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 Aug. 13 at 10:07 p.m. the Macomb Fire Department was called to Olson Hall after a smoke detector alarm was activated in the second floor laundry room. It was determined that someone had deployed a fire extinguisher, which caused the alarm to go off. No smoke or fire were present, and no injuries were reported. The incident is under investigation.