Police look for would-be health clinic arsonist

Police look for would-be health clinic arsonist

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign County Crime Stoppers and the Champaign Police Department need help finding the person or persons responsible for trying to set a fire at a Champaign doctor's office.

Some time between 5:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, and 7:50 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, a window was broken at the Women's Health Practice, 2125 S. Neil St.

Found near the broken window just inside the business was what police believe was an incendiary device. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit was sent there to investigate and remove the device. No other damage was done besides the broken window.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, please contact Detective Pat Funkhouser at 217-351-4545, reference C17-10026, or you may contact Crime Stoppers at 217-373-TIPS, 373tips.com, or through a free app for smart phones called P3 Tips.

Tipsters are always completely anonymous when contacting Crime Stoppers.

All tips submitted are electronically stripped of any identifying information and processed by a third-party answering service, not law enforcement.

Cash rewards of up to $1,000 are paid for information leading to an arrest. Tipsters will never be asked their names and are given a secret code number to use when checking on a possible reward.

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Common Sense wrote on November 13, 2017 at 8:11 am

Someone was just trying to emulate the terrorism that goes on inside, by the so-called "doctor."

Performing a post-natal abortion, you might say.

ROB McCOLLEY wrote on November 13, 2017 at 8:11 am
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You have to believe a lot of weird stuff to think reproductive & gynecological health care = terrorism.


But I'll bet you do belive. Right? 


That's why your moniker is "common sense" rather than "science-based reasoning" or "informed sense."

Common Sense wrote on November 13, 2017 at 10:11 am

It doesn't take more than Common Sense to know that ripping a baby out of its mother's womb and throwing it in the trash is terrorism. For you to just write it off as "reproductive and gynecological health care" is the real true weird belief.

You people want to say that it is legal, so everyone should "get over it."  Is that what you would tell the millions killed in Germany's concentration camps as well?  After all, that was also "legal."

CallSaul wrote on November 13, 2017 at 9:11 am

We shouldn't be surprised that already in this comment section, as in a previous one, a RWNJ is defending and excusing this terrorism.

We've learned recently that many of them are not just willing to accept a president who brags about grabbing women by the genitals and barging in on naked teenage beauty contestants, but they're in fact still eager and enthusiastic supporters of our perv president…

They do this because they believe, along with validating their bigotries, racism and hatred, he'll appoint fellow extreme rightwing Christians to the Supreme Court.

We're learnings that many of them in Alabama are actually more likely to vote for disgraced judge Roy Moore after learnings he's a child molester.

They do this because, as they say, voting for a child molester is preferable to voting to a conservative Democrat who jailed child murdering KKK church bombers.

We've known for a long time that some of them are so holy and 'pro life' that they'll bomb health clinics and murder health care providers, one even in his church, because these terrorists are just so holy and sooper dooper 'pro life.'

We've also learned that many more of them will defend these terrorists and murderers because they're all just so much more holy than the rest of us…

People other than the terrorist who tried to fire bomb a building in our town know who did this…

These are people who share his notion that they're just so dripping with holiness that they're willing to kill, or at least willing and eager to protect and defend those who kill, Americans they deem insufficiently holy…

Given the track record briefly outlined above, what chance do you really think those in our community who know the identity of the terrorist or terrorists who tried to do this fire bombing will turn them in…?

Call me a cynical infidel, but I give it about 0.000001% chance that one of the fellow travelers who knows something will tell the rest of us who did it…

cjw61822@hotmail.com wrote on November 13, 2017 at 11:11 am



youi are talking about President Clinton right?  cuz that sure sounds like him and his Lady McBeth who allowed this rapes of woment o go on while condeming the women.




We've learned recently that many of them are not just willing to accept a president who brags about grabbing women by the genitals and barging in on naked teenage beauty contestants, but they're in fact still eager and enthusiastic supporters of our perv president…

Common Sense wrote on November 13, 2017 at 7:11 pm

Was thinking along the same lines, but you beat me to it.

How funny these same people who think President Trump is a pervert were likely first and foremost wetting their pants everytime they thought of Billy Boy (aka BJ) and the empy pantsuit. He was/is the chief pervert of the US, admitted and proven, and she was/is his chief enabler. Not only did she deny it all, she verbally attacked the women that he violated and/or literally raped, and did all she could to ruin their lives and reputations. He literally turned the Oval Office into the Oral Office.

So, we can be sure that Call did not vote for Bill or Hillary, right? Someone so righteous as he would certainly never be such a hypocrite.

CallSaul wrote on November 13, 2017 at 8:11 pm

I'm talking about the current perv installed as president who is on tape bragging about grabbing women by the genitals and laughing because they feel powerless to stop him. Y'know, the one who also brags about barging in on naked teenage girls in beauty pageants he ran.

The one you, along with most RWNJs, still support enthusiastically in spite of this evidence.

So your moral outrage at Bill Clinton's abuse seems…very pretended…

And yes, it seems clear that Bill Clinton sexually abused and assaulted women and he should be held accountable, as should countless other abusers and assaulters.

Including George WH Bush, who we learned today groped, as seems to be his habit, yet another victim, this time someone who was a 16 year old girl at the time…and this was well before he was confined to a wheelchair which supposed made him 'accidentally' grope all those other women...

But your studied RWNJ outrage seems as hollow now as it did then.

Or are you saying that in addition to believing the accusations against Bill Clinton, you also believe the accusations against Moore, Bush and Trump?

I mean, you're not a hypocrite, are you…?

But seriously wrote on November 13, 2017 at 4:11 pm

Greetings, (not so) Common Sense. You'll be gobsmacked to learn that women, such as myself, have been availing themselves of the services offered by Women's Health Practice for many years and have never once had an abortion. Shocking, I know. I'll give you a moment to ponder that fact.

It's true; women all over the country partake of similar health care services at similar medical practices and not a one of them gets an abortion. I understand that's a lot of hard truth coming at you all at once, so I'll stop before your closed mind accidentally cracks open.

Common Sense wrote on November 13, 2017 at 7:11 pm

Apparently you are good at reading into sometthing that which isn't there. Because YOU have never had an abortion there, that somehow means they aren't happening? Because a murderer also does some good things, that absolves them of the murders they've committed?

You people will go to any means to justify, excuse, ignore, support, and at times even encourage the murder that goes on in such places, After all, it's "legal," right?

How utterly sad. I truly feel sorry for you.

CallSaul wrote on November 13, 2017 at 8:11 pm

So not only do you advocate denying women their constitutional right to autonomy through government mandated forced birth, you excuse and justify ––– and so support ––– engaging in terrorism to steal their rights in this way?

Disgustingly sanctimonious…?

Of course.


Given rightwing reactionary extremism in your commenting history, not in the least…

But seriously wrote on November 14, 2017 at 4:11 pm

"You people." One of my favorite accusations. And then there are you people who think every woman who walks into any kind of women's health service is there for her monthly abortion.

I feel sorry for you

wayward wrote on November 15, 2017 at 11:11 am

Curious about whether the perpetrator seemed to know what s/he was doing, or whether it was a case of someone finding bad instructions online and trying to follow them.  (Though the police might not be likely to release that.)

cjw61822@hotmail.com wrote on November 15, 2017 at 7:11 pm



Stay strong SJW  stay strong.