Ongoing Shooting Investigation Leads to Drug Arrest

On July 9, 2013 at approximately 10:23 AM Champaign Police arrested Kentrell L. McFarland (20) of 608 E. Vine, Champaign. McFarland was arrested in the 600 block of W. Kilarny in Urbana. Champaign Police Detectives were continuing their investigation into the recent shootings, and were attempting to locate an individual when they observed McFarland involved in an apparent drug transaction. During this investigation, McFarland was found in possession of approximately 48 grams of suspected heroin.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Champaign Police at 217-351-4545 or callers can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477 (TIPS). Tips can also be submitted through www.373tips.com or text by sending CCTIP plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES).