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  • Thursday, September 23, 2021

    A U. of I. student reported that her vehicle’s catalytic converters were stolen between Aug. 22 and Sept. 1 while parked at U. of I. parking lot F-23, 1101 W. Florida Ave., Urbana. The estimated cost to replace the parts was unavailable.

    A resident of Evergreen Park, Illinois, reported that her juvenile son was punched in the arm by an unknown adult while attending the U. of I. football game Sept. 4  at Memorial Stadium, 1402 S. First St., Champaign.

  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    Nothing to report.

  • Tuesday, September 21, 2021

    At 11 p.m. Friday, a Champaign man attending the Illinois football game reported that he was battered while using the restroom at Memorial Stadium, 1402 S. First St., Champaign.

    A U. of I. employee reported that two building windows were broken at U. of I. parking garage B-4, 1201 W. University Ave., Urbana, between 6:30 a.m. Friday and 6:11 a.m. Sunday. The estimated cost to replace the windows is $750.

  • Monday, September 20, 2021

    A U. of I. student reported that her bicycle was stolen between 4:30 p.m. Thursday and 9:15 a.m. Friday from Illinois Street Residence Halls, 1010 W. Illinois St., Urbana. The bicycle, which was valued at $143, was locked to a rack.

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle was stolen sometime between Friday and Saturday from Lincoln Avenue Residence Hall, 1005 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. The bicycle, which was valued at $400, was locked to a rack.

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle was stolen between 12:05-2 a.m. Saturday from Scott Hall, 202 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. The bicycle, which was valued at $500, was locked to a bike rack. 

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle was stolen around 9:20 p.m. Saturday from Florida Avenue Residence Halls, 1001 W. College Court, Urbana. The bicycle, which was valued at $850, was left unattended. 

    At 12:52 a.m. Sunday near the corner of Second and Green streets, Champaign, Sui Awi, 46, of Indianapolis, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Awi was initially stopped by police for improper use of a turn signal.

    A U. of I. student reported Sunday that his bicycle was stolen between June 9-10 from the Digital Computer Laboratory, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana. The student did not initially report the bicycle stolen until he saw it for sale online. Officers recovered the bicycle, but the student did not wish to pursue criminal charges. 

    A U. of I. student reported that her purse was stolen at 1:32 p.m. Sunday at the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. The purse contained jewelry, a cellphone, identification and credit cards. The estimated value of the stolen items was $4,675. 

    A U. of I. student reported that his laptop computer and headphones were stolen between 11-11:30 p.m. Sunday from a lounge in Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls, 1001 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. The student’s property, which was valued at $1,750, was left unattended.

  • Friday, September 17, 2021

    At 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 2400 block of East Prairie Green Drive, Urbana, Lanaeja D. Carter, 20, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for aggravated fleeing and eluding a police officer. Urbana Police had taken Carter into custody on an unrelated charge and contacted University Police after learning that she was a suspect in an incident related to an Aug. 21 shooting near Second and Green streets, Champaign. During that incident, Carter did not stop for police as she was driving away from the location of the shooting. In addition to the notice to appear in court, she was issued traffic citations for driving the wrong way on a one-way street, driving recklessly, disobeying a stop sign, driving on a sidewalk and driving on the wrong side of the road.

    A U. of I. employee reported that several items had been damaged between 7 a.m. and 11:11 p.m. Thursday at Gregory Hall, 810 S. Wright St., Urbana. The damage included thermostats ripped from the wall, broken bathroom paper towel dispensers, hand soap spread across bathroom floors and toilets clogged with paper. Altogether, four restrooms and a classroom were affected. The total estimated cost to repair the damage is $1,020. The employee said similar incidents had occurred at Gregory Hall several times since the beginning of the semester.

    A U. of I. student reported that he was the victim of an exploitation scam Sept. 10. The student initially was contacted by an unknown person through social media, and the two began exchanging messages that became sexual in nature. After the student sent sexually explicit images of himself, the unknown messenger threatened to post the pictures online unless the student paid the messenger $300. The student did not comply with the demand and contacted police.

  • Thursday, September 16, 2021

    A U. of I. student reported that someone had damaged her motorcycle overnight Sunday or Monday while it was parked in the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts garage, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. Several parts were broken or tampered with in an apparent attempt to steal the motorcycle. An estimated cost to repair the damage was not available.

    A U. of I. student reported that someone had stolen her bicycle between 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 p.m. Sunday from Trelease Hall, 901 College Court, Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $1,000, was locked to a rack.

  • Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    Dylan T. Kleiss, 26, of Tuscola, Illinois, was arrested at 12:17 a.m. Wednesday near Coler Avenue and Elm Street, Urbana, for driving under the influence of alcohol. Kleiss’ vehicle initially was stopped because he was speeding and failed to signal a turn.

    A U. of I. student reported that her bicycle had been stolen overnight Monday or Tuesday from Wardall Hall, 1012 W. Illinois St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $225, was locked to a rack.

    A U. of I. employee reported Thursday that someone had broken a window at Altgeld Hall, 1409 W. Green St., Urbana. A cost estimate to replace the window was not available at the time of the report.

    A U. of I. student reported that her bicycle had been stolen overnight Monday or Tuesday from Scott Hall, 202 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $350, was locked to a rack.

  • Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    Nothing to report.

  • Monday, September 13, 2021

    Nothing to report.

  • Friday, September 10, 2021

    A U. of I. student reported that someone used a sharp object to scratch his vehicle Thursday between 10:30 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. while it was parked in the 1100 block of South Sixth Street, Champaign. An estimated cost to repair the damage was not available at the time of the report.

    A U. of I. student reported that his headphones had been stolen around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. The student unintentionally left the headphones behind in a workout area.

    A U. of I. student reported that undergarments had been stolen from her laundry on three separate occasions in mid-August and early September in the laundry room of Goodwin-Green Apartments, 300 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. The clothing has a total estimated value of $30.

    Asia C. Jennings, 19, of Champaign, was arrested at 1:34 a.m. Friday near Fourth and Green streets, Champaign, for aggravated battery. A police officer on patrol was flagged down by an apartment security guard who reported that Jennings had sprayed him with pepper spray. The altercation occurred as the security guard was trying to remove Jennings from the building because she was not a resident there and was reportedly spraying others with pepper spray.

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen between Tuesday and Thursday from Hopkins Hall, 1208 S. First St., Champaign. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $600, was locked to a rack.