Category: Police Department Press Releases

Champaign Police Investigate Armed Robbery (1910 W. Springfield Avenue)

The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Taco Bell restaurant, located at 1910 W. Springfield Avenue. At approximately 9:06 AM, a man approached an employee who arrived at the drive-through window of the business to pick up the company’s bank deposit bag. At this time, an armed […]

Aggravated Batteries (300 Block of S. First St. and 400 Block of E. John)

The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating two cases of aggravated battery that occurred in the University of Illinois campus area, on August 20, 2013. The first incident occurred at 8:25 PM, in the 400 block of E. John Street. A 20-year-old female reported walking in the crosswalk, on the east side of Fourth Street, […]

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 […]