Police Respond to Domestic Disturbance, Barricaded Subject; Arrest Made
On Aug. 25, 2021, at approximately 4:35 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 100 block of Buena Vista Drive for the report of a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, officers learned the female had been battered by a male subject, who also displayed and threatened her with a firearm. The female victim escaped the encounter with […]
Police to Conduct SWAT Training Today at New Horizon Church
Today, from approximately 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Champaign Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team will be holding training exercises at New Horizon Church (3002 W. Bloomington Road, Champaign). Citizens should expect to see an increased police presence in the area and nearby residents and businesses are advised training devices may on […]
Police to Hold SWAT Training Thursday, Dec. 6.
Thursday, Dec. 6, the Champaign Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team will be holding training exercises in and around the 1200 block of West Park Street. The training, which will begin in the morning and potentially carry over into the afternoon, will be conducted using abandoned residences awaiting demolition in the area, including […]