Crime Stoppers Tip Leads to the Arrest of Suspect in Holly Hill Drive Shooting

Media Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels, 217-202-7355, [email protected]

Today at approximately 5:10 PM, Champaign Police Officers and Detectives arrested 37-year-old Peter L. Campbell, who was wanted for the June 10, Holly Hill Drive shooting of a Champaign woman.

An anonymous Crime Stoppers tip led Police to the 2700 Block of Wellington Drive.  As officers approached the home, Campbell attempted to flee from the residence through a back window; however, Police were able to apprehend the subject before flight, and without incident.

Campbell was transported to the Champaign County Jail for the offense of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.  Bond is set at $150,000.

In addition to the arrest of Campbell, Police also arrested 21-year-old Raekwon Collins and 21-year-old Marcus Merriweather who were both wanted in Vermillion County on unrelated outstanding arrest warrants.

Police officials greatly appreciate the community’s partnership in this ongoing investigation and continue to encourage anyone with information to call the Champaign Police Investigations Division at (217) 351-4545 or Crime Stoppers at (217) 373-8477.

Citizens are reminded that information submitted to Crime Stoppers is completely anonymous.  Calls are routed to a third-party national call center that receives your information, completes a tips information form, and then passes that information to the appropriate law enforcement agency.  Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers and conversations are not recorded.

Crime Stoppers tips can be shared by phone at:  217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at; or by texting “CCTIP” plus the crime information to 274637 (CRIMES).