Items tagged: cpd

Arrest Made in October 19, 2022, Shooting Investigation

A Champaign man has been arrested following an investigation into an October 2022 shooting on Dogwood Drive. On Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 10:15 p.m., Champaign Police were dispatched to the 2300 block of Sangamon Drive for a report of a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, officers located a 12-year-old male victim in a vehicle […]


Arrest Made in January 5, 2023, Homicide Investigation

A Champaign man has been arrested following an investigation into a January 2023 homicide on Garden Hills Drive. On January 5, 2023, Champaign Police were dispatched at 5:33 p.m. to the 1200 block of Garden Hills Drive for a report of a Shooting with Injuries. Upon arrival, officers located 21-year-old Jalen Williams from Champaign suffering […]


Homicide Investigation – 1200 Block of Garden Hills Drive

Champaign Police were dispatched at 5:33 p.m. on January 5, 2023, to the 1200 block of Garden Hills Drive for a report of a Shooting with Injuries. Upon arrival, officers located a 21-year-old male victim from Champaign suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds to the chest. Personnel from the Champaign Police and Fire Departments immediately rendered […]


Champaign Police Address Gun Violence, Quality of Life Concerns in 2022

The Champaign Police Department worked in 2022 to promote public safety, prevent and solve crime, and strengthen community relationships. The Department set three key priorities for the year: reducing gun violence, increasing community engagement, and addressing quality of life concerns in Champaign. Through these efforts, Champaign Police reported a 50.2% reduction in shooting incidents in […]


Shooting Investigation – 2400 Block of N Neil Street

Champaign Police were dispatched at 1:54 a.m. on January 3, 2023, to the 2400 Block of N. Neil Street for a report of a Shooting with Injury. Upon arrival, officers located a 40-year-old Champaign man with a potentially life-threatening gunshot wound to the abdomen. Personnel from the Champaign Police and Fire Departments rendered medical aid […]


Champaign Police Seek Community Assistance in Investigating Bank Robbery

On Dec. 19, 2022, at approximately 9:11 a.m., Champaign Police Officers responded to the First Financial Bank located at 1205 S. Neil Street for reports of a bank robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned a suspect entered the bank, displayed a note indicating the presence of a handgun, and demanded money. The suspect fled the bank […]


Five CPD Officers Graduate from Police Academy

On December 15, five new Champaign Police Officers graduated from the Police Training Institute during a ceremony at the Vineyard Church in Urbana. Officers Bialeschki, Elias, Gress, Ronnfeldt, and Walmer now move on to CPD’s 20-week Field Training program. Officers Ronnfeldt and Walmer were both recognized for serving as Class Squad Leaders for their scholastic […]


Shooting Investigation – 900 Block of W. Beardsley Ave

Champaign Police were dispatched at 7:50 p.m. on December 13, 2022, to the 900 block of W. Beardsley Avenue for a report of a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, Champaign Police located two victims with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, including a 48-year-old male shot in the leg and a 28-year-old male shot in the leg. Both […]


Charges Filed in November 4, 2022, Homicide Investigation

Charges have been filed against a Champaign man following an investigation into a homicide on Elm Street in early November 2022. On November 4, 2022, Champaign Police were dispatched at 4:52 p.m. to the 1100-Block of N. Elm Street for a report of a shooting with injuries. Shortly after officers arrived at the scene, 18-year-old […]