The Daily Illini police blotter for Sept. 4

By The Daily Illini Staff Report


Theft and domestic dispute were reported on the 1200 block of West Anthony Drive around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. According to the report, the female victim reported her ex-boyfriend showed up to her hotel room and threatened her with a blunt object. He then stole her phone and her friend’s ID and debit cards.

Aggravated battery and theft were reported near Fifth and Green streets around 3 a.m. Saturday. According to the report, the offenders battered two people and one offender stole the female victim’s purse during the altercation.  

An arrest was made on the charge of possession of cannabis on First and Chalmers streets around midnight Saturday. According to the report, a traffic stop was conducted and the driver was in possession of cannabis.


Theft was reported at Memorial Stadium, 1402 S. First St., around 10 p.m. Friday. According to the report, a woman’s purse and its contents, which have an estimated value of $205, were stolen after they were left unattended in a suite. At the time of the theft, other employees were on the floor preparing for the next day’s football game.


Armed robbery was reported on the 1900 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 8:30 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the victim was approached by the offender, who demanded the victim’s wallet. The offender kept his hand concealed and implied he was armed. He took items from the wallet, then returned it and demanded the victim’s phone, but the victim ran away.

Battery was reported on the 800 block of Oakland Avenue around 1 a.m. Monday. According to the report, both offenders are friends with the victim. The victim alleged both offenders battered her while she was in their apartment.

Criminal damage to property, domestic battery and unlawful restraint were reported on the 300 block of Lincoln Avenue around noon Monday. According to the report, the offender and the victim are in a relationship. During an argument with the offender, the victim tried to leave their residence, but the offender dragged them inside and they sustained minor injuries. Both the offender and the victim damaged each other’s property during the incident.

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