Category: Police Department Press Releases

Police Make Two Overnight Burglary Arrests

For Immediate Release July 15, 2015                                                    Contact:  Deputy Chief Joe Gallo 217-403-6926                                   joseph.gallo@ci.champaign.il.us   Police Make Two Overnight Burglary Arrests On Tuesday, July […]

Police Investigate Shooting

For Immediate Release July 14, 2015 Contact: Sgt. Dave Griffet, 217-403-6927, dave.griffet@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Investigate Shooting On Monday, July 13, 2015, at approximately 11:53 PM, Champaign Police responded to the area of Garden Hills for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found a male subject on Holly Hill Road, who was the victim […]

Police Increase Enforcement for July 4 Holiday

  Police Increase Enforcement for July 4 Holiday Champaign Police will increase traffic enforcement of alcohol-impaired and unbuckled drivers this weekend, in conjunction with the Fourth of July holiday.  The enforcement is part of the statewide Independence Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket effort. Drunk driving is an epidemic […]

Illinois State Police Make an Arrest in Sexual Assault Case

Illinois State Police Make an Arrest in Sexual Assault Case On Tuesday June 23, 2015, Jerad B. Gale was arrested by the Illinois State Police on charges of Criminal Sexual Assault. Gale, a 31-year-old Champaign resident was hired by the Champaign Police Department on August 27, 2012, where he has served as an officer in […]

Police Make an Arrest for May 6 Weapons Investigation

Police Make an Arrest for May 6 Weapons Investigation  On Wednesday, June 17, 2015, Champaign Police Officers arrested Marquis A. Jones, an 18-year-old male from Champaign, who was sought in connection with a May 6, 2015 incident for Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapons.  Jones was arrested in the 900 block of North Fourth Street on […]

Police Arrest Wanted Subject in May 23 Shooting

Police Arrest Wanted Subject in May 23 Shooting On Wednesday, June 17, 2015, Champaign Police Detectives, along with the United States Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force, located and arrested Diego R. Christmon in the 2000 block of North Mattis Ave. in Champaign. Christmon is a 25-year-old male from Champaign who was wanted for […]

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 […]