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S.W.AT. Deployed to Domestic Incident: One Arrest Made (400 block of N. Prospect Avenue)

On October 18, 2014, the Champaign Police Department arrested Joseph Lee Harris, 31, of Champaign, after an arrest warrant for a parole violation was issued. Harris was arrested during a domestic incident involving a female who reported being threatened and battered by Harris. The female was able to flee from the home to a safe…
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Police Arrest Suspect in Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Cases

309 E. Green Street The Champaign Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection with two separate sexual abuse and sexual assault incidents that occurred between 3:00 a.m. and 4:40 a.m. on October 11, 2014 at the apartment building located at 309 E. Green Street. Paul Andrew Rouse, 29, of Schaumberg, was arrested on October…
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Champaign Police Investigate Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault

309 E. Green Street The Champaign Police Department is continuing its investigation into two separate incidents that occurred between 3:00 a.m. and 4:40 a.m. on October 11, 2014 at the apartment building located at 309 E. Green Street. At this time, it appears these two incidents are related. The first incident occurred at approximately 3:00…
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Champaign Police Investigate Campus Attacks

The Champaign Police are investigating a series of aggravated batteries that occurred in the Campus area over the weekend. Champaign Officers responded to five separate reports on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Second and Chalmers around 3:00 AM 200 block of E. Chalmers around 3:30 AM Sixth and Green, occurred around 3:30 AM South First and Chalmers at around 4:00…
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Champaign Police Arrest Shooting Suspect

Champaign police have arrested JUSTIN BROWN, 38, of Champaign, in connection to the shooting of a 23 year-old Champaign man on September 23, 2014, in the 500 block of Alabama Avenue. Brown was arrested October 1, 2014, at 1:01 PM on a Champaign County warrant for Attempted Murder; Aggravated Battery; and Aggravated Discharge of a…
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Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

(First Midwest Bank, 812 West Springfield Avenue) (Illini Arcade, 33 East Springfield Avenue A suspect in the First Midwest Bank robbery, which occurred on September 15, 2014, and the Illini Arcade robbery, which occurred on September 12, 2014 has been arrested. On September 22, 2014, MICHAEL ALEXANDER, 37, of Rantoul, was arrested in the 5900…
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Missing Person Located

On September 19, 2014, the Champaign Police Department located 16 year-old Brandon Dominguez near Hessel Park, after receiving a tip that he had been seen in the area.  Brandon was found safe and unharmed. The Champaign Police Department would like to thank the media and community for assisting in the search.  

Champaign Police Investigate Bank Robbery (First Midwest Bank, 812 W. Springfield Avenue)

Today at approximately 3:20 p.m., Champaign Police Officers were dispatched to a robbery at First Midwest Bank, located at 812 W. Springfield Avenue. Bank personnel reported that an unknown man entered the bank and displayed a note, which indicated that he was armed with a gun. However, no weapon was actually displayed to the teller….
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Champaign Police Department to Participate in Illinois Rail Safety Week

To promote rail safety awareness and education, the Champaign Police Department will be participating in Illinois Rail Safety Week from September 14-20, 2014. Enforcement details are planned throughout the week at various railroad grade crossings in Champaign to cite both drivers and pedestrians who disobey the laws associated with railroad grade crossings and railroad property.  In addition,…
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Public Safety Alert – Champaign Police Warn Residents to Lock Up

The Champaign Police Department is warning residents to lock their apartments at all times. This warning is being issued after the department received multiple reports of burglaries occurring to unlocked apartments. Since August 15, 2014, twenty reports have been filed, indicating that residences were entered illegally and laptops and other electronic items were stolen. Officers…
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