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Campus Blotter 7/21/11

By Northern Star Staff | July 21, 2011

The following was taken directly fromthe University Police. Anyone mentioned is presumed innocent untilproved guilty in a court of law. The University Police Departmentprovides police reports on the Web at <a title="Public Safety"href="finfacil.niu.edu/PublicSafety."...

City Blotter 7/21/11

By Northern Star Staff | July 21, 2011

The following was taken directly fromarea police and fire department records, or from DeKalb Countycourt records. Anyone mentioned is presumed innocent until provedguilty in a court of law.At 3:22 a.m. July 18, DeKalb Police observed avehicle in the 100...

Campus Blotter 6/23/11

By Northern Star Staff | June 23, 2011

June 12 At 10:09 p.m. NIU Police received a report that a computer had been taken from the Holmes Student Center. An investigation is pending. June 14 At 10:34 a.m. NIU Police received a report of criminal damage to property at Founder’s Memorial Library....

City Blotter 6/23/11

By Northern Star Staff | June 23, 2011

At 7:44 p.m. Monday, DeKalb Police observed a driver who was not wearing a seat belt in the 200 block of South Pearl St. Police performed a traffic stop and found the driver, Jose Manuel Avila-Duran, 38, of DeKalb, did not have a valid driver’s license....

Campus crime blotter for March 23

By Northern Star staff | March 22, 2011

The following was taken directly from the University Police. Anyone mentioned is presumed innocent until proved guilty in a court of law. The University Police Department provides police reports on the Web at niu.edu/PublicSafety. March 12 •At 1:43...

DeKalb city crime blotter for March 23

By Northern Star staff | March 22, 2011

The following was taken directly from area police and fire department records, or from DeKalb County court records. Anyone mentioned is presumed innocent until proved guilty in a court of law. At 8:33 a.m. on Tuesday, DeKalb Police in the 1000 block of...

Police Beat | Blotter

February 16, 2011
1- DeKalb County Sheriff's Police stopped a vehicle for having no tail lights in the 500 block of east Route 38 in Malta at 11:35 p.m. Tuesday. After stopping the vehicle, police found that the driver, Frank W. Childers, 29, of Burlington, Ill., was driving under the influence. Police arrested Childers and transported him to the DeKalb County Jail. 2- Loss prevention from the Steak and Shake at 2380 Sycamore Road reported to police Tuesday they suspect an internal theft may be responsible for the loss of items valued at $700. Loss prevention stated that it is possible any employee could have committed the theft, and that they would contact police with further information. 3- A collision occurred in the 500 block of S. Seventh Street at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday. One of the drivers, Destiney M. Farmer, 16, of DeKalb, backed out of her driveway into the rear passenger side of a vehicle driven by James D. Bankston, 45, of DeKalb. Farmer said she did not observe any traffic and backed out, whereupon she collided with Bankston. Bankston said he observed Farmer backing out and repeatedly sounded his horn. Bankston then swerved to avoid a collision before Farmer struck his vehicle.

Campus crime blotter for Feb. 16

By Northern Star Staff | February 15, 2011

The following was taken directly from the University Police. Anyone mentioned is presumed innocent until proved guilty in a court of law. The University Police Department provides police reports on the Web at finfacil.niu.edu/PublicSafety. Friday •...

DeKalb crime blotter for Feb. 16

By Northern Star staff | February 15, 2011

The following was taken directly from area police and fire department records, or from DeKalb County court records. Anyone mentioned is presumed innocent until proved guilty in a court of law. At 8:43 p.m., DeKalb Police initiated a traffic stop in the...

Campus crime blotter for 11/22/10

By Northern Star Staff | November 21, 2010

The following was taken from the University Police. Anyone mentioned is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The University Police Department provides police reports on the Web at finfacil.niu.edu/PublicSafety. Aug. 17 At 12:28 p.m.,...

Bond set for NIU student charged with armed robbery

By John Bachmann | November 19, 2010

DeKALB | Bond was set for an NIU student charged with armed robbery and home invasion.Jamari Sanford, 20, of DeKalb, is being held at the DeKalb County Jail on $300,000 bond. In order to be released Sanford would have to post 10 percent, or $30,000.At...

Deandre L. Watkins

Man charged with firing shots released on bond

By Shaun Zinck | October 11, 2010

A Waukegan man, charged with firing several shots into the air in the 800 block of Regent Drive on Saturday morning, has been released on $5,000 bond.Deandre L. Watkins, 25, is charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and reckless discharge of...

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