The Daily Illini police blotter for May 16

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The Daily Illini police blotter for May 16

Champaign

Identity theft was reported in the 200 block of East Springfield Avenue around 4 p.m. Saturday. According to the report, unauthorized accounts were opened in the victim’s name.

Deceptive practices and forgery were reported in the 100 block of West Church Street around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the offender withdrew $8,000 from the victim’s account.

Deceptive practices was reported in the 100 block of East Green Street around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the victim got a call from the offenders who pretended to be from the Department of Homeland Security. The victim paid the offenders to prevent being deported; however, it was a scam.

University

An arrest was made on the charges of driving under the influence of alcohol in the 0-100 block of East Armory Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. According to the report, the suspect was found unconscious behind the wheel of a running vehicle.

Theft was reported at the North Campus Parking Deck, 1201 W. University Ave., sometime between Monday and Tuesday. According to the report, the victim’s bicycle was locked to a rack and later stolen. The bike had an estimated value of $100.  

Criminal damage to property was reported at parking lot B-1, 1205 W. Springfield Ave., sometime between 5 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday. According to the report, the victim’s vehicle was damaged with a key. The estimated cost to repair this damage is $2,000.

Urbana

Criminal damage to property was reported in the 1300 block of Brookstone Court around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, four of the victim’s flower pots were destroyed.

Residential burglary and criminal damage to property were reported in the 800 block of Oakland Avenue around midnight Wednesday. According to the report, the offenders entered the victim’s apartment through an unlocked window and stole two pieces of electronic equipment. The offenders also damaged all four tires of the victim’s vehicle.

Home invasion was reported in the 1300 block of North Lincoln Avenue around 3 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the victim reported the offender kicked in his door while he was at work and was still in the residence when the victim returned from work in the morning. The victim was knocked unconscious, but no items were taken.  

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