Press Release -- Christopher Croom Arrested

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On Monday, August 25, 2014, at approximately 10 a.m., Christopher L. Croom (D.O.B. - January 23, 1985) was arrested in Lake in the Hills, Illinois by the U.S. Marshall's Violent Fugitive Task Force on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for First Degree Murder and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon.  Bond is set at $1,000,000.  
 
This arrest is the result of an incident which occurred in Galesburg, Illinois, on August 13, 2014 where the victim, Melvin G. Buckner, later died of his injuries. 
 
Contact: Police Department 
Phone: 309/345-3722
 

 

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