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  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    Dajon K. Brown, 22, no address provided, was arrested at 11:06 a.m. Monday at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, for criminal trespassing on state-supported property. Police initially were called by store security personnel who were alarmed by the behavior of Brown, who was yelling and laughing excessively near a bank located inside the store. Brown previously had been issued a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property.

    At 8:50 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, U. of I. student Grace J. Goodman, 20, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for retail theft. Store security personnel called police after seeing Goodman attempt to leave the store without paying for class supplies with a total retail value of $18.97.

    Jedediah M. Bean, 29, of Champaign, was arrested at 8:21 p.m. Monday at his residence in the 1500 block of West Church Street, Champaign, for unlawful restraint, criminal damage to property and aggravated domestic battery. Police initially were contacted by a U. of I. employee who reported that Bean had been abusive toward her on multiple occasions during the past eight to 10 months.

  • Monday, January 27, 2019

    Around 10 a.m. Friday, an ignition key to a tractor owned by U. of I. Facilities and Services was reported stolen. The tractor was parked on the west side of the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana, and was left running while an employee used a restroom. When the employee returned, the tractor wasn't running and the ignition key was gone. The approximate cost to replace the key is $20.

    On Saturday, a U. of I. student reported that she was the victim of credit card fraud. The fraudulent charges, which totaled $582.92, stemmed from online transactions in October that were made on her credit card by someone else.

    At 5:13 p.m. Friday, U. of I. student Yunsoo Jung, 18, of Urbana, was arrested at Oglesby Hall, 1005 W. College Court, Urbana, on a charge of credit card fraud. Jung is accused of using his roommate's debit card to rack up $2,472 in online video game purchases.

    At 11:20 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Third and Daniels streets, Champaign, U. of I. student Bennett J. Sprague, 20, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for possession of a controlled substance. Officers on patrol in the area noticed Sprague had fallen to the ground on the north side of Daniels Street and was not moving. When the officer exited his vehicle, Sprague attempted to run away. While he was presenting identification to officers, a clear plastic bag with a single pill fell out of his wallet.

    At 11:49 a.m. Wednesday, Jorge E. Alvizures, 21, of Urbana, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear for retail theft. Alvizures is accused of stealing textbooks worth $383.68 from the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St, Champaign.

    At 12:22 p.m. Saturday, Mark D. Burgess, 24, of Urbana, was issued a letter of no trespass for U. of I. property at his residence in the 2500 block Prairie Green Drive, Urbana. Burgess was involved in a domestic dispute with a U. of I. student.

  • Friday, January 24, 2020

    Nothing to report. 

  • Thursday, January 23, 2020

    A U. of I. student reported that someone had made multiple fraudulent purchases on his debit card beginning Dec. 2. The value of the unauthorized transactions, which occurred while the card was in the student’s possession, is estimated to be $4,200.

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    A U. of I. student reported Tuesday that her backpack and laptop computer had been stolen between 2-8 p.m. Jan. 14 from a study table at Grainger Engineering Library, 1301 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana. The items, which have a total estimated value of $2,650, were left unattended.

  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    Nothing to report.

  • Friday, January 17, 2020

    Nothing to report.

  • Thursday, January 16, 2020

    Nothing to report.

  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    Nothing to report.

  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    Nothing to report.