Category: Police Department Press Releases

1000 W. Bradley Shooting Arrest

On Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at approximately 1:02 P.M., the Champaign Police Department responded to the report of a 17-year-old Champaign man who had sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. As the investigation progressed, a Champaign County arrest warrant was issued for Actavious D. Crockett for the offense of Armed Violence with a bond of $750,000…
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Champaign Police Investigate Shooting

On Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at approximately 1:02 P.M., a Champaign Police Department officer on patrol in the 1000 block of W. Bradley Ave. was flagged down by a 17-year-old Champaign man. This individual reported to officers he had been shot, and sustained an injury consistent with a gunshot wound. Due to the apparent injuries,…
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Champaign Police Investigate Shooting

On Monday, December 22, 2014, at approximately 1:10 A.M., Champaign Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the 400 block of Brookwood Drive. Upon arrival, officers located evidence of a shooting and two victims. One of the victims at the scene is a 40 year-old Champaign man who…
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Champaign Police Arrest Four Suspects for Armed Robbery on Campus

The Champaign Police Department responded to a report of an Armed Robbery near Fifth and Clark Streets at 2:19 a.m. Friday, December 20th. Four victims reported being attacked by four suspects on their way home from a campus bar. One suspect pointed a handgun at the victims while two cell phones were taken from the…
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Champaign Police Investigate a Rash of Residential Burglaries

The Champaign Police Department has noticed an increase in the number of residential burglaries, as compared to last year at this time, cross the City. From December 1 – December 14, 2014, the Department received 34 residential burglary reports. In 2013, during this same period, 20 reports were taken for the same offense. During the…
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Public Safety Alert (Green Dot Card Scams)

The Champaign Police Department is issuing a scam alert to the public due to an increase in telephone scam activity known as the Green Dot Verification Scam in our area. Victims of the scam receive a telephone call from someone claiming to be a representative of law enforcement, the courts, or other government agency. The…
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Champaign Police Continues Investigation into Protest

Public is encouraged to partner with police when planning events The Champaign Police Department is continuing its investigation into the incident that occurred at Centennial High School on December 4, 2014 at approximately 2:52 p.m., involving a student protest. A preliminary investigation determined that the student protest started in the school building and then spilled…
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Champaign Police Continue Investigation Following Student Protest

Public is encouraged to share information that might aid in investigation The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating an incident that occurred at Centennial High School Thursday afternoon while students were participating in a “hands up, don’t shoot” protest. At approximately 2:52 p.m., Officers responded to 913 Crescent Drive after being notified of an incident…
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Champaign Police Investigate Suspicious Death (Shadowwood Mobile Home Park)

The Champaign Police Department is investigating a suspicious death of a 27 year-old male. On November 18, 2014 at 8:17 a.m. police were called to the intersection of Redbud and Forsythia Drives to check on the welfare of an injured man who was found in a car. Upon arrival, officers found a deceased man in a car…
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