Items tagged: Gun

Champaign Police Arrest Two, Seize Four Illegal Firearms

On Tuesday, May 31, Champaign Police responded to an alleyway behind the 500 block of West Green Street for a report of an attempted robbery. Reports indicated that a box truck was pulling into the alley when two male subjects approached the driver and made threats to his cargo, causing him to immediately leave the […]

City Staff Attends “Put The Guns Down” Peace Rally

On Thursday, May 20, HV Neighborhood Transformation hosted a “Put the Guns Down” peace rally in Hessel Park. City Manager Dorothy Ann David, Deputy City Managers Joan Walls and Matt Roeschley, Community Relations Manager Tracy Parsons, and Community Relations Specialist Mary Catherine Roberson were in attendance. In addition City of Champaign Council Members Alicia Beck, […]

Champaign Police Make One Arrest, Recover Gun in Shootings Investigations

On Monday March 9 at approximately 4:27PM, the Champaign Police Department deployed its SWAT team to the 400 Block of E. Washington in Champaign after receiving multiple citizen reports of gunfire. The gunshots were the second report of shots fired on this block in roughly 24 hours. Seven individuals were identified as being at the […]

Champaign Police Make Gun Arrest

On August 18, 2014 Champaign Police Officers responded to a report of a person attempting to steal a bicycle in the 200 Block of East Stoughton.  Officers located an individual matching the suspect’s description a block away and stopped to investigate the reported bicycle theft. As officers were speaking with the individual they detected a strong […]