Police Blotter

By Nick Escobar

Champaign

A 38-year-old man is wanted by police for stealing tools on the afternoon of April 30 from a 61-year-old man he was staying with at the 200 block of West Vine Street.

According to a police report, the man stole a paint sprayer and nail gun. No arrests had been made at the time of the report.

A 38-year-old man reported that his son’s bike was stolen at the 400 block of West Bradley Avenue Friday afternoon.

According to a police report, a 13-year-old boy took the bike without asking but gave it back after the father confronted him. No arrests had been made at the time of the report.

The Super Wok, 1737 W. Kirby Ave., was robbed Saturday morning.

According to a police report, unknown suspects threw a concrete block through the glass door to gain entrance. No arrests had been made at the time of the report.

A 46-year-old woman reported her phone line and cable cut at the 1400 block of Hollycrest Drive Sunday morning. No arrests had been made at the time of the report.

A 23-year-old Lamont, Ill., woman reported items stolen from her vehicle and her vehicle damaged at the 500 block of South First Street on the morning of May 2.

According to a police report, an unknown suspect threw a brick through the passenger-side window and stole a cellular phone charger and a tennis racket.

No arrests had been made at the time of the report.

Urbana

A 47-year-old Crest Hill, Ill., man and a 44-year-old Crest Hill woman reported their vehicle stolen at Provena Covenant Hospital, 1400 W. Park St., Sunday night.

According to a police report, the vehicle was parked in the emergency room drop-off area when it was stolen.

An 18-year-old woman was arrested for a related crime with the stolen vehicle, but she was not in possession of the car when she was arrested.

A 19-year-old woman was robbed at the 1000 block of West University Avenue Sunday night.

According to a police report, an unknown man stole her cellular telephone. No arrests had been made at the time of the report.

A 42-year-old man was arrested for illegal substance possession and burglary at Schnucks, 200 N. Vine St., early Monday morning.

According to a police report, the man stole a plant from the store, but was stopped by a 52-year-old male employee. The 42-year-old man raised his arms causing the employee to believe he was going to be battered. The employee then tackled the offender and held him down until police arrived. Police found a glass pipe and illegal drugs on the offender.

A 21-year-old man was arrested at Schnucks, 200 N. Vine St., early Monday morning.

According to a police report, the offender concealed a bottle of Southern Comfort in his pants. He then attempted to pay for another item. He was stopped by store security and is currently out on parole.

Unknown offenders damaged sections of Urbana High School, 1002 S. Race St., Monday morning.

According to a police report, the unknown offenders painted walls and lockers with graffiti and paint balls and damaged a trophy case. No arrests had been made at the time of the report.