Items tagged: Champaign County Sheriff’s Office.

Champaign Police Investigating Stabbing, Arrest Made

On Jan. 21, 2020, at approximately 12:16 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 100 block of Kenwood Road for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located a 20-year-old male suffering from multiple, non-life-threatening stab wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital. The preliminary investigation revealed the stabbing occurred following a verbal altercation between […]


Feb. 3, 2019 Shooting Suspect in Custody

Today, at approximately 2:05 p.m., 18-year-old Khalid Purnell (pictured left) surrendered to police at the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office. A warrant was issued for his arrest on Feb. 23, 2019 for the charge of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm in connection to a Feb. 3, 2019 shooting in the 1200 block of West Beardsley Avenue. […]