A U. of I. student reported that someone had stolen her backpack, textbooks and laptop computer Sunday from a bus that traveled between Schaumburg, Illinois, and Urbana. The student inadvertently left her belongings, which have a total estimated value of $2,075, on the bus when she exited in Urbana. The student called the bus company to retrieve her items but was told the company would take no action.
At 2:23 p.m. Monday at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, U. of I. student James C. Cantorna, 18, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for retail theft. Store security personnel called police after seeing Cantorna attempt to leave the store without paying for a $33 hat.
U. of I. employee Kailee J. Duvall, 30, of Champaign, was arrested at 9:56 a.m. Tuesday near St. Mary’s Road and Fourth Street, Champaign, for possession of a controlled substance. The vehicle initially was stopped because a police officer recognized Duvall driving the vehicle and was aware that her license had been suspended. After a police dog indicated that there were drugs in the vehicle, officers found a number of narcotics for which Duvall did not have a prescription