Devontae L. Thomas, 24, of Champaign, was arrested at 4:50 a.m. Tuesday near Oak Street and Stadium Drive, Champaign, for possession of a stolen registration, theft, displaying improper registration information, driving an uninsured motor vehicle and driving with an expired registration. At about 3:25 a.m., a police officer saw Thomas driving a car with an expired license plate number but a current registration sticker. The officer did not stop the vehicle at that time, but stopped a different driver in the same vehicle about a half hour later. Thomas, who owns the vehicle, approached the traffic stop on foot and admitted to stealing a current registration sticker from another car and placing it on his own license plate.
A U. of I. employee reported that someone damaged a university-owned LCD monitor between Friday and Tuesday at Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth St., Champaign. The individual used a chalkboard eraser to draw on the screen after a sign had been posted to deter such behavior. The $60,000 screen is still functional but permanently damaged by the chalk.
A U. of I. employee reported that someone had stolen a $29 pair of headphones at 11:10 a.m. Tuesday at the Illini Union Tech Zone, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. The offender left the store with the headphones after his credit card had been declined at the register.
Two U. of I. students reported that another student had threatened physical violence against them Oct. 28 after a verbal altercation at Oglesby Hall, 1005 College Court, Urbana.
A U. of I. student reported that a man unknown to her followed her around 12:15 a.m. Sunday from the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, to Wardall Hall, 1012 W. Illinois St., Urbana. The man did not make contact with the student and kept a distance of about 50 feet.