This is the only information I have currently. It’s a press release from the Peoria Police Department:
On Sunday, December 02, 2012, at approximately 1137hrs, the Peoria Police Department responded to a report of a possible suicide of a Bradley University student at [address redacted for family's privacy].
As officers were responding they [...]
Here’s what we know so far:
[From the Journal Star:]
Peoria 5th District City Councilman Dan Irving was charged Thursday with patronizing a prostitute, a felony that could send him to prison for up to three years.
Irving, 43, of 10708 Alex Drive faces three felony counts accusing him of engaging in sexual activity [...]
No, not the criminals that are shooting at buses or committing armed robbery. The police are busy finding the real, hardened criminals in Peoria: Smokers.
Yes, when I survey the crime being committed in Peoria, I would have to put “smoking in bars” at the top of my list. How can city residents [...]
The house that burned down Monday in the North Valley wasn’t any ordinary house, a reader tells me:
517 Green street was torched early [Monday] morning by some cowardly arsonists. Everyone should know that this wasn’t just any random abandoned house. It was believed by many to have been the oldest standing house in [...]
Fifth District Councilman Dan Irving is in Peoria County jail, charged with domestic battery against his wife Amy. The most comprehensive coverage at the moment comes from WEEK-TV:
The Journal Star has a stub posted; they’ll likely have a longer report up later this [...]
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Peoria Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard recently updated City officials on the results of his efforts to quell gun violence. So far, it’s going well:
[P]lease see attached hot spot maps relative to our current task force initiative. We are 14 days into the task force so I [...]
The Peoria Police Department issued the following press release last night:
RELEASED BY: Lieutenant Vincent C. Wieland – Criminal Investigations Division 673-4521 DATE: July 17, 2010 SUBJECT: Homicide & Arrests –– 10-17329
At 0958 hours, on Sunday July 18, 2010, the Peoria Police Department responded to 1215 N. Frink on a reported shooting. Upon [...]
Via the Journal Star:
Mary C. Davis, principal at Charles Lindbergh Middle School for five years before moving into central administration in 2008 to head up all the district’s principals, was charged Friday with 16 felony counts of official misconduct and theft. … If convicted, she faces up to seven years in prison. Davis [...]
From the Journal Star:
A 38-year-old Peoria woman was pronounced dead at 6:45 p.m. at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center after she was found about 45 minutes earlier next to a vehicle parked in the 800 block of Northeast Adams Street near Wayne Street.
Police said the victim, who suffered multiple stab wounds to [...]
The Journal Star reports that 1533 W. Butler St. was set ablaze around 1:20 p.m. by an arsonist who poured gasoline on both floors. Here’s what the paper doesn’t say: this is a known Drug Nuisance Property according to the Peoria Police Department. The website explains that “[n]uisance letters are sent to landlords, tenants [...]