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The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 19

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 19

By The Daily Illini staff report

February 20, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Nothing to report. University Nothing to report. Urbana Bomb threat was reported at Dollar General, 1506 N. Cunningham Ave., around 11 a.m., Monday. According to the report, an unknown offender called Dollar General threatening to discharge a bomb located inside of the store. Fraud was reporte...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 18

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 18

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 19, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported on the 400 block of West Beardsley Avenue around 8 p.m. on Feb 5. According to the report, the victim was trying to sell a phone to the suspect. The suspect stole the phone and has not been located. Criminal damage to property was reported on the 200 block of East White Street, ...

Joining the force: Reporter rides along with Urbana officer

Joining the force: Reporter rides along with Urbana officer

By Julie Kang, Staff writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

The Urbana Police Department’s ride-along program, open to citizens and members of the University community, allows people to experience firsthand what goes on during a police officer’s shift. The events in this article took place from 9 p.m. on Wednesday to 2 a.m. on Thursday with officer Josh J...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 14

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 14

By The Daily Illini staff report

February 15, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Criminal damage to property was reported on the 300 block of East Armory Avenue around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday. According to the report, the victim’s apartment window was damaged by an unknown offender. Burglary was reported at Hyatt Place, 217 N. Neil St., around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Accordi...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 12

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 12

By The Daily Illini staff report

February 13, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Trespassing was reported at The Original Pancake House, 1909 W. Springfield Ave., at 10:30 a.m., Monday. According to the report, the suspect was previously banned from the location, yet the suspect returned to The Original Pancake House. The suspect was issued a notice to appear for trespassi...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 11

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 11

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 12, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Unlawful possession and use of a weapon by a felon were reported on Welland Place around 6:30 a.m. Friday. According to the report, the offender was arrested for possession of cannabis with an intent to deliver, aggravated resistins and unlawful possession and use of a weapon by a felon. ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 8

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 8

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 11, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported at Lover’s Playground, 33 E. Springfield Ave., around 10 a.m. on Feb. 1. According to the report, the suspect concealed an item and walked beyond all the purchase points in the store without attempting to pay for the item. Fraud was reported at Hertz, 707 N. Mattis A...

Groups aim to prevent stalking

Groups aim to prevent stalking

By Grace Maloney, Contributing writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News, State, Top Stories

This past January marked the 15th National Stalking Awareness Month. To start off the month, an Illinois law recognizing unwanted contact via social media as a form of stalking took effect on Jan. 1. “Adding that specific language to the criminal code about social media not only makes the law stronger,...

Handprint-shaped bloodstains found in Christensen’s apartment

Handprint-shaped bloodstains found in Christensen’s apartment

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 8, 2019


Filed under Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

New evidence of handprint-shaped bloodstains was found in the apartment of Brendt Christensen, alleged kidnapper and murderer of Chinese visiting scholar Yingying Zhang. Recent investigations discovered possible presence of blood in the form of handprints on Christensen’s mattress, bathroom sink...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 5

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 5

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 6, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported at Sally’s Beauty Supply, 2016 N. Prospect Ave., around 3 p.m., Saturday. According to the report, two unknown female suspects left the store without paying for four cosmetic items. Identity theft was reported on the 500 block of Creve Coeur Drive, around 3:30 p.m...

The Daily Illini Police Blotter for Feb. 4

The Daily Illini Police Blotter for Feb. 4

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 5, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Criminal damage to property was reported on the 200 block of West Columbia Avenue, around midnight on Thursday. According to the report, the victim said an unknown suspect broke two front windows of her residence. Theft of over $500 was reported at the Walmart Supercenter, 2610 N. Prospect Ave...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 1

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 1

By The Daily Illini staff report

February 4, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Trespassing was reported at Jefferson Middle School located on the 1100 block of Crescent Drive around noon Thursday. According to the report, a suspicious suspect entered the school without permission. The suspect was identified and banned from the property. Burglary was reported on the 1100 b...

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