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  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    At 4:09 p.m. Monday, a U. of I. student reported that someone had made a series of unauthorized withdrawals from her checking account totaling $1,210. The student had given another person her debit card, but did not give that person permission to withdraw the funds.

  • Monday, February 19, 2018

    At 11:22 p.m. Friday, a U. of I. employee reported that she had been receiving repeated unwanted messages via social media and cellphone from a person known to the employee.

    Store security personnel at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, reported that someone stole a water bottle and a book with a total retail value of $55.99 at 11:24 a.m. Thursday.

    A U. of I. student reported that someone entered his room between 3-6 p.m. Saturday at Trelease Hall, 901 College Court, Urbana, and stole two laptop computers with a total estimated value of $1,400. The student was asleep in the room at the time, and the door was unlocked.

  • Friday, February 16, 2018

    A U. of I. employee reported that her wallet had been stolen around noon Tuesday at Gregory Hall, 810 S. Wright St., Urbana. The wallet was briefly left unattended in an unlocked office.

    At 11:36 a.m. Thursday, a U. of I. employee reported that she had been receiving harassing phone calls during the past week at her office from a person she knows.

    A U. of I. student reported that his headphones had been stolen around 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Undergraduate Library, 1402 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana. After arranging to sell the headphones for $256 to a person he met online, the student left the headphones in a locker and sent the locker combination to the buyer. After the buyer retrieved the headphones, the electronic payment through a mobile app was canceled.

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018

    Nothing to report.

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    At 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, a U. of I. student reported that she had been receiving unwanted messages since October from an unknown person via telephone and social media.

    Oscar J. Aguado-Cuevas, 28, of Urbana, was arrested at 6:19 p.m. Tuesday near Sixth and Green streets, Champaign, for criminal drug conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of a lookalike substance with intent to deliver and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Police had obtained a search warrant for Aguado-Cuevas’ vehicle and residence as part of an ongoing investigation and stopped Aguado-Cuevas as he was returning to his parked car. During a search of his vehicle, police found psilocybin mushrooms and drug paraphernalia. At his residence in the 2600 block of Brownfield Road, Urbana, police found a loaded shotgun.

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    Nothing to report.

  • Monday, February 12, 2018

    A U. of I. student reported that her wallet had been stolen between 2:30-5 p.m. Friday from a music room at Bousfield Hall, 1214 S. First St., Champaign. The student was notified the next day that someone had made unauthorized charges to her credit card. A dollar amount for the fraudulent charges was not immediately available.

    At 8:34 p.m. Friday, it was reported that a U. of I. student had been the victim of a domestic battery on Dec. 15 at a private residence in Champaign.

  • Friday, February 9, 2018

    Nothing to report.

  • Thursday, February 8, 2018

    At 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, a U. of I. employee reported that someone had drawn graffiti on an exterior wall of Coble Hall, 801 S. Wright St., Champaign. The graffiti appeared to have been drawn with a black marker and is believed to have been created several months ago. An estimated cost to remove the markings was not immediately available.

    A U. of I. student reported that his credit card, student identification and cash had been stolen around 9 a.m. Sunday. The student lost his wallet on a campus bus, and the wallet was later returned to him with its contents missing.

    At 5:25 p.m. Wednesday at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, U. of I. student Samuel J. Plummer, 20, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for retail theft. Store security personnel called police after seeing Plummer attempt to leave the store without paying for a $90 textbook.

    of I. student Matthew N. Herrera, 20, of Champaign, was arrested at 1:12 a.m. Wednesday at Grainger Engineering Library, 1301 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, for criminal defacement of property. Police identified Herrera as the person who painted graffiti on four campus buildings Friday.

    A U. of I. employee reported that his bicycle had been stolen around 6 p.m. Saturday at Edward R. Madigan Laboratory, 1201 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $350, was locked to a rack.

    At 1:34 p.m. Friday, a U. of I. student reported that she had been the victim of an online extortion scheme. Between December and February, a person whom the student met online threatened to publish compromising photos of the student unless she sent money and clothing to the person.

  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    Nothing to report.