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Posted on: January 30, 2023

1/29/23 Armed Robbery

(PEORIA, IL) 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.
When officers arrived, they located a male juvenile victim who told police he was approached by th...
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Posted on: January 30, 2023

1/29/23 Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking

(PEORIA, IL) 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.
When officers arrived, they located an adult male victim who told officer...
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Posted on: January 30, 2023

1/29/23 Armed Robbery

(PEORIA, IL) On 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.
The female victim told police that a mal...
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Police Department | Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2023

1/28/23 Armed Robbery/Knife

(PEORIA, IL) Saturday, January 28, 2023, at approximately 6:28 p.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the 900 block of S. Western in reference to an Armed Robbery at a business.
When officers arrived, they located a witness who told police that a male subje...
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Police Department | Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2023

1/28/23 Motor Vehicle Burglary

(PEORIA, IL) Saturday, January 28, 2023, at approximately 4:10 p.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of N. Institute Place in reference to several male juveniles breaking into a vehicle.
When officers arrived, the subjects fled the area on f...
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Police Department | Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2023

1/29/23 Aggravated UUW by a Felon/No FOID

(PEORIA, IL) On January 29, 2023, at approximately 2:41 a.m. Peoria Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 900 block of S. Western.
During the stop, officers found probable cause to search the vehicle. The three occupants inside the vehicle we...
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Police Department | Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2023

1/28/23 Bomb Threat

(PEORIA, IL) Saturday, January 28, 2023, at approximately 1:31 a.m. Peoria Police responded to the 500 block of Main Street in reference to a bomb threat at a downtown hotel.
When officers arrived at the above location, they assisted in the evacuation of t...
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Police Department | Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2023

1/26/23 Murder/Aggravated UUW

(PEORIA, IL) Thursday, January 26, 2023, members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division (SID) were conducting an investigation into the whereabouts of a murder suspect. (Case #22-20917)
During the course of the investig...
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Police Department | Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2023

1/26/23 Stolen Vehicle/Hit & Run

(PEORIA, IL) Thursday, January 26, 2023, at approximately 1:28 a.m. Peoria Police were called to the 300 block of E. Virginia regarding a single vehicle crash that severed a utility pole from its base. No one was injured. A witness reported seeing two mal...
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Police Department | Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2023

1/25/23 Aggravated UUW/Poss. Handgun Under 21

(PEORIA, IL) Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at approximately 5:40 p.m. members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division/Street Crimes Unit (SCU) made contact with two male juveniles in the 300 block of E. Ravine. The two juveniles r...
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Police Department | Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Chillicothe, Illinois, Man Charged with Setting Fire to Planned Parenthood

PEORIA, Ill. – A Chillicothe, Illinois, man, Tyler W. Massengill, 32, of the 1000 block of North Sante Fe Avenue, has been arrested and charged by criminal complaint with malicious use of fire and an explosive to damage, and attempt to damage, t...
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Police Department | Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Police Chief Eric Echevarria Provides Update to Community Regarding Anti-Violence Initiative 2023

(Peoria, IL) – Tuesday, January 24, 2023, local law enforcement officers conducted another Directed Patrol Detail. This detail included members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division (SID), Patrol Operations, Criminal Investigat...
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Police Department | Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2022

Recovered Stolen Vehicles

(PEORIA, IL) Friday, December 30, 2022, over a 24-hour period, Peoria Police received multiple reports of stolen vehicles throughout the city. Peoria Police Patrol Officers attempted to stop two of the stolen vehicles, both fled from officers and were not...
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Police Department | Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2022

11/24/22 Shooting Investigation

(PEORIA, IL) Thursday, November 24, 2022, at approximately 8:16 p.m. Peoria Police were informed a two-year old child with a gunshot wound had arrived at a local hospital. The injury the child sustained is serious, but not-life-threatening.

During the cour...

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