The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

March 14, 2013

Police, Fire Reports


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



Disorderly conduct in the 1900 block of East Fairchild Street.

Theft reported at Domino’s Pizza, 714 N. Gilbert St.

Vehicle burglary at Big Lots, 20 N. Gilbert St.

Theft at Ross Dress for less, 2917 N. Vermilion St.

Retail theft at Sears, 2917 N. Vermilion St.


Burglary in the 1000 block of North Franklin Street.

Property damage in the 900 block of Walnut Street.

Disorderly conduct reported at Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, 102 Robinson St.

A man arrested for violating an order of protection in the first block of South Crawford Street.

Disorderly conduct in the 900 block of Hubbard Lane.

Retail theft at Dollar General, 100 N. Griffin St.

Theft in the 1400 block of Eastview Ave.

A man arrested for two counts of burglary at Family Dollar, 1228 E. Main St.

Property damage in the 1500 block of Valleyview.

Counterfeit money reported in the 100 block of West Fairchild Street.


Possession of drug paraphernalia at Bowman Avenue and Norman Street.

Vermilion County


Domestic battery in the 14500 block of Old Ottawa Road.


Domestic battery along County Road 900E, Oakwood.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Tuesday, 3:13 p.m. At East Main and Griffin streets involving Randy Strange, 49, of the 200 block of Vance Lane, and Betsy Perez, 46, of Danville. Strange was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Tuesday, 7:31 p.m. In the 400 block of East Ross Lane involving Melody Hack, 28, of the first block of Julianna Drive. She was cited for driving too fast for conditions and reckless driving.

Wednesday, 8:08 a.m. At Georgetown Road and Woodlawn Street involving Shane Jenkins, 28, of Rosedale, Ind., and Gregory Conrad, 65, of Terre Haute, Ind. Jenkins was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Wednesday, 3:44 p.m. At Harrison and Franklin streets involving Melvin Day, 71, of the 100 block of Rhea Street, and Merit Hicks, 20, of Danville. Day was cited for failure to yield.

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

Wednesday, 8:55-9:12 a.m.  — A medical call in the 100 block of Iowa Avenue.

Wednesday, 11:32-11:49 a.m. A medical call in the 1500 block of Valleyview.

Thursday, 3:16-3:53 a.m. A medical call in the 1600 block of Edgewood Drive.

Thursday, 3:49-4:05 a.m. A medical call in the 400 block of Elm Street.