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Local News

January 23, 2013

Police, Fire Reports

DANVILLE — Here’s a look at recent law enforcement calls:



Disorderly conduct at Perrysville Road and Bowman Avenue.


Disorderly conduct in the 1200 block of North Gilbert Street.


Burglary in the 1500 block of East Main Street.

A man arrested for retail theft and aggravated battery to a police officer t CVS, 820 N. Vermilion St.

Retail theft at Walmart, 4101 N. Vermilion St.

Disorderly conduct at the Village Mall, 2917 N. Vermilion St.

Burglary in the 1300 block of North Franklin Street.

Telephone harassment in the 1600 block of East Fairchild Street.

A woman arrested for retail theft at Dollar General, 100 N. Griffin St.

Burglary in the first block of South Bismark Street.

$58 in gasoline stolen at BP Gas, 3910 N. Vermilion St.

A woman arrested for criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct in the 1400 block of Cleveland Street.

Theft at Collett and Fairchild streets.

A man arrested for theft in the 3600 block of North Vermilion Street.

Theft in the 500 block of West Harrison Street.

Vermilion County


Theft in the first block of Prairie Street, Bismarck.

Trespassing, disorderly conduct and impersonating an officer reported along County Road 1180E, Oakwood.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Tuesday, 7:50 a.m. At North Jackson and East Seminary streets involving Brittney Gerling, 27, of the first block of Michigan Avenue, and Shari Nasiopoulos, 50, of Danville. Gerling was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Tuesday, 7:59 a.m. On East Voorhees at the Norfolk Southern railroad crossing involving Amber Fisher, 23, of the 1300 block of Franklin Street, and Jason Pierce, 38, of Danville. Fisher was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and driving without insurance.

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

Tuesday, 11:54 a.m.-12:03 p.m. An investigation at 200 Kansas Ave.

Tuesday, 5:52-6:12 p.m. An alarm activation at 410 Sheridan St.

Tuesday, 7:35-7:54 p.m. A medical call in the 1200 block of Perrysville Road.

Wednesday, 1:19-1:34 a.m. An investigation at 903 Sunset Ridge.

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