U. of I. student Ethan H. Dye, 20, of Champaign, was arrested at 1:40 a.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of West Western Avenue, Urbana, for criminal damage to state-supported property. A U. of I. security officer called police after seeing Dye leave the area of a Grainger College of Engineering storage building, 1013 W. Western Ave., where the security officer found a broken window. Upon being questioned by police, Dye admitted that he had broken the window and burned the frame with a blow torch. The estimated cost to repair the damage is $500.
A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen between 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Natural History Building, 1301 W. Green St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $414, was locked to a rack.