Deonance J. Hill, 29, of Champaign, was arrested at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of Melrose Village Circle, Urbana, for possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and armed violence. Hill was a passenger in a vehicle that initially was stopped because the driver was driving with a revoked license. Police searched the vehicle after smelling a strong odor of cannabis and found a handgun, cannabis, cocaine and drug packaging materials in Hill’s backpack. The driver was released with a warning.
A manager at a rental car business located at Willard Airport, 11 Airport Road, Savoy, Illinois, reported that a rental vehicle had been stolen from the business. The vehicle, which has an estimated value of $27,164, had been rented Sept. 9 and was not returned on the appointed date of Sept. 17.