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November 12, 2013

Police, Fire Reports

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



Theft at Casey’s General Store, 2101 E. Main St.


Burglary in the 1200 block of Garden Drive.

Theft at Walgreens, 842 E. Main St.


Property damage and disorderly conduct in the 700 block of Oak Street.

A man arrested on two counts of retail theft at Meijer, 3649 N. Vermilion St.

Trespassing in the 200 block of South Virginia Avenue.

Theft in the 3100 block of North Vermilion Street.

Theft in the 300 block of West Roselawn Avenue.

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Burglary in the 300 block of North Iroquois Street, Rankin.

Theft in the 1600 block of Georgetown Road.

A woman arrested for criminal trespassing in the 1800 block of Perrysville Road.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Thursday, 3:48 p.m. — At East Seminary and Washington streets involving Sara Townsley, 17, of the 700 block of North Franklin Street, and Joseph Cahill, 20, of Danville. Townsley was cited for failure to yield.

Sunday, 2 p.m. — At U.S. Route 150 and County Road 970E involving Scott Ellison, 37, of the 25000 block of Indian Springs Road, and Jeffery Baer, 49, of Oakwood. Ellison was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Sunday, 9:38 p.m. — On eastbound Interstate 74 just west of Bowman Avenue involving Brittany Wright, 23, of the 600 block of East Seventh Street. She was cited for driving without insurance.

Monday, 12:15 p.m. — In the 700 block of East Main Street involving Christopher Pithoud, 27, of Kingman, Ind., and Dalton Russian, 18, of Westville. Pithoud was cited for disobeying a no passing zone.

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

Monday, 12:22-12:28 p.m. — A false alarm at Village Mall, 2917 N. Vermilion St.

Monday, 2:09-2:14 p.m. — A medical call in the 700 block of Grant Street.

Monday, 2:46-3:32 p.m. — A carbon monoxide check at 2 S. California Ave.

Monday, 4:41-4:53 p.m. — An illegal burning at 2506 Northview Ave.

Monday, 6:50-7:07 p.m. — A medical call in the 3600 block of North Vermilion Street.

Monday, 7:43-8:04 p.m. — A smell of gas reported at 1904 Westview Ave.

Tuesday, 12:36-12:41 a.m. — A false alarm at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center, 812 N. Logan Ave.

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