WIU Office of Public Safety Report 02/10 – 02/14/2023


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 Feb. 10, at 7:25 p.m., a University employee reported carving done on a wall in a Washington Hall stairwell. No damage estimate was available.

On Feb. 10, at 9:47 p.m., Edward Duling, 18, of 914 Thompson Hall, was arrested in Thompson Hall for theft of mislaid property under $500. He was lodged in the McDonough County Jail at 10:06 p.m. pending bond.

On Feb, 10, at 10:16 p.m., Michael Dukes, 20, of 913 Thompson Hall, was arrested in Thompson Hall on a warrant for violation of a court order. He was lodged in the McDonough County Jail at 10:53 p.m. pending bond.

On Feb. 12, at 1:19 a.m. two students in Washington Hall were judicially referred for alcohol possession. One of the students was issued an additional judicial referral for behavior.

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