Urbana man facing assault, weapons charges

Urbana man facing assault, weapons charges

URBANA — A Urbana man is in the Champaign County Jail after police found him with a handgun Sunday night.

Antoine Lee Wallace, 37, who listed an address in the 1800 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, was charged Monday with one felony count of being an armed habitual criminal and one count of aggravated assault of a police officer.

Wallace's bond was set at $1,003,000. He is due back in court Nov. 6.

The arrest stemmed from a 911 call made at 9:50 p.m. from the 600 block of Goldenview Drive in Champaign.

When the person who made the call suddenly hung up, officers went to the scene to investigate. When they arrived, they found a man identified as Wallace with a handgun.

Police recovered the handgun and arrested Wallace.

No information was available on Monday night concerning the alleged aggravated assault of a police officer.

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