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Local News

April 17, 2013

Police, Fire Reports

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



Possession of drug paraphernalia in the 1000 block of North Vermilion Street.


Possession of cannabis in the 1700 block of East Voorhees Street.

Trespassing in the 1600 block of Clyman Court.

Burglary in the 400 block of North Bowman Avenue.

Disorderly conduct and telephone harassment in the first block of North Vermilion Street.

Burglary in the 200 block of Edwards Street.

Trespassing in the 1100 block o North Franklin Street.

Vehicle burglary in the 200 block of Denvale Drive.

Theft and burglary in the 900 block of Koehn Drive.


Aggravated battery in the 1500 block of East Fairchild Street.

Vermilion County


A man and a woman arrested for domestic battery and disorderly  conduct in the 200 block of North Main Street, Fairmount.

Trespassing along County Road 1200N, Westville.

A motorcycle stolen at Bryant Industries, Westville.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Sunday, 9:29 a.m. On East Main Street near Collett Street involving Paul Jackson, 47, of the first block of Columbus Street, and Donald Boykin, 40, of Danville. Jackson was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Sunday, 12:25 p.m. At East Liberty Lane and North Vermilion Street involving Karen Betancourt, 42, of the first block of Country Club Road, and Carrie Hummer, 89, of Danville. Betancourt was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Tuesday, 8 a.m. At 714 N. Vermilion St. involving Donald Meredith, 85, of rural Danville, and Amber Wallen, 22, of Danville. Meredith was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Tuesday, 12:20 p.m. On the Interstate 74 eastbound on-ramp from Illinois Route 1 involving Kylie Hamer, 17, of Westville. Hamer was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and driving without insurance.

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

Tuesday, 7:40-8 a.m. A medical call in the 100 block of Iowa Street.

Tuesday, 7:2607:40 p.m. — A medical call in the 1600 block of Voorhees Street.

Wednesday, 5:58-6:06 a.m. A medical call in the first block of East Harrison Street.

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