WIU Office of Public Safety Report 08/31 to 09/02/2022

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. 29 at 10:44 p.m. a University employee reported the theft of a University-owned computer, valued at $400, from a Thompson Hall computer lab. The incident is under investigation.

On Aug. 31 at 7:13 p.m. Chauncey Hicks, 20, of 516 Washington Hall, was arrested on an active McDonough County warrant for failure to appear. He was transported to the McDonough County Jail at 7:18 p.m. where he was lodged pending bond.

On Sept. 1, at 1:45 p.m., Jamya Brown, 20, of 736 Olson Hall, was arrested outside Washington Hall for Domestic Battery. She was lodged in the McDonough County Jail at 2:24 p.m. pending bond.

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