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The Daily Illini police blotter for April 23

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 23

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 24, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Robbery and aggravated battery were reported on the 1200 block of North Market Street around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, the victim was knocked unconscious in a parking lot. A cell phone and currency were reported stolen. Credit card fraud was reported on the 700 block of Newt...

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 22

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 22

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 23, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Aggravated discharge of a firearm was reported on the 2900 block of Maplewood Drive, around 11 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, officers responded to a call of shots fired. Upon arrival at the scene, officers reported property damage, but no injuries. Domestic battery was reported o...

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 19

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 19

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 22, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported at March 1, 902 W. Bloomington Road around 1 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, two offenders pumped $120.78 worth of gas on two separate occasions without paying. Trespassing was reported on the 2200 block of Scottsdale Drive around 5 p.m. Thursday. According to the report...

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 18

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 18

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 19, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported on the 300 block of East Clark Street, around 12 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the victim had her collectible bicycle stolen.  Theft was reported at Hertz, 707 N. Mattis Ave., around 1 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the offender rented a car using a fraudulent check....

Suburban Express allegedly violates recent consent decree

Suburban Express allegedly violates recent consent decree

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 18, 2019


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

After reaching a consent decree last week with the state attorney general, Suburban Express has been found in contempt of this agreement after the company reportedly resorted to harassment and failed to uphold the regulations the agreement required, according to a document published by the office of the ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 17

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 17

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 18, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Burglary was reported on the 1600 block of English Oak Drive around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, an unknown offender stole electrical equipment from a construction site. Aggravated discharge of a firearm was reported on the 600 block of East Bradley Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Tu...

The Daily Illini Police Blotter for April 16

The Daily Illini Police Blotter for April 16

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 17, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign 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 offende...

Christensen attorneys reveal more details on Zhang’s kidnapping

Christensen attorneys reveal more details on Zhang’s kidnapping

By Jose Zepeda, Assistant Daytime News Editor

April 16, 2019


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

Brendt Christensen, alleged kidnapper and killer of visiting Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang, visited the Counseling Center three months prior to Zhang’s kidnapping, according to court documents. Christensen told counselors he was having suicidal and homicidal thoughts in March 2017. He was abusing alcohol and prescrip...

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 15

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 15

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 16, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Possession of a controlled substance was reported on the intersection of Country Fair and Springfield Avenue, around 11 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, the offender was arrested after an officer conducting a traffic stop found oxycodone pills in his vehicle. Theft was reported at ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 12

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 12

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 15, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported at Illini Pantry, 606 S. Sixth St., around 8 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the business had a bottle of cannabidiol nuggets stolen by an unknown offender. Forgery and attempted burglary was reported on the 100 block of West University Avenue around 4 p.m. Wednesday...

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 11

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 11

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 12, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported on the 200 block of Kenwood Road, around 8 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the victim had his cell phone taken from his apartment while  incarcerated. University Nothing to report. Urbana Theft was reported on the 100 block of South Color Avenue around 1 p...

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 9

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 9

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 10, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Identity theft was reported on the 1300 block of Mariner Way around 5 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the victim’s sister unlawfully used the victim’s identification. Theft was reported at Walmart, 2610 N. Prospect Ave., around 2 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the offend...

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