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  • Monday, February 10, 2020

    U. of I. student Dontrell J. Brown, 22, of Champaign, was arrested at 6:02 a.m. Saturday at Sixth Street and Armory Avenue, Champaign, for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police were called by a witness who found Brown’s vehicle on the sidewalk with Brown unconscious in the driver’s seat.

  • Friday, February 7, 2020

    Store security personnel at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, reported that someone had stolen a $120 textbook at 6:40 p.m. Monday. The offender was captured on security cameras concealing the textbook and leaving the store without paying.

    Arianna M. Pelmore, 20, of Champaign, was arrested at 2:51 a.m. Friday near Springfield Avenue and Third Street, Champaign, for driving with a revoked license and on a Rantoul, Illinois, warrant for battery. Police initially stopped Pelmore’s vehicle after a records check indicated her license had been revoked.

  • Thursday, February 6,2020

    Two Orchard Downs residents reported that they had witnessed lewd and concerning behavior at 11:30 p.m. Monday outside of their apartment in the 2000 block of South Orchard Street, Urbana. An unknown person approached a bedroom window and pressed a mobile device playing a pornographic video against the glass.

    A U. of I. student reported that a laptop computer valued at $289.50 had been stolen from his office between Monday and Wednesday at the Holonyak Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, 208 N. Wright St., Urbana. It is not known whether the office had been locked.

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020

    Nothing to report.

  • Tuesday, February 4, 2020

    Benjamin Bassey III, 21, of Champaign, was arrested at 2:31 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of West Gregory Drive, Urbana, for driving with a suspended license and illegal possession of cannabis. Bassey’s vehicle initially was stopped because he was driving on Gregory during the time when unauthorized vehicles are prohibited. After Bassey was arrested for driving with a suspended license, officers found marijuana in the vehicle that was not in an approved container.

  • Monday, February 3, 2020

    Jesse R. Daniels, 21, of Urbana, was arrested at 1:15 p.m. Thursday in the 900 block of West University Avenue, Urbana, for theft. Daniels was identified as the person who stole a $29 set of headphones Nov. 5 from the Illini Union Tech Zone, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana.

    At 12:16 p.m. Friday at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, U. of I. student Jeremiah R. Rodriguez, 18, of Urbana, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for retail theft. Store security personnel called police after seeing Rodriguez attempt to leave the store without paying for a $170.86 textbook.

    Dajon K. Brown, 22, no address provided, was arrested at 7:32 a.m. Sunday near Goodwin Avenue and Clark Street, Urbana, for criminal trespassing on state-supported land. A police officer recognized Brown and was aware that he previously had been issued a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property.

    A U. of I. student reported Jan. 27 that someone had made an unauthorized $1,500 online purchase using his credit card. The credit card was in the student’s possession when the purchase was made.

    A U. of I. student reported Sunday that someone had made unauthorized purchases using her debit card. The purchases totaled $1,101.67, and the card was in the student’s possession at the time the purchases were made.

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen between 5-9 a.m. Thursday at Bousfield Hall, 1214 S. First St., Champaign. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $400, was locked to a rack.

    A man reported that his $2,000 laptop computer had been stolen from his vehicle parked at the I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First St., Champaign. No information was provided on whether the vehicle had been locked.

    A U. of I. student reported that someone on Wednesday had publicly shared lewd images of the student without their consent. The student entered into an online video chat with an unknown person and engaged in sexual acts on screen. The offender then shared those images with several of the student’s friends.

  • Friday, January 31, 2019

    At 1:52 p.m. Thursday at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, U. of I. student Nathan A. Collins, 21, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for retail theft. Store security personnel called police after seeing Collins attempt to leave the store without paying for a $165.50 textbook.

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020

    A U. of I. student reported that she had been the victim of deceptive practices Wednesday afternoon. The student received a call from an unknown person who claimed to be a federal employee and told the student that her Social Security number had been compromised. The student was instructed to purchase $1,600 in gift cards and provide the caller with the gift card information to remedy the situation. The student completed the transaction and later called police.

    A U. of I. employee reported Tuesday that unauthorized transactions totaling $277.59 had been made on a U. of I. credit card. The card, which was in the employee’s possession at the time of the fraudulent charges, has since been canceled.

    A U. of I. student reported that her backpack had been stolen from a locker between 2-2:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. The backpack and its contents have a total estimated value of $320. No information was provided on whether the locker was secured.

    Warren L.S. Montgomery, 22, of Urbana, was arrested at 9:54 p.m. Wednesday at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, for criminal trespassing on state-supported property. A police officer recognized Montgomery and was aware that he previously had been issued a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property.

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2020

    Nothing to report.

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    Dajon K. Brown, 22, no address provided, was arrested at 11:06 a.m. Monday at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, for criminal trespassing on state-supported property. Police initially were called by store security personnel who were alarmed by the behavior of Brown, who was yelling and laughing excessively near a bank located inside the store. Brown previously had been issued a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property.

    At 8:50 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, U. of I. student Grace J. Goodman, 20, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for retail theft. Store security personnel called police after seeing Goodman attempt to leave the store without paying for class supplies with a total retail value of $18.97.

    Jedediah M. Bean, 29, of Champaign, was arrested at 8:21 p.m. Monday at his residence in the 1500 block of West Church Street, Champaign, for unlawful restraint, criminal damage to property and aggravated domestic battery. Police initially were contacted by a U. of I. employee who reported that Bean had been abusive toward her on multiple occasions during the past eight to 10 months.