cannabis possession. Police stopped the 28-year-old man near the intersection of Dempster Street and Dodge Avenue for driving with an expired registration, Evanston police...

Blotter: Tip jar stolen from Bagel Art Cafe

Nikki Baim, Reporter

March 6, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating two suspects who stole a tip jar from Bagel Art Cafe on Sunday morning. Two men entered the cafe at 615 Dempster St. around 11 a.m. and lingered near the register, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said....