The University of Illinois Police Department has received a report that a student was sexually assaulted Sunday, September 20, at an on campus apartment in Urbana by a person known to the victim.
The following arson took place at 9:38 p.m. on Sunday, September 20, at Wardall Hall, 1010 W. Illinois St., in Urbana: The Urbana Fire Department was dispatched to a small fire on the 8th floor of the building. Someone set papers on a cork board on fire. The fire was extinguished by the time firefighters arrived. This is the second incident to occur on this floor within a week.
At 9:45 p.m. on Monday, September 14, a small fire on the 8th floor of the building was extinguished by a resident. Someone set papers in a recycling bin on fire. Investigators believe both fires were set intentionally. No one was injured in either incident.
The Champaign Police Department has informed the University of Illinois Police Department that a student was sexually assaulted around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday at a private certified housing unit by a person known to the victim.
An attempted robbery took place at 2:39 a.m. on Saturday, September 5, 2015, near the intersection of Dorner and Gregory drives in Urbana.
With classes beginning, it is important that we all take a moment to review some basic guidelines that can help protect us while we’re on campus. Given that there have been several crimes reported near campus within the past two weeks, we want you to have the information you need to take the appropriate precautions.
On Tuesday, July 7, the person who reported the crime admitted to fabricating the details of the report. No armed robbery occurred, nor was there an offender armed with a gun.
On May 14, U. of I. Police investigators arrested a 17-year-old male who, after being questioned by police, admitted that he was the third offender involved in the May 1 incident.
At 9:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1, the University of Illinois Police Department responded to an armed robbery near Lincoln Avenue Residence Hall, 1005 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.
The Champaign Police Department has informed the University of Illinois Police Department of a robbery which occurred just after 2 a.m. Monday, April 6.
The person who reported a sexual assault March 12 in the 500 block of East Green Street, Champaign, informed the Champaign Police Department on March 16 that the incident never occurred. The University of Illinois Police Department would like to remind community members of the resources available to survivors of sexual assault and reiterate its commitment to identifying and arresting perpetrators of sexual assault.
The Champaign Police Department has informed the University of Illinois Police Department that a sexual assault occurred about 12:35 a.m. Thursday, March 12, in the 500 block of East Green Street, Champaign.
The Champaign Police Department has informed the University of Illinois Police Department of an aggravated assault and possible robbery that occurred around 12 a.m. Wednesday. According to the report, a student was walking near the intersection of Fifth and Daniel streets, Champaign, when he encountered two men who asked him where he was going. When the student answered, one of the two men hit him in the mouth. The victim momentarily lost consciousness and sustained minor injuries. He later discovered his cellphone was missing.
We can report to you that police have arrested two men who will be charged with homicide: Daniel Gonzalez, 21, of Cicero, and Reginald Scott, 21, of Champaign. Neither is a current U. of I. student.
We write unfortunately to inform you of a campus tragedy, the death of Vicente Mundo, an undergraduate student from Chicago studying Statistics. All of us are deeply saddened by this news, and our thoughts are with his family and friends. We are reaching out to make sure they have the support they need following this unimaginable loss.
The University of Illinois Police Department is informing you of this missing person in hope that you might provide information that could lead to his safe return. We believe this to be an isolated event, and the situation poses no immediate threat to the safety of the general public