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The Bloomington Police Department continues efforts to combat opioids. There has been an arrest of a subject for the drug-induced homicide of a male in Bloomington, which is the second time this past year and highlights the continued problem of opioid use and addiction across Central Illinois.

 

An initial investigation began on March 23, 2018, when BPD divisions (Patrol, Criminal Investigation Division-Crime Scene Detectives, Vice Unit, and Street Crimes Division) worked jointly with the Champaign (IL) Street Crimes Task Force and arrested Troy D. McBride, age 24, of Rantoul, Illinois for Intent to Delivery of a Controlled Substance after a traffic stop in Urbana, Illinois. Recovered was heroin/fentanyl and crack cocaine.

 

On Friday, June 8, 2018, McBride was indicted by the Statewide Grand Jury for Drug-Induced Homicide as well as six counts related to Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance.

 

On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, members of BPD’s Vice Unit, Street Crimes Unit, and Champaign Street Crimes Task Force arrested McBride in the 200 block of North Vine Street, Urbana, Illinois after the McLean County States Attorney's Office assisted in the investigation.

 

McBride was arrested for Drug-Induced Homicide, and multiple counts of Manufacture/Delivery of 1-15 grams of cocaine.

 

McBride was transported from Champaign County Jail to the McLean County Jail.

If you know someone who is battling drug addiction, please call local treatment agencies at 309-827-6026 or 309-888-0993.

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