Police blotter

Published 3:31 pm Thursday, February 15, 2018

Editor’s note: Taken from the Danville 911 records, the Police Blotter represents a history of the initial calls and the information used by the dispatcher to send officers to investigate complaints. It is not necessarily an indication of what the officer found upon arrival at the scene, or of how police may have dealt with the complaint.


12:11 a.m., two suspicious subjects are in a black pickup truck parked at vacant residence on Benedict Drive.

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2:40 a.m., something is burning on Longview Drive; assistance given.

3:33 a.m, there is a smell of natural gas in Waveland Avenue residence; assistance given.

8:49 a.m., a syringe has been found on KSD property next to South Second Street.

9:36 a.m., caller has a wild animal under the bathroom sink on Russell Street.

12:41 p.m., a white van is stuck in the mud after driving around in the grass at Millennium Park; tow company contacted.

1:01 p.m., caller’s purse was stolen out of the front passenger side of her vehicle parked at Kroger.

1:45 p.m., a female was caught shoplifting at Dollar General Store on Junction City and fled in a dark colored car with a male driver.

4:37 p.m., citizen is at police department lobby with a gift for the police.

9:08 p.m., caller is reporting that someone is beating on her door; she has a handgun; officer is requesting on call social worker; patient refused EMS transport.

9:17 p.m., caller is requesting a safety cone be placed at a pothole on Third Street near Chase Bank.

11:39 p.m., a suspicious subject is knocking on the door at Melrose Avenue residence.

11:59 p.m., there is a 911 call from a child; no contact with an adult; officer going to check on the child’s welfare.