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  • Monday, November 20, 2017

    A U. of I. student reported that someone had thrown a rock through a window at 1:17 a.m. Friday at Sherman Hall, 909 S. Fifth St., Champaign. The estimated cost to replace the window is $2,000.

    Jan L. Hambleton, 46, of Champaign, was arrested at 4:12 p.m. Friday near Wright and Green streets, Urbana, for driving under the influence of alcohol and driving an uninsured vehicle. Hambleton’s vehicle initially was stopped because she was driving in an area marked for buses only.

    At 10:30 p.m. Saturday at his residence in the 1100 block of West Main Street, Urbana, Terrell M. Hill, 22, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for theft. Hill was identified as the person who stole a $450 bicycle at 9:49 p.m. Saturday from a rack near the Electrical and Computer Engineering building, 306 N. Wright St., Urbana.

    A U. of I. student reported that someone had entered his apartment without his permission at 6 a.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of South Orchard Street, Urbana. The apartment was locked, and nothing was taken.

    A U. of I. graduate student reported that he had received at least three threatening emails Nov. 18 from different people.

  • Friday, November 17, 2017

    A U. of I. employee reported that she had received three alarming phone calls from an unknown person around 11:25 a.m. Thursday at her office.

    At 10:25 p.m. Thursday at the U. of I. Public Safety Building, 1110 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, Huy H. Nguyen, 24, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for possession of a controlled substance. Public safety staff found cocaine in Nguyen’s wallet, which he had lost and another person had brought to the Public Safety Building to have it returned to him.

    U. of I. student Ana M. Torres Nunez, 21, of Champaign, was arrested at 3:10 a.m. Friday at Carle Foundation Hospital, 611 W. Park St., Urbana, for driving under the influence of alcohol. Torres Nunez’s vehicle initially was stopped near Springfield Avenue and Water Street, Champaign, because she was drifting in and out of the lane. During a field sobriety test, Torres Nunez asked to be brought to the hospital.

    At 3:25 p.m. Thursday at the U. of I. Public Safety Building, U. of I. graduate student Tariq D. Khan, 39, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for criminal damage to property. It was reported that Khan forcibly took a cellphone from another student around 1:36 p.m. during a confrontation near Green and Wright streets, Urbana, and threw it on the sidewalk. The cellphone has an estimated value of $700.

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017

    At 4:07 p.m. Wednesday at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, U. of I. student Apoorva Gupta, 21, of Champaign, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for retail theft. Store security personnel called police after seeing Gupta attempt to leave the store without paying for two textbooks with a total retail value of $13.75.

  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    Nothing to report.

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    At 5:22 p.m. Monday, a U. of I. student reported that she had noticed three fraudulent transactions on her bank account, one of which had been processed.

    A U. of I. employee reported that her vehicle had been damaged between 8 a.m. and 4:40 p.m. Friday at U. of I. parking lot C-16, 411 E. Daniel St., Champaign. An estimated cost to repair the damage was not available.

  • Monday, November 13, 2017

    Tiffany M. Brookins, 41, of Terre Haute, Indiana, was arrested at 1:34 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Stadium, 1402 S. First St., Champaign, for trespassing on state-supported land and resisting a police officer. Brookins disobeyed stadium rules and refused to leave when ordered to do so by a police officer. Brookins attempted to pull away from an officer as she was escorted from the stadium.

    At 4:30 p.m. Saturday at her place of employment in the 1300 block of South Neil Street, Champaign, Sharice L. Williams, 28, of Urbana, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for criminal damage to property. On Nov. 6, it was reported that Williams had broken an apartment window and damaged a vehicle at the Ashton Woods apartment complex in the 2300 block of South First Street, Champaign. The estimated cost to repair the damage to the vehicle is $2,900.

    A woman reported that her cellphone had been stolen around 11 a.m. Nov. 3 at the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. The cellphone, which has an estimated value of $600, was left unattended in the food court area.

    Marcadell P. Washington, 21, of Urbana, was arrested at 2:33 a.m. Friday near Fourth and Daniel streets, Champaign, for battery. Police initially were called by Student Patrol officers who witnessed a fight at U. of I. parking garage C-10, 812 S. Fifth St., Champaign, and Washington was identified as the aggressor.

  • Friday, November 10, 2017

    A man reported his sideview mirror was damaged at 12:04 a.m. Thursday in U. of I. parking lot E-14, 1625 S. First St., Champaign. The estimated cost to repair the damage is $395.

    A U. of I. student reported his backpack had been stolen between 5:15-5:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Illinois Street Residence Halls dining facility, 918 W. Illinois St., Urbana. The backpack and its contents, which have an estimated value of about $168, were left unattended.

  • Thursday, November 9, 2017

    Anne T. Elias, 37, of Streator, Illinois, was arrested at 9:31 p.m. Wednesday at State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., Champaign, for trespassing on state-supported property and resisting a police officer. Elias refused to leave a concert when told to do so by State Farm Center security and police officers. She then resisted officers’ attempts to escort her from the property.

    A U. of I. employee reported that several flags and associated equipment had been stolen between Monday and Wednesday from the Armory, 505 E. Armory Ave., Champaign. The flags and equipment, which have a total estimated value of $2,000, were in a locked storage room.

  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    A U. of I. student reported that cash had been stolen from her wallet between noon and 3 p.m. Tuesday at Grainger Engineering Library, 1301 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana. The wallet was left unattended in a public study area.

    A U. of I. employee reported that a $215 water cooler had been stolen between Sunday and Tuesday from a hallway at Smith Memorial Hall, 805 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana.

    A U. of I student reported that four posters had been damaged or defaced over the past two or three weeks in a hallway at Babcock Hall, 1002 College Court, Urbana. The estimated value of the posters is minimal.

    At 3:30 p.m. Monday at the U. of I. Public Safety Building, 1110 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, U. of I. students Jacob R. Bassler and Nicholas R. Gustafson, both 18, of Champaign, were issued state of Illinois notices to appear in court for criminal damage to property at a place of worship and theft. Bassler and Gustafson were identified as the people in an Oct. 27 security video from the Chabad Center for Jewish Life, 509 S. Fourth St., Champaign, stealing a branch off a menorah in the front lawn. The two reportedly also stole a $127.58 shopping cart from a nearby grocery store.

    A U. of I. student reported that another student had engaged her in a physical confrontation around 1 a.m. Sunday at Trelease Hall, 901 College Court, Urbana. No serious injuries were reported.

    At 8:03 p.m. Tuesday at the Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign, U. of I. students Joseph V. Montemayor and Hannah M. Wiesnoski, both 18, of Champaign, were issued state of Illinois notices to appear in court for retail theft. Store security personnel called police after seeing the two attempt to leave the store without paying for office supplies with a total retail value of $27.42.

  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    A U. of I. student reported that her backpack had been stolen between 5:30-5:50 p.m. Monday at Campus Recreation Center East, 1102 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana. The backpack and its contents, which have an estimated value of $100, were left unattended in a workout area.

    A U. of I. student reported that her vehicle tire had been slashed between 6:40-9 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle was parked in the 1000 block of College Court, Urbana, and the estimated cost to replace the tire is $81.