Wanted in Champaign County

Wanted in Champaign County

Champaign County authorities seek:

Name: Julio Reyes.

Age: 22.

Last address: Cherry Orchard Apartments, rural Rantoul.

Wanted for: Failure to report accident involving injury or death.

Description: White male, 5 feet 7 inches, 125 pounds, brown hair, brown eyes.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 373-8477. Tips can also be sent at http://www.373tips.com or by text by sending Tip397 plus the tip to CRIMES (274637).

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cbane80 wrote on January 01, 2013 at 2:01 pm

White male? Are you sure?

fiendskull9 wrote on January 01, 2013 at 2:01 pm

Let me play Anthropology teacher since you didn't listen in school. Mexicans are NATIVE AMERICANS, WHITE. Spanish, and latin american migrants are CAUCASIAN, WHITE.

cbane80 wrote on January 02, 2013 at 1:01 am

I'm glad you listened in your anthropology class. However...if this description did not have a previous mugshot with it people would assume the man they are looking for is caucasion. I am going out on a limb here but I was under the impression that the purpose of a description is to find the person. To do that the description should be ACCURATE. (I CAN WRITE IN ALL CAPS TOO).

fiendskull9 wrote on January 02, 2013 at 10:01 am

What you're not getting here is the man is white. Mexican and hispanic are nationalities. Latino is a wild made up term. The mans skin color is white.

SaintClarence27 wrote on January 02, 2013 at 10:01 am

All race is a social construct.

RLW wrote on January 02, 2013 at 7:01 am

Then why on the Champaign inmate list do they list latinos as wh? ( white hispanic)

WH seems to make more sense.

Sid Saltfork wrote on January 03, 2013 at 12:01 pm

Light brown skin complexion male, 5 foot and 7 inches tall, 125 pounds weight, brown hair, brown eyes, and goes by the name of Julio Reyes.  With diversity increasing, the old way of describing individuals will not work.  What if Tiger Woods was a fugitive?  People do not fit into racial categories any more.  I have met very few "white people" except those who were albino.  Most "white people" are shades of pink, red, or tan.

syzlack wrote on January 03, 2013 at 4:01 pm

Or in the case of the Speaker of the House, orange.

bluegrass wrote on January 03, 2013 at 4:01 pm

Well, surely we can all agree the man is not purple.