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  • Friday, February 23, 2018

    Staff with the Urbana Fire Department reported at 8:25 p.m. Thursday that someone had caused a trash fire at Illinois Street Residence Halls, 918 W. Illinois St., Urbana, by improperly disposing of smoking materials. The fire department had extinguished the fire, which destroyed a $25 trash bin.

  • Thursday, February 22, 2018

    At 11:54 a.m. Tuesday, a U. of I. employee at the Office of Student Financial Aid, 620 E. John St., Champaign, reported that the office had received a suspicious letter with glitter inside. The letter contained no other information or communication.

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    At 5:09 p.m. Tuesday, a U. of I. student reported that she had been receiving repeated unwanted communication from a person she knows.

  • 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.