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  • Monday, November 22, 2021

    Michael D. Mitchell, 22, of Champaign, was arrested at 9:57 p.m. Sunday at his residence in the 200 block of East Church Street for driving with a suspended license, driving with an expired registration, operating an uninsured vehicle and fleeing from police. An officer initially attempted to stop Mitchell’s vehicle in the 300 block of East Church Street, Champaign, because its registration was expired. After the vehicle was stopped, Mitchell ran from the scene and was arrested about an hour later at his home a block away.

    Dazhan D. Moore, 23, of Urbana, was arrested at 1:48 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of South Randolph Street, Champaign, for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. Moore was a passenger in a vehicle that initially was stopped for disobeying a stop sign. Police searched the vehicle and its occupants after smelling a strong odor of cannabis and found a loaded gun with an extended magazine in Moore’s waistband. Police also found a small bag of cannabis in Moore’s pants pocket.

    A U. of I. employee reported that someone had broken a window between Friday and Monday at the Campus Instructional Facility, 1405 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana. A cost estimate to replace the window was not available.

    Christian L. Johnson, 19, of Chicago, was arrested at 2:05 a.m. Saturday near Second and Daniel streets, Champaign, for driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal transportation of alcohol, failing to signal a turn and stopping in the roadway. Police initially stopped Johnson’s vehicle because he had stopped in the middle of the street and then hit a curb after the vehicle started moving again. After the arrest, officers found an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.

  • Wednesday, November 17, 2021

    A U. of I. employee reported that two university-leased golf carts had been damaged overnight Monday or Tuesday outside Clark Hall, 1203 S. Fourth St., Champaign. One golf cart had its dashboard removed and wiring tampered with. There was no obvious damage to the second golf cart, but it would not start. An estimated cost to repair the damage was not available.

  • Thursday, November 18, 2021

    Nothing to report.

  • Friday, November 19, 2021

    Nothing to report.

  • Tuesday, November 16, 2021

    At 6:41 p.m. Monday at the U. of I. Public Safety Building, 1110 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, Banessa M. Thomas, 43, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for aggravated battery. Thomas visited the Public Safety Building at the request of police after she was identified as the person who aggressively approached and bumped a U. of I. employee during a dispute Sunday at the Small Animal Clinic, 1008 Hazelwood Drive, Urbana.

    A U. of I. student reported that his wallet had been stolen between 7-8 p.m. Monday at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. The wallet, which contained cash, identification and credit cards, was left unattended in a backpack in a public area of the facility.

  • Monday, November 15, 2021

    Sergio J. Mandujano, 21, of Chicago, was arrested at 2:02 a.m. Sunday near Green and Sixth streets, Champaign, for driving under the influence of alcohol. A patrol officer encountered a two-vehicle accident and determined that Mandujano had been driving the at-fault vehicle.

    A U. of I. student reported that cash had been stolen from his wallet between 1:50-2:46 p.m. Sunday at Grainger Engineering Library, 1301 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana. The student misplaced his wallet, which was later turned in to the library’s front desk. The cash was missing when the student retrieved the wallet.

    A U. of I. employee at the Small Animal Clinic, 1008 Hazelwood Drive, Urbana, reported that she had been battered by a client at 5 p.m. Sunday. The client became verbally argumentative with clinic staff and, at one point, aggressively approached and bumped into the employee. 

    Richard E. Frazier, 20, of Champaign, was arrested at 9:59 p.m. Saturday near Springfield Avenue and Third Street, Champaign, for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, resisting a police officer and illegal possession of cannabis in a motor vehicle. Frazier was the passenger in a vehicle that was stopped near Third and White streets, Champaign, for speeding, disobeying a red light and failing to signal turns. Frazier ran from the stop and was detained two blocks away. Police found him in possession of a loaded handgun, three ammunition magazines and a small amount of cannabis. Frazier does not have a Firearm Owner’s Identification card or a concealed carry permit.

  • Friday, November 12, 2021

    At 10:05 a.m. Tuesday at the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, Tyler C. Mister, 24, of Urbana, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court related to a Champaign County warrant for failure to appear in court. Police initially were called because Mister was acting in a disruptive manner. 

    At 8:08 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of East Clark Street, Champaign, U. of I. student Jonathan C. Song, 19, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for theft. Song was identified as the person who minutes earlier had stolen a bicycle from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, 306 N. Wright St., Urbana.

  • Thursday, November 11, 2021

    At 3:35 p.m. Tuesday at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, U. of I. student Khashayar Ghorbani Vagheei Nefouti, 31, of Urbana, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for battery. Police initially were called by a security guard who reported that Ghorbani Vagheei Nefouti had become agitated after being told to wear a mask inside the building. During the argument, Ghorbani Vagheei Nefouti reportedly grasped the security guard’s shoulders after being asked not to do so.

    A U. of I. student reported that her bicycle had been stolen between Nov. 1 and Wednesday from the English Building, 608 S. Wright St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $290, was locked to a rack.

    A U. of I. student reported that her bicycle had been stolen between 6:07-6:22 p.m. Wednesday from the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $124, was locked to a rack.

  • Wednesday, November 10, 2021

    A U. of I. student reported that she had received unwanted phone calls Monday from an ex-boyfriend who had been engaged in a pattern of other concerning behaviors during the past two years.

  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021

    Nothing to report.