Category: Police Department Press Releases

Champaign Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting Investigations

Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-403-7030 david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us   Champaign Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting Investigations Today, Champaign Police Detectives and members of the United States Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force arrested 20-year-old Shaundrell D. Brown for the offense of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, a Class X Felony. Brown was arrested for the November 13, […]

Champaign Police Investigate Multiple Robberies Involving Craigslist Scams

Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-403-7030 david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us                                                                                                                            Champaign Police Investigate Multiple Robberies Involving Craigslist Scams The Champaign Police Department has received four recent reports of individuals that were robbed while trying to conduct a business transaction after responding to an ad posting on Craigslist. In each case, the victims […]

City of Champaign Responds to Media Inquiries Regarding Police Officer’s Use of Force

  For Immediate Release December 10, 2015   Contact: LaEisha Meaderds, 217-621-4440   A dedicated time of 11 AM – 12 PM and 2 PM – 3PM today have been scheduled for media inquiries regarding this release.  Location:  Champaign City Building, 102 N. Neil Street, Council Chambers   City of Champaign Responds to Media Inquiries Regarding […]

Thanksgiving “Click It or Ticket” Enforcement

  For Immediate Release December 7, 2015                                                          Contact:  Sgt. Geoff Coon 217-403-6934                                  geoffrey.coon@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Department Thanksgiving “Click It or […]

Police Make Arrest in Recent Commercial Burglaries

  For Immediate Release December 1, 2015                                                          Contact:  Lt. Jim Clark 217-403-7040                                 jim.clark@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Make Arrest in Recent Commercial Burglaries On […]

Champaign Police Investigate Bank Robbery at First Midwest Bank

  For Immediate Release November 30, 2015                                                          Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-621-4647                                    david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Investigate Bank Robbery (First […]

Champaign Police Seek Suspect in Shooting Investigation

  For Immediate Release November 20, 2015                                                      Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-403-7030                                     david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Seek Suspect in Shooting Investigation Champaign […]

Before You Hit the Road This Thanksgiving: Click It or Ticket

For Immediate Release November 16, 2015                                                           Contact:  Sergeant Geoff Coon 217-403-6934 geoffrey.coon@ci.champaign.il.us   Before You Hit the Road This Thanksgiving: Click It or Ticket – Every Trip, Every Time Historically, Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of […]

Champaign Police Investigate Multiple Shooting Incidents

For Immediate Release November 14, 2015                                                           Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels 217-202-7355        troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Investigate Multiple Shooting Incidents Last night, at approximately 8:57 PM, Champaign Police were dispatched to the 1200 Block […]

Suspect Apprehended in Attempted Carjacking Investigation, Arrested on Additional Charges of Aggravated Battery and Mob Action

For Immediate Release October 30, 2015                                                            Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels 217-202-7355        troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us Suspect Apprehended in Attempted Carjacking Investigation, Arrested on Additional Charges of Aggravated Battery and Mob Action At approximately 2:56 AM, Champaign Police were called to the […]