The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Pots, pans taken from Evanston home

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 8, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 54-year-old Evanston resident reported pots, pans and other cooking utensils taken from her condominium earlier this week. The woman said she left her house about 4 p.m. Tuesday and returned Wednesday afternoon to find cooking...

Chicago teenager arrested in connection with aggravated robbery of 13-year-old

Sophie Mann, Web Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 15-year-old Chicago resident was arrested on Tuesday in connection with aggravated robbery of a 13-year-old boy in south Evanston, according to a news release. A school resource officer noticed the 13-year-old in the 1000...

Blotter: Officers respond to 3 local graffiti incidents

Sophie Mann, Reporter

November 2, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

Three separate graffiti incidents were reported in Evanston on Wednesday and Thursday mornings, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. On Wednesday morning, a 71-year-old Evanston resident said she found red and gold spray...

Police Blotter: Evanston Hospital physician turns himself in after stealing $65,000 ultrasound machine

Juliet Freudman, Reporter

May 4, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston physician turned himself in Monday to the Evanston Police Department for the theft of a $65,000 ultrasound machine. Vinay Rawlani was an employee at Evanston Hospital, 2650 Ridge Ave., where he stole the machine,...

Police Blotter: Two Skokie residents arrested for attempted theft

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

March 2, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Two Skokie residents were arrested Tuesday after attempting to steal $200 worth of electrical switches from a Home Depot located in the 2200 block of Oakton Street, police said. Loss Prevention agents reported the incident...

Police Blotter: Evanston woman resists arrest, flees police

Joanne Lee, Reporter

September 24, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston woman resists arrest, flees police A 24-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday morning in connection with violating a no-contact order and resisting arrest. On Sept. 22 around 10:45 a.m., the Evanston resident alleged...

Police receive two reports of man on bike approaching girls on street

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

April 25, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Two girls have reported separate incidents of a man on a bicycle approaching them on their way to school, Evanston police said Friday. Detectives in EPD’s Juvenile Bureau are investigating whether the two reports are related...

Police Blotter: Nov. 11

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Puppy stolen Saturday from Evanston yard An unknown person took a puppy from a yard near Evanston Township High School on Saturday afternoon, police said. The puppy was stolen from a 55-year-old woman at a residence in the 1700 block of ...

Police Blotter: Oct. 13

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 12, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Evanston woman arrested in connection with punching a Northwestern student Police charged a 31-year-old woman with a battery charge on Thursday, police said. The Evanston woman was arrested at the Evanston Police Departmen...

Blotter: May 28

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

May 27, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Three teens rob 12-year-old Evanston resident at knife point Three teenagers used a knife to rob a 12-year-old boy near the Evanston-Chicago border Sunday afternoon. The teenagers approached the boy, an Evanston residen...

Blotter: Oct. 1

Tanner Maxwell, Video Editor

September 30, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Man hits Evanston resident in head with crowbar Someone hit the head of an 18-year-old resident Saturday evening in west Evanston, according to police. The resident was walking north on Dodge Avenue when someone hit him in the head with ...