Police Department Press Releases

  1. 2-6-23 Armed Robbery

    Monday, February 6, 2023, at approximately 10:18 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 200 block of SW Jefferson regarding an Armed Robbery. Read on...
  2. 2-5-23 Reckless Discharge/Aggravated UUW

    On Sunday, February 5, 2023, at approximately 12:54 a.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the intersection of Leroy and Albany on a report of shot fired in the area. Read on...
  3. 2-4-23 Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

    On Saturday, February 4, 2023, members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division (SID) observed a vehicle that was reported stolen travelling southbound on Union from Moss. Read on...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 2-1-23 Bomb Threat Update

    Peoria Police make an arrest in Bomb threat incidents. Read on...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  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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