At 9:10 p.m. Thursday at State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., Champaign, Robert S. Tuell, 52, of Urbana, was issued state of Illinois notices to appear in court for possession of a stolen credit card and theft. Tuell was identified as the person who had stolen a wallet Feb. 7 at State Farm Center. The wallet was later returned to the owner through a lost and found, but cash was missing and an unauthorized purchase had been attempted with a credit card. An employee of State Farm Center, Tuell admitted taking the wallet but said he was not working at the time.
At 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the U. of I. Public Safety Building, 1110 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, U. of I. student Sandy You, 20, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for possession of fraudulent identification. A rideshare driver turned in You’s wallet to the police department after it was left in the back of his car. While taking inventory of the contents of the wallet, a U. of I. public safety telecommunicator determined that it contained a fake identification card.
A U. of I. employee reported Feb. 12 that someone had scratched his car between Feb. 3-11. It is not known where the vehicle was parked when the damage occurred. The scratches may have been made with a key, and similar damage appeared on his wife’s vehicle around the same time. An estimated value of the damage was not available.