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Police Reports: January 27, 2023

  • At 7:46 p.m. on Jan. 19 in Geisert Hall, four unknown individuals entered the dorm building behind a student and began repeatedly knocking on residents doors. When confronted by the floor’s resident advisor, the individuals said they were filming a prank for their YouTube channel and that they weren’t Bradley students. The RA then asked them to delete the videos. They refused and left shortly afterwards.
  • At 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 21 in Williams Hall, an unknown individual entered an unlocked dorm room and began to climb up the bed’s ladder and under the covers. The student sleeping in the bed yelled at the individual to leave and they appeared disoriented and were mumbling about Crusens Bar. The individual climbed down the ladder, attempted to put on the student’s pants and attempted to steal their pencil bag and keys. They finally walked out of the dorm, but not before stealing the student’s shoes that were found missing later that day.
  • Around 8:51 p.m. on Jan. 23 in Geisert Hall, four Bradley students were stuck in an elevator on the ground floor for 35 minutes. Facility employees attempted to reset and open the elevator but were unsuccessful. Peoria Fire Department was called and the doors were opened with no injury to the students.
  • Around 3:26 a.m. on Jan. 7 in the St. Mark Catholic Church parking lot, a suspect was pulling on the car door handles of multiple cars. When approached by BUPD, the suspect fled. They were cornered by Peoria Police in front of the Caterpillar Global Communications Center and became combative during attempts at detainment. The suspect was yelling racial slurs and hitting the officers trying to cuff them, before being physically restrained and taken to UnityPoint Health – Methodist Hospital. The suspect refused treatment and was sent to the Peoria County Jail.
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