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...

Man arrested for cannabis possession

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 25, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 31-year-old man was arrested on Feb.13 in the 500 block of Howard Street after cannabis was discovered in his vehicle. Evanston Police Department officers were patrolling the area when they stopped a black Toyota Camry with...

Evanston man arrested for damage to property

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 19, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was arrested Friday after he damaged property at his apartment complex in the 1400 block of Howard Street. Multiple residents of the complex called the police Friday to report sounds of glass breaking and fighting...

Woman escapes after attempting to steal from Jewel-Osco

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 12, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A woman who attempted to steal from the Jewel-Osco in Evanston escaped before police could reach the scene. A store employee said he saw the woman try to steal $250 worth of various items, but he managed to stop her. The employee...

Blotter: Items stolen from Target

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 30-year-old woman tried to pass the checkout counter at Target with items she had not paid for. Evanston Police Department Cmdr. Ryan Glew said a 24-year-old Target employee reported Thursday that items were stolen from the...

Blotter: Two men arrested for possession of cannabis, handgun

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 23, 2019

Filed under City, Crime

Two men were arrested last Thursday for possession of cannabis and a loaded handgun after being pulled over for failing to signal a turn. The Evanston Police Department pulled over a black Nissan turning south on Clark Street...

Blotter: Apple products stolen from Best Buy in Evanston

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 9, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Two men stole more than $8,000 worth of Apple products from a Best Buy near the 2300 block of Howard Street on Tuesday. A 26-year-old man reported the incident and told Evanston Police Department officers that the men took...

Blotter: Man arrested for criminal sexual assault

Amelia Langas, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 15, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 41-year-old Evanston man was arrested for criminal sexual assault and home invasion Sunday in the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue. At 9:10 p.m. on the date, the Evanston woman who reported the incident told responding officers...