A U. of I. contractor reported that a welding machine with an estimated value of $5,931 had been stolen between Nov. 21 and Tuesday from a construction site at the Siebel Center for Design, 1208 S. Fourth St., Champaign.
Steven A. Lee, 23, of Champaign, was arrested at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday at State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., Champaign, on a city of Champaign warrant for theft. Police initially were called by witnesses who observed Lee acting erratically and asked police to check on his welfare.
A U. of I. student reported that someone on Tuesday had made unauthorized credit card charges totaling $3,707. The credit card belongs to the student’s father but was in the student’s possession at the time the fraudulent charges were made.
A U. of I. student reported that someone on Tuesday had made an unauthorized $125 credit card charge. The student lost his wallet earlier in the day at Engineering Hall, 1308 W. Green St., Urbana, and later received a message from his bank indicating that someone had used the credit card fraudulently.
A U of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen between Monday and Wednesday from Lundgren Hall, 1201 S. Fourth St., Champaign. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $200, was locked to a rack.