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Local News

November 19, 2013

Police reports


Burglary to auto at the Pump House, 1102 N. Main St., Georgetown.

Male arrested in connection with aggravated domestic battery in the 100 block of West Second Street in Rankin.

Theft in the 200 block of East West Street.

Burglary to a vehicle in the 300 block of North Iroquois Street in Rankin.


Criminal damage reported at the Sidell Reporter, 114 Market St.

Domestic battery in the 1000 block of South Ross Township.

Accidents involving tickets or injuries include:

Wednesday, 4:19 p.m. — At South State and Illinois streets, Westville, involving Donald Reid, 67, of Westville, and Rocky Thornton, 30, of Chrisman. Reid was cited for failure to yield.

Thursday, 7:38 a.m. — At North Gilbert and Voorhees streets involving Maxwell Byerly, 16, of the 1600 block of North Gilbert Street, and Marti Fries, 53, of Danville. Byerly was cited for disobeying a traffic control device.

Thursday, 2:42 p.m. — At Bowman Avenue and Holiday Drive involving Guillermo Martinez Jr., 19, of the 1600 block of Eastview Avenue, and Debra Hale, 58, of Danville. Martinez was cited for failure to yield and driving without insurance.

Thursday, 12:10 p.m. — At South Buchanan and Commercial streets involving Crystal R. Wade, 49, of Westville, and Peggy A. Lambert, 72, of Catlin. Wade was ticketed for an improper turn.

Thursday, 12:35 p.m.At Lynch and East Voorhees streets involving Robert W. Wampler, 40, of Covington, Ind., and Kalin C. Rush, 21, of Covington, Ind. Wampler was ticketed for improper overtaking on the right.

Thursday, 3:13 p.m.In the 1200 block of North Vermilion Street involving Chelsea L. Grubb, rural Danville, and Michael R. Sandlin, 16, of Westville. Grubb was ticketed for failure to yield at a private drive.

Thursday, 10:30 p.m.At 400 East and 200 North roads involving Jeremy A. Johnson, 33, of Fairmount. Johnson was ticketed for operating an uninsured vehicle and failure to reduce speed.

Friday, 5:52 a.m. — In the 1200 block of East Voorhees Street involving Denzel C. Smith, 17, of the 1200 block of Koehn Drive, and Michael W. Clawson, 53, of Covington, Ind. Smith was ticketed for failure to reduce speed.

Saturday, 11:25 a.m.In the 500 block of North Hazel Street and Davis Street involving Trey D. Williams, 17, of the 600 block of North Beard Street, and Claudina Cunningham, 39, of Danville. Williams was ticketed for failure to reduce speed.

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

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