The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Tip jar taken from Starbucks

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 13, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Monday, the tip jar from the Starbucks at 1901 Dempster St. was stolen. At around 1:20 p.m., a Starbucks employee called the Evanston Police Department to report the theft of the tip jar, containing...

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: Evanston residents charged in connection with cannabis, MDMA possession

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

April 22, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Police

An Evanston man and woman were arrested last week in connection with possession of cannabis and ecstasy. On April 16 at about 8 p.m., police pulled over a gray Chevrolet sedan driving westbound on Howard Street for an improperly...

Blotter: Evanston man charged in connection with aggravated battery

Nikki Baim, Reporter

April 19, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 26-year-old Evanston man was arrested Tuesday in connection with aggravated battery. The man turned himself in to police after detectives identified him as the suspect in a gas station assault, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan...

Blotter: Police investigating $1,400 worth of stolen cell phones

Nikki Baim, Reporter

April 5, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating $1,400 worth of cell phones stolen from Cricket Wireless on Wednesday in south Evanston. A man entered the store at 313 Howard St. around 5 p.m. and expressed interest in cell service, Evanston police...

Blotter: Evanston man charged in cell phone theft

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

February 26, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police charged a 23-year-old Evanston man in connection with theft in south Evanston on Friday. An Evanston resident was walking and talking on his cell phone in the 400 block of Sherman Avenue when another man walked up, knocked...

Blotter: Skokie man charged in west Evanston with driving under the influence

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

October 10, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

A 29-year-old Skokie man was arrested Monday in west Evanston in connection with driving under the influence. Officers observed a vehicle driving with tinted windows near the intersection of Emerson Street and Dodge Avenue,...

Blotter: Police recover stolen handgun during traffic stop

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

February 27, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Police recovered a stolen handgun Monday during a traffic stop in south Evanston. At about 1 a.m., patrol officers stopped a vehicle for an expired registration at the intersection of Howard Street and Western Avenue, Evanston...

Police Blotter: Evanston man charged with domestic violence

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

January 30, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A 25-year-old Evanston woman called police Wednesday after her ex-boyfriend became violent when she asked him to vacate her south Evanston residence. At about 8:45 a.m., police responded to a domestic disturbance at the front...

Police Blotter: Police investigate string of car part robberies

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

January 10, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating a string of car part robberies that occurred in Evanston over the past week. In three separate incidents, the catalytic converter — a part of the exhaust pipe that is responsible for filtering out...

Police Blotter: Police investigate two auto theft cases

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

October 17, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Evanston police officers are investigating an auto theft incident at The Autobarn of Evanston, 1033 Chicago Ave., on Thursday. At 4:18 p.m. officers were dispatched to The Autobarn after an employee reported the theft. A...