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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,...

Evanston man threatened with knife

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 3, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 50-year-old man was threatened with a knife on Thursday after a verbal altercation at his residence at the McGaw YMCA near the 1000 block of Grove Street. The man said he had an argument with another man at around 8 p.m....

Blotter: Items stolen from Target

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 28, 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: Evanston man charged with theft from Target

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 27, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 27-year-old Target employee reported Thursday that an item was stolen from the Target on the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue. He said that a man entered the store and took a vacuum cleaner valued at $80 and fled in a Cadillac...

Blotter: Van stolen from U-Haul store

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 24, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An employee at the U-Haul Moving & Storage store on the 2100 block of Dempster Street reported Wednesday that one of the company’s white Ford vans had been stolen. The employee told the Evanston Police Department that a 49-year-old...

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...

Jewelry and money stolen from Evanston residence

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 22, 2019

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 36-year-old woman reported Friday that items were stolen from her home near the 600 block of Brummel Street in south Evanston. The woman said she had just returned from a five-week vacation when she noticed that the rear...

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: 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...