The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Rear license plate stolen from pickup truck

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 17, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 19-year-old Evanston resident reported that the rear license plate of his 2011 Ford pickup truck was missing Wednesday. The vehicle was parked at the corner of Callan Avenue and South Boulevard. The car owner noticed the...

Blotter: Wallet, iPhone stolen from Evanston library

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 16, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 71-year-old woman reported Tuesday that her iPhone and wallet had been taken from the Evanston Public Library. The EPL employee put her duffel bag at her workspace on the third floor of the library, Evanston Police Department...

Man arrested for injuring two officers, damaging police car

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 15, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was charged with aggravated battery to a police officer after he crashed into a police car and injured two officers. Detectives from the Evanston police tactical unit stopped a white Chevy Malibu on Friday when...

Two men arrested for possession of cannabis, loaded handgun

Kristina Karisch, Digital Projects Editor

January 15, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers found two men in possession of cannabis, cash and a handgun on Jan 11 during a check for a speeding violation. According to a department news release, an officer observed a silver Chrysler...

Blotter: Money stolen from Insomnia Cookies

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 14, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 24-year-old male employee of Insomnia Cookies at 1725 Sherman Ave. reported on Sunday that another employee had been stealing money from the cash register. The man said he was suspicious after the night manager at the restaurant...

Blotter: Wallet stolen from middle school

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 10, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 30-year-old female resident of Chicago reported her brown Fossil wallet stolen between 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday. The woman told the Evanston Police Department she last saw her wallet at Chute Middle School,...

Blotter: Northwestern students report stolen items from apartment near campus

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 7, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Three 21-year-old Northwestern students reported Sunday that several items were stolen from their apartment at 832 Simpson St. near campus. The men said that items were stolen from their apartment between Dec. 19 and Dec. 28...

Demitrous Cook sworn in as new chief of police in Evanston

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 7, 2019

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

Evanston’s new police chief Demitrous Cook was sworn in on Wednesday morning during a brief but emotional ceremony at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. Cook was selected for the position after a nationwide search that began when former poli...

Blotter: Watch, money stolen from residence

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 30, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

A 61-year-old Evanston man reported Wednesday that belongings were stolen from his residence in the 200 block of Ridge Avenue. The man told Evanston Police Department officers that he woke up Wednesday morning and found personal...