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Blotter: Chicago woman arrested in connection with DUI in south Evanston

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

May 16, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago resident was arrested Monday in connection with driving under the influence of alcohol in south Evanston. A traffic officer observed the woman remaining stationary after the light changed from red to green at the...

Blotter: Chicago man charged with disorderly conduct after harassing minor

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A Chicago man was charged Wednesday with disorderly conduct after allegedly following a 16-year-old girl who was walking in west Evanston and asking for her number. On April 21 at about 5:00 p.m., the 16-year-old was walking...

Blotter: Chicago man arrested after damaging woman’s car in south Evanston

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor

April 24, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 66-year-old man was charged with criminal damage to property, a misdemeanor, on Friday, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. Dugan said the man damaged a woman’s car in the parking lot of the Jewel-Osco in south Evanston...

Police Blotter: Woman reports electronic device stolen from home

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 2, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston Police Department officers are investigating a theft that occurred in the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue on Thursday. Between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., the 59-year-old resident of the apartment reported that a Tobii communications...

Police Blotter: Shots fired reported near Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 15, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Officers investigated a report of shots fired a block from the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, 1655 Foster St., on Thursday. An anonymous citizen called police at about 10:10 p.m. with the report, said Evanston police Cmdr....

Police Blotter: More than $2,500 worth of items stolen from Evanston apartment

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

February 17, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston resident reported a burglary Tuesday after noticing multiple items missing from her apartment on the 1100 block of Dewey Avenue, police said. The 48-year-old woman believes the theft occurred between Feb. 8 and Feb...

Police Blotter: Anonymous caller reports man with gun on Dewey Avenue

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

January 27, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An anonymous caller reported a man with a handgun in the 1100 block of Dewey Avenue around noon Tuesday, police said. The man, described to officers as a black male in his late teens, allegedly pulled up to the corner of Dewey...

Police recover two handguns in separate incidents hours apart

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 4, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Police recovered two handguns Tuesday night after two Evanston residents were arrested in connection with separate incidents involving unlawful weapon use. Evanston police pulled over a 25-year-old male driver in the 400 block of Dewey...

Police Blotter: March 6

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

March 5, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston woman’s purse stolen A woman’s purse was snatched Sunday as she was walking northbound in the 1200 block of Dewey Avenue on Monday afternoon, police said. The woman, a 67-year-old Evanston resident, told p...

Police Blotter: Oct. 16

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

October 15, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Two men arrested in connection with retail theft Two Waukegan, Illinois, men were charged with the retail theft of a Home Depot on Tuesday, police said. Police were called to the Home Depot in Evanston, 2201 Oakton St.,...