The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Man arrested for domestic battery after he called the police

Joshua Irvine, Copy Chief

April 23, 2019

Evanston Police Department officers arrested a 19-year-old man on battery charges Saturday after he called police to report an altercation with his girlfriend. Officers responded to the Evanston man’s residence after he...

Man arrested for aggravated assault and possession of controlled substance

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 18, 2019

A 45-year-old man reported Saturday that his co-worker threatened him with a gun after they had a business dispute in the 1800 block of Washington Street. The man said the two had an argument about the vehicles they were selling,...

Evanston man sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting child

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

December 4, 2015

An Evanston man was sentenced to 13 years in prison Thursday for sexually assaulting a child, the Kane County State's Attorney's Office announced. Kane County Circuit Judge James Hallock sentenced Baraka A. Olla, who was found...

Police Blotter: Officers arrest four vehicle burglars amid pattern of incidents

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

July 20, 2015

Four people were arrested in connection with two unrelated vehicle burglaries in south Evanston Thursday and Friday during a time when the crime is occurring more frequently in the city. Officers found two of those arrested...