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Police Reports: November 5, 2021

  • At 3 p.m. on Oct. 28 at W. St. James Avenue, an individual posing as an employer managed to trick a student into depositing money into his account. The individual sent out an email to the student posing as an employer looking to hire them. However, it was later revealed that all of the emails were fraudulent after the student deposited their money into the scammer’s account.

  • Around 6:49 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the intersection of W. Moss Avenue and N. Glenwood Avenue, a Bradley student driver collided with a university safety cruiser with no passengers. The student was making a turn on the intersection when they hit one of the safety cruisers. Both the student and the driver of the cruiser were unharmed, and only minor damage was done to both of the vehicles.

  • At 9 a.m. on Nov. 1 at a house on N. University Street, a package was delivered to the wrong house. When the student opened the package, they discovered candy, books and over $1,000. The student turned the package over to the Bradley police once they discovered the contents. It was later revealed that the sender of the package did not address the package, but only told the postal worker the address. The worker accidentally mixed up the addresses and delivered it to the neighbor’s house.

  • Around 8:20 p.m. on Nov. 2 at the Main Street Commons parking lot, a student and alumnus called the police claiming that they were suffering from an overdose. The student and alumnus thought that they had bought CBD gummies, when in reality they had accidentally bought gummies with THC, the main activator in cannabis. The student claimed that they were having trouble breathing and when the police arrived, it was evident that they were overly anxious. Both were transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center for treatment.
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