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  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022

    Michael A. Finkenbiner, 31, of Champaign, was arrested at 5:11 a.m. Tuesday outside the Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, 306 N. Wright St., Urbana, for theft and possession of a controlled substance. Police were called by a witness who reported that Finkenbiner was removing parts from computers left near the loading dock. Officers found him with a bag full of computer parts and several pills in his pocket for which he does not have a prescription.

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022

    Devonte J. Moore, 25, no address provided, was arrested at 1:44 p.m. Monday near Stoughton Street and Mathews Avenue, Urbana, for aggravated battery. A man reported that he asked Moore, who was smoking a cigarette, to move away from the entrance to the Digital Computer Laboratory, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana. Moore became agitated at the request and struck the man’s arm hard enough to cause the man to drop his cellphone.

  • Monday, June 27, 2022

    Two U. of I. students reported that they were robbed of their cellphones at 12:10 a.m. Monday in the 700 block of South Wright Street, Urbana. The students reported that they were walking on the sidewalk when they were approached by an unknown person who demanded their phones. The offender didn’t display a weapon and didn’t threaten the victims. The students complied with the demand, and the offender ran away. The phones were later found on the ground near the South Quad. The investigation is ongoing.

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen Friday or Saturday from Illinois Street Residence Halls, 1010 W. Illinois St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $200, was locked to a rack.

    A U. of I. student reported that her bicycle had been stolen between 5-11:30 p.m. Friday from Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $100, was locked to a rack.

    At 5:10 p.m. Friday, police responded to a fight that had occurred between two co-workers at Chesterbrook Academy, 2001 S. Oak St., Champaign. One person involved was assessed on scene by medical personnel and released. Officers determined that neither party was the primary aggressor, and no arrests were made.

  • Friday, June 24, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported that his backpack containing a laptop computer had been stolen between 6-6:30 p.m. Thursday outside the Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory, 600 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. The backpack was mistakenly left on the sidewalk as the student was loading his vehicle. When he returned a short time later, it was gone. The stolen items have a total estimated value of $1,450.

  • Thursday, June 23, 2022

    Cecil A. Kimble, 22, was arrested at 9 a.m. Wednesday at his home in the 500 block of Valley View Drive, Philo, Illinois, for possession of child pornography. In April, U. of I. Police detectives who are also members of the Illinois Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a tip that someone using Kimble’s account uploaded a pornographic video to a social media app. Police obtained a search warrant for Kimble’s social media account and residence and found additional evidence of illicit videos stored on his mobile phone. He was arrested when police served the search warrant at his residence Wednesday.

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday from the Astronomy Building, 1002 W. Green St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $170, was locked to a rack.

    At 7:55 a.m. Tuesday at a veterinary business in the 1100 block of North Dunlap Avenue, Savoy, Illinois, Zayne M.L. Bryant, 24, of Danville, Illinois, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for harassment by telephone. Bryant had acted in an alarming manner with staff at the Small Animal Clinic, 1008 Hazelwood Drive, Urbana, regarding the treatment of his dog, and police issued Bryant a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property and instructed him not to attempt to contact the clinic. About 40 minutes later, Bryant placed several phone calls to the clinic and used aggressive language in speaking with staff. Police found Bryant at the Savoy business.

  • Tuesday, June 21, 2022

    Nothing to report. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported that her bicycle had been stolen between 8-11 p.m. Thursday at the Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering Building, 1206 W. Green St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $120, was locked to a rack.

    A U. of I. employee reported that her motorcycle had been stolen between 7-11:45 a.m. Thursday at Clark Hall, 1203 S. Fourth St., Champaign. The motorcycle, which has an estimated value of $2,700, was parked with a wheel lock.

  • Friday, June 20, 2022

    Nothing to report. 

  • Thursday, June 16, 2022

    A U. of I. employee reported that his electric bicycle had been stolen between 1:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday from the Materials Research Laboratory, 104 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $750, was locked to a rack.

  • Wednesday, June 15, 2022

    Gary B. Amole, 55, of Urbana, was arrested at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Champaign County Satellite Jail, 502 S. Lierman Ave., Urbana, for possession of a controlled substance, possession of a lookalike substance and possession of a hypodermic needle. Police had been looking for Amole after he reportedly fled from a June 6 traffic stop near Florida Avenue and Race Street, Urbana. His vehicle was recovered at that time with the drug materials inside. On Tuesday, officers were informed that Amole was at the jail after being arrested in a separate case.

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    Austin S. Cuppernell, 20, of Philo, Illinois, was arrested at 10:57 p.m. Monday at Lincoln Avenue and Park Street, Urbana, for possessing a stolen vehicle and driving with a suspended license. Police initially stopped a rental truck driven by Cuppernell because an officer recognized its license plate number as one that was recently reported stolen.

    At 9:53 a.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of West Green Street, Urbana, Rudiger K. Beer, 56, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for aggravated assault. At the same time and place, Christian D. Jackson, 22, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for aggravated battery. The two reportedly had been involved in a fight on a Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District bus, with Beer acting aggressively toward Jackson and Jackson responding by striking Beer in the face.

    A U. of I. employee reported that another employee had sent her threatening messages via social media between Friday and Sunday. Police continue to investigate.

    A U. of I. student reported that someone had tampered with his electric scooter, causing the brakes to fail. The damage is believed to have occurred between 8:55-9:45 a.m. Monday while the scooter was being stored in a public area inside Everitt Laboratory, 1406 W. Green St., Urbana. An estimated cost to repair the damage was not provided.

    A U. of I. student reported that someone had opened a fraudulent mobile phone account in his name. On Sunday, the student received notice from a credit monitoring service that a $3,920 bill for mobile services was being sent to a collections agency. Upon inquiring with the mobile provider, the student learned that someone had opened an account with his name and Social Security number in November. The student has not paid the bill and is working with the mobile provider’s investigations department.

  • Monday, June 13, 2022

    Amanda L. Goode, 37, of Urbana, was arrested at 1:11 a.m. Friday near University Avenue and Sixth Street, Champaign, for driving under the influence of alcohol. Goode’s vehicle initially was stopped because she was driving at night without headlights.

    Antonio Moore, 37, no address provided, was arrested at 12:58 a.m. Saturday near Second and Green streets, Champaign, for driving with a revoked license, illegal possession of cannabis in a vehicle, possession of a controlled substance and obstructing justice. The vehicle driven by Moore initially was stopped because a license plate check revealed that the registered owner’s driver’s license is suspended. Moore switched from the driver’s seat to a back seat as officers approached and initially claimed he was not driving the vehicle. Officers found crack cocaine in his pants pocket and a bag of cannabis under the driver’s seat. A passenger, Giovanni H. Rogers, 24, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for illegal possession of cannabis in a vehicle after officers determined he had a cannabis cigar in his mouth.

    A U. of I. student reported that he was scammed out of $100 Friday by a person he met online. The student arranged a dinner date with a woman through a dating app. While the student was waiting at the restaurant, he received a text from the woman indicating that she needed money to pay for a babysitter. The student sent electronic gift cards but the woman never arrived for the date.

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen Thursday or Friday from a bike rack in the 600 block of South Mathews Avenue, Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $500, was locked to a rack.

    At 10:15 p.m. Sunday near Lincoln Avenue and Park Street, Urbana, Matthew D. Galbreath, 21, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for illegal possession of cannabis in a motor vehicle. Police initially stopped Galbreath’s vehicle because the license plate matched that of a car that had fled from police on May 22. Galbreath admitted to having cannabis in the vehicle after an officer smelled its odor.

  • Friday, June 10, 2022

    Nothing to report. 

  • Thursday, June 9, 2022

    A bicycle was stolen between 7-8 p.m. Wednesday from the Campus Bike Center, 51 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $360, was locked to a rack.

  • Wednesday, June 8, 2022

    A U. of I. employee reported Tuesday that her air purifier had been stolen between May 26-31 from her office at the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. Several others in the office suite had access to her office during that time. The device has an estimated value of $130.

  • Tuesday, June 7, 2022

    Nothing to report.

  • Monday, June 6, 2022

    Francisco Gonzalez, 60, of Urbana, was arrested at 6:04 p.m. Sunday near Fifth and White streets, Champaign, for fleeing from a police officer, resisting arrest and on a Champaign County warrant for failure to appear in court. Police initially attempted to stop Gonzalez’s vehicle after a routine license plate check showed an expired registration. Gonzalez fled from the traffic stop in his vehicle and then on foot before a police officer apprehended him a few blocks away from the initial stop.

    A man reported that he was beaten at 2:07 a.m. Saturday at his apartment in the 100 block of East Daniel Street, Champaign. The victim invited someone to his apartment after meeting on a dating app. The physical altercation began when the offender attempted to steal the victim’s cellphone. Police took the victim to a local hospital for treatment of severe lacerations to his face. The victim declined to pursue further investigation.

    It was reported that someone had stolen loose change, a phone charger and a key overnight Thursday or Friday from a vehicle parked at U. of I. parking garage F-29, 1001 Dorner Drive, Urbana. The stolen items have a total estimated value of $15.

  • Friday, June 3, 2022

    Nothing to report.

  • Thursday, June 2, 2022

    Nothing to report.

  • Wednesday, June 1, 2022

    Nothing to report.

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported that someone had broken the rear window of his vehicle between Thursday and Sunday while it was parked in the 700 block of South Gregory Street, Urbana. The estimated cost to repair the window is $500.

    A U. of I. employee reported that someone had stolen a document camera and a computer hard drive Wednesday at Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth St., Champaign. The items were being stored in an unlocked cabinet in a classroom. The computer containing the hard drive had been pried open and was damaged. The stolen items have a total estimated value of $614, and the damaged computer has an estimated value of $815.

  • Friday, May 27, 2022

    Tavares D. Duckworth, 22, of Danville, Illinois, was arrested at 2:41 a.m. Friday in the 800 block of West Green Street, Urbana, on a Vermilion County, Illinois, warrant for failure to appear in court. Police initially stopped to check on Duckworth, who had fallen asleep in the driver’s seat of his vehicle at a gas station.

  • Thursday, May 26, 2022

    Damarco B. Harrell, 20, of Rantoul, Illinois, was arrested at 1:23 a.m. Wednesday in the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, for illegal possession of a controlled substance and on three Champaign County warrants for failure to appear in court. Police initially approached the vehicle as part of a separate investigation and smelled a strong odor of cannabis. Upon searching the vehicle, officers found cannabis and MDMA pills. Harrell also had a BB gun in the waistband of his pants.

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2022

    Nothing to report.

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2022

    Nothing to report.

  • Monday, May 23, 2022

    Nothing to report. 

  • Friday, May 20, 2022

    Nothing to report.

  • Thursday, May 19, 2022

    At 7:32 p.m. May 10 near the corner of First and John streets, Champaign, an off-duty U. of I. police officer walking in the vicinity witnessed a road rage incident. When a vehicle occupant got out and walked aggressively toward a second vehicle, the officer intervened and told the passenger to return to their vehicle. The passenger then lunged at the officer with a switchblade knife. The officer pulled up his shirt to reveal his badge and off-duty weapon in its holster. The suspect returned to the SUV, which sped away. Police continue to investigate.

    Between 11 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Monday, a lawn chair valued at $40 was stolen from the University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign.

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022

    Nothing to report. 

  • Tuesday, May 17, 2022

    At 5:35 p.m. Monday, it was reported that a U. of I. student’s cellphone was stolen from her purse after it was left unattended on the grass in front of the English Building, 608 S. Wright St., Urbana. The purse and its contents were untouched. The cellphone, which was valued at $1,000, was later tracked to Shorewood, Illinois, where it was retrieved by the Shorewood Police Department and held for safekeeping until the victim can retrieve it.

  • Monday, May 16, 2022

    5/16/22

    At 2:16 p.m. Saturday, it was reported that a swastika was etched into a bathroom stall door of the first floor men’s bathroom at the English Building, 608 S. Wright St., Urbana. An estimated cost to repair the damage was unavailable.

    At 12:50 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of East Green Street, Virginia Cabrera, 20, of Charleston, Illinois, was cited for battery stemming from an altercation at the Red Lion Pub, 211 E. Green St., Champaign. Cabrera is accused of striking a Red Lion security guard three times in the back of the head.

    A U. of I. student reported Friday that his bicycle had been stolen between 1 p.m. May 2 and noon May 5 at the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $235, was locked to a rack.

    A U. of I. student reported that his wallet was stolen at 10 p.m. Friday at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign. The student left the wallet unattended on a bench while playing basketball. When he returned to collect his belongings, his wallet, which contained cash, identification and insurance cards, was missing. The total value of the stolen property was valued at $150.

    At 2:19 a.m. Friday at the corner of Neil and John streets, Champaign, Kobe A. Armstrong, 20, of Champaign, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and cited for driving with no lights and failure to signal a turn when required. Police stopped Armstrong’s vehicle after multiple traffic violations including failure to signal a turn.

    A U. of I. employee reported that cash and credit cards were stolen from her purse while it was left unattended between 1-3 p.m. Wednesday during a class at Davenport Hall, 607 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana. At the end of class, the victim noticed that her purse had been tampered with and discovered $70 and two credit cards were missing.

  • Friday, May 13, 2022

    Tavares D. Duckworth, 22, of Danville, Illinois, was arrested at 12:26 a.m. Friday near Fourth and Clark streets, Champaign, on a DeWitt County, Illinois, warrant for failure to appear in court. Duckworth’s vehicle initially was stopped because a license plate check revealed the warrant.

    A U. of I. employee reported that the catalytic converter had been stolen from a university-owned vehicle between April 28 and Thursday while it was parked at U. of I. parking lot E-9, 1700 S. Fourth St., Champaign. The estimated cost to repair the vehicle is $500.

  • Thursday, May 12, 2022

    A U. of I. employee reported that someone had written disparaging messages related to Israel on a stall divider in a women’s restroom at Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana. The graffiti was created sometime between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 2 a.m. Wednesday. An estimated cost to remove the graffiti was not available.

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported Monday that he was scammed out of $2,950. The student received a phone call from a number that appeared to originate from a local police department. The caller said the student was wanted on warrants and needed to pay the caller to avoid arrest. The student complied with instructions to visit a local retail store, purchase gift cards and then give the gift card information to the caller.

    At 12:07 p.m. Monday, a U. of I. employee reported that another person had violated an order of protection on April 27. The employee reported that he was approached by the person while he was working at the Housing Maintenance Shop, 511 Hazelwood Drive, Urbana. The person is under a court order not to have contact with the employee.

    A U. of I. student reported that someone had burned papers posted on his residence hall room door on two separate occasions Saturday and Sunday. The fires did not cause permanent damage.

    A U. of I. student reported Tuesday that her $200 headphones had been stolen. The student last saw them Friday at Clark Hall, 1203 S. Fourth St., Champaign, and noticed them missing on Saturday. GPS tracking information showed that they had been taken to an apartment in Urbana.

    Quentin A. Coleman, 21, of Urbana, was arrested at 3:20 a.m. Tuesday near First Street and University Avenue, Champaign, for driving under the influence of alcohol and illegal transportation of alcohol. Coleman’s vehicle initially was stopped because he failed to signal a turn.

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2022

    Nothing to report.

  • Monday, May 9, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported that he was a victim of deceptive practices Saturday. The student attempted to sell a $200 computer monitor online. An unknown person who claimed to be interested in the monitor instructed the student to send $100 via an online transaction, and then the unknown person would send back $300. The student sent the money and never heard back from the purported buyer.

    A U. of I. student reported that his laptop computer had been stolen between 5-7:15 p.m. Sunday at Trelease Hall, 901 W. College Court, Urbana. The student left the $1,500 computer unattended in a basement study room.

    A U. of I. student reported that his motorcycle had been stolen between Thursday and Saturday from U. of I. parking lot A-3, 104 S. Wright St., Urbana. The motorcycle has an estimated value of $2,000.

  • Friday, May 6, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen between 8:30-11:45 a.m. Monday at University Laboratory High School, 1212 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $400, was locked to a rack.

    A U. of I. student was the victim of an aggravated battery at 2:10 a.m. Sunday near Third and John streets, Champaign. A witness reported that two groups of people were walking on opposite sides of the street and became involved in a verbal argument. Two individuals fought in the middle of the street, with one person striking the other in the head. The victim was knocked unconscious and transported to a local hospital. The unknown offender left the area before police arrived.

    At 2:04 p.m. April 29 at his residence in the 0-100 block of Sanibel Drive, Urbana, Miguel Lucio, 26, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for possession of cannabis with intent to deliver. Officers with the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force obtained a search warrant for Lucio’s residence as part of an investigation into suspected drug activity. They found 469 grams of cannabis.

    Three people were arrested on warrants after officers with the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant at 9:57 a.m. April 29 at a home in the 700 block of West Green Street, Urbana. The search warrant was related to suspected drug activity in the home. The following occupants were arrested: Qwentin L. R. Howard, 25, of Urbana, on a Champaign County warrant for failure to appear in court for driving with a suspended license; Terral L. Thomas Jr., 34, of Kankakee, Illinois, on a federal warrant out of the Eastern District of Tennessee for a probation violation; and Ezell Fulton, 24, of Kankakee, on a Vermilion County, Illinois, warrant for murder.

  • Thursday, May 5, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported that he was the victim of a battery Saturday on the Bardeen Quad behind Engineering Hall, 1308 W. Green St., Urbana. The student reported that he was sitting near Boneyard Creek when he was approached by an unknown person who threatened to throw him in the water. The offender shoved the student and blocked his path as the student tried to walk away. The student successfully moved past the offender and left the area.

    Gertrude Tshinguta, 45, no address provided, was arrested at 9:51 a.m. Wednesday near Wright and Healey streets, Urbana, for aggravated battery. Police initially were called by a Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District bus driver who reported that Tshinguta had struck the driver in the shoulder during an argument.

    The catalytic converter was stolen from a U. of I. student’s vehicle around 2 a.m. Wednesday while it was parked at the Ashton Woods apartments, 2221 S. First St., Champaign. Police were called by a witness who reported seeing two men jack up the vehicle and use a power tool underneath the car. The estimated cost to repair the vehicle is $1,500.

     

  • Wednesday, May 4, 2022

    At 4:42 p.m. Tuesday, a U. of I. employee reported that a student had seen another person masturbating in a public hallway of Engineering Hall, 1308 W. Green St., Urbana. Officers could not find anyone matching the description when they arrived.

    A U. of I. student reported that her tablet computer had been stolen between 9:30 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Natural History Building, 1301 W. Green St., Urbana. The student mistakenly left the computer in a classroom, and GPS tracking information showed that it had been taken to an off-campus apartment in Champaign.

  • Tuesday, May 3, 2022

    Nothing to report.

  • Monday, May 2, 2022

    Police recovered a stolen vehicle at 1:27 a.m. Sunday near Fourth and John streets, Champaign. Officers initially stopped the vehicle after a license plate check indicated that it had been reported stolen. The driver and three passengers were released at the scene without charges pending further investigation, and the car was seized. It has an estimated value of $42,990.

    of I. student Mounes B. Awawdeh, 21, of Champaign, was arrested at 12:01 a.m. Sunday at an apartment in the 500 block of South Third Street, Champaign, for aggravated battery, trespassing to a residence and unlawful restraint. Another U. of I. student called police after Awawdeh reportedly entered her apartment without permission. A male guest at the apartment confronted Awawdeh and moved him into the hallway, where Awawdeh put the guest in a headlock. Awawadeh continued pounding on the apartment door after he had been locked out. No injuries requiring medical assistance were reported.

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen April 22 from Illinois Street Residence Halls, 1010 W. Illinois St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $300, was locked to a rack.

    A U. of I. student reported that his clothing had been stolen between 7:15-11 p.m. April 21 from the laundry room at Van Doren Hall, 1215 S. Fourth St., Champaign. The clothing items, which have a total estimated value of $60, were left unattended in a washing machine.

    A U. of I. employee reported that two personal credit cards and a university credit card had been stolen from her purse Tuesday at University Laboratory High School, 1212 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana. The purse was left unattended in a cabinet in an unlocked classroom. Multiple fraudulent charges totaling more than $700 were posted to the cards during the time that they were not in the employee’s possession.

  • Friday, April 29, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported that his electric scooter had been stolen between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Thursday outside Lundgren Hall, 1201 S. Fourth St., Champaign. The scooter, which has an estimated value of $300, was locked to a rack.

    At 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, U. of I. student Owen P.D. Krupp, 19, of DeKalb, Illinois, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for theft. A store security employee called police after seeing Krupp leave the store without paying for a $30.47 water bottle.

  • Thursday, April 28, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported that a gift bag had been stolen between Saturday and Monday from her mailbox at the College of Veterinary Medicine Large Animal Clinic, 1008 W. Hazelwood Drive, Urbana. The estimated value of the gift bag is $50.

    A visitor to campus reported that his vehicle had been damaged overnight Saturday or Sunday while it was parked at U. of I. parking lot E-28, 49 E. Armory Ave., Champaign. A sideview mirror had been broken off and the owner found scuff marks on a door. An estimated cost of repairs was not available.

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported that a padfolio had been stolen between April 1-4 from her mailbox at the College of Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. The padfolio has an estimated value of $8.

    On Tuesday, a U. of I. student reported that he had received multiple harassing text messages throughout April from a person whom he previously dated. Police have attempted to contact the sender with instructions to cease communication.

    A U. of I. student reported Tuesday that his bicycle had been stolen within the last two months from Wardall Hall, 1012 W. Illinois St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $578, was locked to a rack.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2022

    Nothing to report.

  • Monday, April 25, 2022

    At 8:49 p.m. Saturday, it was reported that graffiti was sprayed on the north exterior wall of U. of I. Parking Lot C-7, 517 E. John St., Champaign. An estimated repair cost was unavailable.

    At 9:01 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Green and Wright streets, Champaign, Miles D. Epley, 20, of Mahomet, Illinois, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police initially stopped Epley’s vehicle for driving the wrong way down a one-way street.

    At 3:24 p.m. Saturday, a U. of I. student reported that his vehicle’s catalytic converter was stolen between Thursday and Saturday while the vehicle was parked at U. of I. Parking Lot F-23, 1101 W. Florida Ave., Urbana. An estimated repair cost was unavailable.

    At 3:02 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of West Hazelwood Drive and South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Corrina Al-Holwani, 35, of Villa Grove, Illinois, was arrested on an outstanding Champaign County warrant. Al-Holwani’s vehicle was initially stopped by police for speeding. Officers discovered that Al-Holwani’s driver’s license was suspended and an active arrest warrant for failure to appear in court for driving on a suspended license.

    At 10:16 p.m. Friday, it was reported that a vehicle’s rear license plate had been stolen and replaced with a different license plate while the vehicle was parked at U. of I. Parking Lot F-23, 1101 W. Florida Ave., Urbana. An estimated cost to replace the license plate was unavailable.

    A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen from a bicycle rack near Oglesby Hall, 1005 W. College Court, Urbana, between noon and 4 p.m. Friday. The bicycle, which was locked to the rack, was valued at $550.

  • Friday, April 22, 2022

    A U. of I. student reported that the contents of a package had been stolen between 12:30-1:10 p.m. Thursday at her apartment in the 2000 block of South Orchard Street, Urbana. The package was delivered outside her door, but the student found the box open and empty when she went to retrieve it. The contents of the package have an estimated value of $90.

  • Thursday, April 21, 2022

    Nothing to report. 

  • Wednesday, April 20, 2022

    A U. of I. employee reported that someone had damaged a bathroom stall door between 6:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. Tuesday at Altgeld Hall, 1409 W. Green St., Urbana. The estimated cost to repair the door is $50.

    A U. of I. student reported that her bicycle had been stolen between April 8 and Tuesday outside her apartment at 700 S. Gregory St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $575, was locked to a rack.

    A security employee at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, reported that someone had stolen 17 lab coats and a package of paper on Saturday. The offender initially attempted to purchase the items, but her credit card was declined. She said she would return later with payment, and the store held the items for her at the customer service desk. She returned later to pick up the order and did not offer payment. A store employee gave her the items without knowing that they had not been paid for. The order has a retail value of $432.82.

    A U. of I. employee reported that someone had put sugar in her vehicle’s gas tank between 7:55 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Thursday while it was parked in U. of I. lot F-23, 1101 W. Florida Ave., Urbana. The estimated cost to repair the vehicle is $1,000.