At 4:39 p.m. Friday at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, U. of I. student Ricky Lim, 19, of Urbana, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for retail theft. A store security employee called police after seeing Lim attempt to leave the store without paying for office supplies with a total retail value of $56.15.
A U. of I. student reported that someone Thursday had made unauthorized purchases totaling $155.34 with the student’s debit card. The card was in the student’s possession at the time of the purchases.
Nyziria K.A. Brown, 19, and Javon E. Stevenson, 20, both of Champaign, were arrested at about 6 p.m. Saturday near Locust and Chalmers streets, Champaign. Brown and Stevenson were passengers in a vehicle that initially was stopped because it was traveling the wrong way on a one-way street. After being stopped by police, all the occupants of the vehicle ran. Stevenson and Brown were detained a short distance away. Preliminary charges for Brown include resisting arrest, illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor and illegal transportation of alcohol. Stevenson is initially charged with resisting arrest and possession of more than 10 grams of cannabis.