Clery Law Reports

Campus Crime Reports

Office of Public Safety Report - 2019-09-13 to 2019-09-16

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 Sept. 13 at 12:45 p.m. a student reported at Mowbray Hall that earbuds, valued at $150, had been stolen from Olson Hall. The incident is under investigation.

On Sept. 15 at 12:30 a.m. the Office of Public Safety was dispatched to Thompson Hall for a report of a student who had been threatened with a weapon (air soft/BB gun). In addition, a female student reported that the offender (who is known to her) had battered her and also threatened her with the air soft/BB gun. The 17-year-old juvenile (non-student) was arrested at 1:13 a.m. by OPS and charged with aggravated domestic battery. He was transported to a juvenile detention facility in Galesburg. The juvenile has been trespassed from WIU.

On Sept. 15 at 6:34 p.m. three students in the Higgins Hall lot were judicially referred for drug paraphernalia. Karim McIntosh, 20, of 819 Thompson Hall, received a notice to appear Oct. 22 for a Macomb city ordinance violation for possession of drug paraphernalia.