Cameron T. Hayes, 21, was arrested at 12:03 p.m. Thursday at his apartment in the 2000 block of West Bradley Avenue, Champaign, on two Champaign County warrants for failure to appear in court. Police went to Hayes’ residence after receiving a search warrant related to a task force investigation into suspected drug activity.
A U. of I. student reported that he was the victim of deceptive practices at 6 p.m. Thursday. The student received a call from a person claiming that the student was suspected of smuggling cocaine and that he needed to buy a gift card to address the matter. The student purchased a $458 gift card and gave the caller the card number over the phone.