Courts Police Fire

Courts Police Fire

Man accused of molesting child

URBANA — An Urbana man accused of sexually molesting a child under the age of 18 is due back in court Sept. 1.

Teddy Sample, 26, who listed an address in the 1200 block of Eastern Avenue, was arraigned Monday on charges of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Two arraigned for theft, use of debit cards

An Urbana man and Urbana woman are charged in connection with the use of debit cards belonging to a Mahomet couple.

Teddy Sample, 26, who listed an address in the 1200 block of Eastern Avenue, and Charlie Coad, 34, who listed an address in the 2300 block of Blacker Drive, Urbana, were arraigned Monday for unlawful use of a credit card and theft.

ATM workers forget bag of cash, man drives off with $150,000

MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Police say a man drove off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash after two employees who were replenishing ATMs mistakenly left it on a lawn in northern New Jersey.

N.Y. prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

Juveniles arrested over LeRoy break-ins, vehicle thefts

LeROY — Three juveniles have been arrested in connection with multiple burglaries and the theft of two LeRoy Public Works vehicles, police announced Monday.

The arrests were made late Sunday evening, LeRoy police Chief Jason Williamson said, adding that an anonymous tip led to the arrests and recovery of a missing public works vehicle.

John Roska: What happens when creditor sends bank a citation to discover assets

Q: I got a notice saying that a creditor with a judgment against me had served my bank with a citation to discover assets. The notice schedules a court date. Do I have to go to court? What should I do?

A: It's probably a deadline for the bank to reply to the citation, and not really a court date. You don't have to do anything unless the bank freezes your account.

UPDATED: Three hurt in rollover crash near Fisher

FISHER — Illinois State police are investigating a rollover crash in northwestern Champaign County that sent three people to a hospital Saturday morning.

A release from police said about 5:16 a.m., a Hyundai Sonata driven by Ryan A. Day, 23, of Tuscola, was headed south on Illinois 47 near County Road 2800 N when he lost control. The intersection is about 2 miles southwest of Fisher.

Police looking for shooter who fired outside downtown Champaign bar

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign police are again looking for people to help them find the person who fired shots outside a downtown Champaign nightclub early Saturday.

Sgt. Bruce Ramseyer said just after 2 a.m., police responded to shots fired in the parking lot west of the High Dive bar, 51 E. Main St., as it was closing.

Champaign police looking for two muggers

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign police are looking for two young men who tried to rob a man on a city street Saturday afternoon.

Sgt. Bruce Ramseyer said a 60-year-old man was walking on Charles Street just east of Randolph Street at 3:17 p.m. when two men ran up behind him and hit him in the head with what he believed was a large stick.

Urbana motel robbery under investigation

URBANA — Urbana police are investigating an armed robbery at a motel in that city Friday evening.

An Urbana police report said a man entered the Knights Inn, 612 W. Killarney St., about 6:20 p.m. and threatened the 28-year-old female employee there with a gun.

The report said the clerk handed over cash and the robber ran off.