Police Blotter 6-24-2009

Champaign

  • A 20-year-old man was arrested at the 300 block of West Green Street, Monday evening. According to the police report, the man and a female got in an argument. The man followed the victim after she left and battered her.
  • A 16-year-old girl was issued a ban notice from Schnucks, 109 N. Mattis Rd., Saturday evening. According to the police report, the girl attempted to steal a package of organic yogurt. The store issued a ban notice and the girl was released to her father.
  • Theft was reported at Chester Street Bar, 63 E. Chester St., late Sunday night. According to the police report, an unknown offender stole the victim’s cell phone while she was inside of the bar area.
  • A 39-year-old man reported criminal damage to property at the 1000 block of West Vine Street, early Sunday morning. According to the police report, an unknown offender slashed the tires on the man’s vehicle and poured gasoline on it.
  • A 24-year-old woman reported theft at Highdive, 51 E. Main St., Monday evening. According to the police report, while the woman was at the bar, an unknown offender stole the woman’s purse, cell phone, debit card, drivers’ license, cash and keys.
  • A 19-year-old woman reported burglary at 600 block of South Fifth Street, early Monday morning. The suspect entered the apartment through an unsecured patio door and stole fifteen DVDs, a cell phone charger, an iPod, iPod dock, a flat screen television, cash and a MacBook computer.

Urbana

  • A 45-year-old man was arrested at the 2000 block of South Philo Road, Sunday night. According to the police report, the man attacked and choked a 44-year-old man without provocation. A witness observed the incident and separated them.
  • A 25-year-old man reported burglary from his residence at the 900 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, Monday evening. According to the police report, the suspect entered through an unlocked back door and stole a Playstation game system. A neighbor confronted the suspect, who ran away before police arrived.
  • An 18-year-old man was arrested at Walmart, 100 S. High Cross Rd., Monday evening, on charges of retail theft. According to the police report, the man did not pay for a video game and took it past the last point of purchase.
  • A 34-year-old woman was arrested at the 400 block of North Vine Street, early Monday morning, on charges of domestic battery. According to the police report, the woman and her boyfriend live together. The suspect battered the victim and threw his phone on the ground when he tried to dial 911.

Compiled by James VandeBerg