A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen between 12:15-12:50 p.m. Monday outside the Astronomy Building, 1002 W. Green St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $350, was locked to a rack.*
A U. of I. student reported that his laptop computer had been stolen Saturday or Sunday from his apartment in the 0-100 block of East John Street, Champaign. The computer had been left near the front door, and the student later received a message from a neighbor who reported seeing someone attempting to open apartment doors. No information was provided on whether the student’s door was locked.
A U. of I. employee reported Monday that someone had damaged a university storage barn at 2306 S. Lincoln Ave, Urbana. The employee found that morning that the overhead door cables had been cut, and extension cords and a battery charger had been damaged. No repair estimate for the door was provided. The estimated cost to replace the cords and charger is $470.
Hakim H.N. Nouraoui, 24, was arrested at 11:02 p.m. Monday at his residence in the 1000 block of Kerr Avenue, Urbana, for trespassing on state-supported property and criminal damage to state-supported property. Police initially were called at 2:09 a.m. Monday by a U. of I. employee who reported that someone had discharged four fire extinguishers outside Freer Hall, 906 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. Police reviewed security camera footage and recognized Nouraoui. He previously had been issued a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property.
*Bicycle owners can reduce the risk of theft. Resources on properly locking bicycles on campus can be found on the Campus Recreation website’s Bike Parking page.
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 .