The Daily Illini Police Blotter for April 16
April 17, 2019
Theft was reported at Goodwill, 912 W. Anthony Dr., around 6 p.m. Monday. According to the report, an unknown offender stole a cellphone belonging to the business.
Deceptive practice was reported at Target, 2102 N. Prospect Ave., around 6 p.m. Monday. According to the report, an unknown offender used the victim’s debit card at an ATM machine located in the store.
Theft was reported at County Market, 331 E. Stoughton St., around 1 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, the offender concealed multiple bottles of liquor and exited the store without paying. The items were later recovered by loss prevention.
Possession of a controlled substance was reported at the Dairy Cattle Research Unit, 2301 S. Lincoln Ave., around 5 p.m. Monday. According to the report, police initially responded to a witness report of two people fighting inside of a car that had pulled off the road near the research unit. A police dog indicated the presence of drugs, and an inspection of the vehicle found a syringe filled with what appeared to be a controlled substance. The substance was then sent to a lab for further testing.
Burglary was reported on the 1400 block of Silver Street, around 7 p.m. Monday. According to the report, an unknown offender entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle and stole a wallet containing cash, one check and two credit cards.
Deceptive practice was reported on the 900 block of West Green Street, around 5 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the victim was defrauded after she never received payment for a tablet she sold online after it had shipped.
Theft was reported at Walmart, 100 S. High Cross Rd., around 3 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the offender, who had previously trespassed on the property, took 18 pieces of household wares from the victim’s business without paying.