Police Reports

At 4:24 p.m. Nov. 22, police were called after residents in the 800 block of Duryea Place witnessed two males asking students for money.
 
Police were called again when the two men entered the lobby of Wyckoff Hall.
 
Officers responded immediately and they observed the two men talking to a student, who seemed disturbed.
 
Both men told police they were asking for money for a bus ticket.
 
Both were taken into custody and searched. Police found a hypodermic needle and a small bag of pills, which were later identified as a muscle relaxant, on one of the men.
 
Both were arrested, transported to Peoria County Jail and banned from university property.

At 6:04 a.m. Nov. 23, police were called to the intersection of Main and University streets on the complaint of a robbery.
 
The victim had taken money out of the ATM at the intersection, and while she was walking back to campus, a truck stopped and an unknown male got out and stole her purse.
 
The victim did not see the license plate. The case is being investigated.

At 12:30 a.m. Monday, officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of St. James Street in reference to a male urinating in a hallway.
 
When officers arrived, they found the male in his apartment, and they told him to remain in the apartment for the night.
 
Police were dispatched two more times to the address. The third time police were called it was because the male allegedly tried to break in to a neighbor’s apartment.
 
Officers then called paramedics and the man was transported to Methodist Medical Center.
 
The man was issued tickets for public indecency and disorderly conduct.

At 3:00 p.m. Nov. 20, officers were dispatched to a university office after an unknown person removed $90 from a lock box in a receptionist’s desk.
 
There was no forced entry to the office, desk or lock box.

All reports are according to University Police.