Clery Law Reports

Campus Crime Reports

Office of Public Safety Report - 2020-09-14 to 2020-09-16

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 Sept. 14 at 1:42 p.m. a University employee reported graffiti sprayed on a storage container outside the University Union. Damage was estimated at $100 and the incident is under investigation.

On Sept. 15 at 9:02 p.m. a student in the Browne Hall parking lot reported being threatened by a male student known to her. The incident is under investigation.

On Sept. 15 at 10:34 p.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Thompson Hall. No smoke or fire were found.

On Sept. 15 at 10:38 p.m. OPS responded to a report of a student who had been shot inside Thompson Hall. Police have identified the suspect as freshman Kavion Poplous, 18. He is considered armed and dangerous. A search for the suspect is underway. Individuals with information should call 9-1-1 immediately or contact Macomb Area Crimestoppers (800) 222-TIPS or (309) 836-2222 or https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=686# .