Items tagged: Crime Stoppers

New City Podcast Features Interim Deputy Chief Geoff Coon

On the latest episode of the Champaign City Profiles podcast, Interim Deputy Chief Geoff Coon (Champaign Police Department) shares how a chance internship led to his career in law enforcement, his duties and responsibilities at the department, and why CPD is a great destination for both new and experienced officers looking to move to a […]


Police Seek Whereabouts of Wanted Subjects, Request Public Assistance

Champaign Police are seeking the public’s assistance locating six individuals who are wanted for firearms related offenses. Antonio Brown has an outstanding arrest warrant for the offense of Failure to Appear for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm. Bond on the warrant was set at $100,000. Brown is described as a 38-year-old Black male. He weighs […]


Champaign County Community Coalition and City of Champaign Partner with Champaign County Crime Stoppers to Solve and Prevent Local Gun Crimes

The Champaign County Community Coalition and the City of Champaign will contribute up to $30,000 to Champaign County Crime Stoppers to support the nonprofit’s Illegal Gun Bounty Reward Program. Through this program Champaign County Crime Stoppers pays their maximum $1,000 cash reward for anonymous tips that lead to the arrest of an individual using a […]


Champaign Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

Media Contact:  Lt. David Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | [email protected] On November 14, 2016 and November 27, 2016, the Dollar General Store located at 3001 W. Bradley Ave. was robbed by an unknown male subject. During each robbery, the suspect displayed a handgun and escaped with an undetermined amount of currency. Champaign Police Detectives continued the investigation into these incidents […]


Champaign Police Arrest Suspect in Domestic Shooting Incident – 500 Block of N. James St.

Media Contact:  Lt. David Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | [email protected]   On December 14, 2016, at approximately 6:08 PM, Champaign Police were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of N. James St. after receiving report of a gunshot victim at this location. Upon arrival, officers located a 24-year-old female with an apparent life-threatening gunshot wound to the back.  Medical […]


Champaign Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting Incident – 300 Block of N. Third Street

Media Contact:  Lt. David Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | [email protected] On November 4, 2016, at approximately 11:38 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 300 block of N. Third St. in Champaign for a report of gunfire. Upon arrival, officers located a residence where a party had taken place and found a 17-year-old female who sustained a serious gunshot wound to her […]


Champaign Police Seek Identified Suspect in Shooting Incident

Media Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | [email protected]   On October 29, 2016 at approximately 11:44 PM, Champaign Police responded to 701 N. Neil St. in Champaign for a report of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located evidence of gunfire, and determined that no one had been injured. Throughout this investigation, Detectives have reviewed various pieces of information and evidence, […]


Public Safety Message: Residential and Motor Vehicle Burglaries

Media Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels | 217-403-6909 | [email protected] The Champaign Police Department provides this message as notice to residents of a continued increase in crimes involving residential and motor vehicle burglaries.  Citizens are encouraged to be aware of their surroundings, to have security measures in place to help in burglary prevention efforts, and to […]


Police Investigate Shooting Incident – 100 Block of E. Green Street

Media Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels | 217-202-7355 | [email protected] Tonight, at approximately 9:48 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 100 Block of E. Green Street after receiving multiple reports of shots fired. Preliminary evidence suggests that a domestic altercation took place within an apartment complex, resulting in both of the involved individuals being shot and […]


Police Investigate Shooting Incident – 700 Block of N. Neil Street

Media Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels | 217-202-7355 | [email protected] This morning, at approximately 1:21 AM, Champaign Police responded to the 700 Block of N. Neil Street, after receiving multiple reports of shots fired.  Within minutes, it was also learned that a 23-year-old Urbana man was transported to the hospital for two non-life threatening gunshot wounds. […]