At 7:01 p.m. Sunday outside Allen Hall, 1005 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, Linda D. Barber, 43, of Urbana, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for trespassing on state-supported property. Police were called by a U. of I. employee who saw Barber on the property and was aware that she had been issued a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property.
A U. of I. student reported that his vehicle’s catalytic converter had been stolen between Friday and Sunday while it was parked in U. of I. parking lot D-9, 906 W. Illinois St., Urbana. The estimated cost to repair the vehicle is $1,800.
Steven W. Killam, 45, no address provided, was arrested at 4 p.m. Sunday at a retail store in the 600 block of East Green Street, Champaign, for disorderly conduct and threatening a public official. A store employee called police to report that Killam was damaging merchandise and made threats to harm people in the store. While being driven to jail, Killam threatened to harm a police officer.
Brian Rodriguez, 19, of Chicago, was arrested at 6 p.m. Friday and 12:40 p.m. Sunday at Leonard Hall, 1005 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana, for trespassing on state-supported property. In both instances, police were called by a U. of I. employee who was aware that Rodriguez was staying in a residence hall room after having been issued a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property.
Nicholas S. Grooms, 41, of Sullivan, Illinois, was arrested at 8:01 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Devonshire Drive, Champaign, for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police initially were called after Grooms’ vehicle struck another near St. Mary’s Road and Oak Street, Champaign. No injuries were reported.
A U. of I. student reported that his wallet had been stolen between 10 p.m. Friday and 12:30 a.m. Saturday while he was at a social gathering in the 300 block of East Green Street, Champaign. The wallet was left unattended on a table. At 12:37 a.m., the student received an alert that several unauthorized transactions had been attempted on his debit card, but all were declined.
A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen overnight Friday or Saturday from an apartment building in the 300 block of East John Street, Champaign. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $450, was locked to a handrail.*
It was reported that a U. of I. student was the victim of a sexual abuse incident at 3 a.m. Saturday at an off-campus apartment. The offender is a person known to the student.
A U. of I. employee reported that university-owned T-shirts had been stolen between Aug. 29 and Friday from Gies College of Business, 515 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign. The T-shirts, which have an estimated value of $500, were being stored in a public hallway.
Anthony V. Decker, 39, of Sadorus, Illinois, was arrested at 7:01 a.m. Friday near Fourth Street and St. Mary’s Road, Champaign, for trespassing on state-supported property and on two Champaign County warrants for failure to appear in court. Police initially stopped Decker because an officer saw him walking with a compound bow and arrows. He previously had been issued a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property.
U. of I. students Hao Jia and Xiang He, both 24, of Urbana, were arrested at 4 p.m. Friday outside the Speech and Hearing Sciences building, 901 S. Sixth St., Champaign, for domestic battery. Police initially were called by a U. of I. employee who saw Hao and He engaged in a physical altercation. Both Hao and He struck each other.
A U. of I. student reported that a package had been stolen Oct. 31 after it was delivered to the mail area of Sherman Hall, 909 S. Fifth St., Champaign. The package has a retail value of $220.
A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen between Oct. 16-20 from the Material Sciences and Engineering Building, 1304 W. Green St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $800, was locked to a rack.*
A U. of I. student reported that someone had stolen items from her apartment between 2 p.m. Tuesday and 12:08 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of South Fifth Street, Champaign. The front door was locked, but a window was left slightly open. The window was fully open when the student returned home. The total estimated value of the stolen items is $500.
A U of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen overnight Oct. 22-23 from his apartment in the 500 block of South Second Street, Champaign. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $400, was locked to a rack.*
*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.
There will be no police report on Tuesday, Nov. 8, because of the state holiday.
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 .