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Police Reports: 2017-09-08

Police located a male student after he exited a taxi without paying and used the ID of another student on the 1300 block of Fredonia Avenue.

The student was dropped off on campus by the taxi at 2:14 a.m. Sept. 2 after being picked up from a bar. Before he paid, the student got out of the taxi and ran. The taxi driver then followed the student until the student threw his credit card in the taxi.

The taxi driver called the Bradley University Police Department and turned in the students credit card. The BUPD were able to locate the male and question him.

The male admitted he used the ID of another person because he was underage.

The student was issued a citation from police.


An officer reported two intoxicated female students falling at 12:35 a.m. Sept. 2 on the 1500 block of Bradley Avenue.

Both of the female students appeared to be holding each other up when the officer saw them. The officer then witnessed the students slip on the grass and fall. When they got back up, the officer noticed one of the students was bleeding from the back of her head due to the fall.

The officer called an ambulance, and the injured female student was transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.


A canopy frame was reported stolen from the parking lot of a sorority house at 1:55 p.m. Aug. 30 on the 1400 block of W. Fredonia Avenue.

The police were contacted after a student saw the canopy frame being stolen by a non-student male on surveillance footage.

The suspect has not been found.


Seven juveniles were reported to police after they appeared to be attempting to steal a bike at 6:10 p.m. Sept. 2 at 1020 Bradley Ave.

A female student passing by noticed the juveniles and took a picture of them. The student then contacted BUPD, and was able to positively identify the juveniles from the picture. The police located the juveniles.

The juveniles were banned from campus.


Police found an underage, intoxicated male student vomiting at 12:56 a.m. Aug. 31 at 911 N. Duryea Pl.

The student had been drinking earlier that night at an unknown off-campus location before police found him. He was vomiting on the patio at Geisert Hall when officers were dispatched.

The student was transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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