WIU Office of Public Safety Report 05/03 to 05/05/2023

The crime log incidents posted may not match the crime statistics as reported in the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report per the federal Clery Act, as the crime log is compiled using the Illinois Crimes Code and the crime statistics are required by law to be compiled using the Federal Uniformed Crime Reporting definitions.

According to federal law, an institution may withhold any of the required fields of entry, e.g. the nature, date, time, location and/or disposition, if any of the following conditions apply. Disclosure is prohibited: by law; would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim; would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation or the safety of an individual; would cause a suspect to flee or evade detection; or would result in the destruction of evidence.

On May 3, at 2:58 p.m., an employee reported criminal damage to his vehicle, valued at $500, that was parked in the University Union lower lot between noon-2:50 p.m. May 3. The incident is under investigation.

On May 5, at 2:28 a.m., a student reported a person criminally trespassed her property at 900 Linden Avenue. The incident is under investigation.

On May 5, at 10:38 a.m., an employee reported the theft of books and notes from his office in Stipes Hall. The incident is under investigation.

On May 5, at 2:14 p.m., OPS responded to a fire alarm in the Beu Health Center that was accidentally activated. No smoke or fire were found and no injuries were reported.

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