Julia Rietz

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The Champaign News-Gazette
Judge: Deeming juvenile's behavior habitual 'the best option to protect the public'offender gave me the best option to protect the public from him for the longest
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
offender gave me the best option to protect the public from him for the longest period of time," said State's Attorney Julia Rietz, who has been prosecuting the Champaign youth for three years and felt she had run out of options for correcting... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Homeless man's sister files excessive-force lawsuit in his 2016 deathabuse, obesity, schizophrenia and "physical and mental stress during restraint
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
abuse, obesity, schizophrenia and "physical and mental stress during restraint by law enforcement." State's Attorney Julia Rietz determined in early May that there was "no evidence to support criminal charges against anyone in relation to Mr.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Former UI student arrested in computer incidents, building damagecomment on the investigation Monday, saying he hadn't talked with police since
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
comment on the investigation Monday, saying he hadn't talked with police since Friday's arrest. Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz said she hadn't had a chance to review the case and would make a decision about formal charges on Tue... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
2 charged; cop who shot at one of them back on dutyan Oct. 28 incident in the 1300 block of Hanover Drive in northwest Champaign.
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
an Oct. 28 incident in the 1300 block of Hanover Drive in northwest Champaign. Meantime, Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz said Officer Edward Sebestik, who fired in the direction of Smalls but did not hit him, acted appropriately and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Officer involved in shooting back on dutyan Oct. 28 incident in the 1300 block of Hanover Drive in northwest Champaign.
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
an Oct. 28 incident in the 1300 block of Hanover Drive in northwest Champaign. Meantime, Champaign County State’s Attorney Julia Rietz said Officer Edward Sebestik, who fired in the direction of Smalls but did not hit him, acted appropriately and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Danville man arrested in shots-fired incidentwas placed on leave during the investigation, but he returned to duty on Tuesda
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
was placed on leave during the investigation, but he returned to duty on Tuesday. Champaign County State’s Attorney Julia Rietz said she is not pursuing any criminal charges against Sebestik, who is a 5-year veteran of the department. A... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Unity student accused in shooting threat pleads guilty to disorderly conductthe wake of the youth's guilty plea Wednesday, the judge also ordered a psychol
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
the wake of the youth's guilty plea Wednesday, the judge also ordered a psychological evaluation. State's Attorney Julia Rietz said the youth admitted that he told other students on Oct. 16, and on previous occasions, that he "was going to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Unity High student pleads guilty to disorderly conductthe wake of the youth's guilty plea Wednesday, the judge also ordered a psychol
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
the wake of the youth's guilty plea Wednesday, the judge also ordered a psychological evaluation. State's Attorney Julia Rietz said the youth admitted that he told other students on Oct. 16, and on previous occasions, that he "was going to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
County board looking line by line for budget fixSnider, who will leave the county staff later this month. "Department heads won
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Snider, who will leave the county staff later this month. "Department heads won't do it. I won't do it." State's Attorney Julia Rietz, County Clerk Gordy Hulten and other department heads will argue — as they did in July — against cutting the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
No charges, lots of emotion in wake of UI homecoming parade gone awrychancellor ended up walking the rest of the way to the pep rally. No one was ar
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
chancellor ended up walking the rest of the way to the pep rally. No one was arrested. Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz said Monday she had not received any reports from UI police about the incident with the chancellor's car. "I've... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Former county official charged with official misconductcoming to light. Farney said he had received a tip and began looking at financi
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
coming to light. Farney said he had received a tip and began looking at financial reports. Because State's Attorney Julia Rietz represents county officials, she referred the case to the Illinois State Police for investigation and the... Read more

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