Police briefs, July 24
Vehicle hits house due to wet road
The driver of an SUV was not injured when her vehicle struck a house Sunday night.
According to Danville Police, Shawnee Tandy, 37, of Danville was driving a 2007 Yukon about 11:30 p.m., traveling east on Shadeland Drive. Police said due to the wet road, she failed to stop at the intersection of Swope Drive and continued through the residence’s yard, striking a mailbox and tree before hitting the southwest corner of the house. No one inside the home was injured.
Officer Jude Remilien is the investigating officer.
Man arrested for possessing firearm
Following a report of a stolen firearm, a Danville man was arrested for possession the weapon.
Kenneth D. Norman, 30, of Danville, was arrested Sunday night and charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.
Following a call from a man at an East Main Street residence reporting a firearm had been stolen, Danville police responded at 9:28 p.m. Sunday and determined the firearm hadn’t been stolen, but was taken by the man’s son following a civil agreement, according to police.
Officers located Norman at a home on Sycamore Street and found he was a convicted felon. He was then arrested and taken to the Boyle County Detention Center.
Officers Remilien and Sparks are continuing the investigation.