Two loaded guns recovered during DUI arrest

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois – University of Illinois Police arrested a Champaign man and recovered two loaded handguns during an impaired driving investigation early Monday morning. Police initially stopped a vehicle driven by Ronald J. Bufkin, 29, at 12:37 a.m. Monday near Fourth and Chalmers streets, Champaign, after he disobeyed a stop sign. A police officer quickly […]

Gun arrest assisted by license plate reader

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, Illinois – University of Illinois Police on Tuesday morning arrested a woman in Urbana after she allegedly displayed a handgun from the driver’s seat of her moving vehicle while traveling through campus. Within minutes of the road rage incident, an automated license plate reader helped police find the alleged offender’s vehicle. Sashay S. Pirant, […]

Two men arrested after attacking another

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois – University of Illinois Police arrested two men Thursday afternoon after receiving a call about disruptive behavior on top of a parking garage and later observing the men attacking a third man on the sidewalk. Officers’ attempts to detain the men lasted for several minutes. Officers were forced to use a Taser at […]