Man faces theft charges for conning senior

By Anthony Antoine | aantoine@wcia.com

Published 06/26 2014 11:37AM

Updated 06/26 2014 11:42AM

URBANA -- A former football player for Urbana High School is back in town to face theft charges. Police say Darren Hursey conned an 85-year old woman into investing more than $16,000. He promised the money back with interest, but took off to Florida. Police arrested him for domestic violence last month. An officer saw the warrant for his arrest in Champaign County and sent him back this week.

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