(PEORIA, IL) Sunday, May 28, 2023, at approximately 6:40 p.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the 1700 block of W. Willow Wood regarding a vehicle hijacking that had just occurred.
When officers arrived, they located an adult male victim who told police he was approached by an unknown male suspect who demanded his vehicle. The suspect implied he was armed, but a weapon was not seen. The victim was not injured.
approximately 6:55 p.m. the vehicle was located wrecked on Grandview Drive unoccupied.
While conducting a search of the area Peoria Park Police and PPD officers located the suspect, identified as 23-year-old Michael K. Miller at the pavilion at the base of Grandview Drive.
Miller was taken into custody and subsequently arrested for Vehicular Hijacking.
If you have any information regarding any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **