Category: Police Department Press Releases

Area Law Enforcement Agencies Join Together, Form Street Crimes Task Force to Address Gun Violence

MEDIA ADVISORY                           PRESS CONFERENCE: Area Law Enforcement Agencies Join Together, Form Street Crimes Task Force to Address Gun Violence                                  WHO: Chief Anthony Cobb, Champaign Police Department Chief…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Champaign Police Make an Arrest in Shooting Investigation

Contact:  Troy Daniels, 217-202-7355, troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Make an Arrest in Shooting Investigation On Thursday, April 30, 2015, at approximately 1:39PM, Champaign Police Investigators arrested Nicholas Clark on charges of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, in connection with the April 27, 2015 shooting in the 800 block of North Prospect Avenue. On April 27, at…
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Champaign Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

  Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels, 217-202-7355, troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us On April 30, 2015, at approximately 7:01PM, members of the Champaign Police Department and United States Marshal Service arrested Joseph Hart at 1121 Saint Andrews Circle, Rantoul, on an outstanding Champaign County arrest warrant for Armed Robbery/Armed with a Firearm.  Joseph Hart’s bond was set in the…
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Champaign Police Announce Arrest of Second Murder Suspect

  Contact: Sgt. Dave Griffet | david.griffet@ci.champaign.il.us  | 217-351-4545 On Friday, April 17, at approximately 10:57 a.m., Champaign Police Department Detectives arrested Curtis T. Hairston, a 39-year-old male from Champaign, IL. Hairston was arrested in connection with the October 25, 2014 Murder of Jermel Hedrick, in the 1500 block of Winston Dr. in Champaign. Champaign Police Detectives, with the…
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