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February 18, 2014

Police Report

Incidents reported to police include:



Theft in the 600 block of South Street.

Aggravated assault with a firearm at Sarge’s, 409 E. Main St.

A man arrested for aggravated assault and domestic battery in the 400 block of North Jackson Street.

A man and a woman arrested for unlawful use of a weapon at Hazel and Seminary streets. The man also was charged with theft and retail theft.

Attempted burglary and property damage in the 900 block of Georgian Drive.


A man arrested for domestic battery in the 300 block of Plum Street.

Disorderly conduct in the 200 block of East Conron Avenue.

A man arrested for obstructing justice and disorderly conduct at Clay and Hazel streets.

Two men arrested for battery in the 2600 block of Cannon Street.

A man arrested for criminal damage to property in the 1200 block of Clarence Street.


A man arrested for domestic battery in the 1000 block of Shasta Drive.

Vermilion County


A man arrested for disorderly conduct in the 100 block of West Eighth Street, Tilton.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Friday, 7:06 a.m. — At East Main and Home streets involving Hugh Blakeny, 47, of Catlin, and Ashley Sentelle, 20, of Danville. Blakeny was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Friday, 6:39 p.m. — At Main and Gilbert streets involving Marilyn Homan, 72, of Indianola, and Ryan Allhands, 28, of Danville. Homan was cited for disobeying a traffic control device.

Friday, 10:22 p.m. — At Bowman Avenue and East Main Street involving Dustin Matthews, 29, of Washington, Ind., and Brent Scott, 34, of the 900 block of East Seminary Street. Matthews was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident while Scott was cited for driving without insurance.

Saturday, 9:54 p.m. — At Main and Gilbert streets involving Deadre Scott, 25, of the 1300 block of East Main Street, and Terry Flint, 44, of Hoopeston. Scott was cited for driving with a suspended/revoked driver’s license and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Sunday, 4:20 p.m. — At 3626 N. Vermilion St. involving Edward Givens, 39, of the 1200 block of North Franklin Street, and Murray Clifton, 52, of Rantoul. Givens was cited for failure to yield.

Crime Stoppers pays rewards up to $1,000 for information on felony crimes or fugitives in the VermilionCounty area. The Crime Stoppers can be reached at 446-TIPS or an anonymous e-mail left at

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