WIU Office of Public Safety Report 11-19-2021

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 Nov. 17 at 6:24 p.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Knoblauch Hall. No smoke or fire were found and no injuries were reported.

On Nov. 18 at 3:13 a.m. nonstudent James Sprague, 24, of Roodhouse, was arrested for criminal damage to property in Q-Lot. He was transported to McDonough County Jail at 3:15 a.m. where he was lodged pending bond.

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