WIU Office of Public Safety Report 10/18 to 10/20/2023

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 Oct. 18 at 7:46 p.m. non-student, Leslie Cruz, 24, of 235 W. Carroll Street, was issued a notice to appear on Nov. 13 for driving with a suspended license on W. University Drive. She was transported to the McDonough County Jail at 8:04 p.m. where she was processed and released.

On Oct. 19 at 5:42 one student was judicially referred for cannabis in Corbin Hall.

On Oct. 20 at 12:07 a.m. Jacob Tatum, 19, of 616 Olson Hall was arrested during a traffic stop on W. University Drive for an active McDonough County warrant. At 1:10 a.m. he was transported to McDonough County Jail, pending bond.

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