The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Laptop stolen from car near downtown Evanston

Nikki Baim, Reporter

March 1, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 21-year-old Evanston resident reported to police Wednesday that her laptop was stolen from her unlocked vehicle. The woman left her car parked at the intersection of Lyons Street and Asbury Avenue overnight, Evanston police...

Blotter: Stolen storage unit property valued at $500

Nikki Baim, Reporter

February 11, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Police

A 66-year-old Evanston man reported to police Thursday that his storage unit had been burglarized. The man found the hinges removed from the door of his unit in the 700 block of Oakton Street at 11:30 a.m., Evanston police...

Blotter: Man’s car vandalized in south Evanston

Sophie Mann, Reporter

October 18, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

An Evanston resident told police his vehicle had been vandalized while parked in an alleyway in south Evanston between Monday night and Tuesday morning. The man typically parks his vehicle in the alleyway in the 400 block of...

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with suspended license, improper lane usage

Sophie Mann, Reporter

September 28, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A South Bend, Indiana, man was arrested Tuesday in connection with two traffic issues in south Evanston. A police officer pulled the vehicle over in the 1300 block of Howard Street due to a lane violation, Evanston police Cmdr....

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...

Car crash flips over minivan

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 22, 2015

Filed under City, Local

A minivan was flipped onto its roof Thursday afternoon as a result of a two-car collision in north Evanston. The 23-year-old male driver of the minivan attempted a left turn in the 2400 block of Oakton Street at about 3:45...

Police Blotter: Man crashes car while driving under the influence

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 12, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

A 64-year-old man was arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection with driving under the influence when he crashed into another car. The man struck another car that was turning in the intersection of Oakton Street and Dodge Av...

Police Blotter: Woman charged with simple battery after attacking former coworker

Joanne Lee, Reporter

November 5, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 28-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday night in connection with simple battery. The woman allegedly attacked her former coworker, a 25-year-old Evanston resident, and fled the scene last month on Oct. 26 at about 2 p.m....

Police Blotter: Man charged with marijuana, ecstasy possession

Joanne Lee, Reporter

October 25, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

A 26-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with ecstasy and marijuana possession with intent to deliver. Police noticed the man in the passenger’s seat of a car at about 8 p.m. when the vehicle pulled up...

Police Blotter: Officers arrest four vehicle burglars amid pattern of incidents

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 20, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Four people were arrested in connection with two unrelated vehicle burglaries in south Evanston Thursday and Friday during a time when the crime is occurring more frequently in the city. Officers found two of those arrested...