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The Daily Illini police blotter for May 1

The Daily Illini police blotter for May 1

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

May 2, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Harassment was reported on the 2000 block of Joanne Lane around 1 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the victim was receiving emails from an unknown offender claiming to belong to the Zetas drug cartel. The offender told the victim to send money or else the cartel would harm his family....

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 29

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 29

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 30, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Criminal damage to property was reported on the 1600 block of Bloomington Road around 7 p.m. Sunday. According to the report, an unknown offender smashed the front windshield of the victim’s vehicle was smashed. Theft was reported at Douglas Park, 512 E. Grove St., around 5 p.m. Sunday. Acco...

Rumors spread of multiple reports of batteries on campus

Rumors spread of multiple reports of batteries on campus

By Jose Zepeda, Assistant Daytime News Editor

April 29, 2019


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

University students were in a frenzy late Wednesday night after social media posts and messages began to spread a rumor that local gangs were beating University students with bricks. The rumors presented different scenarios for each incident. Some reports indicated beatings were reported at the Main...

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 26

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 26

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 29, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Nothing to report. University Nothing to report. Urbana Criminal damage to property was reported on the 400 block of North Vine Street around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. According to the report, two glass panes on a building were broken with rocks. Forgery was reported on the 300 block of Uni...

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 24

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 24

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

April 25, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Deceptive practices were reported on the 1400 block of Jacobs Boulevard around 1 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the victim lost $1,088 from two purchases made by an unknown offender at a Sprint store. The offender had gained access to the victim’s checking account electronically....

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...

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