Body armor, weapons seized by cops


Evanston police, while conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle yesterday evening in the 2400 block of Church Street, recovered a loaded .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun along with a face mask, body armor, and a small amount of cannabis.

The driver, Steven L. Hamann, 26, of 1416 W. Lunt Ave., Chicago, was taken into custody and charged with multiple weapons, traffic, and drug offenses.

He is due in Skokie Circuit Court on Aug. 8 at 9 a.m.


Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio stations and business-oriented magazines.

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