Top 5 unusual police blotters of Fall 2019

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

An arrest was made on the charges of aggravated battery of a police officer, resisting a police officer, obstructing identification and being a fugitive from justice at Grainger Engineering Library, 1301 W. Springfield Ave., around 7 p.m. Nov. 12. According to the report, library staff called the police to report that the suspect was yelling at students. When the police arrived, the suspect refused to identify themself at an officer’s request and resisted attempts by officers to detain and remove them from the library, kicking a police officer as the suspect was being handcuffed. After transporting the suspect to jail, police discovered they were wanted in Oklahoma for placing bodily fluids on a government employee and resisting arrest.

Disorderly conduct was reported at Chick-fil-A, 2301 N. Prospect Ave., around 8 a.m. Oct. 14. According to the report, over 100 stickers and duct tape were applied onto the outside of the restaurant by two unknown offenders during closed hours. It took over seven hours to remove the stickers and duct tape.

An arrest was made on the charges of aggravated battery and the possession of an in-state warrant at The Blind Pig TCo., 120 N. Walnut St., around midnight Nov. 1. According to the report, a patron who had been battered the previous week at the same location was battered again by one of the same suspects from the previous incident. The suspect was identified and arrested.

An arrest was made on the charges of domestic battery in the 4800 block of West Windsor Road around 1 a.m. Oct. 28. According to the report, the suspect got into an argument with the victim, which led to the victim being sprayed with an unknown substance. The suspect then threw boxes at the victim. The suspect was arrested.

Disorderly conduct was reported at the corner of Fletcher Street and Mumford Drive around 11 p.m. Oct. 28. According to the report, the suspect was screaming while walking alone on a sidewalk carrying two kitchen knives, disturbing the victim.

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