Items tagged: Omarion Purnell

Police Make Three Gun Arrests

On May 5, 2021, at approximately 5:15 p.m., members of the Champaign Country Street Crimes Task Force conducted a vehicle stop for a traffic violation in the 1600 block of North Market Street. The vehicle pulled into a parking lot and the front seat passenger fled on foot. Following a police foot pursuit, the passenger, […]

Shooting Investigations – 5th and Washington Street; 4th and Eureka Street

On July 15, 2020, at approximately 2:13 p.m., Champaign Police responded to 5th and Washington Streets after hearing gunfire while patrolling. Two individuals were observed running from the area, and two firearms were recovered in their flight path. Neither individual was apprehended. A shooting scene was located at 5th and Washington Streets and property damage […]