Police reports

By Angelina Cole

Champaign

  • Jerry’s IGA, 2110 Round Barn Road, reported retail theft Saturday afternoon.

    According to a police report, a man left the store with smoked ham and a bottle of vodka without offering payment for the items.

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

  • A 35-year-old man was arrested at Highdive, 51 E. Main St., early Saturday morning.

    According to a police report, the offender displayed a knife in the bar.

    No injuries were reported at the time of the report.

  • A 17-year-old boy was issued a notice to appear in court at the intersection of John Street and Crescent Drive, Nov. 19.

    According to a police report, the offender was walking with a bottle of alcohol.

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

  • A 25-year-old man was arrested on an active warrant at the 1100 block of James Street, Sunday afternoon.

    According to a police report, the offender was arrested and subsequently found to be in possession of cannabis.

Urbana

  • Circle K, 1501 N. Lincoln Ave., reported possession of stolen property early Wednesday morning.

    According to a police report, a 27-year-old offender entered the business and tried to make a purchase with a stolen credit card. He fled the area before officers arrived. The offense occurred while the stolen credit card was being reported.

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

  • A 17-year-old boy was arrested for criminal damage to government-supported property at Urbana High School, 1002 S. Race St., Wednesday morning.

    According to a police report, the offender started a fire in a bathroom in the school on two separate occasions.

University

  • A 22-year-old Matteson man was arrested on an active warrant Nov. 21.

    According to a police report, officers observed the offender obstructing traffic by walking in the roadway near the intersection of Third and Stoughton streets that evening. The offender also faces a charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver after officers found numerous bags of cannabis his backpack.

  • Burglary was reported at the Music Building, 1114 W. Nevada St., sometime on or before Sunday evening.

    According to a police report, a staff member entered a room and found broken glass and sawdust on the floor. The saw appeared to have been used to cut a hole in the door of one of the rooms to gain entry. Two 1960s-era tube microphones, a mixing console and a video camera were taken from the property.

    Total losses incurred are estimated at $56,400.

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

  • A 20-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol at the 1000 block of West University Avenue in the early morning of Nov. 20.

    According to a police report, a pedestrian flagged down an officer on patrol and reported a small black car had been driven erratically. The offender stopped after the officer saw his vehicle weaving and nearly hitting a curb while making a turn.

    The offender was also cited for improper lane usage.

  • Theft was reported at a parking lot near the intersection of Kirby Avenue and Oak Street the morning of Nov. 18.

    According to a police report, a man reported someone stole several bags of aluminum cans from the bed of his truck. The victim estimated that about 40 pounds of cans were stolen.

    Total losses incurred were estimated at $22.

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

  • Several vehicles were reported burglarized while parked in a parking lot, 1101 W. Clark St., between Nov. 4 and Nov. 16.

    According to a police report, an unknown offender cut the plastic window on a 2001 Jeep Wrangler between Nov. 4 and Nov. 5. The convertible top of a 2001 Ford Mustang was cut between Nov. 7 and Nov. 15. A hole was cut into the roof of a 1999 Chrysler Sebring between Nov. 12 and Nov. 16.

    Total damages incurred were estimated at $500 per vehicle. Nothing was reported stolen from the vehicles.

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

  • The ordinance disposal team was activated to investigate an object found at Green Street Realty, 23 E. Green St., Nov. 13.

    According to a police report, an unknown person left a stainless steel container, similar to a thermos, at the office. The object, although encased in plastic, had an LED readout on it. The immediate area was evacuated while bomb technicians removed the object and determined that it was not an explosive device.

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

Compiled by Angelina Cole