Police Blotter: 6/20/2011

*Champaign*

* 21-year-old male was arrested on a charge of battery at the 500 block of East Green Street just after 2 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the report, the victim was arguing with the suspect in front of One World Pizza when they began to fight. The victim was knocked to the ground and was unable to defend himself when the suspect punched him in the head.

* Aggravated battery was reported at Fifth and Green streets around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the report, the victim was hit in the head from behind, which made him fall to the ground. Several subjects hit the victim in the head and face while the victim was on the ground. The suspects left prior to police arrival and were not located.

* Burglary from a motor vehicle was reported at the 700 block of South Locust Street on Wednesday.

According to the report, an unknown suspect stole a watch, athletic equipment and books from the victim’s vehicle.

* A 21-year-old male, of Bloomington, Ill., was arrested on charges of theft, obstructing justice and an in-state warrant at IHOP, 308 E. Green St., on Friday.

According to the report, the suspect fled the restaurant without paying for his meal. He was located and arrested for theft, an outstanding warrant and resisting and obstructing an officer. He was also banned from the restaurant for life.

* A 19-year-old female was arrested on charges of theft and obstructing justice at County Market, 331 E. Stoughton St., on Thursday.

According to the report, the suspect was arrested for stealing food from the store and lying about her identity.

* A 53-year-old male was issued a trespass notice at the Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St., on Friday.

According to the report, the subject was issued a ban notice for drinking alcohol in the library.

* Criminal damage to property was reported at the 800 block of South Fourth Street on Thursday.

According to the report, an unknown subject broke the back window of the victim’s vehicle.

*Urbana*

* Theft was reported at the 500 block of South Busey Avenue on Tuesday.

According to the report, the victim had his locked bike stolen from a bike rack outside his apartment building.

* Criminal damage to property was reported at the 1200 block of South Lincoln Avenue at the Kappa Delta women’s fraternity house on June 10.

According to the report, an unknown offender pulled copper guttering off the building during an attempt to steal it.

* Theft was reported at the 100 block of South Gregory Street on Thursday.

According to the report, the victim reported that two tires from her bicycle had been stolen while it was locked to the bike rack near her apartment.

_Compiled by Brynn Twait_