The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with domestic battery

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

May 11, 2018

Filed under City, Crime

Police arrested a 39-year-old Evanston man early Thursday morning in connection with domestic battery and aggravated assault. Officers were called to the 600 block of Linden Place at about 1 a.m. after a man threatened to stab...

Blotter: Man charged with DUI, multiple traffic violations

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

May 9, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police arrested a 26-year-old Franklin Park man in connection with driving under the influence at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in west Evanston. The man was driving north on Crawford Avenue when an officer observed his vehicle turn...

Blotter: Skokie woman charged with unlawful use of weapon

Nikki Baim, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 20-year-old Skokie woman was charged with unlawful use of a weapon in west Evanston. The woman disobeyed a stop sign at Dempster Street and Fowler Avenue at 5:55 p.m. on Saturday, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. An...

Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection with aggravated battery

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 7, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 42-year-old Evanston man was arrested Sunday night in connection with aggravated battery of a police officer and possession of cocaine. At 9:09 p.m., officers arrived at 1111 Pitner Ave. following reports of domestic disturbance....

Blotter: Two athletic club thefts occur at roughly same time

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 6, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Two people reported theft Thursday afternoon, one at the LA Fitness at 1618 Sherman Ave. and the other at the McGaw YMCA at 1000 Grove St. At about 2:35 p.m., a 50-year-old Chicago man reported six keys and a $150 fitbit were...

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: Evanston man charged in connection with aggravated assault

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

May 2, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 66-year-old Evanston man was charged with aggravated assault Monday evening after threatening a 55-year-old man with a metal bat. Around 6:30 p.m., the 55-year-old man and his son were pulling into their driveway in the 1800...

Blotter: Shots fired in south Evanston

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

May 1, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

The Evanston Police Department and the Chicago Police Department received three calls Tuesday reporting shots fired near the intersection of Dobson Street and Elmwood Avenue. At about 12:20 a.m., EPD received two calls from...

Blotter: Oak Lawn man arrested in connection with possession of cannabis

Julia Esparza, Copy Chief

April 30, 2018

Filed under City, Crime

A 27-year-old Oak Lawn man was arrested in south Evanston in connection with possession of cannabis early Saturday morning. An officer asked the man to pull over in the 1300 block of Howard Street for driving without headlights...

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...