University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Police Report

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Oluwadara O. Owoeye, 25, of Urbana, was arrested at 2:20 p.m. Monday at Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, 205 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, for disorderly conduct and trespassing on state-supported property. Police initially were called by building staff who reported that Owoeye was acting aggressively toward employees and shouting racial slurs. Owoeye previously had been issued a no-trespassing notice for all U. of I. property.

At 11:36 a.m. Sunday at TownePlace Suites by Marriott, 603 S. Sixth St., Champaign, Brenda K. Persico, 30, of Homer, Illinois, was issued a state of Illinois notice to appear in court for identity theft. Persico reportedly used another person’s rewards points without permission to book a hotel room for three nights. The reservation has a value of $807.

A U. of I. student reported Friday that he was the victim of a battery Feb. 7 while attempting to enter the Illinois Street Residence Halls dining hall, 1010 W. Illinois St., Urbana, without paying. The student reported that a dining hall employee grasped his arm too strongly when the student attempted to pass the check-in register.


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