Macomb police http://tspr.org en Macomb Police Investigating Man’s Death http://tspr.org/post/macomb-police-investigating-man-s-death <p>A Macomb man died shortly after getting into a fight but police say the cause of death remains undetermined. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:48:16 +0000 Rich Egger 48493 at http://tspr.org Macomb Police Investigating Man’s Death After Theft Macomb Police Say: Lock Your Doors http://tspr.org/post/after-theft-macomb-police-say-lock-your-doors <p>The Macomb Police Department said there has been a rise in thefts in the past few months. It's recommending residents take precautions after another theft was reported over weekend. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 19:15:45 +0000 Scott Stuntz 39193 at http://tspr.org After Theft Macomb Police Say: Lock Your Doors Macomb Jr. Sr. High School Lock Down http://tspr.org/post/macomb-jr-sr-high-school-lock-down <p>KHQA reported the Macomb Junior and Senior High School went into lockdown at during the 9 o'clock hour this morning. Thu, 09 May 2013 15:41:07 +0000 Scott Stuntz 33481 at http://tspr.org Macomb Jr. Sr. High School Lock Down One Arrest Made in WIU Hoax http://tspr.org/post/one-arrest-made-wiu-hoax <p>Macomb police said they arrested a Western Illinois University student for Wednesday night’s hoax phone call to 911.</p><p></p><p>Chief Curt Barker said Alvin Montgomery, age 25, was taken into custody outside Bayless Hall. Montgomery is charged with disorderly conduct, making a false 911 call, and attempted obstruction of justice.</p><p>Police said the final charge was filed because Montgomery tried to delete information from a cell phone.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 17:59:23 +0000 Rich Egger 30129 at http://tspr.org One Arrest Made in WIU Hoax Incident Near WIU Campus Proves to be Hoax http://tspr.org/post/incident-near-wiu-campus-proves-be-hoax <p>Macomb police surrounded a home for five hours Wednesday evening, believing someone might be barricaded inside. But it turned out they were sent to the home on a prank call.</p><p>The 911 center received the call from 509 West Murray around 6:00 pm. Police Chief Curt Barker said the caller was a woman.</p><p>“She said there was an individual at the house and she gave the address and said that he had a firearm. And then in the background you could hear the male subject saying, ‘Are you calling the police? Are you calling the police?’ And then the phone went dead,” Barker said.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 06:23:40 +0000 Rich Egger 30009 at http://tspr.org Incident Near WIU Campus Proves to be Hoax