• Officers received a report from a male student at 8:21 p.m. April 23 that two males were attempting to gain entry to the St. James Apartment Complex between 8:15 p.m. and 8:20 p.m. without a Bradley ID.
The male student told officers the males claimed they had lost their swipe cards and were asking to get into the building, but he had denied them entry.
Officers located the two males, who were identified as non-students and as employees of Apollo Marketing, Inc., in the 800 block of Frink Street. They admitted to being part of a larger group canvasing the area for sales, and one of them said they did not have a permit from the city or permission from Bradley to sell.
The two non-student males were given warnings and released.
Immediately following, the officers were flagged down by a female student who said she was approached by two non-student females selling magazines in a parking lot north of 1011 St. James Street. She said they convinced her to withdraw money from an ATM and place an order.
While one officer interviewed the female student, another officer was called to a residence located in the 900 block of Cooper Street about a report from a second female student who said a non-student male was selling magazines and attempted to gain entry to her residence.
That officer located the described non-student male, a different seller than the two previous males, who was chasing after a car traveling south on Western Avenue.
The officer stopped the vehicle, and found the original two non-student males and the two non-student females inside.
Extra officers arrived to the scene, and it was determined there were four additional student victims that had purchased magazines. The seven student victims were contacted and they told officers they wanted their orders cancelled and money refunded.
The student victims’ money was returned and all receipts for sales in Peoria limits were confiscated for evidence.
All five non-student sellers were issued citations for peddling without a license, and one of the males was issued three Illinois vehicle code citations.
• Officers responded to a report about a male student walking into a vacant house at 5:25 a.m. April 28 in the 1000 block of N. University Street.
The student kicked in a window on the front door of a vacant house located next door to his residence, but realized he was at the wrong address.
When officers arrived, the male smelled like alcohol and had glassy eyes. He also had a large wound on his right leg.
The student was transported to OSF by ambulance for further treatment.
• Officers received a report from a male student about a stolen American flag at 3:24 p.m. April 25 at Williams Hall.
The student said an unknown person stole the American flag he had outside of the door to his room between 2:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
There are no suspects at this time.
• An officer was dispatched to Olin Hall due to a report of a door alarm sounding at 4:34 p.m. April 25.
When the officer arrived, a male faculty member had parts of the alarm in his hand and said he was trying to repair the alarm because it was going off.
The faculty member was told not to do this in the future, and an operating engineer was called to repair the alarm.
• An officer observed a vehicle fail to signal a turn at the corner of N. Duryea Place and W. St. James Street at 2:58 a.m. April 26.
The driver, a female non-student, submitted to a breathalyzer test, which registered a .176. The two passengers, both female juvenile non-students, also submitted to breathalyzer tests, which registered .086 and .078 respectively.
The driver was issued citations for driving with a suspended license, failure to signal a turn, no proof of insurance and possession and consumption of alcohol by an underage person.
The passengers were transported to OSF by ambulance. The adults in the vehicle contacted a friend for a ride home.
The vehicle was towed, and the registered owner was unable to be contacted.
• Officers received a report about a stolen wallet at 5:10 p.m. April 23.
A male student said he was at Markin Recreational Center and set his wallet on the floor while he played a game of basketball between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. April 20. When he returned to the spot he had set his wallet, it was gone.
There are no suspects at this time.