Category: Police Department Press Releases

Shooting Investigation (Update) – (N. Sixth Street/E. Bradley Avenue)

Champaign – The investigation into a shooting that occurred today at 1:20 AM near N. Sixth Street and Bradley Avenue is underway. Since the shooting, the Multi-Jurisdictional Investigative Team has processed the scene for evidence and begun to interview witnesses. Preliminary information indicates the following: The officers’ squad car videos were reviewed. The videos show a Champaign […]

Shooting Investigation – (N. Sixth Street/E. Bradley Avenue)

Champaign – A Multi-Jurisdictional Investigative Team is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred this morning near the intersection of N. Sixth Street and Bradley Avenue. At 1:20 AM, Champaign Police officers initiated a traffic stop in the area. Preliminary information indicates that during the course of the traffic stop, the driver produced a gun, […]

Police Investigate Shooting (1200 Block Carver Drive)

On Sunday, July 28, 2013 at approximately 2:27 PM, Champaign Police Officers received a report of a shooting in the 1200 block of Carver Drive. Based on the information provided by witnesses, and an investigation by detectives, police have obtained arrest warrants for two (2) suspects. The warrants issued were for Anton M. Clark, (22) […]

Police Investigate Robbery – (Central Illinois Bank – 302 W. Springfield Avenue)

Today at approximately 11:37 AM, Champaign Police Officers received a report of a bank robbery occurring at the Central Illinois bank located at 302 W. Springfield Avenue. Based on the information provided by witnesses, police detained one suspect in connection with the robbery. The suspect, Kaleb M. Shields, 26 years of age, with a last […]

Champaign Police Investigate Shots Fired Call – 500 Block of E. Grove St.

Today at 1:15 PM, officers responded to Douglass Park for a report of multiple shots fired. Witnesses report seeing a male suspect exit a dark-colored SUV, enter the park, and fire multiple shots at three people who were sitting at a picnic table there. The suspect then ran back to the SUV, which had circled […]

National Night Out 2013 – August 6, 2013

OWN THE NIGHT, OWN YOUR COMMUNITY National Night Out 2013 The City of Champaign will recognize National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. National Night Out is a designated evening when communities across America come together to take a stand against crime. To celebrate the nationwide event, residents are encouraged to […]

Investigation Leads to Arrests for Weapons Offenses

On July 9, 2013 at approximately 1:45 PM Allen M. Williams, (21) and Laine R. Hopkins, (21), both of Champaign, were arrested by the US Marshal Service in Cicero, Illinois. Williams and Hopkins both were wanted on Champaign County Arrest warrants for their connection to weapons being found in a Champaign hotel room on June […]

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 […]