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Local News

December 13, 2012

Police, Fire Reports

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



Cellular phone stolen in the 200 block of Delaware Street.

Retail theft at Big R, 3363 N. Vermilion St.


Theft in the 60 block of East English Street.

A man arrested for criminal trespassing at East Fairchild and Lewis Lane.

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

A cellular phone stolen in the 1200 block of Garden Drive.

Theft at the Danville Family YMCA, 1111 N. Vermilion St.

A man arrested for possession of a controlled substance at Ohio and Main streets.


Forgery in the 500 block of North Sidell Street.

Retail theft at Walgreens, 400 W. Fairchild St.

Vermilion County


Three men arrested for mob action in the first block of Carter Drive, Oakwood. One man also was charged with battery.

Property damage along Attica Road, Rossville.

Property damage along County Road 500N, Ridge Farm.

Mail stolen in the 100 block of Chesnut Street.

Deceptive practice reported in the 100 block of North Lakeview Street.

Domestic violence and obstructing justice in the 200 block of South H Street, Tilton.

Property damage in the 200 block of North First Street, Rankin.

Robbery, battery and unlawful restraint in the 1300 block of Giddings Street, Georgetown.

Domestic battery in the 700 block of Mill Road, Georgetown.

n Theft along County Road 1430E.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Monday, 12:46 p.m. At East Liberty Lane and North Vermilion Street involvinig Harold Smith, 88, of the 1200 block of North Vermilion Street, and Chad Salmela, 40, of Champaign. Smith was cited for failure to reduce speed.

Tuesday, 7:57 p.m. In the 100 block of South Gilbert Street involving Brandi Long, 18, of the 3200 block of East Voorhees Street, and Rene Deyo, 55, of Danville. Long was cited for failure to yield.

Tuesday, 8:19 p.m. In the 800 block of Lynch Spur involving Scott Richards, 33, of Covington, Ind. He was cited for DUI and taken to Provena United Samaritans Medical Center for treatment.

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