The Daily Northwestern

Police Blotter: Burglar charged with felony after turning himself in to police

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 7, 2015

A 20-year-old man admitted Friday that he perpetrated an unsolved burglary case from the end of June. The man was arrested Thursday in connection with trespassing in central Evanston, which led him to return to the police...

Police Blotter: Group fights erupt outside two nearby Evanston residences

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 4, 2015

Three people were arrested Sunday evening as police tried to break up a string of fights on the same block in central Evanston. Two separate gatherings of about 30 to 50 total people escalated into several fights in the 1900...

Police Blotter: Man robbed over missing drug payment

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 1, 2015

A 57-year-old man was robbed early Wednesday morning in central Evanston over an alleged narcotics debt. The Evanston resident was standing with a 25-year-old acquaintance at the corner of Brown Avenue and Lake Street at...

Police Blotter: Woman shot near south Evanston home

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 25, 2015

An 18-year-old woman was shot Friday evening while walking near her home in south Evanston, suffering a non-fatal wound to her chest. The Evanston resident told police she heard two gunshots near Howard Street and Custer Avenue...

Police Blotter: Two arrested in connection with unlawful use of weapons

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 22, 2015

A 25-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were arrested in connection with unlawful use of weapons early Saturday in south Evanston during a police stop of a vehicle. Hugo Pinzon, a Chicago resident and felon, was charged along...