Clery Law Reports

Campus Crime Reports

Office of Public Safety Report - 2018-10-17 to 2018-10-19

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 Oct. 17 at 4 a.m. the Office of Public Safety was dispatched to McDonough District Hospital for the report of a sexual assault. The individual reported she believed she had been sexually assaulted sometime between Oct. 13-14, but could not recall the day or time, the location (on or off campus) or other details associated with the incident. The Macomb Police Department assisted with the preliminary investigation. The incident remains under investigation.

On Oct. 17 at 9:13 a.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Westbrook House that was triggered by an aerosol can. No smoke or fire was found and no injuries were reported.

On Oct. 17 at 1:22 p.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the Simpkins Hall Auditorium that was triggered by a fog machine. No smoke or fire was found and no injuries were reported.

On Oct. 17 at 7:51 p.m. a student reported the theft of wireless earbuds, valued at $160, from Tanner Hall sometime between 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The incident is under investigation.

On Oct. 18 at 10:51 p.m. an individual in Bayliss Hall reported that he was struck by a person known to him. The incident is under investigation.