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Police Reports: February 17, 2023

  • At 8:20 p.m. on Feb. 8 on the 1200 block of N. Underhill Street, a non-Bradley-affiliated individual was parked in their driveway when an unknown suspect approached the vehicle, held the driver at gunpoint and made them exit their vehicle. The suspect took the vehicle and drove off. The vehicle has since been recovered at UnityPoint Health – Methodist Hospital by the Peoria Police Department. No injuries occurred and the suspect was brought into custody at 3 p.m. on Feb. 16.                                                                                                                                        
  • At 8:20 p.m. on Feb. 10 on the 1000 block of W. Saint James Street, a non-Bradley-affiliated suspect was on their phone and driving off of W. Windom Street when they drove through a fence and into a parking lot. After crashing through the fence, the suspect drove off. On the morning of Feb. 11, BUPD was able to identify and locate the vehicle after watching video footage of the car stopping at the Shell gas station on W. Main Street. The car was towed and impounded and the suspect was arrested for failure to reduce speed before an accident, improper use of an electronic communication device, failure to give info after striking other property, failure to report an accident to police authority and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. The suspect was released and given a notice to appear in court. This incident was not reported until Feb. 11.                                                                                                                                     
  • At around 2 a.m. on Feb. 10 in Wyckoff Hall, a student reported that another student kept knocking on their door during late hours of the night and disturbing their sleep. The resident stated that the two were in some sort of relationship. When police talked to the suspect, they denied it was them and said they hadn’t been anywhere near the floor the resident was staying in. This incident had been occurring since Feb. 3.                                                                      
  • At around 11:43 p.m. on Feb. 13 at Express Liquors, a non-Bradley-affiliated suspect was loitering in the shop and got into a verbal altercation with a worker upon confrontation. The worker had previously pepper-sprayed the suspect during an incident, and when they threatened to do it again, the suspect pulled a handgun out and pointed it at the worker. The suspect then left and the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office was called. The suspect has not been located.
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