Police Department Press Releases

  1. 2-2-23 Armed Robbery UPDATE

    During the course of the investigation Detectives were able to identify a suspect in this incident as 24-year-old Corey M. Wofford III. Read on...
  2. 2-1-23 Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle

    Wednesday, February 2, 2023, at approximately 10:00 p.m. members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division (SID) attempted to conduct a traffic stop at the intersection of Ligonier and Marquette for a motor vehicle violation. Read on...
  3. 2-1-23 Bomb Threat Update

    Peoria Police make an arrest in Bomb threat incidents. Read on...
  4. 2-1-23 Shooting Investigation

    On Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the 3000 block of W. Wiswall regarding a shooting. Read on...
  5. 1/31/23 Motor Vehicle Theft

    On January 31, 2023, at approximately 11:20 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 2100 block of W. Antoinette Street on a report of a stolen motor vehicle that just occurred. Read on...
  6. 1/29/23 Armed Robbery

    Sunday, January 29, 2023, at approximately 5:30 p.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the 2200 block of W. Marquette regarding an Armed Robbery. Read on...
  7. 1/29/23 Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking

    Sunday, January 29, 2023, at approximately 9:05 p.m. Peoria Police responded to a call regarding an armed vehicle hijacking that occurred in the 200 block of W. McClure. Read on...
  8. 1/29/23 Armed Robbery

    Sunday, January 29, 2023, at approximately 11:45 a.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the Bradley Police Department regarding an Armed Robbery that had just occurred in the 1800 block of W. Bradley. Read on...
  9. Chillicothe, Illinois, Man Charged with Setting Fire to Planned Parenthood

    A Chillicothe, Illinois, man, Tyler W. Massengill, 32, has been arrested and charged by criminal complaint with malicious use of fire and an explosive to damage, and attempt to damage, the Planned Parenthood building in Peoria, Illinois. Read on...
  10. Police Chief Eric Echevarria Provides Update to Community Regarding Anti-Violence Initiative 2023

    Tuesday, January 24, 2023, local law enforcement officers conducted another Directed Patrol Detail. Read on...
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