Arrest Made in January 19 Bank Robbery

Media Contact:  Lt. David Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | [email protected]


On January 19, 2017 at approximately 11:05 AM, Champaign Police responded to Busey Bank, located at 3002 W. Windsor Road, for a bank robbery.  The suspect, who was later identified as 30-year-old Jeremy Larson of Champaign had entered the bank, demanded money, and then fled the area on foot.

This morning, Champaign Police Detectives learned about Larson’s whereabouts and his desire to turn himself in; and at approximately 7:04 AM arrested Larson in the 1200 block of S. Mattis Ave, without incident.  Larson was interviewed and then transported to the Champaign County Jail where he is pending formal arraignment for Aggravated Robbery.

This investigation remains ongoing.  Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to contact the Champaign Police Investigations Division at 217-351-4545.

Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers by phone at (217) 373-8477 or online at  Crime Stoppers will pay a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime.

Champaign Police reminds citizens 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 the information to the appropriate law enforcement agency.  Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers and conversations are not recorded.