Category: Police Department Press Releases

Arrest Made in Bank Robbery Investigation

Arrest Made in Bank Robbery Investigation On June 5, 2015 at approximately 9:17AM, Champaign Police responded to the First Financial Bank located at 1611 S. Prospect Avenue for a reported bank robbery. Upon arrival, Champaign Police determined an unknown suspect had entered the bank, produced a note demanding money, and fled the bank with an […]

Update: Arrest Made in Shooting Investigation

  UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shooting Investigation On Monday, June 8 at approximately 8:25 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 900 Block of N. Fourth Street for reports of multiple shots fired.  While on the scene, officers were advised of two gunshot victims that arrived at Carle and Presence Hospitals.  The injured subjects were being […]

Two Subjects Injured in Shots Fired Investigation

  Two Subjects Injured in Shots Fired Investigation On Monday, June 8 at approximately 8:25 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 900 Block of North Fourth Street for reports of multiple shots fired.  While on the scene, officers were advised of two gunshot victims that arrived at Carle and Presence Hospitals.  The injured subjects were […]

Attempt to Identify Bank Robbery Suspect

Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels, troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us, 217-403-6909 ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY:  Police Seek the Public’s Help in Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect On June 5 at approximately 9:17 AM, Champaign Police responded to a reported bank robbery at First Financial Bank, located at 1611 S. Prospect Avenue. Upon arrival, it was determined that a robbery had occurred […]

UPDATE: Champaign Police Make an Arrest in Reported Shooting

  Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer | david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us | 217-403-7030 UPDATE:  Champaign Police Make an Arrest in Reported Shooting On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at approximately 5:00 PM, Champaign Police responded to Carle Hospital to investigate a shooting that occurred at an undetermined location in Champaign.  The victim, a 38-year-old female, remains hospitalized in serious condition. On Wednesday, May 27, […]

Champaign Police Investigate Reported Shooting

  Contact:  Lt. Robert Rea | robert.rea@ci.champaign.il.us | 217-403-6908 Champaign Police Investigate Reported Shooting On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at approximately 5:00 PM, Champaign Police responded to Carle Hospital to investigate a shooting that occurred at an undetermined location in Champaign. The victim, a 38-year-old female, is being treated for injuries. At this time officers […]

Champaign Police Seek Suspect in Shooting Incident

Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer, david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Seek Suspect in Shooting Incident On May 23, 2015 at approximately 7:11PM, Champaign Police responded to a residence in the 1300 block of Hedge Road for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim that had sustained multiple gun shot wounds. The victim was transported to […]

Police Seek the Public’s Help in Locating Suspect

  Contact:  Troy Daniels | 217-403-6909 | troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us Police Seek the Public’s Help in Locating Suspect The Champaign Police Department is currently searching for, and seeking the public’s help to locate 18-year-old Marquis A. Jones of Urbana, who is wanted for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon. On Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at approximately 1:35PM, Police Investigators […]

Area Law Enforcement and Community Coalition Partners Address Community Gun Violence

Contact:  Champaign Police Chief Anthony Cobb 217-403-6907, anthony.cobb@ci.champaign.il.us Urbana Police Chief Pat Connolly 217-384-2331, connolpj@urbanaillinois.us Community Coalition Facilitator, Tracy Parsons 217-819-3541, tparsons@access-initiative.org   Area Law Enforcement & Community Coalition Partners Address Community Gun Violence While overall crime in Champaign-Urbana is down, gun violence across our community has increased at a disturbing rate. Area law enforcement and Community […]