WIU Office of Public Safety Report 11/14 to 11/16/2022

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 Nov. 14, at 6:41 p.m., OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Washington Hall. The alarm was activated by a cooking mishap and no injuries were reported.

On Nov. 15, at 2:50 p.m., a University employee in Seal Hall reported two coin holders missing from a washing machines in Thompson Hall. Each coin holder was valued at $50 and an unknown number of coins was taken from inside each. The incident is under investigation.

On Nov. 15, at 6:48 p.m., OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Thompson Hall. The alarm was activated by a cooking mishap and no injuries were reported.

On Nov. 15, at 9:35 p.m., OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Corbin/Olson. The alarm was activated by a damaged fire alarm pull station and no injuries were reported.

On Nov. 15, at 10:02 p.m., Molly Borth, 21, of 900 Linden Lane, was arrested in Tillman Hall on a warrant for failure to appear in court. She was released after posting $500 bond.

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