Clery Law Reports

Campus Crime Reports

Office of Public Safety Report - 2021-04-14 to 2021-04-16

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 April 14 at 9:33 a.m. a WIU employee reported criminal damage to government property, valued at $500, in Simpkins Hall. 

On April 14 at 8:09 p.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Thompson Hall. No smoke or fire was found and no injuries were reported.

On April 15 at 11:29 a.m. Deric Newman, 21, of 217 N. Charles Blvd, was arrested on a McDonough County warrant. He was transported to McDonough county jail at 11:56 a.m. where he was lodged pending bond. 

On April 15 at 1:30 p.m. a WIU employee reported criminal damage to government property, valued at $500, in Thompson Hall. 

On April 15 at 11:26 p.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Browne Hall. No smoke or fire was found and no injuries were reported.

On April 16 at 1:26 p.m. a student reported the theft of his wallet between 8:30 p.m. April 14 and 8 a.m. April 15. The incident is under investigation.