Police Beat 10/23/2019


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University of Illinois Springfield Police Department reported responding to the following incidents for the period of Oct. 13th to Oct. 21st

Accident-Property Damage

10/17/2019 5:34 p.m. at Edgar Lee Master Dr/University Dr

An officer was dispatched to the above location for a vehicle hitting the bridge railing, the vehicle had sustained damage in the incident. The vehicle was towed out of its position.

Abandoned Vehicle

10/19/2019 11:07 a.m. at Parking Lot D

While on patrol an officer observed a vehicle that appeared to be abandoned. After investigation, the officer determined it necessary to submit a notice of abandonment.


10/21/2019 12:11 a.m. at Toronto Rd/Shepherd Rd

An officer conducted a traffic stop at the above location. The officer discovered the driver to be intoxicated. The subject was arrested and remanded to the Sangamon County Jail. A report was completed.

Accident-Property Damage

10/14/2019 at Foxglove Court

An officer was dispatched to the above location to take a report for a vehicle that was damaged due to windy conditions.


Totals from Oct. 3 to Oct. 21:

Traffic Stops: 19

  • Citations: 5
  • Warnings: 14

Motorist Assists: 6

Fire Alarm Responses: 5

Parking Tickets: 2

Agency Assists: 5

  • Agencies Assisted – Springfield Police Department (3),  Sangamon County (1), Lincoln Land Police Department (1)

Lockouts: 9