A U. of I. student reported that she had been an intended victim of deceptive practices around 4 p.m. Thursday at the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. She said she was approached by a stranger who asked her to accept a $2,300 transfer via a mobile banking app. She was then instructed to withdraw the funds from her own bank account and give the money to the stranger. The student did not complete the transaction as requested.
An employee of a U. of I. contractor reported that his vehicle had been extensively scratched between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday at U. of I. parking lot F-28 in the 1100 block of South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana. The estimated cost to repair the damage is $1,000.
At 6:45 p.m. Thursday at the U. of I. Public Safety Building, 1110 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, Collin A. Shaner, 23, of Danville, Illinois, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for soliciting a sexual act. A U. of I. employee reported that Shaner had offered to pay for sexual acts at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday in U. of I. parking lot C-9, near Fifth Street and Armory Avenue, Champaign.
Eliza J. Holloway, 61, of Champaign, was arrested at 7:28 a.m. Sunday at Carle Foundation Hospital, 611 W. Park St., Urbana, for criminal damage to government property and aggravated assault. Police were initially called to investigate a report that someone had damaged a door at the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. After being identified as the offender, Holloway told officers she wanted to go to the hospital, where she threatened to hit a nurse.
A fraudulent identification card was found in a traveler’s luggage at 9:33 a.m. Sunday at Willard Airport, 11 Airport Road, Savoy, Illinois. The card was confiscated.