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November 4, 2013

Police, Fire Reports



Trespassing in the first block of Henderson Road.


A man arrested for disorderly conduct at the Brunswick Tavern, Westville.

A man arrested for unlawful use of a weapon and illegal consumption in the 200 block of South Main Street, Georgetown.

Home repair fraud along County Road 3797N, Hoopeston.

Burglary in the 100 block of Maple Street, Potomac.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Saturday, 5:21 a.m. — In the westbound lanes of Interstate 74 at the 210 mile marker involving Natasha Thompson, 33, of the 100 block of West Davis Street. She was cited for driving with a suspended/revoked drivers license and driving without insurance.

Saturday, 2:51 p.m. — In the 700 block of North Bowman Avenue involving Michael Trotter Jr., 18, of the 900 block of East Fairchild Street. Trotter was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Sunday, 12:15 p.m. — At North Vermilion Street and Liberty Lane involving Derek Davis, 21, of the 17300 block of Stable Lane, and Maurita Keyser, 54, of Danville. Davis was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

Saturday, 12:36-12:50 p.m. — A medical call in the 1200 block of International Place.

Saturday, 1:33-1:41 p.m. — A medical call in the 600 block of Jewell Street.

Saturday, 7:27-7:32 p.m. — A medical call in the 500 block of Commercial Street.

Saturday, 8:24-8:45 p.m. — A medical call in the 800 block of Bryan Avenue.

Sunday, 1:21-1:28 a.m. — A medical call in the 1600 block of Westview Avenue.

Sunday, 10:24-10:43 a.m. — A leaf fire at East Main Street and California Avenue.

Sunday, 12:27-12:37 p.m. — A medical call in the 400 block of Love Street.

Sunday, 12:34-12:43 p.m. — A medical call in the 1000 block of North Walnut Street.

Sunday, 4:27-5:14 p.m. — Smoke from an unknown source reported at Bowman Avenue and Brook Street.

Sunday, 4:39-4:55 p.m. — A carbon monoxide check at 223 Grace St.

Sunday, 5:25-5:40 p.m. — An unknown burning in the 600 block of Harmon Street.

Sunday, 9:31-9:38 p.m. — A medical call in the 300 block of Hazel Street.

Sunday, 11:44 p.m.-12:05 a.m. — A furnace problem at 916 Griffin St.

Monday, 2:40-2:52 a.m. — A medical call in the 900 block of Garfield Street.

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