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Three Men Display Weapon in Robbery on Ridge

This edition of the Evanston police blotter includes information supplied by police on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The following arrests and incidents were reported by the Evanston Police Department:

Three Men Display Weapon in Robbery on Ridge

Three men presented a weapon and demanded their victim’s property, then stole a debit card and cash between 6:45 and 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the intersection of Church Street and Ridge Avenue, according to police.

Burglar Steals Stereo System, Tools

Someone damaged the door of a business in the 200 block of Chicago Avenue and stole a stereo system, grinder and heater between 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, and 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, according to police. 

Woman Cuts Victim’s Face

A known female offender cut the face of her victim at 6:10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the 1700 block of Monroe Avenue, police reported. 

Arrests: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Fleeing Police

Taylor J. Carpenter, 19, of the 1600 block of Monroe Street in Evanston, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia at 9:33 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the 300 block of Asbury Avenue, according to police. 

Emanuel G. Merriweather, 35, of the 600 block of Dearborn in Chicago, was arrested and charged with battery at 5:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the 300 block of Ridge Avenue, according to police. 

Kaniajle Turner, 22, who told police he was homeless, was arrested and charged with retail theft after he allegedly stole a premade sandwich from a grocery store in the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, according to police. 

Nibra A. White, 35, of the 100 block of Asbury Street in Evanston, was arrested and charged with fleeing or eluding a police officer at the police station at 11:50 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, according to police. 

Retail Theft: Laptops Stolen On Howard Street

A man stole a 15-inch white Samsung laptop from a chain business in the 2300 block of Howard Street at 3:51 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, according to police. 

Car Burglary Reported on Callan

Someone entered an unlocked vehicle parked in the 200 block of Callan Avenue between 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, and 8:10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, police reported. 

Copper Downspouts Stolen From Church

Someone stole a set of 30 to 40 foot copper downspouts from a church in the 1100 block of Washington Street between 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, and 7 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, according to police.

Cell Phone Stolen From Locker

Someone stole an HTC Sprint cell phone in a black otter box from a locked gym locker in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue between 8 and 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, police reported.

Jacket Stolen From Break Room

Someone stole a black Nordstrom button-up jacket from the break room of a grocery store in the 1100 block of Chicago Avenue between 6 and 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, according to police. 

Dan Cox January 21, 2013 at 10:31 PM
I had a guy, try to Rob me, in that same location two weeks ago, I reached into my coat, as he approached quickly, with his hand in an old Newspaper delivery bag. He did a 180 and fled. Conceal Carry, it is what works!

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