Clery Law Reports

Campus Crime Reports

Office of Public Safety Report - 2019-05-17 to 2019-05-20

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 May 17 at 10:10 a.m. a faculty member came to Mowbray Hall to report the theft of a drill, valued at $180, from a Currens Hall office. The incident is under investigation.

On May 19 at 6:56 a.m. Shelby Tharpe, 21, of 718 Olson Hall, was arrested in Olson for criminal trespass to a residence. He was transported to the McDonough County Jail at 7:03 a.m. where he was lodged pending bond.