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  • Friday, October 22, 2021

    A U. of I. student reported Thursday that his bicycle had been stolen overnight Oct. 6-7 from the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $820, was locked to a rack.

  • Thursday, October 21, 2021

    A U. of I. employee reported Wednesday that someone had broken a window and four outdoor light fixtures between Oct. 8-11 at Atkins Golf Club at the University of Illinois, 2560 S. Stone Creek Blvd., Urbana. The estimated cost to repair the damage is $1,500.

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle wheel had been stolen between Monday and Wednesday from the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science, 201 N. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. The student’s bicycle was locked to a rack, but the wheel was unsecured. The wheel has an estimated value of $100.

    A U. of I. student reported Wednesday that his mobile video game device had been stolen Oct. 6 from the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science, 201 N. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. The device, which has an estimated value of $263, was left unattended in a shared office.

  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    Deonance J. Hill, 29, of Champaign, was arrested at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of Melrose Village Circle, Urbana, for possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and armed violence. Hill was a passenger in a vehicle that initially was stopped because the driver was driving with a revoked license. Police searched the vehicle after smelling a strong odor of cannabis and found a handgun, cannabis, cocaine and drug packaging materials in Hill’s backpack. The driver was released with a warning.

    A manager at a rental car business located at Willard Airport, 11 Airport Road, Savoy, Illinois, reported that a rental vehicle had been stolen from the business. The vehicle, which has an estimated value of $27,164, had been rented Sept. 9 and was not returned on the appointed date of Sept. 17.

  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    A U. of I. employee reported that a university-owned van had been damaged between Thursday and Monday while it was parked outside the Physical Plant Services Building, 1501 S. Oak St., Champaign. It appeared that someone had scratched the vehicle with a sharp object. An estimated cost to repair the damage was not available.

    A U. of I. housing security guard reported that someone had broken the glass front of a vending machine between Wednesday and Monday at Snyder Hall, 206 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. An estimated cost to repair the damage was not available.

  • Monday, October 18, 2021

    A U. of I. student reported that his two backpacks had been stolen between 8:40-9:15 p.m. Sunday at Wassaja Hall, 1202 S. First St., Champaign. The backpacks, which contained various electronics and clothing items with a total estimated value of $2,564, were left unattended in the residence hall lobby.

    Austin D. Kibler, 21, of Urbana, was arrested at 1:04 a.m. Saturday near University and Lincoln avenues, Urbana, for driving under the influence of alcohol and for failing to yield to a stopped emergency vehicle. Kibler initially was stopped because his vehicle nearly struck a police car engaged in a traffic stop, and an officer saw him holding a can of beer.

    A U. of I. student reported that a package had been stolen between 6:45-11 p.m. Wednesday from the package room of her apartment complex at 700 S. Gregory Ave., Urbana. The student received a notification that the package, which has an estimated value of $116, had been delivered, but it was not there when she went to retrieve it.

    An employee of Einstein Bros. Bagels in the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science, 201 N. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, reported that someone had stolen food overnight Thursday or Friday. The food was left within arm’s reach of the pulldown security gate after the business closed on Thursday. The estimated value of the stolen items is $22.

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen overnight Thursday or Friday from Hopkins Hall, 1208 S. First St., Champaign. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $500, was locked to a rack.

  • Friday, October 15, 2021

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen between 4-6 p.m. Wednesday from Wassaja Hall, 1202 S. First St., Champaign. The bicycle, which had an estimated value of $775, was locked to a rack.

  • Thursday, October 14, 2021

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen between 4-5 p.m. Tuesday from the Undergraduate Library, 1402 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $400, was locked to a rack.

  • Wednesday, October 13, 2021

    At 9:30 p.m. Monday at the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, Antonio A. Bernal, 37, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for trespassing on state-supported property. Police initially were called by Illini Union staff who requested that Bernal be escorted from the building. Officers learned that Bernal previously had been issued a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property.

  • Tuesday, October 12, 2021

    A U. of I. student reported that her cellphone had been stolen between 4-6 p.m. Saturday at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. The phone, which has an estimated value of $600, was left in an unsecured locker.

    U. of I. student Benjamin S. Lu, 18, was arrested at 4:57 a.m. Monday at his residence at Nugent Hall, 207 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign, for domestic battery. It was reported that Lu was the aggressor in a physical altercation with his roommate.

    A U. of I. employee reported that two outdoor metal signs had been stolen between Saturday and Monday from Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. The estimated cost to replace the signs is $1,500.

  • Monday, October 11, 2021

    A U. of I. employee reported that plants and garden tools had been stolen or damaged on several different occasions between May 17 and Aug. 23 at the Idea Garden, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. The total estimated value of the damaged or stolen items was more than $240. 

    At 3:19 p.m. Saturday outside of Memorial Stadium, 1402 S. First St., Champaign, Edward F. Bennett, 26, of Urbana, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for trespassing on state-supported property. A police officer recognized Bennett and was aware that he previously had been issued a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property.