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January 16, 2013

Police, Fire Reports

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



A man arrested for telephone harassment in the 500 block of Harvey Street.

A woman arrested for retail theft at County Market, 2 E. Main St.

Domestic battery in the 100 block of Pennsylvania Avenue.

Domestic battery and property damage in the 100 block of North Vermilion Street.

Disorderly conduct at First Financial Bank, 2 E. Main St.

Retail theft at Walmart Supercenter, 4101 N. Vermilion St.

Retail theft at County Market, 2 E. Main St.

Burglary in the 1600 block of Skyline Drive.

A man arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest at the Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System, 1900 E. Main St.


A woman arrested for disorderly conduct in the 700 block of Oak Street.

Vermilion County


Burglary and property damage in the 38000 block of Illinois Route 1, Hoopeston.

Deceptive practice reported in the 300 block of West Collett Street, Oakwood.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Tuesday, 8 a.m.Along North Bowman Avenue involving Demetria Smith, 29, of the 900 block of North Franklin Street, and Ronney Hall, 69, of Danville. Smith was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Tuesday, 3:34 p.m. At North Jackson and East Seminary streets involving Robert Allison, 73, of Williamsport, Ind., and Lorenzo Malone, 46, of Georgetown. Allison was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

Tuesday, 8:03-8:15 a.m. A medical call at North Bowman Avenue and East Fairchild Street.

Tuesday, 1:15-1:24 p.m. A natural gas odor reported at English Street and Koehn Drive.

Tuesday, 7:34-7:47 p.m. A furnace problem at 201 S. Griffin St.

Tuesday, 7:40-7:54 p.m. A natural gas smell at 723 Oak St.

Tuesday, 8:42-8:55 p.m. A carbon monoxide check at 1214 Garden Drive.

Tuesday, 8:51-9:02 p.m. A medical call in the 300 block of North Franklin Street.

Wednesday, 1:48-1:58 a.m. A medical call in the 1500 block of East Fairchild Street.

Wednesday, 4-4:15 a.m. A medical call in the 1000 block of James Place.

Wednesday, 4:56-5:30 a.m. An illegal burning at 501 Sherman St.

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