(PEORIA, IL) Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at approximately 12:40 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 2300 block of N. Wisconsin regarding trouble with a male.
When officers arrived, they were informed that the adult male identified as 37-year-old Jeffrey L. Bailey was observed forcing an adult female into his vehicle and driving away.
Members of the Peoria Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division (CID), Special Investigations Division (SID) and Patrol Division responded to the area to search for the suspect’s vehicle.
During the course of the investigation officers located the vehicle parked at Detweiller Marina. The victim and suspect were still inside. Officers approached the vehicle and removed both occupants without incident. The female victim suffered minor injuries.
Bailey was subsequently arrested for Unlawful Restraint and Domestic Battery. He was transported to the Peoria County Jail.
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