The Daily Illini blotter for May 21


Criminal damage to property was reported at the 300 block of East Daniel Street around 9 p.m. on May 11. According to the report, the victim reported that her vehicle was keyed overnight. There are no suspects at this time.

Unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession/use of a weapon by a felon or driving under a revoked license was reported at a traffic stop on Neil Street and I-47 around 3 a.m. on May 11. According to the report, a traffic stop was conducted and a handgun and illegal drugs were found. Two offenders were arrested.

Battery was reported at the corner of Bradley Avenue and Hedge Road around 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday. According to the report, two women were battered by two known suspects. One cellular phone was stolen.


Nothing to report.


Aggravated discharge of a firearm was reported the 2500 block of Praire Green Drive around 10 p.m. on Wednesday. According to the report, the unknown offender(s) fired a gun several times in an apartment complex parking lot, striking the victim. The victim was transported to the hospital.

Aggravated battery was reported at the 500 block of South Vine Street around noon on Thursday. According to the report, juvenile offenders, acting together and without the authority of the law, engaged in reckless use of force by attacking the victim. The second juvenile offender battered the victim while he was on or about a public way. The first juvenile offender placed the victim in reasonable apprehension of receiving a battery.

Residential burglary was reported at the 1300 block of Laurel Drive at 1 a.m. on Saturday. According to the report, an unknown offender entered the victim’s residence and took two firearms without authority to do so. The stolen firearms were entered into leads.

Aggravated battery was reported at the 300 block of Laurel Drive around 11 p.m. on Saturday. According to the report, the arrestee and victim were involved in a dispute. The arrestee fired his handgun multiple times, striking the victim at least two times and the residence behind the victim once. The arrestee was transported to local jail and the victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

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