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Local News

February 4, 2013

Police, Fire Reports

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



Battery in the 1700 block of East Fairchild Street.

Domestic battery in the 900 block of Belton Avenue.

A man arrested for domestic battery in the 1200 block of North Franklin Street.

Burglary in the 700 block of East Voorhees Street.

Possession of cannabis at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center, 812 N. Logan Ave.

A man arrested for domestic battery in the 1100 block of North Walnut Street.


Two women arrested for burglary and retail theft in the first block of East Main Street.

A man arrested for disorderly conduct in the first block of Green Acres.

Theft in the 400 block of Elm Street.

Battery in the first block of South Crawford Street.

Domestic battery in the 100 block of Edwards Street.

Vehicle burglary in the 100 block of South Gilbert Street.


Reckless discharge of a firearm in the 1000 block of North Franklin Street.

Reckless discharge of a firearm in the 1100 block of North Gilbert Street.

A man arrested for two counts of domestic battery in the 900 block of South Forrest Street.

Vermilion County


Battery reported at Judith Giacoma Grade School, Westville.

Property damage at the Sportsman Inn, Westville.

Property damage in the 200 block of Cook Street, Westville.

Theft along County Road 2100N.

A man arrested for possession of methamphetamines with intent to deliver, obstructing justice and resisting an officer at Illinois Route 1 and Honeywell Street, Hoopeston.

Property damage and disorderly conduct in the 300 block of Spelter.

Burglary along County Road 2800N, Potomac.


A man arrested for domestic battery in the 300 block of North Dixon Street, Rankin.

Domestic battery in the 100 block of Mauck Lane.

A woman arrested for domestic battery in the 24500 block of Oak Ridge Court.

A man arrested for domestic battery, criminal damage to a vehicle, criminal trespassing to a vehicle and vehicle burglary in the 500 block of Newell Road.

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