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Archive for the ‘Police Department News’ Category

Chief Eric Echevarria Provides Update to Community Regarding Anti-Violence Initiative 2022

(Peoria, IL) – Thursday, January 13, 2022, in a collaborative effort, Peoria Police once again partnered with state and federal law enforcement agencies on a directed enforcement detail. This detail included law enforcement officers from Illinois State Police (ISP District 8 patrol Units, ISP Zone 4 Investigations, […]

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Vehicle Burglary Arrest

(Peoria, IL) – Thursday, January 13, 2022, at approximately 3:37 a.m. Peoria Police responded to the area of W. Stonegate and Wyss on a report on someone attempting to break into cars and houses. Upon arrival, officers set up a perimeter and located the adult male suspect […]

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Aggravated Assault Arrest

(Peoria, IL) –Monday, January 10, 2022, at approximately 6:19 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 2000 block of S. Friedan on a report of shots fired. When police arrived, they were informed about a fight between two males at this location that had just occurred. Witnesses told […]

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Burglary Arrest

(Peoria, IL) –Monday, January 10, 2022 Peoria Police were contacted by the Woodford County Sheriff’s Department regarding an investigation they were conducting into several vehicle burglaries that occurred in their jurisdiction on January 8th. The Woodford County Sheriff’s Department requested assistance from the Peoria Police Department with […]

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Missing/Endangered Person Found Safe

UPDATE: Missing person 66-year old Castle R. Theil has been located and is safe. The Peoria Police Department is requesting assistance from the public with locating a missing person, Castle R. Theil. Theil was last seen on January 10, 2022 at approximately 0915 hours at a bus stop […]

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Peoria Police Department Public Lobby Hours

Starting Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. the lobby of the Peoria Police Department will closed to the public. The public lobby hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays observed by the City of Peoria. Since New Years Day […]

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Arrests Made

Over the last several weeks the Peoria Police Department (PPD), with assistance from the United States Marshals Service (USMS), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the Illinois State Police (ISP) Zone 4 Investigations Division, have conducted numerous investigations and crime suppression details. These investigations […]

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Vehicle Theft Arrest

(Peoria, IL) – On December 15, 2021 at approximately 10:12 P.M., a Peoria Police Department Patrol Sergeant observed a previously reported stolen motor vehicle driving recklessly in the area of Sterling Ave. and Nebraska Ave. The vehicle continued driving in a reckless manner and was involved in […]

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Peoria Police will be conducting one last Walk and Talk for 2021. Officers will visit neighborhoods surrounding the 3200 block of N. Wisconsin starting a 5 o’clock tonight (Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021).

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12/9 Advisory Committee on Police-Community Relations Notice and Agenda

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2021 AT 5:30 PM MEETING TO BE HELD REMOTELY VIA ZOOM PUBLIC NOTICE Governor Pritzker signed a new Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation extending the statewide declaration through December 12, 2021.  With the signing of this disaster proclamation, public meetings can […]

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