Items tagged: Armed Robbery

Police Arrest Suspect for Shooting and Two Armed Robberies

On Thursday, September 16, 2021, at approximately 11:22 p.m., Champaign Police were dispatched to the Blue Star 2 convenience store in the 900 block of West Bradley Avenue for the report of an armed robbery.  Upon arrival, officers learned a male produced a handgun, which he pointed at the clerk and demanded money from the […]


Champaign Police Make Arrest After Armed Robbery and Stabbing

On May 13, 2021, at approximately 3:15 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of the Illinois Terminal, located at 45 E. University Avenue, after receiving a report of a robbery and stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 33-year-old male, who had sustained several injuries consistent with being stabbed. The victim was transported […]


Champaign Police Investigating Armed Robbery

On Oct. 13, 2020, at approximately 9 p.m., Champaign Police responded to CVS, located at 101 W. Green Street, for reports of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned a subject entered the business in possession of a long gun and demanded money from a store employee. The suspect fled the business with an undisclosed […]


Police Investigating Armed Robbery, Seek Public Assistance Identifying Suspect

On March 22, 2020, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the Circle K gas station located at 1501 North Neil Street for a reported armed robbery.  Upon arrival, officers learned a male subject entered the business, displayed a black handgun, and demanded money and cigarettes from the clerk.  After obtaining an undisclosed amount […]


Police Investigating Armed Robbery, Seek Public Assistance Identifying Suspects

On March 10, 2020, at approximately 9:24 p.m., Champaign Police responded to Joe’s Liquor, located at 1807 W. Bradley Avenue, for a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned two subjects entered the business and one forcefully held the clerk at gunpoint demanding money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of currency, the suspects fled the […]


UPDATE: Arrest Made in Gas Station Armed Robbery Investigation

Today, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Champaign Police arrested Derrick Cox, 48, of Champaign, for his involvement in a recent armed robbery to the Circle K gas station located in the 1500 block of North Neil Street. Cox was arrested at the intersection of Hedge Road and Bradley Avenue following a brief foot pursuit. A pellet […]


Arrest Warrant Issued in Recent Armed Robberies

Champaign Police have identified a suspect in connection to two recent armed robberies to the same local business in the 200 block of West University Avenue. The first occurred on Oct. 19, 2019, at approximately 5 p.m. and the second on Oct. 24, 2019, at approximately 3:44 p.m. In both the Oct. 19 and Oct. […]


Robbery to Regions Bank, Two Suspects Arrested

On Oct. 15, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Champaign Police responded to Regions Bank, located at 111 South State Street, for a reported bank robbery involving shots fired. Upon arrival, it was determined an armed robbery had occurred with gunfire believed to have been discharged inside the business. There were no injuries sustained from the […]