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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...

Items stolen from Evanston residence

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 4, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 66-year-old woman reported Friday that several items were missing from her home near the 200 block of Ridge Avenue in south Evanston. The woman said she was away for a work trip from Jan. 29 to Feb. 1, and when she returned,...

Armed robbers steal iPhone from Evanston man

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 21, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 22-year-old man reported Thursday that two armed robbers stole his iPhone near the 100 block of Custer Avenue in south Evanston. The man said one of the men had a gun and threatened to shoot him if he didn’t hand over his...

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...

Blotter: Evanston man arrested for possession of cannabis

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 6, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

An Evanston man was arrested Monday in the 1300 block of Wilder Street for possession of marijuana. An Evanston Police Department officer was running speed enforcement at Crain Street and Ridge Avenue around 3:37 p.m. Monday...

Blotter: Police investigating burglary valued at $400

Nikki Baim, Reporter

May 3, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating a burglary that took place Wednesday night in the 2200 block of Ridge Avenue. A 21-year-old Evanston woman reported to police her backpack was missing from her bedroom when she came home, Evanston...

Blotter: Man reportedly pulls knife, threatens driver during traffic altercation

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 29, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

A man reportedly drew a knife and made verbal threats Thursday afternoon to a driver near the intersection of Dempster Street and Ridge Avenue. A 44-year-old man from Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, was involved in an altercation...

Blotter: Evanston man turns self in, charged in connection with 2 counts of aggravated battery

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 15, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man turned himself in to Evanston police Tuesday afternoon for a battery investigation. The 47-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated...

Blotter: Burglary reported at childcare facility

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An employee of Childtime daycare reported a burglary at the facility Wednesday. The Skokie resident said she arrived at the daycare in the 300 block of Ridge Avenue about 6:10 a.m. and found a camera and laptop missing from...