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University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of August 26 to September 10.

  • Traffic Stops (30)- Of the 20 stops, police issued 7 citations and 24 written warnings.
  • Motorist Assists (52)
  • Fire Alarm Responses (2)
  • Parking Tickets (182)
  • Employee Lockout (22)
  • Student Lockout (6)

Domestic Disturbance

9/10/12 at 4:09 p.m. in Bluebell Court

Officers responded to a call concerning two residents having a verbal altercation at the above location. A report was completed.

Patrol Investigation

9/8/12 at 9:47 p.m. in Sunflower Court

While on patrol, an officer noted a car with its trunk open. Made contact with the owner. Vehicle is secure.

Disorderly Conduct

9/8/12 at 3:19 a.m. in Marigold Court

A subject threw a rock at a window and it broke. A report was written.

Medical Report

9/7/12 at 11:48 p.m. in Founders Grill

An employee fell while cleaning. C-med not needed. A report was written.

Check on Welfare

9/7/12 at 9:09 p.m. in Pennyroyal

A subject reported that her roommate was an hour and a half late in getting back to their apartment and she was concerned. The roommate was located. Contact was made.


9/7/12 at 2:39 p.m. in Lincoln Residence Hall

A complainant reported that a subject had been texting them and had followed the complainant to LRH. The subject was not located. A report was written.

Patrol Investigation

9/6/12 at 12:45 p.m. in Marigold Parking Lot

While on patrol, an officer noticed a container sitting behind a vehicle in the parking lot of 21-24 Marigold. Housing was notified.

Suspicious Person

9/5/12 at 1:30 p.m. in B lot

Grounds crew reported to an officer that he had seen a suspicious person attempting to gain entry into the YMCA concessions. Once the person was spotted, he hid behind a tree. The individual was last seen running towards B lot. The suspicious person was not found. The officer resumed patrol.


Suspicious Person

9/3/12 at 3:04 a.m. on 11th and Hemmingway

An officer spotted two subjects pushing a shopping cart full of groceries near the above location. The officer informed the subjects not to push shopping carts from nearby stores to campus again. The subjects stated they would comply. The officer resumed their patrol.

Check on Welfare

9/2/12 at 10:09 p.m. in PAC

While on patrol, officers responded to a call concerning a possible suicidal subject at the above location. After speaking with the officers, the subject was a transported to a local hospital via ambulance. A report was completed.

Emergency Call Investigation

9/1/12 at 11:14 a.m.

SPD advised they received a 911 hang-up. Area was checked- no activity.

Check on Welfare

8/31/12 at 1:43 a.m. in LRH

A subject missed the bus and was stranded at LRH. Transportation arrangements were made to get the subject to his residence.

Traffic Stop

8/30/12 at 8:34 p.m. on Farnham at Lindsay

While conducting a traffic stop, a computer check of the driver revealed a valid warrant. Arrest was made.


8/29/12 at 4:58 p.m. between LRH and FRH

A subject was hyperventilating between LRH and FRH. SFD administered oxygen and the subject was escorted back to her apartment. A report was written.

Lost/Stolen Property

8/28/12 at 7:41 p.m.

A subject reported his wallet was lost/stolen at an unknown time/place on 8/28/12. A report was taken.