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February 20, 2014

Police, Fire Reports

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



Property damage in the 1200 block of Garden Drive.


Burglary in the 1700 block of Glenwood Drive.

Property damage in the 100 block of South Griffin Street.

Domestic battery in the 1000 block of Robinson Street.


Possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia at English and North Vermilion streets.

Forgery at Mach 1 gas station, 510 N. Gilbert St.

Burglary and property damage in the 600 block of East Voorhees Street.

A man arrested for criminal trespassing, obstructing an officer and resisting arrest in the 900 block of Hubbard Lane.

Burglary and property damage in the 100 block of North California Avenue.

Vehicle damaged in the 200 block of North Logan Avenue.

Burglary and theft at Uppercrust Bakery, 212 W. Fairchild St.

Burglary in the 3800 block of North Vermilion Street.

A man arrested for possession of cannabis with intent to deliver in the 1200 block of North Griffin Street.


A man arrested for unlawful use of a weapon and no firearm owner’s identification in the 2400 block of East Main Street.

Domestic dispute in the 1600 block of Edgewood Drive.

Vermilion County


Disorderly conduct and property damage in the 200 block of West 12th Street, Georgetown.

Trespassing in the first block of Donna Drive, Oakwood.


Identity theft along County Road 920E, Oakwood.

Credit card fraud in the 400 block of East Chandler Street, Fairmount.

A woman arrested for battery in the 400 block of West 12th Street, Georgetown.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Wednesday, 8:53 a.m. — At East Main Street and Indiana Avenue involving Robert Jackson, 84, of the 700 block of Oregon Avenue, and Michael Lucas, no age listed, of Danville. Jackson was cited for failure to yield.

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

Wednesday, 1:11-1:23 p.m. — A medical call in the 500 block of North Gilbert Street.

Wednesday, 1:12-1:19 p.m. — A medical call in the 1800 block of East Main Street.

Wednesday, 3:54-4:04 p.m. — A medical call in the 1200 block of Freeman Street.

Thursday, 2:30-2:42 a.m. — A medical call in the 1600 block of East Fairchild Street.

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