The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 3
December 4, 2019
Theft was reported at Mach 1, 902 W. Bloomington Road, around 5 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the offender stole the victim’s wallet in the business’ gaming area after the victim dropped it while playing video slot machines.
Aggravated discharge of a firearm was reported in the 2100 block of West White Street, around noon Monday. According to the report, there were multiple shots fired in the area, leading to the interior of at least one house being damaged.
An arrest was made on the charges of resisting arrest and possession of an in-state warrant in the 1300 block of West Bradley Avenue, around 10 a.m. Monday. According to the report, the suspect fled from officers after he was identified as matching the description of an armed robbery suspect. The suspect was later arrested and transported to the Champaign County jail.
Credit card fraud was reported around 7 p.m. Monday. According to the report, an unknown offender made two unauthorized transactions on the victim’s credit card totaling $5,718.51 when the victim still had her card in her possession.
Theft was reported in the 700 block of South Gregory Street, around 4 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, a package with a retail value of $218 had been stolen from the lobby of the victim’s apartment building while the victim was away.
An arrest was made on the charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest in the 500 block of North Race Street, around 9 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the suspect and victim, who are married, engaged in a verbal argument, during which the suspect threatened to harm his wife and adult child by setting fire to their residence.
An arrest was made on the charges of improper vehicle lighting, obstructing justice, possession of controlled substances, possession of more than 10 grams of cannabis and possession of in-state warrants in the intersection of Fairview Avenue and Goodwin Avenue, around midnight Tuesday. According to the report, during a traffic stop by police for driving a vehicle with one headlight, the suspect provided a false name to avoid multiple arrest warrants out of Vermillion County. The officer conducting the stop smelled cannabis inside the vehicle and found around 10 grams of cannabis and four pills that gave a positive color reaction for ecstasy or methamphetamine.
Criminal damage to property was reported in the 1100 block of Lanore Drive, around 9 p.m. Monday. According to the report, an unknown offender broke the front window of the victim’s residence.