University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Police Report

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A U. of I. employee reported that a university-owned cellphone had been stolen between Nov. 3-7 from Huff Hall, 1206 S. Fourth St., Champaign. The cellphone, which has an estimated value of $179, was left unattended in a classroom being used for an ongoing research project.

A U. of I. student reported that his bicycle had been stolen between 3:30-6 p.m. Nov. 13 outside the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. The bicycle, which has an estimated value of $200, was locked to a rack.*

Two U. of I. students reported that their jackets had been stolen between 12-2 a.m. Nov. 14 from a bar in the 100 block of East Green Street, Champaign. The jackets contained wallets, keys, identification cards and cash, and have a total estimated value of $640. They were left unattended in a public area of the bar.

Robert L. Decker, 24, of Philo, Illinois, was arrested at 12:25 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of East Daniel Street, Champaign, for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police initially were called by a witness who reported that Decker had threatened to harm another person. Police found Decker in the driver’s seat of his running vehicle parked on the street.

Daisha D. Wiley, 22, of Urbana, was arrested at 5:36 p.m. Sunday near Green and Wright streets, Urbana, on a Champaign County warrant for failure to appear in court. Wiley was the passenger in a vehicle that initially was stopped for having an expired registration.

A U. of I. student reported that someone had attempted to make unauthorized charges on his stolen credit cards at 1:40 a.m. Nov. 11. The student’s wallet was stolen when he misplaced it at a restaurant in the 400 block of East Green Street, Champaign, at 1 a.m. Later that night, the student was notified that several attempted transactions were declined. The stolen wallet and its contents have a total estimated value of $100.

*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