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Local News

July 16, 2014

Police Reports

Incidents reported to police include:



Theft in the first block of North Bowman Avenue.


Theft in the 900 block of East Madison Street.

Theft in the 1800 block of East Main Street.


Fuel theft at Mobile Super Pantry, 1212 N. Bowman Ave.

Theft at Quaker Oats, 1703 E. Voorhees St.

Battery in the 3500 block of North Vermilion Street.

Theft at North Vermilion and North streets.

Home invasion and domestic battery in the 1000 block of Glenwood Drive.

A man arrested for aggravated battery and unlawful use of a weapon at Robinson and Clay streets.

Burglary reported at Wal-Mart, 4101 N. Vermilion St.

Theft at Circle K, 401 W. Main St.


A man arrested for possession of a controlled substance in the 100 block of Oregon Avenue.

Vermilion County


Theft reported at Gardenview Manor Nursing Home, Tilton.


Theft along County Road 2050N, Oakwood.


A man arrested for vehicle burglary at McCracken and Seventh streets, Hoopeston.

Burglary and property damage at IGA, Oakwood.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Friday, 9:14 p.m. — At Bowman Avenue and Johnson Street involving Sylvia Owens, 61, of Danville, and Scott Tomlinson, 52, of the first block of Schultz Street. Tomlinson was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Saturday, 1:49 p.m. — At Bowman Avenue and Williams Street involving Debra Reed, 57, of the 800 block of East Madison Street, and Chloe Sullivan, 32, of Danville. Sullivan was cited for driving without insurance.

Monday, 4:25 p.m. — At Hazel and Williams streets involving Seth Williford, 17, of the 14800 block of Catlin-Tilton Road, and Amy Trammel, 43, of Danville. Williford was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Monday, 4:49 p.m. — At North Gilbert and Harrison streets involving Jason Cravens, 17, of Oakwood, and Alexandria McDaniel, 16, of Westville. McDaniel was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Tuesday, 2:33 a.m. — At North Griffin and Seminary streets involving Christopher Bell, 27, of the first block of Tillman Street. He was cited for driving with a suspended/revoked driver’s license and driving without insurance.

Crime Stoppers pays rewards up to $1,000 for information on felony crimes or fugitives in the VermilionCounty area. The Crime Stoppers can be reached at 446-TIPS or an anonymous e-mail left at



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