A U. of I. employee reported Tuesday that Illinois-branded merchandise had been stolen from Memorial Stadium, 1402 S. First St., Champaign. The estimated value of the stolen items is $300.
At 5:39 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a burglary at a jewelry business in the 300 block of West Kirby Avenue, Champaign. Several people ran from the store as police arrived. Two windows and a glass display case were shattered, but no merchandise was taken. The damage estimate was not available at the time of the report.
At 11:10 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of East Green Street, Champaign, a woman reported that someone sprayed graffiti on her car. The graffiti was related to protests underway at the time. No damage estimate was available at the time of the report.
At 8:20 a.m. Tuesday, a U. of I. employee reported that someone had sprayed paint on a fence at Eichelberger Field, 1201 W. Florida Ave., Urbana. The employee said the image appeared to be a grid-style pitching target. The repair cost is believed to be minimal.
Azariel M. Brown, 18, and Trestina R. Turner, 20, both of Champaign, were arrested Monday for burglary and possession of stolen property. Police initially were called at 12:26 a.m. to Turner’s apartment in the 1700 block of West John Street, Champaign, because Turner wanted Brown removed from the residence. Upon entering, police saw a number of brand-new items scattered around the apartment and found a cash register in an outdoor trash bin. Brown admitted to police that these items had been taken from several local businesses during protests Sunday. Brown was arrested immediately, and Turner was arrested later that morning when officers returned with a search warrant. The total value of the stolen items is estimated to be $2,300.