Elizabeth H. Delozier, 68, of Champaign, was arrested at 10:08 p.m. Thursday near Fourth Street and Windsor Road, Champaign, for driving under the influence of alcohol. Delozier’s vehicle initially was stopped because she was driving erratically and committed several traffic violations.
A U. of I. professor reported that he received a threatening text message from an unknown person at 10:18 p.m. Monday.
Gordon R. Ficklin, 47, of Tolono, Illinois, was arrested at 5:05 p.m. Thursday near Curtis Road and Dunlap Avenue, Savoy, Illinois, for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence of drugs and on a Champaign County warrant for failure to appear in court. Police initially were called by a witness who saw Ficklin unconscious in his vehicle, which was stopped in a ditch beside the road. Officers searched the vehicle after learning of the outstanding warrant and smelling a strong odor of cannabis emanating from the vehicle. They found a handgun, ammunition and drug paraphernalia coated with cocaine residue.