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Police Reports: 2017-10-13

Two female students reported a burglary at their house at midnight Oct. 9 on the 1200 block of N. Maplewood Avenue.

The students arrived home when they saw the front door was unlocked and open, so they made a report to the Bradley University Police Department. Police arrived at the scene and discovered there was no forced entry.

The students said they kept a house key hidden under a mat on the front porch of the house, and it was missing when the burglary occurred. The students reported a watch and car keys missing.

There are no suspects.


A male student fell through an unstable floor grate at 10:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Michel Student Center.

The male stepped on the grate and was scraped by the fall. The student was offered medical treatment but refused.

An order was placed to fix the grate.


Police stopped a car for not having its headlights on at 10:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the intersection of N University Street and W. Russell Street.

The police discovered the cars license plates were expired, and the driver, a nonstudent, did not have insurance. The officer smelled the odor of cannabis from the car and asked the nonstudent if he could search the car.

The male agreed, and the officer found 2.14 grams of cannabis and other drug paraphernalia in a backpack in the car. The officer confiscated the cannabis and the paraphernalia.

No charges were filed.


BUPD received a report about a nonstudent male stealing a dollar from a donation box at 12:50 p.m. Oct. 5 at Feeling Groovy in Campustown.

The owner reported to BUPD that the male came into the store, took a dollar from the donation box and left.

Two days later, the owner of the store saw the male walking on the sidewalk outside of the store and confronted the man. The owner asked for the males name and took a picture of the male. The owner then reported the male to BUPD and asked that he be banned from Campustown.

The police were unable to locate the man.

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