Police

By Beth Gilomen

Champaign

  • A 52-year-old woman reported burglary to her residence Sunday afternoon.

According to a police report, an unknown offender entered the victim’s garage at the 200 block of East Clark Street Saturday evening and stole an electric saw. The offender also damaged a side door.

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

  • A 38-year-old man was issued a notice to appear for possession of alcohol on public property on Sunday evening.

According to a police report, an officer observed the offender sitting at a picnic table at the 300 block of West Church Street with an open can of beer.

  • A 20-year-old man was issued a notice to appear Saturday night at the 00 block of Main Street for unlawful use of identification.

According to a police report, the man presented an I.D. that belonged to a 22-year-old man when attempting to enter a bar. The owner of the identification was arrested at the time for an in-state warrant.

  • A 39-year-old woman was issued a notice to appear for retail theft at County Market, 1914 Glenn Park Dr., Sunday morning.
  • A 31-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning at an American Legion Post, 708 N. Hickory St.

According to a police report, officers responded to a fight. When the offender was arrested, he broke the rear passenger’s side window of the squad car. He was secured in leg restraints and transported to Carle Hospital for minor injuries.

The offender has been charged with aggravated battery, criminal damage to state property, and resisting and obstructing an officer.

  • Two women, a 64-year-old and a 33-year-old, reported criminal damage to their property at the 2700 block of Maplewood Drive on Sunday morning.

According to a police report, on Saturday night an unknown suspect knocked the two women’s mailboxes off their posts.

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

  • Two 19-year-old men reported armed robbery at the intersection of Springfield Avenue and Second Street Saturday night.

According to a police report, the victims were walking down the street and were approached by three men in a vehicle asking for a cigarette. When one of the victims reached for a cigarette, the suspects robbed the men at gunpoint.

Stolen from the victims were currency, a cell phone and an Illinois driver’s license.

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

Urbana

  • A 19-year-old man was given a citation for not having a rabies tag on his dog when it bit a 49-year-old man at the 1200 block of East Florida Avenue on Aug. 22.

According to a police report, the victim received medical treatment for a bite to his face that was received when he attempted to pet the offender’s dog.

  • A 57-year-old man reported burglary from his motor vehicle at the 600 block of West California Avenue.

According to a police report, an unknown offender entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle. The victim interrupted the offender in the act.

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

  • A 58-year-old woman reported disorderly conduct Saturday evening.

According to a police report, the victim and offender, a 44-year-old man, had a verbal argument in Champaign. The offender then followed the victim through Urbana by car. The victim went to the Urbana police station because she was alarmed by the offender’s actions.

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

University

  • An 18-year-old Hinsdale, Ill., man was taken to a hospital Saturday night for treatment of a cut on his upper lip which resulted from a fight.

According to a police report, the second man in the altercation was banned from Weston Hall, 204 E. Peabody Dr., for the rest of the weekend.

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

  • A 19-year-old Naperville, Ill., man was issued a notice to appear Sunday morning at the intersection of Sixth and Green streets.

According to a police report, the man was charged with underage purchase and possession of alcohol after an officer witnessed the man wearing a wristband from a bar.

  • An 8-foot-long fluorescent light fixture worth $300 was damaged, apparently by someone attempting to climb a wall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave.

According to a police report, the damage occurred between Aug. 11 and Aug. 25.

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