Police blotter for May 27, 2014

By Daily Illini Staff Report


— Retail theft was reported at Marketplace Mall, 2000 N. Neil St., on Friday at about 3 p.m. According to the report, the female suspect entered the fitting room at Macy’s and concealed several items of merchandise. The suspect was arrested and taken to the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office.

— Mob action was reported in the 2400 block of North Neil Street on Saturday at about 2 a.m. According to the report, shots were fired but no victim or offender was located. 

— Theft of a motor vehicle was reported in the 300 block of East Clark Street on Friday at about 10 p.m. According to the report, the victim reported theft of his vehicle, which is a silver Chrysler Town & Country with an Illinois license plate number of H211553. 


— Theft was reported at the University of Illinois Arboretum, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana, on Thursday at about 10 a.m. According to the report, a University employee reported that someone had stolen several plants as well as trays of plants from a nearby greenhouse. The plants have an estimated value of $395.


— Theft, aggravated battery, domestic battery and vehicle trespass was reported in the 1700 block of East Florida Avenue on Sunday at around 8 a.m. According to the report, the offender and victim #1 were in a dating relationship. The offender battered victim #1 and stole property from him. The offender also entered victim #1’s vehicle without permission and then struck victim #2 with her vehicle. The offender was located and placed under arrest. 

Compiled by Tyler Davis