The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Police Department makes two separate handgun arrests in the past week

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

May 15, 2016

The Evanston Police Department Special Operations Group made two handgun arrests in separate incidents last Wednesday and Friday. According to an EPD news release, detectives stopped a vehicle for a minor traffic violation at...

Police arrest man in west Evanston drug bust

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 3, 2014

An Evanston man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a drug bust on the city's west side that totaled almost $10,000, police said. The Evanston Police Department's Special Operations Group found 12 grams of cocaine,...

Police find more than 200 grams of pot in drug bust

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 7, 2013

Police arrested an Evanston man Thursday morning in connection with a drug bust that netted about 230 grams of marijuana. The Evanston Police Department's Special Operations Group also found a handgun and more than $1,500 in...

Police seize nearly 3 pounds of pot in drug bust

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 16, 2013

Investigators found nearly 3 pounds of marijuana during a drug bust Wednesday morning in west Evanston, according to police. Evanston police arrested Jemar D. Harris, 28, after their Special Operations Group searched his residence...

Evanston police arrest parolee with 500 grams of marijuana

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 29, 2013

Evanston police said they arrested a 36-year-old parolee Wednesday morning after investigators found 500 grams of marijuana in his house. Marcus R. Johnson, of the 1100 block of Sherman Avenue, faces two felony charges in connection...