WIU Office of Public Safety Report 06/14 to 06/16/2023


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 June 14 at 3:26 p.m. a WIU employee reported criminal damage to government property, valued at $500, at the physical plant. The incident is under investigation.

On June 15 at 5:35 p.m. Markell Horsford, 19, of Chicago, was arrested in the 900 block of West Murray Street on a McDonough County warrant for failure to appear in court. He was transported to the McDonough County Jail at 5:38 p.m. where he was lodged pending bond.

On June 16 at 4:06 p.m., a WIU employee reported criminal damage to government property at Thompson Hall. Damage reported between the 10th and 11th floors was valued at $800, and damage reported on the 19th floor was valued at $500. The incident is under investigation.

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