• River Flood Warning - Click for Details
    Effective: June 24, 2024 @ 4:36pm
    Expires: June 28, 2024 @ 3:00am
    WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.
    WHERE...Rock River near Joslin.
    WHEN...From Monday afternoon to early Friday morning.
    IMPACTS...At 12.5 feet, Water affects some summer cottages along the river.
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:45 PM CDT Sunday the stage was 10.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow afternoon to a crest of 12.8 feet Tuesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage Thursday evening. - Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
    Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. The next statement will be issued by Monday evening at 845 PM CDT.

WIU Office of Public Safety Report 04/14 to 04/17/2023


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 April 12, at 6:27 p.m., Almarion Bell, 19, of 812 Lincoln Hall, was arrested on Western Avenue on a McDonough County warrant for an FTA body attachment. He was transported to the McDonough County Jail at 6:28 p.m. where he was lodged pending bond.

On April 12 at 6:43 p.m. Steffan Garret, 21, of Fall Creek, WI, was arrested at the McDonough County Jail for a McDonough County warrant for failure to appear.

On April 14, at 10:26 p.m., OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the Westbrook House on Westbrook Circle. The alarm was activated by smoke from a hair iron and no injuries were reported.

On April 16, at 2:54 a.m., a student in L Lot was judicially referred for cannabis possession.

On April 16, at 8:56 p.m., OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Thompson Hall. The alarm was activated by a cooking mishap and no injuries were reported.

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