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University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported the following calls for the period of April 7, 2013 to April 13, 2013.

  • Traffic Stops (7) – Police issued 5 citations and 5 warnings
  • Motorist Assists (13)
  • Burglary Alarm Responses (0)
  • Code Blue Responses (0)
  • Credit Union Alarm Responses (0)
  • Fire Alarm Responses (2)
  • Other Alarm Responses (0)
  • Parking Tickets (69)
  • Agency Assists (2) – Police assisted LLCC and SCSO
  • Employee Lockout (8)
  • Student Lockout (3)

Remove Property
April 8, 2013 at 5:55 p.m. at Foxglove Court
An officer was dispatched to the above location to stand by while a former resident removed their property.

Theft $500 and Under
April 9, 2013 at 2:57 p.m. at Pennyroyal Court
An officer took a report of a theft under $500 that occurred between March 15, 2013 and March 21, 2013. A report was completed and the theft is under investigation.

Driving While License Suspended
April 9, 2012 at 10:25 p.m. at Pennyroyal Court
While on patrol, an officer stopped a subject for driving while their license was suspended after being warned several times. The subject was arrested.

Theft of Lost or Mislaid Property
April 11, 2013 at 12:39 p.m. at UHB
An officer took a report of a theft of a lost or mislaid iPad. A report was completed.

Reckless Driving
April 11, 2013 at 10:25 p.m. on University Drive
Officers were dispatched to the above location to look for a vehicle that was reported to be driving recklessly. Officers were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description given.

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle/No Registration/Traffic Sign Violations
April 13, 2013 at 12:41 p.m. on 11th Street
An officer conducted a traffic stop for a stop sign violation. The subject was cited for: Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, No Registration and a Traffic Sign Violation. The subject was arrested and taken to Sangamon County Jail. A report was completed.

Suspicious Vehicle
April 13, 2013 at 4:03 a.m. at Larkspur Court
While on patrol, officers got out with a vehicle that was running, occupied and playing loud music. The subjects were consuming alcohol inside the vehicle. The subjects were checked by officers and their alcoholic beverages were confiscated. Housing was contacted to handle the housing violations. A report was completed.

Child Abuse
April 13, 2013 at 11:59 a.m. at YMCA Soccer Fields
An officer was dispatched to the above location for a report of child abuse. The subject and child had departed prior to the officer’s arrival. A report was completed and DCFS was contacted.

Elevator Emergency
April 13, 2013 at 6:08 p.m. at PAC
The elevator emergency phone was activated at the above location. Officers were dispatched to check the elevators. The elevators were all clear.

Theft Report
April 13, 2013 at 6:17 p.m. at the PAC Teardrop
An officer took a report of a theft of a cone taken from the valet area at the above location. A report was completed.

Suspicious Vehicle
April 13, 2013 at 6:59 p.m. on West Lake Shore Drive
Officers were dispatched to the above location for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The owner of the vehicle was located nearby searching for items with a metal detector.

Suspicious Persons
April 13, 2013 at 9:02 p.m. at Sangamon Auditorium
Officers were dispatched to the above location for a report of two subjects trying to sneak onto the stage during a performance. The subjects were stopped by auditorium personnel and ran from the area prior to officers’ arrival.

Possession of Cannabis/Possession of Alcohol by a Minor
April 13, 2013 at 11:39 p.m. at FRH
Officers were dispatched to the above location for a report of a drug law violation. Two subjects were charged with Possession of Cannabis and Possession of Alcohol by a Minor. A report was completed.

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