August 6, 2015
August 6, 2015
According to the Commercial News, A suspect remained at large Wednesday afternoon following a bank robbery along North Gilbert Street.
Danville police and Vermilion County deputies responded to the robbery report just after 3 p.m. Wednesday at Iroquois Federal Savings and Loan, 619 N. Gilbert St.
According to Danville Director of Public Safety Larry Thomason, the bank personnel called 911 to report a man had entered with a weapon and taken an unknown amount of money from the savings and loan.
The suspect was described as a white male in his early 30s standing either 5 feet 9 inches or 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing an orange shirt with an unknown design and blue jeans at the time of the robbery.
He used a handgun during the robbery.
The suspect fled southwest on foot across North Gilbert Street through the Village Garden parking lot.
Thomason indicated no one was injured during the incident.
Anyone with information in connection with the case is asked to call Danville police or Vermilion County Crime Stoppers at 446-TIPS (8477).
August 5, 2015
Hoopeston Police Blotter for Monday & Tuesday August 3rd & 4th
An armed robbery suspect who holed up in a Rantoul motel room for about seven hours early Tuesday, threatening to harm himself and police, was shot and killed by a Champaign police officer.
The Vermilion County sheriff’s office is investigating the death of a man and woman, whose bodies were found lying near a tree line along the northern edge of a property at 322 Western Ave.
Two Vermilion County residents were charged Tuesday with Class X felonies after Paxton police say they found them in possession of suspected methamphetamine and ingredients used to make the illegal drug one day earlier.
August 4th, 2015
August 4, 2015
August 2, 2015