University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Police Report

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An Urbana woman reported being battered by her sister, also of Urbana, at 1:30 a.m. March 3 after arguing with her in the 700 block of South Fifth Street, Champaign.

An Urbana man reported that he was battered by a group of men at 11:30 p.m. March 4 at a house party in the 0-100 block of Chalmers Street, Champaign. One of the men threw a bottle at the victim and cut his face.

A Champaign man reported that between Feb. 28 and March 5 someone broke the window of his car in the 300 block of East Daniel Street, Champaign, and rummaged through the interior. The damage to the car was estimated to be $400.

A Champaign man reported that between March 5-7 someone stole flowerpots and flowers from the back porch of his apartment building in the 800 block of South First Street, Champaign. The pots and flowers were valued at $300.

It was reported that between March 2-6 a temporary license plate was stolen from a vehicle in the 1200 block of West Florida Avenue, Urbana.

It was reported that a vehicle parked in the 1700 block of South First Street, Champaign, had a back window broken out and the steering column damaged between Feb. 18 and Thursday. The damage is estimated at $2,000.

A U. of I. student reported that he was the victim of fraud after receiving a text on Friday from someone claiming to be an acquaintance and asking for money. The victim sent a total of $322.33 through several electronic transactions. When he later tried to contact the person, he found his phone number had been blocked. He then contacted his acquaintance and that person said he did not send the text.

A Champaign man reported that at 7:47 p.m. Saturday at his apartment complex in the 300 block of East Greet Street, Champaign, someone followed him from the apartment gym to his door and tried to enter, then tried several other apartment doors. When police arrived, they saw a juvenile exiting an apartment carrying a beer. The juvenile claimed to be cleaning apartments, but an employee said the juvenile had been asked to leave the complex earlier. Police learned the juvenile has been at the apartment complex while intoxicated and harassing residents over the last few weeks.


Please note: Those arrested are presumed innocent until proved guilty, and formal charges may change as cases are adjudicated. For more information about the incidents listed here, please contact the U. of I. Police Department at 217-333-1216 or