Michael Howie

Charges not filed in stabbing incident

RANTOUL — A woman arrested over the weekend by Rantoul police will not be charged with a crime after her arrest over the weekend.

Champaign County State’s Attorney Julia Rietz said she decided not to file charges against Angelica Villa, who was arrested Sunday in Rantoul on preliminary charges of aggravated domestic battery and attempted second-degree murder.


Foosland man charged with solicitiation of murder for hire

MAHOMET — A Foosland man already in the Champaign County jail has been arrested for solicitation of murder for hire.

Mahomet Police Chief Michael Metzler said police arrested Jeffery S. Perry, 53, who listed an address in Foosland, on Sunday evening on charges of solicitation of murder for hire, a Class X felony, as well as for conspiracy and solicitation.


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