Help, Support, and Contact Information:

WHPO Radio | 101 Country

Local News & Information

Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter 1/21/17-1/23/17

Traffic Accident (PD) H17-0171
Time: 09:40
Location: 415 S Dixie Hwy Dollar General Parking Lot
Unit 1: 2014 Ford Bus driven by Danny L Danner (M) of Hoopeston
Unit 2: 2009 Chrysler Van (Parked) owned Jodie A. Sollars (F) of Wellington
Details: HPD was requested to respond to investigate a property damage accident transport bus that was involved in an accident on the lot.  Both Units insured, No Injuries at time of report.

Lost & Found
There are numberous wallets, keys, and cell phones in our lost and found.  If you think
any of these are yours, please come to HPD to identify and claim.  Thank you


Warrant Arrest H17-0185
Time: 9:42pm
Location: 500 blk S Sixth
Arrested: Christopher E Meinart (36) Hoopeston male
Details: HPD officers responded to above after receiving information from a Danville City officer.  A computer check revealed Meinart had an outstanding Douglas County warrant for contempt of court.  Subject was arrested and taken to HPD for processing.  Subj posted bond and was given a new court date.

Warrant Arrest H17-0190
Time: 12:22 pm
Location: Hoopeston PD 301 W Main Street
Arrested: Dakota J Hanlin (24) (M) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD Officer observed a male in the lobby of City Hall that he knew to be the arrestee.  Subject was taken into custody on 2 Vermilion County Warrant, 2016TR835 and
2016TR6439-40 both warrants are for Failure to Appear, Total Bond Required $739 full cash.


Traffic Accident H17-0191
Time: 12:25pm
Location:    600 Block of West Orange Street
Unit 1: 2006 Hyundai driven by: Symmonda, Shelby N (F) (16) of Rankin
Unit 2: 2004 Cadillac Sedan driven by: Wells, Elyscha C (M) (19) of Hoopeston
Details: Unit 2 was stopped waiting to turn North bound onto South Sixth Av, when Unit 1 hit Unit 2 from behind.  No tickets, No injuries at the time of report, both units insured. 


Breach of Peace constituting Disorderly Conduct, Purchase of Acceptance of Gifts
of Alcohol by persons under 18 years of age
H17-0194
Date & Time: January 22, 2017   5pm
Locaton: Fortees Apartments
Arrested: Ybarra III, Ambrosia (19) of Rossville
Details: Property manager called HPD complaining of a subject who
was intoxicated and on the property without permission.
He was transported to HPD where he was charged with the above
and released with a Notice to Appear in Hoopeston city court

Hit & Run Traffic Accident H16-0195
Date & time: January 22, 2017   unknown time
Location: 400 blk S Third Street
Unit #1: unidentified/left the scene
Unit #2: 2002 Dodge Pick up owned by Adrian Alconedo of Hoopeston
Details: Unit 1 back from driveway and struck Unit 2 causing damage

Back to News