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Hoopeston Police Department Press Release

The Hoopeston Police Department is currently investigating an Armed Robbery which took place in the 100 block of West Main St. on August 28, 2016, on or around 11:15p.m.

The Individual was wearing a disguise when entering and leaving the place of business, brandishing a hand gun.  The person of interest is considered armed and dangerous.  Any information regarding this case can be called into the Hoopeston Police Department 217-283-5196 and or to Crime Stoppers at 217-446-8477

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Hoopeston Police Weekend Blotter August 26-28

Cruelty to Animals, Violation of Rabies Control Ord.   H16-4082
Time & Date: 1:50pm, August 24, 2016
Location: 200 Block E McCracken Av
NTA Issued: Miller, Candi L (F) (30) of Hoopeston
Details: Upon further review of the incident on August 24th, 3 Citation for City Ordinance Violations was issued to Ms. Miller who will have to appear in City Court of Hoopeston.

Burglary to Auto, Criminal Damage (Over) H16-4127
Time: 06:45 am
Location: 100 block E Lincoln
Complainant: 30 year old Rossville Man
Details: Received report of a vehicle setting on the storage lot of the 100 block E Lincoln, Unit had been damaged and broken into. 


Found Property: A black & Pink Huffy has been turned into the Hoopeston Police Department owner may claim at City Hall


Disorderly Conduct – Battery; Resisting/Obstructing a Peace Officer
Time: 4:55pm
Location: McFerren Park
Arrested: Lucille Chittenden (52) female of Hoopeston
Arrested: Jaymee Smith (21) female of Hoopeston
Details: HPD was called to McFerren Park for a disturbance.  Upon investigation
Ms. Chittenden was arrested for battery and disorderly conduct.  Later,
Ms. Smith was arrested for resisting/obstructing a peach officer.  Both
subjects were taken to HPD, processed and later released.  Each paid a
$150 bond and was given a court date.

Armed Robbery H16-4159
Time: 11:15pm
Location: 101 W Main, Teds Home Beverage
Complainant: 24 year old female
Details: HPD was contacted in reference to an armed robbery that had occurred.
An investigation continues.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Monday, August 22, 2016

Driving While License Suspended (2 counts)  H16-4052   H16-4053
Date & Time: August 22, 2016   5pm and 5:26pm
Location: 600 blk W Washington & 800 blk E Lincoln
Arrested: Haley M Edwards (20) of Hoopeston
Details: Subject was arrested for 2 separate complaints where
she was witnessed driving.  Subject was known to
not have a valid driver’s license.  Her vehicle was
impounded.  She was transported to HPD where she was
later released with a Notice To Appear in Vermilion County Court.

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Hoopeston Police Weekend Blotter for August 19-21, 2016

Traffic Accident H16-3999
Time: 10:39am
Location: W Honeywell/Tenth Ave
Unit #1: 1999 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Nicholas Czarny (22) (M) of Rankin
Details: Passenger of Unit #1 hit her head while exiting the moving vehicle. Driver of unit #1 was issued a traffic citation for operating uninsured vehicle. Passenger was taken to Carle by ambulance.

Burglary to Residence H16-4013
Time: 1:33am
Location: 700 blk S 1st Av
Complainant: 20 year old Hoopeston female
Details: HPD was called in reference to an unknown subject(s) broke the lock
and entered the complainant’s residence without permission. An investigation continues.

Warrant Arrest H16-4022
Date & Time: August 20, 2016   6pm
Location: Hoopeston Police Dept
Arrested: Lucas E Neal (32) of Bloomington IL
Details: Subject turned himself in, posted bond and was released
with a new court date.

Fire Call
Date & Time: August 21, 2016   4:38pm
Location: Hoopeston Area High School
Details: HFD responded for a trash can burning behind the school.
Fire was put out. Nothing damaged.

Burglary H16-4141
Date & Time: August 21, 2016   9:06pm
Location: 500 blk N Tenth Ave
Complainant: 57 year old Hoopeston man
Details: Complainant reported that unknown subject entered his residence
and removed his cell phone without his permission.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Thursday, August 18, 2016

Criminal Damage to Property H16-3986
Time: 12pm
Location: 600 block of E. Young
Complainant: 50 year old Hoopeston female
Details: Complainant contacted HPD when she found damage to her pool.
an investigation continues.

Traffic Accident H16-3996
Time: 11:20pm
Location: McCracken/Tenth Av
Unit #1: 2006 Toyota driven by Jordan Stream (29) (M) of Rossville
Unit #2: 2008 Pontiac driven by Haley Dixon (19) (F) of Hoopeston
Details: Unit #1 while traveling southbound on 10th Av failed to yield the right of way and
struck Unit 2 which was traveling eastbound on W McCracken St. No injuries
were reported and no tickets were issued. Both parties had insurance.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Wednesday, August 17, 2016

NOTHING TO REPORT

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Tuesday, August 16, 2016

NOTHING TO REPORT

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Hoopeston Man Arrested for Murder of a Danville Woman

The Danville Commercial News Reports that Police have arrested a Hoopeston man Monday in connection to the murder of a Danville Woman in early August.

Police arrested a Hoopeston man Monday in connection to the murder of a Danville woman in early August.

Director of Public Safety Larry Thomason said in a press release that Johnnie L. Sampson, 32, of Hoopeston, was taken into custody at 1 p.m. Monday in connection to the murder.


“Danville police had obtained a murder warrant of arrest on Aug. 11 for Mr. Sampson,” Thomason said. “Working with Hoopeston Police Department, U.S. Marshal’s Service and VMEG officers, Danville detectives arrested Mr. Sampson in the 1200 block of Daisy Lane in Hoopeston. There was no resistance with the arrest.”

He said there was no bond on the arrest warrant, and Sampson remained in custody of the Vermilion County Sheriff’s department on four counts of murder.


Thomason added that Mary Thompson was shot as she drove in the area of Clyman and Fowler streets on Aug. 5, and their investigation into the murder case continues. He also said detectives have other persons of interest they were focusing on.

Thompson was the fifth victim of a murder involving firearms in the city of Danville this year, and the sixth in Vermilion County.

The police are continuing to investigate and ask anyone with information to call the Danville Police Department at (217) 431-2250 or Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-TIPS.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Monday, August 15, 2016

Possession of Methamphetamine, Criminal Trespass to State Property     H16-3939 V16-8059
Date & Time: August 15, 2016       1:14am
Location: Parkview Court
Arrested: Floyd J Shanks II (19) of Danville
Details: Officer responded to above for a possible domestic disturbance.  Upon
arrival,  the female on the scene allowed officers to search the residence.
Shanks was found hiding in the closet.  Officers were aware that
Shanks has been previously banned from being on the Parkview Court property.  He was taken into custody and transported to HPD.  While
in custody Shanks was searched and found to be in possession of
Methamphetamine.  He was later transported to PSB.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for August 12th, 2016

Domestic Battery H16-3883   V16-7969
Time: 09:35
Location: 600 block E Main St Hoopeston
Complainant: 74 year old Hoopeston Woman
Arrestee: Johnson, Gary W (M) (55) of Hoopeston
Details: Hoopeston Police were called by an area resident that advised a male was battering an elderly woman on the front porch of the residence.  Officer arrived on scene and the arrestee was taken into custody. Transported to HPD detained and later transferred to Vermilion County Jail to await an appearance before the court for bond hearing. 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Bicycle Found:
Blue Boys, Road master bicycle was found at Crop Production gravel lot.  Owner may claim it at Hoopeston Police Department. 


Battery (City Ord) H16-3852
Time: 12:33 pm
Location: 800 E Young Ave
Complainant: 22 year old Danville Woman
Arrested: Torres, Angela I (F) (37) of Hoopeston
Details: Notice to appear was issued to the Arrestee because she had slapped and pushed the complainant around.    Female was transported to HPD process and released with court date. 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Traffic Accident (Hit & Run PD) H16-3807
Time of Report: 3pm
Location: 324 W Main St in front of Silgan Property
Unit 1: Unknown Left the Scene
Property: Ameren Illinois Power Pole
Details: At the above time on August 8, 2016, it was reported to Hoopeston Police that a unit unknown at this time had struck a power pole belonging to Ameren Illinois causing extensive damage, which the pole had to be replaced.    Anyone with information contact HPD.


Key Found
A Black Key on a key ring, with a Family Health medallion hooked to it was turned into the Police Department Hoopeston City Hall.  Owner may claim.


Warrant Arrest H16-3824   V16-7850
Time: 10:22 am
Location: 400 block S Fifth St Hoopeston
Arrested: Staats, Christopher C. (M) (19) of Hoopeston
Details: Arrested on Vermilion County Warrant 2016CM0176 FTA Pretrial on Agg Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Ct 2 Disorderly Conduct.  Bond $5,000 10% plus $75 FTA Fee.  Subject was unable to post bond.  He was transferred to the custody of the Vermilion County Sheriff Department. 

Violation of Order of Protection H16-3835 V16-7874
Time: 7:14pm
Location: 400 blk E Seminary
Complainant: 20 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested: Dwight Rowe (24) of Rossville
Details: Complainant contacted HPD advised that she had an Order of Protection
against Mr. Rowe and he was continually trying to contact her.  Subject
was located and arrested for Violation of Order of Protection.  He was
processed and later transported to the PSB in Danville to await arraignment.

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Nothing To Report for August 8, 2016

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Hoopeston Police Weekend Blotter for August 5-7

Found Bicycle
Blue next bicycle was found and brought into HPD where owner may identify and claim.

Criminal Damage to Property H16-3733
Date & Time: August 5, 2016   5:51am
Location: 500 blk W Maple
Complainant: 19 year old Hoopeston male
Details: Unknown subject broke window to his vehicle.


Keys Found:  Set of older Chevy keys were found around the Wyman Apartment, Owner may identify and claim them at Hoopeston Police Department.

Warrant Arrest             H16-3765
Date & Time: August 6, 2016   1:18pm
Location: 200 blk E Lincoln
Arrested: Scott J Howe (31) of Hoopeston
Details: Subject was taken into custody for outstanding Vermilion County
warrant W16J9378 for Domestic Battery.  He posted bond and
was released with a new court date.

Counterfeit Currency H16-3786
Time: 1:36 pm
Location: Uptown Saloon 306 E Main St
Details: Business reported that sometime during the evening hours of operation on August 6, to the morning hours of August 7, a person(s) unknown at this time, passed counterfeit currency. 


Burglary, Criminal Damage Property. H16-3790
Time: 5:35 pm
Location: 300 block West Chestnut St
Complainant: 41 year old Hoopeston Man
Details: Resident reported to HPD that person(s) unknown and without permission had broken into a shed causing damage, and removing several items from it. 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Thursday, August 4, 2016

Violation of Stalking No Contact Order H16-3715
Date & Time: August 4, 2016   4:47pm
Location:     700 E Wyman
Arrested: Chad W Baker (41) (M) of Hoopeston
Details: Officers responded for the call of a domestic situation. 
Computer check revealed that Baker had an active Stalking
No Contact Order in place.  Protected parties on the order
were on the scene with him.  He was taken into custody
transported to the PSB to see a judge.

Purchase/Acceptance of Gift of Liquor by Persons Under 21 (City Ordinance)   H16-3731
Time: 10:43pm
Location: 800 blk E Lincoln
Arrested: Haley Edwards (20) of Hoopeston
Vance LaBaume (19) of Hoopeston
16 year old Hoopeston juvenile
Details: HPD officers were called to the area for subjects driving recklessly.  Officers
preformed a traffic stop and noticed subjects inside had been drinking.  All
subjects were arrested taken to HPD, processed and released with city citations and city court date.  Juvenile was released to a guardian.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Burglary to Vehicle H16-3681
Time: 07:25 am
Location: 400 block Front Street
Complainant: 34 year old Hoopeston Woman
Details: At the above time and date, the complainant reported that person(s) unknown and without permission had done damage to the complainant’s truck. 

Traffic Accident (PD) H16-3686
Time: 10:37 am
Location: 824 S Dixie Hwy, Hoopeston
Unit 1: 2011 Jeep Wrangler driven by Reilly R Neathery (F) (19) of Hoopeston
Unit 2: 1995 Olds Cutlass driven by Samantha M Beatty (F) (21) of Hoopeston
Details: Unit 2 was traveling westbound on Route 9 with the turn signal on to turn north.  Unit 1 was exiting the McDonalds parking lot on the south side. Unit #1 pulled out and struck Unit# 2. Very Minimal damage to both units.  Both Units Insured. No Citations. No Injuries.


Theft H16-3692
Date & Time: August 3, 2016   1:43pm
Location: 300 blk W Washington
Complainant: 84 year old Hoopeston man
Details: Complainant advised a lawn cart was removed from his yard without
his permission.

 

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Hoopeston Police Weekend Blotter for July 29-31

Traffic Accident (PD) H16-3580
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Penn & Market St Intersection
Unit 1: 2002 Toyota driven by Vickie E Means (F) (56) of Hoopeston
Unit 2: 1993 Ford driven by John L Baker (M) (76) of Hoopeston
Details: Unit 1 did not see Unit 2 who had already started into the intersection and was struck by Unit 1.  EMS responded to scene for driver of Unit 1, but was refused.  Both Units insured, No Tickets.

Traffic Accident H16-3585
Time: 5:35pm
Location: Intersection of E. Washington & S. Third St
Unit #1: 2013 Dodge driven by Debora Beer of Milford
Unit #2: 2000 Suzuki driven by Adrienne Anderson of Hoopeston
Details: Unit #1 who didn’t see Unit #2 was crossing the intersection causing Unit #2
to strike Unit #1. Driver of Unit 1 was issued a citation for Failure to Yield at Intersection. Driver of Unit 2 was issued a citation for Operating Uninsured Vehicle. Passenger of Unit 1 was treated by Carle ambulance.

Burglary to Garage
Time: 7:45pm
Location: 800 block of E. Honeywell
Complainant: 46 year old Hoopeston male
Details: Complainant contacted HPD when he noticed that person(s) unknown
without his knowledge or permission took his mower. An investigation continues. 

Criminal Damage to Auto H16-3611
Time: 09:14 am
Location: 300 block of Front Street
Complainant: 21 year old Hoopeston Male
Details: At the above time and date the complainant reported that person(s) unknown and without permission did damage to their 2013 Dodge Challenger.  No Estimate at time of call as damage repair costs.


Burglary to Residence H16-3619
Time: 5:56pm
Location: 700 block of S. Fifth Ave
Complainant: 97 year old Hoopeston male
Details: Complainant contacted HPD when he noticed that person(s) unknown and
without his knowledge or permission took money from his residence. An investigation continues. 

 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Thursday, July 28, 2016

Traffic Accident H16-3570
Time: 11:08am
Location: 824 S, Dixie Highway (McDonald’s)
Unit #1: 2002 Buick driven by Joan Focken of Cissna Park
Unit #2: 2006 Ford Explorer driven by Angela Kelnhofer of Hoopeston
Details: Unit #2 was in front of Unit #1 in the drive thru when Unit #1 struck the
the rear of Unit #2. Both units insured. No injuries reported. No citations
issed. 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Monday, July 25, 2016

Disorderly Conduct H16-3518
Time: 11:09 am
Location: East Lawn of Hoopeston Area High School 615 E Orange St
Arrested: Land, Douglas G Jr. (M) (54) of Hoopeston
Details:      Subject was arrested on the above charge, after multiple contacts with him, and his refusal of medical help prior to this location of arrest.  Subject transported to Hoopeston Police Department processed and released to care of a friend.

Warrant Surrender (16OV15) H16-3519
Time: 12:16pm
Location: 301 W Main St Hoopeston Police Department
Arrestee: Edwards, Tonya K (F) (39) of Hoopeston
Details: Female came to HPD and surrendered to custody on the above Vermilion County Warrant.  She posted the required Bond $2,000 plus $75 FTA Fee.
She was processed and released with a new court date for Vermilion County.

Unlawful Acts Constituting Disorderly Conduct (City Ordinance) H16-3523
Time: 3:40pm
Location: 500 blk N Market St
Arrested: 15 year old Hoopeston juvenile
Details: HPD responded to the above location in reference to a possible fight. 
After an investigation, the 15 year old Hoopeston juvenile was arrested
and taken to HPD.  He was processed and later released to a parent.  He
was given a city citation and city court date.

Assault (City Ordinance) H16-3533
Time: 10:19pm
Location: 700 blk S 1st Av
Complainant: 21 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested: Haley Edwards (20) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers were called to the above location for a threat call.  Ms. Edwards was arrested for city ordinance violation of Assault.  She was processed at HPD and later released with a city citation and court date.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Warrant Service H16-3430
Time: 12:05pm
Location: Hoopeston Police Department, 301 W. Main St.
Arrested: Adena Rossolille (30) of Hoopeston
Details: Rossolille turned herself in on Vermilion County warrant #14CM186.  Rossolille bonded out and was given a new court date.


Counterfeit Currency H16-3434
Time: 3:18pm
Location: 511 S. Dixie Highway, Iroquois Federal
Details: HPD was called to the above location on the report of a counterfeit bill.
Unknown suspect information at this time.  An investigation continues.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Monday, July 18, 2016

Traffic Accident H16-3404
Time: 2:49pm
Location: 115. E Orange. (Casey’s)
Unit #1: 2016 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Jeri Brown of Hoopeston
Unit #2: 2004 Chevrolet Truck driven by Roy Zamora of Hoopeston
Details: Officers responded to the above location after unit #1 pulled out from the
gas pumps and ran into the passenger side of unit #2. No injuries reported.
Operating Uninsured Vehicle citation was issued to driver of unit #2

Battery (City Ordinance) H16-3406
Time: 5:20pm
Location: 800 block of E Lincoln
Complainant: 19 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested: Cherrica Hamby (27) year old Hoopeston female
Details: HPD responded in reference to a subject needing to be removed. Hamby was
taken into custody on the above charge, transported to HPD, and released
with a notice to appear.

 

Domestic Battery H16-3408 V16-7076
Time: 5:30pm
Location: 300 block of S. Third Ave
Complainant: 31 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested: Brandon R Casner (34) of Hoopeston
Details: Complainant came to HPD in reference to a battery that occurred. After further investigation Mr. Casner was taken into custody on the charge of domestic battery. Mr. Casner was processed and transported to the PSB to await arraignment. 

 

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Hoopeston Police Weekend Blotter for July 15-17

Theft (under) H16-3363
Time: 6:27pm
Location: 500 blk N 3rd St
Complainant: 67 year old Hoopeston male
Arrested: 14 year old Hoopeston juvenile
Details: HPD was notified of a theft that had occurred at the above location. 
Complainant advised that he knew who had taken the money from his
wallet.  Juvenile was arrested, processed and released to a guardian.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Thursday, July 14, 2016

Theft & Criminal Trespass H16-3310
Time: 20:30
Date: July 13, 2016
Location: 800 block E Maple
Complainant: 73 year old Hoopeston man
Details: At the above time and date, delayed reporting of theft of garden and yard decorations.  Same subject report that person(s) had tampered with his City Water Meter in attempt to remove it. 

Traffic Accident (Hit & Run) H16-3312
Time: 11am
Date: July 12, 2016
Location: 801 E Orange St Parking of Carle Hoopeston Reginal Health and Clinic
Unit 1: Unknown left scene
Unit 2: 2004 Silver Toyota (Parked) owned by Ostiguy, Janis L. (F) (65) of Danville
Details: At the above time while Unit 2 was parked at the Hospital, Unit 1 struck and left the scene causing damage to complainant’s Toyota.  Investigation Continues.


Dog Owner’s Duties (x2) & Restraint of Dog by Owner
Time: 11am
Location: 600 E Honeywell Av
Cited: Cano, Theodore J. (M) (36) of Hoopeston
Details: At the above time, the cited person’s dogs were found to be running loose both dogs.  Owner cited on above charges.

Criminal Damage to Auto H16-3317
Time:   8:36pm
Location:   800 blk E Lincoln
Complainant:  19 year old Hoopeston female
Details:   Complainant contacted HPD in reference to a criminal damage report.  She
  believed that someone, without permission, put something in her gas tank.
  Complainant was going to have a mechanic look at her vehicle and an
  investigation continues.

Criminal Damage (Over) H16-3318
Time:   8:51pm
Location:   400 blk E Thompson Av
Complainant:  20 year old Hoopeston female
Details:   HPD received a report about criminal damage to a vehicle.  Unknown
  subject(s) struck the complainant’s vehicle with an unknown object.
  An investigation continues.

 

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Nothing to Report for Wednesday, July 13, 2016

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Nothing to Report

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Hoopeston Police Weekend Blotter for July 8 - July 10

Disobeying Police (city ordinance) H16-3227
Time: 2:31am
Location: 300 blk W Elm
Arrested: Jason Reyes (28) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD was called to the above location for a domestic disturbance.  Mr. Reyes
refused to listen to HPD and was given a city citation for Disobeying Policee.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Traffic Accident (PD) Delayed Entry           H16-3114
Time: 12:30 AM
Date: July 3, 2016
Location: 300 block E Main St, Northside Alley
Unit 1: 2014 Ford driven Jacob Kruse of Hoopeston
Details: At the above time and date, struck a No Parking in the alley sign. 
No report of injuries and was insured.

Traffic Accident (Hit and Run) H16-3159
Time: 9:07pm
Location: 1020 W. Chestnut (IGA)
Unit #1: Unknown
Unit #2: Park and Unoccupied 2012 Dodge Ram owned by Matthew Terrell of Hoopeston
Details: Complainant advised that when he got home from a trip to IGA, he
noticed a dent in the back of his vehicle.  Owner of Unit #2 didn’t see
damage occur.  Unit #2 is insured and an investigation continues.

Warrant Arrest H16-3161 V16-6570
Time: 11:58pm
Location: 500 blk N Market
Arrested: Ambrosio Ybarra (19) of Rossville
Details: HPD received a call that the above subject was walking in the area and
knew that he had active warrants.  Officers checked out with subject and a
computer checked reviled that he had Vermilion and Champaign County
warrants for failure to appear.  Subject was arrested, processed and alter
transported to PSB in Danville to await arraignment.

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Hoopeston Police Weekend Blotter 7/1/16-7/4/16

Trespassing (City Ordinance) H16-3059
Time: 5:09am
Location: 700 block E. Elm
Arrestee: Christopher Staats (19) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD responded to the above location on the report of someone sleeping on the property. Mr. Staats was taking into custody on the above charges, transported to HPD, processed, and released with a court date. 

Theft   H16-2872
Time: 8:55 am
Location: 513 E Main St
Complainant: 39 year old Hoopeston female
Details: At the above time it was reported that a bicycle was taken from her residence without permission.

Theft   H16-3064
Time: 5:05 pm
Location: 426 E Honeywell Ave Apt 412
Complainant: 53 year old Hoopeston male
Details: At the above time it was reported that a cell phone was taken from his residence without permission.

Counterfeit Currency H16-3070
Time: 11:35pm
Location: 306 E. Main, Uptown Saloon
Details: HPD was called to the Uptown Saloon after a $20 counterfeit bill was found. Unknown suspect information at this time.  An investigation continues.

Traffic Accident H16-3072
Time: 12:02am
Location: S. Dixie Hwy/W. Penn St
Unit 1: 2006 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Joshua Heidrick of Danville.
Details: Unit #1 was traveling southbound on S. Dixie Highway when it left the
roadway on the E. side and struck a tourist attraction sign and a utility pole.
Vehicle was insured. No injuries reported. No citations issued.

Residential Burglary H16-3062 (solved)
Time: 07/1/16 at 11:24 am
Date of Arrest: 07/02/16 at 10:05 am
Location: 400 block of N Eighth Ave
Arrested: Brandon Irvin, 21 year Hoopeston male, and Tyler Martin,  22 year old Hoopeston male
Details: HPD received a report of a residential burglary at above residence, after investigation, Mr. Irvin and Mr. Martin were arrested.  They were taken to the PSB and processed. 

Residential Burglary H16-3077 (solved)
Time: 07/1/16 at 8:24 am
Date of Arrest: 07/02/16 at 10:05 am
Location: 700 block of Maple St
Arrested: Brandon Irvin 21 year Hoopeston male
Details: HPD received a report of a residential burglary at above residence, after investigation, Mr. Irvin was arrested.  He was taken to the PSB and processed. 

Traffic Accident H16-3102
Time: 2:26pm
Location: 400 block of S. Third St
Unit #1: 2008 Chrysler driven by (16) year old Juvenile of Rossville
Unit #2: Parked 2004 Hyundi owned by William McNew of Danville
Details: Driver of unit #1 backed into the front of unit #2 that was parked in the
drive way. Unit #1 was cited for Leaving the Scene of an Accident and
Operating Uninsured Motor Vehicle. No injuries reported.

Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, Possession of Drug
Paraphernalia H16-3109 V16-6498
Time: 8:18pm
Location: 400 blk E Seminary
Arrested: Christopher Cibirka (34) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD checked out with Mr. Cibirka after receiving a call that he was inside
a parked vehicle.  Upon search, subject was carrying a controlled substance
and paraphernalia.  He was taken to HPD, processed and later transported to
the PSB to await arraignment.

Domestic Battery H16-3117 V16-6509
Time: 3:51am
Location: 200 blk W Maple
Complainant: 34 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested: Kenneth Dale (36) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD received a call about a domestic battery.  Upon investigation,
Mr. Dale was arrested and taken to HPD.  He was processed and later
transported to the PSB in Danville to await arraignment.


Criminal Damage to Autos H16-3120
Time: 08:08 am
Location: 300 block E Maple St
Complainant: 33 year old Hoopeston Male
Details: Above time complainant contacted HPD to respond to an investigation of damage done to vehicles.  Investigation Continues. 

 


Counterfeit Currency H16-3124
Time: 3:00pm
Location: 415 S Dixie Hwy, Dollar General
Details: HPD was called to Dollar General after a $20 counterfeit bill was found.  Unknown suspect information at this time.  An investigation continues.

Battery H16-3126
Time: 4:50pm
Location: 800 blk E Seminary
Complainant: 16 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested: 16 year old Gibson City juvenile
Details: HPD was called to the above location for a battery that had occurred.
Juvenile was arrested, processed and released to parent.  Juvenile petition
was filed.

 

 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Criminal Damage to Auto H16-3033
Time: 12:43 pm
Location: 400 block W Lincoln St
Complainant: 66 year old Hoopeston Man
Details: at the above time the complainant advised during the evening hours of June 28th and early morning hours of June 29, 2016 person(s) unknown had done damage to his 1998 Ford. 


Warrant Arrest (Vermilion County) H16-3037 V16-639
Time: 3:15pm
Location: 800 block S 4th St Hoopeston
Arrestee: Graham, Catherine M (F) (44) of Hoopeston
Details: At the above time the subject was located at the above area, taken into custody and transported to HPD were she was processed.  Unable to bond out.  She was later transferred to PSB Danville by the Vermilion County Sheriff Office.  Warrant Nbr: 2014CM0632 Original charge of theft under,  FTA Fee of $75 dollars and $3,000 10%

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Monday, June 27, 2016

Found Item
Motorist turned in a set of child’s sandal’s that were found at the railroad crossing on Thompson Ave.  Owner may claim them at HPD.


TRAFFIC ACCIDENT (PD) H16-2992
Time: 1:02 pm
Location: 6th Av/W. Main Hoopeston
Unit 1: 2013 Blue Hyundai driven by Rheyse W Dice (19) (M) of Bismarck
Unit 2: 2013 Chrysler driven by Nancy Jean Pullar (F) (63) of Berrien Springs MI
Details: At the above time drivers flagged down an officer and advised that they had an accident.  Unit 2 was stopped at the stop sign facing east bound, when unit 1 came up from behind and tapped unit 1’s bumper.  Both units insured, no report of injuries, no citations.

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Alcoholic Containers Prohibited in Public Places (City Ordinance) H16-2928
Time: 12:22am
Location: Penn/Market
Arrested: Kendall Stewart (21) of Hoopeston
Details: While on patrol officers observed Mr. Stewart with an open alcohol bottle.
Stewart was transported to HPD on the above charges, processed and later released with a notice to appear. 


Dog Owners Duties,
Time: 12:00 Noon
Location: 300 block N 8th Av
NTA Issued To: Thompson, Bradley E (M) of Hoopeston (28)
Details: After posting notice of the dog on the property in need of water, shelter, and food, the dog was taken into protected care, and the owner cited for failure to comply. 

Necklace found

Details:  Necklace found at McFerren basketball court at 3:00 p.m.  Gold figure on a silver chain, owner can claim at HPD.

Theft of Services H16-2968
Time: 1:05pm
Location: 225 E Orange St Hoopeston, Casey’s General Store
Details: At the above time, complainant advised that a gold chevy Malibu took $22.43 in fuel without paying leaving southbound toward Cornjerker Lane.  Investigation Continues. 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Bicycle Found
Details: A black and orange Mongoose bicycle was found at the softball park. Owner may come to HPD to pick it up. 

Criminal Damage to Auto H16-2907
Time:   11:56am
Location:   800 blk E Penn
Complainant:  33 year old Hoopeston female
Details:   Complainant contacted HPD in reference to an unknown subject(s) cut all
  4 of the tires on a truck.  An investigation continues

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Warrant Arrest (2016CM632) H16-2896
Time: 09:05 am
Location: 800 S 4th Street, Hoopeston
Arrestee: Barnard, Briana K (F) (20) of Hoopeston
Details: Arrestee was located in the 800 block, officer called out location and confirmed that the subject was still wanted on a Vermilion County Warrant.  Failure to Appear Status Hearing, Original Charge of Theft under $500.  Arrestee was transported to HPD processed and later posted the required bond, with new court date set for Danville. 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Monday, June 20, 2016

Burglary to Auto H16-2878
Time: 4:11pm
Location: 500 S. Fifth St
Complainant: 19 year old Hoopeston female
Details: Complainant advised HPD officers that unknown subject entered her
vehicle and took a CD player without permission.

Theft H16-2880
Time: 5:52pm
Location: 700 E Orange
Complainant: 47 year old Hoopeston male
Details: Complainant contacted HPD in reference to an unknown subject stole
a gas tank out of his boat.

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Possession of Cannabis (city ticket) H16-2822
Time: 3:05am
Location: 200 blk S Market
Arrested: 16 year old Hoopeston male
Details: HPD officers checked out with an unoccupied vehicle at the city lot at the corner Penn and Market.  While picking up garbage around the vehicle, the officer noticed cannabis inside the vehicle. Vehicle was towed and owner of vehicle was mailed a city citation.

Traffic Accident (Hit & Run PD) H16-2824
Time: 06:18 am
Location: 600 block W Washington St
Unit 1: left the scene
Unit 2: Parked 2010 Chevy owned by Miller, Joshua R of Hoopeston
Details: At the above time that owner of the 2010 Chevy reported that sometime during the night someone struck his vehicle and left the scene.  Investigation continues. 

Traffic Accident H16-2830
Time: 4:11pm
Location: 700 block of W. Orange
Unit 1: 2000 Pontiac Sunfire driven by Jordan Merrill of Hoopeston
Unit 2: 2010 Ford Mustang driven by Zachary Gwinn of Hoopeston
Details: Unit 1 while traveling E. bound on Orange St. struck Unit 2 that had
slowed down. Both units insured. No injuries reported

Fire Call
Time: 4:06pm
Location: 701 E Orange, Country Terrace
Details: HFD responded to a report of fire alarm that was activated.  Fire Department
cleared the building and found it was a false alarm.

Fire Call
Time: 6:00pm
Location: 1025 E Thompson, Schumacher’s
Details: HFD responded to the report of heavy smoke coming from the Schumacher’s
building.  Fire Department put out fire and Ameren was notified. No injuries.

Fire Call
Time: 9:29pm
Location: 701 E Orange, Country Terrace
Details: HFD responded to another fire alarm.  Second activation was also a false alarm.
A call was put into the alarm company for service to the alarm.

 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Possession of Controlled Substance, Improper Lane Usage H16-2772 V16-5719
Time: 05:52 am
Location: 700 Block N Market St
Arrested: Jerz, Misty R (F) (19) of Coal City, IL
Details: At the above time HPD stopped a green Dodge that was reported to Vermilion County as a driver slumped behind the wheel out by the Floral Hill in the middle of the road way at the curve.  The driver took off south bound on Market Street and observed as to lane to lane driving, HPD effected the stop in the 700 block.  The arrestee was found in possession of Controlled substance. She was arrested and transported to HPD processed and then later transferred to PSB Danville to be arraigned on above charge.

Criminal Damage to State Supported Property, H16-2773
Time: 07:10am
Location: Lions Club Shelter 17 McFerren Park Rd
Details: At the above time, it was reported that person(s) unknown had spray painted graffiti on the walls and ground of the shelter. 


Traffic Accident (PD) H16-2776
Time: 10:46 am
Location: 901 S. Dixie Hwy, First Farmers Bank & Trust
Unit 1: 2013 Chevy UT driven by William D. Wagoner (M) (59)
Unit 2: 2014 Ford UT driven by Robert A Norris (79) (M)
Details: At the above time HPD was requested to a parking lot accident, all parties insured, no injuries reported, Unit 1 would be the at fault unit.  No tickets issued


Fire Call
Time: 12:45pm
Location: 600 block E Penn St
Details: at the above time HFD & HPD were sent to an active fire alarm at a resident upon arrival it was determined to be a false alarm. 

 

Fire Call & EMS
Time:        13:04
Location: 426 E Honeywell Av. Centennial Manor Elevator.
Details: At the above time, HFD & Arrow EMS were sent for a person trapped on the elevator.  Upon arrival, found no one in the unit and maintained took the unit out of service. 

 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Monday, June 13, 2016

Aggravated battery to Peace Officer, Domestic Battery, Resisting Arrest, Battery
Criminal Damage, Theft (over), Theft
Date & Time: June 12, 2016 10:11pm
Location: 300 blk S Third St
Complainant: 39 year old Hoopeston male
Arrested: Timothy Rendon (39) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officer were called to the above location for the report of a
domestic situation.  Mr. Rendon was later found in the 300 blk of
E. Penn.  While being taken into custody, he fought with officers.  He
was taken to the ER for minor injuries that he inflicted on himself in
the back of the patrol car.  After being treated, he was transported to the
PSB in Danville to await arraignment.

Traffic Accident H16-2758
Time: 8:35am
Location: Wyman Av/Ninth St
Unit #1: 2001 Dodge driven by Alejandra Limon
Unit #2: Fire Hydrant owned by City of Hoopeston
Details: Driver of Unit 1 backed into the fire hydrant.  No injuries and Ms. Limon was issued a ticket for improper backing.

Assault (City Ordinance)
Time: 1:48pm
Location: 500 block of W. Washington
Complainant: 43 year old Hoopeston male
Arrested: Jordan C. Carswell (30) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD responded to the above location in reference to a threat complaint. After investigation Mr. Carswell was taken into custody on the above charges, processed and released with a court date.

 

 

 

Theft H16-2768
Time: 4:35pm
Location: Parkview Court
Complainant: 36 year old Hoopeston male
Details: At the above time it was reported that person(s) unknown and without
permission took a Nintendo DS from his residence.

 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Battery H16-2687
Time: 2:56pm
Location: 301 W. Main
Complainant: 19 year old Hoopeston Female
Arrested: Naihomy L. Garcia (22) of Danville
Details: Officers were called to HPD Lobby in reference to a fight in progress.
The above subject was taken into custody on a battery charge, processed and later released with a court date after posting the appropriate bond. 


Trespassing (City Ordinance) H16-2692
Time: 10:21pm
Location: 300 blk N 6th Av
Complainant: 45 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested: Haley Edwards (19) of Hoopeston
Details: Complainant contacted HPD in reference to Ms. Edwards coming onto
her property after being warned by police to stay away.  Subject was later
found, arrested and taken to HPD to be processed.  She was released after
being given a city citation and a court date.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Monday, June 6, 2016

Burglary to Auto H16-2646
Time: 11:30am
Location: McFerren Park Grounds
Complainant: 45 year old Rossville Woman
Details: The complainant reported that on June 3, 2016 approximately 1:30pm that person(s) unknown and without permission had removed items from her van.


Domestic Battery H16-2637
Date & Time/Incident: 6/5/16 9:09pm
Date & Time/Arrest: 6/6/16 4:43pm
Location: 7th St/Lincoln
Complainant: 40 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested: Christopher F. Billingsley (21) of Hoopeston
Details: Police were called to the above on the report of a domestic battery that had occurred. Mr. Billingsley was later located, taken to HPD, processed, and transported to the PSB to await arraignment.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter 6/2/16

Disorderly Conduct (City Violation) H16-2596
Time: 9:29pm
Location: Parkview Court
Complainant: 34 year old Hoopeston male
Arrested: Nathan Blanton (20) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers were called to Parkview Court in reference to a complaint
of public urination.  Mr. Blanton had already left the area, but was later
located.  He was arrested for Unlawful Acts Constituting Disorderly
Conduct.  He was processed and released with a city ticket and court date.

 

 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Dog Owner Duties Violations
Time & Date: May 22, 2016, loam
Location 700 Block E Washington St Hoopeston
Citation issued: Tetrault, Esther M (75) (F) of Hoopeston
Details: After responding to call for assistance to check status on the elderly female who was in distress. Officers and Medical personnel found the living conditions of the person and animal was extreme. Owner was cited for failure to do their responsibilities for the animal.
Counterfeit US Currency HI 6-2559

Time: 3:27pm
Location: 901 S Dixie Hwy, First Farmers Bank & Trust
Details: HPD officers were called in reference to counterfeit bill found at the bank. An investigation continues.

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Driving While License Suspended H16-2453
Time: 3:06pm
Location: 700 Block of S. First Ave
Arrested: Matthew J. Avalos (32) of Hoopeston
Details: Subject was taken into custody during a traffic stop after a computer check revealed that the subject’s license has been suspended. Mr. Avalos was transported to HPD, processed, and released with a court date.

Warrant Service H16-2450
Time: 1:45pm
Location: Hoopeston Police Department, 301 W. Main
Arrested: Richard C. Strawser (29) of Hoopeston
Details: Strawser turned himself in Vermilion County warrant 2014TR4460. Strawser bonded out and was released with a new court date.

Found Keyring
Date: May 22, 2016
Location: The Pump, 1022 W Main St
Details: A keyring, with set of 3 keys on it, was found in the parking lot of The Pump.  Owner may ID and claim them at HPD

Traffic Accident (Hit & Run PD) H16-2471
Time: 11:35 am
Location: 400 E Seminary Street
Unit 1: 1971 Ford Pickup, driven by Waylon E Henning (M) (18) of Hoopeston
Unit 2: Parked 2009 Chevy Utility owned by Katie L Houser of Hoopeston
Details: At the above time, HPD was requested to respond to handle an accident complaint
Further investigation revealed a possible suspect unit.  Unit 2 has insurance.  Driver of Unit 1 was found at later time on May 28, 2016.  Unit 1 also insured. No injuries report.  Unit 1 received citations for Improper Backing, Leaving Scene of an Accident.


Theft of Parcel Package H16-2472
Time & Date of Theft: 5:45pm May 13, 2016
Time of Report: 11:28am   May 28, 2016
Location: 400 block S Second Av
Complainant: 34 year old Hoopeston Man
Details: At the at the reported theft date, the complainant advised that they had a package delivered and was stolen from the front porch of the residence.  Investigation Continues.

Theft H16-2476
Time: 2:17pm
Location: Casey’s 115 E. Orange St
Arrested: Jeanean W. Vogel 68 year old Cissna Park female
Details: HPD was called to the above location in reference to a vehicle who had not
paid for gas. The above subject was later located, processed, and released
with a court date.

 

 

Theft (Under) H16-2478
Time: 3:56pm
Location: 500 Block of E. Main
Complainant: 63 year old Hoopeston male
Details: Complainant came to HPD to report that someone without his knowledge or permission took a push mower from his property. Investigation continues

Fire Call
Time: 1:28pm
Location: Casey’s General Store 115 E Orange St
Nature of Call: Casey’s had a hose rupture on a pump and several gallons of fuel was spilled onto the ground.  HFD was sent to handle the fuel spill.  No report of injuries or Damage estimates at this time. 

 

 

Driving While License Suspended; Operating Uninsured Motor Vehicle     H16-2499
Unlawful Display of Registration Plate
Time: 2:43pm
Location: 700 Block W. Orange
Arrested: Rhonda Fink (38) Hoopeston Female
Details: HPD responded in reference to a reckless driving complaint, a computer check revealed that the above subject had a suspended license and the license plates on the vehicle did not match the description of the vehicle. Fink was transported to HPD, processed, bonded out and was released with a court date.

Counterfeit Currency H16-2500
Time: 2:45pm
Location: 824 S Dixie Hwy, McDonalds
Details: HPD was called to McDonalds after 3 $20 counterfeit bills were used to purchase food.  Unknown suspect information at this time.  An investigation continues.

Traffic Accident (PD) H16-2516
Time: 11 am
Location: Maple Street Crossing of CSX
Unit 1: 2001 Dodge Pickup truck driven by Sarah B Compton-Livingston of Hoopeston (F) (39)
Property: Crossing Gate owner is CSX Jacksonville, Florida
Details: At the above time, Unit 1 attempted to cross Maple Street crossing when the gates activated and came down striking windshield of Unit 1 causing damage.  Unit 1 Insured. no tickets or injuries reported

 


Traffic Accident H16-2520
Time: 3:51pm
Location: 600 Block of E. McNeil
Unit #1: 2009 Ford Explorer driven by Harrington Matherne
Unit #2: 2001 Chevy Suburban (parked, unoccupied) owned by local company
Arrested: Harrington Matherne (19) of Hoopeston
Details: While backing out of a driveway, Unit #1 backed into a fence, Unit #2
and a neighbor’s house.  Driver of Unit #1 was ticketed for No Valid Driver’s License; Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident; Improper Backing; Failure to Wear Seat Belt.  He was brought to HPD, processed
and released with tickets and court date.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Domestic Battery H16-2399   V16-4977
Date & Time: May 25, 2016   1:41pm
Location: 300 blk Larkspur Lane
Complainant: 40 year old Hoopeston woman
Arrested: Lanie G Inglis (20) of Hoopeston
Details: Police were called to the above location about a female
causing problems and refusing to leave.  After investigation
it was found that argument was physical.  Inglis was
taken into custody and transported to PSB.

 

Traffic Accident H16-2401
Time: 3:37pm
Location: East Main St
Unit #1: 2003 Dodge driven by Rebecca Smith (F) (45) of Bosewell, IN
Unit #2: Parked 1999 Oldsmobile owned by Bridget Conn (F) of Hoopeston
Details: Unit #1 was east bound on east main street when Unit #1 failed to avoid legally parked Unit #2. No injuries reported, no citations issued.

 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Lost or Stolen Dog H16-2369
Time:   5:32am
Location:   800 blk E Seminary
Complainant:  57 year old Hoopeston female
Details:   At the above time, the complainant contacted HPD and advised that her dog
  was missing.  She advised that she put the dog in it’s kennel at 9:00pm and
  discovered it was missing the next morning.   

Theft (Over) H16-2372
Time: 10:23 am
Location: 1037 S Dixie Hwy Birkey’s Farm Store
Details: At the above time it was reported that person(s) unknown and without permission removed several items from the property. 


Fire Call
Date & Time: May 24, 2016   3:48pm
May 24, 2016   5:14pm
Location: Heritage Health   423 N Dixie Hwy
Details: Fire Department was called to above twice for an activated fire alarm.
It was found to be a faulty alarm.  Alarm has been repaired.


Fire Call
Date & Time: May 24, 2016   7:12pm
Location: DACC Learning Center 847 E Orange
Details: Fire Department was called for gas leaking from a car in parking lot.
Fire Department washed down the parking lot where the gas was.

Found Item
May 24, 2016   9:30pm
A back pack with clothing inside was found and McFerren Park BB Court
Owner may claim and identify at HPD

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Monday, May 23, 2016

Warrant Arrest H16-2347 V16-4868
Time: 2:00am
Location: 301 W Main, Hoopeston Police Dept
Arrested: Christopher Meinart (35) of Danville
Details: Mr. Meinart turned himself in on an outstanding Vermilion Co Warrant for
Failure to Appear. He was processed and later transported to the PSB in lieu of bond.


Harassment through Communication Device H16-2364
Time:   8:26pm
Location:   600 Blk E Main
Complainant:  42 year old Hoopeston woman
Details:   At the above time, the complainant contacted HPD in reference to some
  harassing e-mails that she was receiving.  An investigation continues.

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Found Item:  Set of black rimmed glasses were found in the grassy area by the VFW along route 9 area.  Owner of the glasses may claim and pick up at HPD

Traffic Accident H16-2292
Time: 4:19pm
Location: Penn/Fourth St
Unit #1: 99 Ford Explorer driven by Curtis Warner
Unit #2: 99 Jeep Carryall driven by Audrey Longest
Details: Unit #1 was traveling east bound on Penn St and turned North on Fourth St
in front of Unit #2 causing a collision.  Driver of Unit #1 was ticketed for
Improper Turn.  Passenger of Unit #2 was ticketed for Failure to wear
Seatbelt.  Both driver and passenger of Unit #2 was transported to hospital.


Theft of Motor Fuel H16-2298
Time: 7:12pm
Location: 115 E Orange Casey’s
Details: An employee of the store contacted HPD and advised a white pick-up truck
pumped gas and didn’t pay.  An investigation continues.

Assault H16-2259
D/T of Report: 5/19/16 2:55pm
D/T of Arrest: 5/20/16 11:15pm
Location: 300 blk E Main
Complainant: 31 year old Hoopeston male
Arrested: Aaron Linares (33) of Hoopeston
Details: On 5/19/16, complainant contacted HPD and advised that Mr. Linares
had threatened him and wanted to pursue charges.  On 5/20/16, HPD
officers located subject and arrested him on Assault charges.  He was
taken to HPD to be processed.  He was later released on an OR bond
and given a county court date.

Warrant Arrest H16-2310 V16-4796
Time: 12:07am
Location: 500 blk W Penn
Arrested: Brandon Arms (30) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers checked out with the above subject.  A computer check revealed that he had a warrant out of Benton Co IN for Attempted Fraud. Subject was taken to HPD, processed and later transported to the PSB in lieu of transfer back to Indiana.

Domestic Battery, Battery H16-2344 V16-4861
Time:   10:58pm
Location:   300 blk S Second Av
Complainant:  19 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested:   Skyler Cannon (24) of Hoopeston
Details:   The complainant came into the HPD lobby to advise that she had been
  battered by Mr. Cannon.  After speaking with both parties, officers arrested
  Mr. Cannon for domestic battery and battery.  He was taken inside HPD,
  processed and later transported to the PSB for arraignment. 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for May 16, 2016

Residential Burglary H16-2201
Time: 1:30pm
Location: Centennial Manor Apts
Complainant: 29 year old Hoopeston Female
Details: Complainant reported unknown subject(s) without permission,
entered her residence and removed cash.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for Monday, May 10, 2016

W.O.W (2013CF70) Edgar County
Time: 3:20am
Location: 300 Block of W Penn
Arrested: John M. Peznowski (39) of Hoopeston
Details: Mr. Peznowski was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant in Edgar County. He was processed at HPD and later taken to the PSB to await extradition

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Bicycle Found
Details: A Black Mongoose found at John Greer School owner may come to HPD to pick up. Claimed by the owner today at 12:45 pm, along with a Black & Silver Mongoose was also claimed by owner. 


Violation Order of Protection, Resisting Arrest   H16-2034   V16-4310
Date & Time: May 6, 2016   4:28pm
Location: 500 block N 4th street
Complainant: 22 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested: Scott J Howe (31) of Hoopeston
Details: Police responded to the above after it was reported the subject
kept calling.  He was ordered not to have any contact through
an active Order of Protection. Officers checked the area and
located the subject walking.  When officers asked him to stop
he took off running causing the additional charge. He was
transported to PSB to see a judge.

 

Warrant Arrest H16-2037
Date & Time: May 6, 2016   5:41pm
Location: Seminary and Third Street
Arrested: Kayla R Petty (21) of Hoopeston
Details: Subject was taken into custody on outstanding Iroquois County
warrant 15DT26 FTA/DUI.  She was able to post bond and was
released with a new court date in Iroquois County.


Retail Theft H16-2079
Time: 5:02pm
Location: 415 S. Dixie Highway
Complainant: Dollar General
Arrested: Christopher Staats (19) of Hoopeston
Details: Witnesses advised Staats left the store without paying for an item.
He later came to HPD where he was taken into custody on the charge of retail theft. Staats was later released with a court date.

 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for May 6, 2016

Vehicle Accident H16-2008
Date & Time: May 5, 2016   5pm
Location: Route 9 and First Av
Unit #1: 2002 Buick driven by Justin D Kindle (21) of Hoopeston
Unit #2: 2012 Kia driven by Melissa Shoemaker (35) of Hoopeston
Details: Unit 2 was slowing down to stop due to a train on tracks.
Unit 1 failed to stop and struck Unit 2. 
Driver of Unit 1 was cited for
Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid Accident. 
Both vehicles towed from the scene.

Residential Burglary     H16-2012
Date & Time: May 5, 2016   7pm
Location: 300 blk N Eighth Ave
Complainant: 25 year old Hoopeston female
Details: Complainant advised unknown person(s) entered her
residence and removed TVs and other items without
her permission.


Illegal Burn H16-2015
Date & Time: May 5, 2016   8:30pm
Location: 600 Blk E McCracken
Cited: Kyle B Ponton (25) of Hoopeston
Details: Hoopeston Fire Department and Hoopeston Police responded
to above after subject was reported burning items other
than yard waste.  Fire was put out and citation issued to
Ponton to appear in Hoopeston City Court.

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Hoopeston Police Department Blotter for May 5, 2016

Warrant Services (2016OV015-20) H16-1959
Time: 12:50pm
Location: 301 W Main St Hoopeston Police Department
Arrestee: Edwards, Tonya K (F) (39) of Hoopeston
Details: Female came to HPD and turned self in on the warrant,  2016OV015-020
Failure to Appear, owners duties,  posted the required bond of $100 plus $75 FTA Fee.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Course - Friday, May 13, 2016 at The Hoopeston Multi Agency

Sometimes, first aid isn’t a bandage, or CPR, or the Heimlich, or calling 911…

Sometimes, first aid is YOU!

A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis.  You can help them.
You are more likely to encounter someone - friend, family member, student, neighbor, or member of the community - in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack.  Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to young people showing signs of a mental illness or in a crisis, and connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, or self help care.  Anyone can take the 8-Hour Youth Mental Health First Aid course, it is for adults who work with or know young people, ages 12-18 - teachers, coaches, school staff, leaders of faith communities, parents, grandparents, aunts/uncles, social workers, and other caring citizens.

Sometimes, the best first aid is you.  Take the course, save a life, strengthen your community.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course - Friday, May 13, 2016 & Friday, May 20, 2016 1:30-5:30 (must attend both sessions to be certified).  Training at Hoopeston Multi Agency at 206 S. 1st Ave. Hoopeston, IL 60942.

For information contact:
Beth Bray Bass
217-516-2298
217-446-1300 ext 127
ebass@aunthmarthas.org

This course is brought to you by:
Aunt Martha’s Youth Service Center & Hoopeston Multi-Agency

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Hoopeston Police Department Blotter for May 4, 2016

Criminal Damage to Property H16-1969
Time: 09:24 am
Location: 600 W Penn St
Complainant: 44 year old Female
Details: At the above time complainant contacted HPD reference to damage being done to their property. 

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Hoopeston Police Department Blotter for May 3, 2016

Criminal Damage to Auto H16-1952
Time: 0222
Location: 300 block of north Eighth Ave.
Complainant: 25 year old Hoopeston female
Details: HPD officers were called to the above when the complainant learned someone had slashed a tire on her vehicle. 

Recovered Stolen Vehicle H16-1944
Time: 07:15am
Location: Sixth St & E Chestnut St
Details: Stolen 1999 Ford F250 was located that was reported stolen on May 1, 2016
Owner was contacted to respond and take possession of the unit.


Warrant Service H16-1965 V16-4157
Time: 1725
Location: 700 block of east Honeywell Ave.
Arrested: Brian L. Smith, 40, of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers received an anonymous tip that Smith was in town and had two active warrants.  Officers went to the house and located Smith.  Smith was arrested without incident, transported to HPD, processed, and later transported to the PSB in lieu of bond. 

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Hoopeston Police Weekend Blotter

Fire Call
Time: 08:53 am
Location: 600 block E McNeil Ave
Details: HFD sent to investigate a smoking light switch.  No report of injuries, and no report of damage at this time. 

Warrant Arrest H16-1937
Date & Time: April 30, 2016   4:28pm
Location: 400 blk N Ninth Ave
Arrested: Christopher J Cibirka   (34) of Paxton
Details: Subject was taken into custody on an outstanding
Ford County warrant 15CM43 FTA/Resisting a Corrections Officer.
He was extradited to Ford County Sheriff’s Department to
appear before a judge.

Traffic Accident H16-1940
Time: 2349
Location: 500 block of east McNeil
Unit #1: 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Adam Nelson of Hoopeston
Unit #2: Parked 1998 Chevrolet pickup
Details: HPD officers were called to the scene after Unit #1 backed into legally parked unit #2.  Unit #1 was cited for Expired Registration.  No injuries reported and both vehicles were insured. 

Battery H16-1943
Time: 0108
Location: 200 block of west Elm St.
Arrested: Tracy L. Brandriff, 41, of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers were called to the above when the complainant contacted HPD and advised Brandriff had battered her.  Brandriff was later located, brought to HPD, processed and released on her own Recognizance with a court date.


Motor Vehicle Theft H16-1944
Time: 06:37 am
Location: 600 E Washington St
Complainant: 69 year old Hoopeston Man
Details: A 1999 Red Ford F250 IL Registration 88242X was taken from the residence without the owner’s permission.  Anyone with information or sees the vehicle contact Hoopeston Police Department. 


Hit & Run Traffic Accident H16-1945
Time: 09:07 Am
Unit 1: Unknown at this time
Property: Street Sign owned by City of Hoopeston
Details: At the above time and date, it was reported that sometime during the night that a unit struck the street sign knocking it down.  Possible suspect information obtained.  Investigation Continues. 

Burglary to Residence H16-1947
Time: 12:01 pm
Location: 800 block E Penn St
Complainant: Estate Manager
Details: At the above time, the complainant made contact reference to meeting with a subject who had found damage, and possible forced entry to the resident.  Property had been ransacked and several items were missing.  Investigation continued anyone with information
please contact Hoopeston Police. 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter 4/29/16

Aggravated Fleeing or Attempting To Elude      
Resisting Arrest
Reckless Driving
Operating Uninsured Vehicle
Speeding 60mph in a 25mph zone
Leaving Scene of Accident
Disobeying Stop Sign (2 counts)
Disobeying Yield Sing (2 counts)
Failure to Signal when Required (3 counts)
Illegal Transportation Alcohol
Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid Accident
Date & Time: April 28, 2016     2:13am
Location: 500 blk W Lincoln and throughout town
Arrested: Nathan Z Blanton (21) of Hoopeston
Details: While officers where investigation a criminal damage complaint on the 500 blk of West Lincoln, the above subject drove his vehicle recklessly past the officers at a high rate of speed almost hitting one of the officers. A pursuit began with the suspect and the officers.  At one time the suspect rode into a yard striking a tree and continuing on.  Officers finally got him stopped at 300 blk N 8th Ave, where he fought officers and resisted arrest.  After getting him in custody he was transported to PSB for arraignment.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for April 26, 2016

Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Display on Vehicle of Plate not Authorized
by Law, Unlawful Display of Sticker, Operating Uninsured Vehicle
Time: 1:51am H16-1863 V16-3921
Location: 500 blk W Thompson
Arrested: Juan Colunga (37) of Hoopeston
Details: While on a patrol, HPD officers preformed a traffic stop on above subject due to the
plates on the vehicle not matching the description of the vehicle.  Methamphetamines
were also found inside the vehicle.  Subject was arrested and taken to HPD for
processing.  He was later taken to the PSB in Danville to await arraignment.

Theft of Gasoline H16-1881
Date & Time: April 26, 2016   7:20pm
Location: 115 E Orange
Complainant: Caseys General Store
Details: Employee reported a White Pick Up truck drove off without
paying for gasoline.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for April 25, 2016

Traffic Accident H16-1851
Date & Time: April 25, 2016   3:24pm
Location: Route 9 & 4th Street
Unit #1: 2002 Ford Taurus driven by 17 year old Hoopeston female
Unit #2: 2013 Nissan Ultima driven 16 year old Hoopeston male
Details: Unit 1 was traveling West on Route 9 behind Unit 2.  Unit 2
slowed and was attempting to turn North on Fourth Street when
Unit 1 struck Unit 2 causing damage to rear end and bumper. 
Unit 1’s air bags deployed and had damage to front end.
Both driver’s were checked by Hoopeston Ambulance and
released from the scene. No citations issued.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for April 25, 2016

Traffic Accident Property Damage H16-1815
Time: 1646
Location: 300 block of east McCracken Ave.
Unit #1: 1999 Dodge Truck driven by Michael Brotherton of Hoopeston
Unit #2: Parked 2006 Chevrolet Coupe
Details: Brotherton was backing out of his driveway when he struck Unit #2 causing damage to both vehicles.  No citations issued and no injuries reported.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for April 18, 2016

Traffic Accident H16-1743
Date & Time: April 18, 2016   2:30pm
Location: Third Street/Wyman
Unit #1: 2013 Chevy Utility driven by Brenda Crusinberry of Hoopeston
Unit #2: 2000 Buick Lesabre driven by Michael Golden of Danville
Details: Unit 1 failed to yield at intersection causing Unit 2 to strike her.
Driver of Unit 2 was cited for Operating Uninsured Vehicle.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for April 15, 2016

Warrant Service H16-1678
Time: 2:28pm
Location: Hoopeston Police Department, 301 W. Main St.
Arrested: Gary D. Franklin, 30, of Hoopeston
Details: Franklin came on station to turn himself in on Vermilion County warrants. Franklin was processed, and released with a new court date after posting the appropriate bond. 


Criminal Damage to Auto H16-1682
Time: 3:41pm
Location: 800 block of south Third St.
Complainant: 45 year old Hoopeston male
Details: The complainant contacted HPD after he noticed someone had keyed his vehicle sometime throughout the night.

Burglary H16-1685
Time: 5:01pm
Location: 400 block of north Market St.
Complainant: 28 year old Hoopeston male
Details: The complainant contacted HPD when someone entered his garage and damaged property in the garage. 

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Free Luncheon for Seniors at the Hoopeston Multi-Agency

Hoopeston area seniors are invited to “Celebrate Spring” and enjoy a free luncheon at the Hoopeston-CRIS Senior Meal Site located at the Hoopeston Multi-Agency.

This free lunch for seniors will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 with lunch being served at Noon. Seating is limited and reservations required. Call the Hoopeston Multi Agency at 283-5544 by Noon, April 25th to reserve your seat.

The free luncheon for seniors is hosted by the CRIS Healthy-Aging Center and sponsored by The Villas of Gardenview Manor. The menu includes: Pasta Bake, Peas, Garlic Bread, and Fruit Cocktail.

Special Guest Speakers will include Abby Chapman who will speak about Adult Protective Services available through CRIS and Juli Dean who will speak about services available at Gardenview Manor. After lunch, there will be a round of CRIS Bingo featuring prizes and gift cards.

The Hoopeston-CRIS Senior Meal Site is located in the Hoopeston Multi-Agency – 206 S. First Ave., Hoopeston.
 
Contact: Amy S. Brown, C.E.O. – CRIS Healthy-Aging Center – Phone: 217-443-2999

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter for April 14, 2016

Criminal Damage to State Supported Property H16-1653, V16-3499
Time: 09:40 am
Location: 301 W Main St Hoopeston,  City Hall of Hoopeston
Arrestee: Pascoe, Nicholas J (M) (21) of Hoopeston
Details: At the above location and time, the arrestee was taken into custody for doing damage to the front entry handicapped door of City Hall.  Subject was taken to PSB Danville to appear before a judge on felony charge of damages. 


Key Found at McFerren Park, a silver key was found on a bench by the main playground area just inside the park entrance.  Owner may claim at HPD.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for April 13, 2016

Theft (Over) H16-1637
Time: 1637
Location: 300 block of west Maple St.
Complainant: 43 year old Hoopeston female
Details: HPD officers were called to the above when the complainant noticed that someone had stolen a water heater from the residence. 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter for April 12, 2016

Vehicle Accident H16-1616
Date & Time: April 11, 2016   3:30pmam
Location: Hoopeston High School lot
Unit #1: 2006 Kia Sedona driven by 16 year old Hoopeston female
Unit #2: 2002 Chevy SUV owned by Glenn Ravens of Wellington
Details: Unit 1 backed from parking spot and hit Unit 2 which
was parked and unoccupied.  No citations issued.
No injuries reported

Criminal Damage to Property H16-1624
Time: Unknown
Location: Unknown
Complainant: 27 year old Hoopeston male
Details: Complainant came on station to advise that sometime throughout the night, someone had damaged his vehicle. 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter 4/11/16

Fraud H16-1611
Time: 1903
Complainant: 23 year old Hoopeston female
Details: Female subject came on station to report that someone had used her information to make a fraudulent Ameren account. 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter 4/9/16

Warrant Arrest (Champaign Co) H16-1588
Time: 1pm
Location: 301 W Main St Hoopeston Police Department
Arrestee: Arms, Brandon D (M) (30) of Hoopeston
Details: At the above time, subject came to Hoopeston Police Department and surrendered himself to our custody to take care of a Champaign County Warrant.  2016CM258 Retail Theft, Bond was $15,000 10% to apply.  Mr. Arms posted the required $1,500 cash bond and given the new court date for Champaign County Courthouse.  Subject was released with court date and paperwork. 

Driving While License Suspended, No Valid Insurance   H16-1593
Date & Time: April 9, 2016     7:10pm
Location: 100 blk E Penn
Arrested: Jeffery J Griffin (27) of Hoopeston
Details: Subject was taken into custody during a traffic stop after a computer
check revealed his license to be suspended.  He could not produce
valid insurance.  He was transported to HPD where he was
released after posting bond and given a court date in Vermilion
County.

 

Hit and Run Traffic Accident H16-1595
Time: 9:59pm
Location: Sixth Av/Penn
Unit #1: Red passenger car
Unit #2: 84 Chevrolet S-10 driven by James Anderson of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers called to the above location for a hit and run traffic accident. 
Driver of Unit #2 advised officers that he was traveling westbound on Penn
when Unit #1 started backing up eastbound in a reckless manner.  Unit #1
struck Unit #2 and then fled the scene.  Unit #1 was unable to be located.
Unit #2 has insurance and no injuries were reported at the time of crash.

 

Purchase/Acceptance of Alcohol by Minor (city ordinance) H16-1596
Time: 11:01pm
Location: 600 blk E Penn
Arrested: Haley Edwards (19) of Hoopeston
Juvenile (16) of Rankin
Juvenile (15) of Urbana
Details: HPD officers stopped the vehicle at the above location after a report that subjects
inside the vehicle were involved in an altercation.  All subjects arrested were
found to have been drinking.  They were taken to HPD, processed and received
city citations and a city court date.  No charges were pressed in regards to the
altercation. The juveniles were released to parents, and Ms. Edwards was released from police custody. 

 

 

 

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LEGENDARY ROCK GROUP TO PERFORM AT 2016 ILLINOIS STATE FAIR

They are known as one of the most influential rock and roll bands of all time, and this summer you can see them perform LIVE at the Illinois State Fair.  State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon is pleased to announce KISS is bringing its fire breathing, pyrotechnic show to the Illinois State Fair Grandstand stage on Wednesday, August 17th. 

The band has sold more than 40 million albums in the United States and has exceeded $100 million in record sales to become one of the world’s best-selling bands of all-time.  KISS has performed in the smallest venues, like state fairs, to the world’s largest stages, including the Super Bowl and the Olympics. 

KISS is a rock and roll group that appeals to multiple generations regardless of age or race.  The group’s fans, the KISS Army, travel across the nation and around the world to see the band perform.  Expect to see the KISS Army in full face paint and big hair, walking the streets of the fairgrounds the night this Hall of Fame act takes the stage. 

The band, which is currently comprised of Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Tommy Thayer, and Eric Singer, has been performing before sold-out crowds since in 1973.  KISS has countless hit songs, including: “Rock and Roll All Nite,” “Strutter,” “Lick It Up,” “I was Made For Lovin’ You,” and “Beth”.

Ticket prices for each of the shows at the 2016 Illinois State Fair are listed below:

August 14:  Jake Owen / Old Dominion

Tier 3 - $15 / Tier 2 - $20 / Tier 1 - $25 / Track $25 / VIP - $37

August 16:  Dierks Bentley / Tucker Beathard

Tier 3 - $42 / Tier 2 - $47 / Tier 1 - $52 / Track $52 / VIP - $64

August 17:  KISS
Tier 3 - $49   / Tier 2 - $54   / Tier 1 - $59   / Track $59   / VIP - $74

August 19:  Cole Swindell / Kane Brown / LANco / Jon Langston

Tier 3 - $18 / Tier 2 - $23 / Tier 1 - $28 / Track $28 / VIP - $40

August 20:  Little Big Town / David Nail
Tier 3 - $27 / Tier 2 - $32 / Tier 1 - $37 / Track $37 / VIP - $49

August 21:  ZZ Top / Gregg Allman
Tier 3 - $34 / Tier 2 - $39 / Tier 1 - $44 / Track $44 / VIP - $54


An on-sale date for the above mentioned acts has not been set at this time. 

More details regarding ticket sales, special events, and additional grandstand acts will be released in the coming weeks and months.  Dates for the 2016 Illinois State Fair are Aug. 12-21.

 

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Governor Rauner Appeals Federal Denial of State’s Request for Flood Assistance to Local Governments

Governor Bruce Rauner today asked President Barack Obama to reconsider the recent denial of Illinois’ request for federal assistance to help local governments in several counties recover from severe flooding and storms in late December and early January. 

The appeal included nearly $1.8 million in additional qualifying costs and spelled out additional factors that justify Illinois’ request for federal assistance for local governments in Alexander, Bureau, Calhoun, Cass, Clark, Cumberland, Jackson, Jersey, Madison, Menard, Monroe, Morgan, Moultrie, Pike, Randolph, St. Clair and Vermilion counties.

“Illinois is committed to continued recovery efforts in these counties,” said Governor Rauner. “Without this federal assistance, the ability for many communities to recover fully from this devastating disaster will be difficult, if not impossible.”

Earlier this week, personnel from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) met with local officials in several of the affected counties to review flood-related local government expenses discovered after the initial state request for assistance had been sent. With the additional $1.8 million, total disaster-related local government expenses reached nearly $16.8 million.

The state’s appeal also notes severe localized impacts should be taken into consideration, such as per capita damage costs of $486 in Alexander County, more than $480 above the required county per capita of $3.57. The appeal also cites the effects of recent disasters in eight of the 17 counties, as well as the state’s nationally recognized mitigation and floodplain management efforts that significantly reduced costly impacts in many areas of the state.

If the Governor’s appeal for Public Assistance is approved, local governments in the approved counties would be eligible to apply for up to 75 percent reimbursement of their eligible disaster-related expenses.

“We’re committed to continuing to work with affected communities to ensure residents get the help they need to recover from the floods,” said IEMA Director James K. Joseph.

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Illinois State Police, District 10, will be conducting Roadside Safety Checks in Vermilion Co.

Illinois State Police, District 10, will be conducting Roadside Safety Checks (RSC) in Champaign and Vermilion Counties during the month of May, according to District 10 Commander, Captain Louis Kink.

Officers working this detail will be watchful for drivers who are operating unsafe vehicles, driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, transporting open alcoholic beverages, or driving under the influence.  Alcohol and drug impairment remains a significant factor in over 40 percent of all fatal motor vehicle crashes in Illinois.  Safety checks are designed to keep our roads safe by taking dangerous DUI offenders off the road.
The Roadside Safety Check is funded through a grant from the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  The grant is administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Safety.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter 4/8/16

Fire Call
Time: 07:13 am
Location: 900 block W Washington St.
Details: HFD & HPD were dispatched to report of a furnace burning smell while running.
HFD checked out the unit and found no issues.  All units cleared. 


Theft H16-1580
Time: 09:19 am
Location: 500 block S Second Av
Complainant: 37 Year old Hoopeston Man
Details: Complainant HPD reference to a theft of boots from his residence. 

 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter 4/7/16

Criminal Damage to Truck H16-1546
Time: 06:29 am
Location: 500 block E Main St
Complainant: 39 year old Hoopeston Woman
Details: At the above time the complainant contact Hoopeston Police in reference to damage that had been done to her truck. 

 

 

 

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Hoopeston Police Blotter 4/5/16

A cellphone was found near Maple Grade School.  Owner may claim and identify it at HPD.

Theft of Motor Fuel H16-1524
Time: 1900
Location: 115 E. Orange St. Casey’s
Details: HPD officers were called to the above when a subject pumped gas and drove off without paying. 

 

 

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IL 49 north of US 136 in Vermilion County

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that repairs will be made to the bridge carrying IL 49 over the Union Pacific Railroad, 1.8 miles north of US 136 in Vermilion County, beginning Wednesday, April 6.

IL 49 will be reduced to one lane of traffic during this bridge repair work. The open lane will be restricted to 11’ 6”. 
Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones. 
For IDOT District 5 updates on Twitter, follow us at https://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict5.

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Hoopeston Police Blotter 4/4/16

Warrant Arrest H16-1498
Time: 1407
Location: Hoopeston Police Department, 301 W. Main St.
Arrested: Rheanna Wardall, 30, of Hoopeston
Details: Wardall came on station to HPD to turn herself in on a Champaign County warrant.  Wardall was able to post the appropriate bond and was released with a new court date in Champaign County.

Warrant Arrest H16-1500
Time: 1517
Location: 300 block of Pine Ave
Arrested: Katie J. Davis, 25, of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers, while on routine patrol, saw Davis and knew she had an active warrant.  Davis was taken into custody, brought to HPD, processed and later released with a new court date.

 

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Hoopeston Weekend Police Blotter 4/1/16-4/3/16

Warrant Arrest H16-1439
Time: 1507
Location: 500 block of south Fourth St.
Arrested: Jessica L. Arms, 28, of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers noticed Arms while on routine patrol.  Arms was known to have an active warrant.  Arms was apprehended without incident and brought to HPD, processed and later released after posting the appropriate bond. 


Fraud H16-1442
Time: 1659
Location: 800 block of east Seminary Ave.
Complainant: 22 year old Hoopeston female
Details: HPD officers were called to the above when the complainant contacted HPD after someone had stolen her debit card and withdrew money out of her account.


Warrant Arrest H16-1444 V16-3094
Time: 1921
Location: 500 block of south Sixth Ave.
Arrested: Daniel R. Allen, 35, of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers were called to the above for a disturbance.  They located Allen at a separate address a short time later.  A computer check revealed Allen had an active no bond warrant out of Texas. Allen was arrested without incident, processed and later transported to the PSB to await extradition. 

Fire Call
Date & Time: April 2, 2016   11:56
Location: 200 blk W Washington Hoopeston Foods
Details: Hoopeston Fire Dept responded for an activated alarm.
Upon arrival it was found to be caused by power outages.

Fire Call
Time: 1336
Location: 1300 block of south Second Ave.
Details: HFD was called to the scene of wires down and arching and a fire had started.  HFD was able to extinguish the fire, and Ameren later took control of the scene. 

Acceptance of Alcohol by Minor H16-1475
Date & Time: April 3, 2016   12:55am
Location: 500 blk S Fifth Street
Arrested: Keirsten Wilson, 19, of Danville
Jaidi Gossett, 19 of Hoopeston
Trey Anderson, 20, of Gilman
Johnathon Richardson, 18, of Danville
Details: Officers were called to above reference subjects underage that
were drinking alcohol.  Upon arrival the above subjects
were identified and were charged.  They were all issued citations in   Hoopeston City Court and released.

Violation of Order of Protection (Delayed Entry)  H16-1446 V16-3100
Date & Time: April 1, 2016 2330
Location: 500 block of north Fourth St.
Arrested: Scott Howe, 31, of Hoopeston
Details: Officers were called to the above when the complainant notified HPD that Howe had violated the Order of Protection that she holds against him.  Howe was arrested, processed at HPD and later taken to the PSB. 

Assault H16-1491
Time: 2029
Location: 200 block of east Main St.
Arrested: Joseph C. Cannon, 43, of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers were called to the scene after the complainant contact HPD saying Cannon attempted to strike him and cause bodily harm.  Cannon was arrested, brought to HPD, and later release with a NTA. 

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NWS Severe Weather Spotters Training Class in Vermilion County

The National Weather Service, in conjunction with the Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency,  will be conducting a Severe Weather Spotters Training Class to be held Thursday, April 7th at 6:30pm at the Tilton Community Center at 612 West 5th St. in Tilton. Doors open at 6:00 PM

This class is instructed by a meteorologist from the National Weather Service office in Lincoln Illinois, and is for experienced storm spotters to maintain their qualification as a Certified Weather Spotters and is also open to the general public for those that would like some severe weather training.  Local EMA personnel will be on hand to answer local based questions on severe weather reporting and procedures.
The class will be approximately 2 1/2 - 3 hours long. No reservations needed.
Severe storm spotters are a VITAL part of the warning process! Spotters provide critical, potentially live saving information to their communities and surrounding locations and to NWS forecasters who are using the reports to help issue warnings and keep the public updated during severe weather events.
Anyone with an interest is welcome to attend a spotter class. Children (under the age of 18) are welcome to attend the class, however, they will not be considered official spotters. There is no cost for this training, just 2 1/2 to 3 hours of your time for the class.
The spotter training class is designed for people new to severe storm spotting, as well as those that need refresher training. The training is comprised of all of the information that spotters need to be effective and stay safe.
More information of Severe Weather Spotting and a link to a map to the venue is available at http://vermilionweather.com/spotters.php

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter 3/31/16

City Ordinance Violation- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia H15-1417
Time: 3:48pm
Location: 100 blk E Main
Arrested: Cherrica Hamby
Details: Ms. Hamby was arrested after a traffic stop was performed on her and drug
paraphernalia was found inside her vehicle.  She was taken to HPD, processed
and later released on a city ordinance violation.  She was given a city ticket and
court date.

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Kindergarten Registration 2016 Maple Grade School, Hoopeston.

Kindergarten Registration 2016

Maple Grade School, Hoopeston, Illinois

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Tuesday, April 19, 2016
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

 


It will be necessary to call to SCHEDULE

a screening APPOINTMENT time for your

kindergarten student attending in the fall of 2016.

 


Please call Maple School at 217 283-6665.

 

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Hoopeston Multi-Agency announces new Executive Director

The Hoopeston Multi-Agency announces Yolanda Pemberton has accepted the position of Executive Director for the Agency.  Yolanda’s past social service experience and youth group experience will bring important assets to the Agency’s programs.  She will also use her experience to search for new programs and opportunities in order to provide additional needed services to the northern Vermilion County area.

Additionally, Courtney Wallace has been promoted to Agency Administrator.  Her main duties will revolve around financial management/reporting, program administration and Community Center activities.
The mission of the Hoopeston Multi-Agency Service Center, Inc. is to provide information, reference and assistance to those in need economically and socially in the greater Hoopeston area.

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Jeanne Mulvaney, president of United Way of Danville will retire

The Board of Directors of United Way of Danville Area has announced that Jeanne Mulvaney, president of United Way of Danville Area since July 3, 2006, will retire September 30, 2016.  A Search Committee has been established to seek a new president and encourages those interested in a challenging, exciting opportunity to serve our communities of Vermilion County, IL and Fountain County, IN and parts of western Indiana to apply for consideration.

The mission of United Way of Danville Area is “Improving Lives by Mobilizing the Caring Power of our Community”.  By securing financial and volunteer donations from our communities, we are able to invest in resources and services of partner organizations that help us reach our goal of reducing poverty by supporting programs that prepare children for school and life; help empower people to become more financially stable; and encourage people to adopt healthier lifestyles.  These resources and programs seek measurable results in people’s health, education and/or financial stability, touching tens of thousands of people’s lives each year. 

During her tenure Mulvaney expanded community resources to include programs of additional local agencies and United Way of Danville Area itself. Led by research from United Way Worldwide, County Health Rankings, and the Social Impact Research of Heartland Alliance Mulvaney established us as a licensed Success By 6® and Born Learning® United Way, providing new parent and grandparent resources for families. This includes purchasing and sending over 50,000 free books to children’s homes since 2011; providing 30,000 “Getting Ready for Kindergarten” calendars to children in IL and IN pre-care classes and Head Start programs; and assembling 600 new parent packets for babies born at Presence USMC annually.  In addition, in partnership with FamilyWize Foundation and local pharmacies by distributing prescription discount cards, over $650,000 has been saved on prescriptions by local residents in our coverage area since 2006.  We also now provide free, confidential, 24/7/365 2-1-1 call for help assistance in Vermilion County.  For the last several years, during summer months United Way was pleased to partner with Quaker’s Breakfast in the Park by scheduling physical and educational activities for the children after the Quaker retirees provide the children breakfast.  This partnership resulted in the establishment of a Born Learning Trail® built in Lincoln Park in 2014, purchased by Pepsico through United Way Worldwide and maintained by the City of Danville.       

To recognize leadership donors for their outstanding philanthropy, Mulvaney initiated the United Way Tocqueville Society for donors giving $10,000 or more annually to advance the common good.  To connect the workplace campaign with United Way, the campaign kick-off Corporate Cup competition was created in 2014 and has engaged many volunteers and donors as over 22 teams compete in fun games as we kick-off our annual campaign in September. 

Embracing the complexity of meeting the needs of people of all ages and capacity, Mulvaney and the Board of Directors continue to invest in ways that assist people of all ages and stages of life from birth to retirement.  Recognizing that the reason we are able to improve people’s lives is by “mobilizing the caring power of our community”, Mulvaney expresses sincere gratitude for the thousands of donors of finances, advocacy and volunteer time, our “caring Power”, that live our mission with us.
Interested applicants will find the job description in the Sunday, April 3 Commercial-News, News-Gazette and on Vermilion Advantage’s 442jobs site. 

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter 3/29/16

Identity Theft H16-1348
Time: 4:40pm
Location: 700 Block W Maple St Hoopeston
Details: An 80 year old Hoopeston man, reported that their accounts have been used for unauthorized purchases. 


Items Found
Time: 1:30pm
Location: McFerren Park Play Ground.
Details: Set of keys found lying on the ground in McFerren Park, owner may come to Hoopeston Police Department to claim. 

 

Burglary to Garage H16-1366
Date: March 29, 2016
Location: 400 blk W Maple
Complainant: 78 year old Hoopeston woman
Details: Unknown person(s) entered garage and removed items without
permission.


Burglary to Shed H16-1379
Location: 300 blk W Lincoln
Complainant: 55 year old Hoopeston man
Details: Unknown person(s) made entry to his shed in the process caused
damage.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter 3/28/16

Fire Call
Time: 08:09am
Location: 900 block W Washington
Details: HFD & HPD dispatched to a residence in the 900 block for investigation of a carbon monoxide detector issue.  No report of illness or injuries at the time of the call.  Investigation turned up a faulty detector.


Traffic Accident H16-1338
Time: 09:51 am
Location: Washington/Sixth Av
Unit 1: 2006 Buick Lacrosse driven by Carol L Taranowski of Milford (F) (61)
Unit 2: 2009 Mercury Van driven by Betty J Wisdom (F) (83) of Hoopeston
Details: Unit 1, stopped at Washington & S. Sixth Av then proceeded east bound striking Unit 2 in the driver’s side front end.  Both Units Insured, Both Units drivable, No injuries time of report.


Stolen Vehicle (Recovered) H16-1333
Time: 1:36 pm
Location: West of Hoopeston in Vermilion Co
Details: Vehicle that was reported stolen on 3/27/16 was located and tools were
located at a different location.

Vehicle Accident H16-1352
Time: 6:58pm
Location: 400 blk E Thompson
Unit #1: 6 year old pedestrian
Unit #2: 2006 Ford Fusion driven by Joshua Bivans of Hoopeston
Details: Unit #2 was traveling westbound on Thompson Ave when Unit #1
appeared behind a parked vehicle and ran into traffic.  Unit #1 struck
Unit #2 on the front passenger side of the vehicle.  No tickets were issued.
Unit #1 was taken to the hospital.

 

Aggravated Battery H16-1357 V16-2932
Time: 8:50pm
Location: 528 N 4th St
Complainant: 65 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested: Scott Howe (31) of Hoopeston
Details: At above time, HPD was called out in reference to an aggravated battery
that had occurred.  Mr. Howe was located at a different call and arrested.
He was taken to HPD and later transported to the PSB in Danville for
arraignment.


Domestic Battery H16-1358 V16-2933
Time: 9:00pm
Location: 300 blk of 1st Av
Arrested: Scott Howe (31) of Hoopeston
Sierra Smith (22) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD was called to the above location in reference to a domestic battery.
Both parties were arrested after an investigation revealed that they had
battered each other.  They were taken to HPD, processed and later
transported to the PSB in Danville for arraignment.

 

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Weekend Police Blotter 3/26/-3/27/16

Warrant Arrest (Hamilton County) H16-1312   V16-2844
Time: 2:15am
Location: 5th St/Maple
Arrested: Crystal L. Berry
Details: While on a routine traffic stop a computer check revealed Berry to have an outstanding warrant out of Hamilton County.  Berry was transported to the PSB to await pickup from Hamilton County.
Found Items
Found in the middle of the street of Thompson Ave just East of Market Street.  Black, Red, gym bag, with a jacket,  who may claim the items at HPD Hoopeston City Hall.

Burglary to Auto H16-1331
Time: 09:58am
Location: 500 block E Penn St
Complainant: 55 year old Hoopeston Man
Details: At the above time, report was made with HPD reference to person(s) unknown and without permission enter the complainant’s vehicle and removed property.

Burglary to Auto H16-1332
Time: 10:00 am
Location: 500 block E Main St
Complainant: 17 year old Peru IL Male
Details: At the above time, report was made with HPD reference to person(s) unknown and without permission enter the complainant’s vehicle and removed property.

Auto Theft H16-1333
Time: 7:17pm
Location: 600 blk E McCracken
Complainant: 31 year old Hoopeston male
Details: At above time and date, the complainant contacted HPD reference his
truck being stolen.  Also in the vehicle were many construction tools.

 

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Fatal Traffic Crash in Vermilion County

The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 10:

WHAT: Fatal Traffic Crash
WHERE: I-74 W/B MP 202, Vermilion County
WHEN: Thursday, 03/24/16 1:04 AM
VEHICLES: Black 2007 Mitsubishi Galant
DRIVERS: Jerrell Deshon Hall, Male, 19, Danville, IL, (deceased)
PASSENGERS: Male, 17, Danville, IL
Jontell James Robinson, Male, 20, Danville, IL
PRELIMINARY: According to the preliminary traffic crash investigation, the driver of the       Mitsubishi was traveling east on I-74 near MP 202 when the vehicle ran off the road to the left, went through the median wires and overturned on the westbound shoulder.  The driver of the vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.  The driver was pronounced deceased at the hospital. 
TRANSPORTS: Three occupants were transported from the crash scene to an area hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the traffic crash.  The two passengers sustained minor injuries.
SEATBELTS: Driver seatbelt not worn.  Passenger seatbelts were worn.
CHARGES: The investigation is ongoing.

All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter 3/23/16

Car Keyed H16-1260
Date & Time: March 23, 2016   10/54am
Location: 300 blk S Third Avenue
Complainant: 28 year old Hoopeston man
Details: Report was made after complainant noticed his vehicle was
keyed sometime during the night.

 

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Pheasants Forever Announcement

The Iroquois County Pheasants Forever is holding their 29th annual fundraiser banquet March 26,2016 at Celebrations Banquet Hall Watseka,Ill The doors will open at 5:30 pm and dinner at 7pm.Live auction starts at 8pm.
Tickets cost $50.00 and include yearly membership and 5 magazines per year and the evening meal.
There will be silent and live auctions and raffles for hunting guns and prints by Terry Redlin and many other famous wildlife artists. Live auction will have framed wildlife prints and hunting and fishing trips and many other unique items.
For more information call Dennis at 815-867-6750

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Lori Lyons has been chosen as Ambucs 83rd First Citizen.

Lori Lyons has been chosen as Ambucs 83rd First Citizen. Lori is more than deserving of this award!

And just to add to her summary, I would like to let it be known just to show how awesome Lori truly is; is that Lori originally fostered 3 little boys from Milford for some time and after they were returned to their parents, she still takes them every weekend so the parents can work. She also involves them in all kinds of sports and is there to support them at their games. She’s like their guardian angel!

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter 3/22/16

Unlawful Deposits of Garbage H16-1243
Date & Time: March 22, 2016   2:50pm
Location: 900 blk E Main in alley
Complainant: 63 year old Hoopeston man
Arrested/cited: Gary R Wilson (41) of Hoopeston
Details: Subject was issued a citation for Hoopeston City Court after
is was reported he left a pile of ashes and garbage on the
complainants property.  Subject was asked several times to
clean up the mess before he was cited.


Disorderly Conduct, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia H16-1251
Date & Time: March 23, 2016     6:55pm
Location: 800 blk S Sixth Ave
Complainant: 16 year old Hoopeston Juvenile
Arrested #1: 14 year old Hoopeston Juvenile
Arrested #2: 16 year old Hoopeston Juvenile
Details: Complainant was approached by the 2 subjects and asked for the
money he owed them.  At that time the complainant noticed
what appeared to be a gun in one of the juveniles hands.
After investigating, the officers were able to identify and locate
both subjects and were taken to HPD where they were questioned
with their parents.  Both subjects were searched.  That is when
officers found a pipe used for smoking cannabis on the 16 year old
arrested juvenile.  Both juveniles were released to parents.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter 3/21/16

Traffic Accident H16-1223
Date & Time: March 21, 2016     1:31pm
Location: Sixth Ave & Young
Unit #1: 2011 Hyundai Sonata driven by Alicia M Gonzalez of Rossville
Unit #2: 2000 Chevy Monte Carlo driven by Evangelina Cantu of Hooepston
Details: Unit 1 was traveling North on Sixth Ave.  Driver of Unit 1
turned too sharply and hit Unit 2 which was stopped at stop
sign on Young. Driver of Unit 2 was cited for
Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.  Passenger of Unit 2 was transported to Hoopeston Hospital to be treated for injuries


Theft Over H16-1222
Date & Time: March 21, 2016   1:27pm
Location: 400 blk S Dixie Hwy
Complainant: 54 year old Hoopeston woman
Details: Police responded for a call for a missing BiPap Breathing
machine from the above location.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Weekend Police Blotter

Fire Call
Time: 2:52pm
Location: 800 block of east Elm
Details: HFD was called to the above after the complainant heard a loud boom and saw smoke possibly coming from a shed.  HFD checked the area and learned that a squirrel made contact with the transformer. 

Traffic Accident H16-1212
Time: 10:38pm
Location: 800 blk E Main
Unit #1: 2014 GMC Arcadia driven by Cade Herriott of Rossville
Unit #2: 1996 Chevy S10 (Parked) owned by John Brown
Details: Unit #1 was turning south onto Eighth St from E Main when he struck
a parked and unoccupied Unit #2.  No injuries were reported and no tickets
were issued.  Both vehicles were insured.

Found Item:
Time: 08:00 am
Location: 6th Ave/Main St Hoopeston
Details: Found a boot laying in the middle of the intersection of above.  The mate was not located it may still be on your truck.  Owner may claim at HPD.


Criminal Damage to Auto H16-1216
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: 700 block E Honeywell Av
Complainant: 57 year old Hoopeston Man
Details: At the above time the complainant contact HPD because person(s) unknown had done damage 1999 Chevy SUV. 

 

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter 3/17/16

Domestic Battery H16-1180 V16-2589
Time: 7:35 pm
Location: 700 block of north Seventh St.
Complainant: 28 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested: Myrtis M. Smith, 53, of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers responded to the above when the complainant notified HPD that Smith had kicked her in her stomach. Myrtis was taken to HPD and later transported to the PSB.

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Fatal Car Crash in Vermilion County

SP TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT
The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 10: 

WHAT:  Fatal Traffic Crash
WHERE:  IL Rt. 1 @ approx., 2/10 mile S. Ross Lane, Vermilion County
WHEN:  03/15/2016 at approximately 1:37 p.m.
VEHICLES: Vehicle 1 - ’00 blue Chevrolet Cavalier
  Vehicle 2 - ’07 blue Mack Garbage Truck, 
  Vehicle 3 - ’89 maroon/Gold GMC Pick Up Truck
DRIVERS: Driver 1 -  Jeremy Baston of Westfield, Illinois, Age 27, blue Chevrolet Cavalier
  Driver 2 - Christopher Ratliff, Male, Age 29, Danville, IL – blue Mack garbage truck
  Driver 3 - Shawn Sliva, Male, Age 36, Westville, IL - maroon/gold GMC pickup  

PRELIMINARY:  According to the preliminary traffic crash investigation, the driver of the blue Chevrolet Cavalier was southbound on IL Rt. 1 in the right lane.  The driver of the maroon/gold GMC pickup truck was southbound in the left lane.  The driver of the blue Chevrolet Cavalier changed lanes, from the right southbound lane to the left southbound lane.  The blue Chevrolet Cavalier made contact with the right corner of the front bumper and front right fender area of the maroon/gold GMC pickup truck.  The driver of the blue Chevrolet Cavalier lost control and slid across the center turn lane and into the left northbound lane.  The blue Mack garbage truck was traveling northbound in the left lane.  The blue Chevrolet Cavalier struck the front of the garbage truck.  The blue Chevrolet Cavalier and the blue Mack garbage truck came to final rest in the center turn lane and the northbound left lane of IL Rt. 1. 
TRANSPORTED:  Vehicle 2 driver was transported to an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.  Vehicle 1 driver was pronounced deceased on scene by the Vermilion County Coroner’s Office.
SEATBELTS:  Seatbelts were worn
CHARGES:  None
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter 3/16/16

Breach of Peace 9.16.020 (City Ordinance) H16-1156
Date & Time:  September 15, 2015 8:02pm
Location:   6th st and E Seminary
Complainant:  17 year old Hoopeston female
Arrested:   Waylon Henning (19) Of Hoopeston
Details:   HPD responded to the above location on the report of a truck revving his engine
  Mr Henning was issued an NTA #08017 for Breach of Peace and was released
  with a Hoopeston city court date.
 

Domestic Battery H16-1160 v16-2527
Date & Time: March 16, 2016     11:27am
Location: 500 blk E Young
Complainant: 35 year old Hoopeston man
Arrested: Stephanie R Solis (50) of Hoopeston
Location: Subjects came into the lobby of HPD arguing about an altercation
that occurred prior at the above location.  After evidence was
presented, Solis was taken into custody and charged. Later
transported to PSB to see a judge.

Fire Call
Time: 1357
Location: 800 block of east Young Ave.
Details: HFD was called to the scene when the neighbors saw smoke coming from the garage.

Criminal Damage to Property over $500 / Disorderly Conduct H16-1169
Time: 1746
Location: 500 block of north Eighth Ave
Arrested #1: Jimmy Wisecup, 48, of Hoopeston
Arrested #2: Male juvenile
Arrested #3: Female juvenile
Details: HPD officers were called to a disturbance at the above area.  Officers arrived and conducted an investigation on scene.  It was determined that the juvenile male caused damage to a vehicle and Wisecup and the juvenile female were charged with disorderly conduct. 

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Blotter 3/15/16

Criminal Trespass to State Supported Property; Violation of OP
Time: 7:39
Location: Parkview Court
Complainant: 28 year old Hoopeston Female
Arrested: Aaron Linares (33) Hoopeston Male
Details: HPD responded to a disturbance call at the above location, in reference to
subject attempting to gain entry to residence that was not his. Mr. Linares
was taken into custody on the above charges and transported to the PSB to await arraignment.

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HOOPESTON JAYCEES’ ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT

The Hoopeston Jaycees are proud to once again host a free Easter egg hunt for area children. This year’s hunt
will take place on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Jaycee Shelter in McFerren Park. Three age
categories used are as follows: 0-4 years, 5-8 years, and 9-10 years. Candy and a few special surprises will be
hiding in the eggs, and the Easter bunny will make an appearance. See you then!

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Farm Bureau Celebrates National Agriculture Week

Where does your food come from? If you’re like many Americans, the answer is the grocery store.

The grocery store isn’t where food comes from - it’s just from where it’s distributed. In reality, far too many people are unaware of the role of American agriculture in their daily lives . . . and what it really takes to have food on their dinner table.

Just a few generations ago, most people were a part of – and had friends or relatives involved with – agriculture. Today, that’s no longer the case. That’s why Vermilion County Farm Bureau is celebrating National Agriculture Week March 13-19. Agriculture is responsible for providing the necessities of life . . . food, fiber, clothing, and shelter. And we want to help consumers recognize that contribution!

Now in its 17th year, Vermilion County Farm Bureau is again taking the story of farming to area restaurants. This year’s theme is “Farm and Food FAQs,” which will provide some answers to common questions about farming and your food. Over 20,000 placemats were distributed to 28 restaurants across Vermilion County.

The placemat project is co-sponsored by several area agribusinesses, including:  Country Financial, Danville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Farm Credit Illinois, Illini FS, WDAN Radio, Birkey’s Farm Store, First Midwest Bank, Farmers National Company, Learnard Seed Service, Midwest AgriCredit Co., First National Bank in Georgetown, Full Fill Industries, WITY Radio, and Weston Seed Service.  The support of these agribusinesses is another example of the wide impact agriculture has on our local economy.

And Vermilion County Farm Bureau farmers will be meeting customers and bagging groceries at the three Danville-area County Market stores on Thursday, March 17. It’s a great opportunity for consumers to put a face to the people who grow their food.

The grocery bagging will take place from 1:30 – 3:30 pm at the County Market Stores at the Village Mall and Towne Centre in Danville, along with the store in Tilton.

American farmers are working harder than ever, and it shows. Today, each American farmer feeds more than 144 people. And the need for food produced in the United States is dramatic. Agriculture is this nation’s #1 export and vitally important in sustaining a healthy economy.

And it’s not just the farmer who makes our food possible. The entire agriculture industry, all the way to the grocery store, are vital links in a chain that brings food to every citizen - and millions of people abroad.

Frankly, it’s easy to take agriculture for granted in America. Our food is readily accessible and safe. For this, we’re unbelievably fortunate . . . and that’s a great reason for all of us to celebrate National Agriculture Week.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Report 3/14/16

Warrant Arrest H16-1120
Time: 12:09am
Location: Eighth Av/Young
Arrested: Angel Bane (35) of Hoopeston
Details: While on patrol, HPD officers checked out with Ms. Bane.  A computer check
revealed that we had an outstanding Vermilion County warrant for Failure
to Appear.  Subject was taken to HPD, processed and later transported to the
PSB in Danville in lieu of bond.

Traffic Accident
Time: 1938
Location: 500 block of west Washington St.
Unit #1: 2005 Dodge Durango driven by Robin D. Thomas of Hoopeston
Unit #2: Parked 2013 Ford Focus
Details: Unit #1 backed into legally parked Unit #2 causing damage to both vehicles. No citations issued and no injuries reported. 

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Report 3/13/16

City Ordinance Violation (Delay Entry)
Date & Time: March 9, 2016 3:30pm
Location: 900 block E Orange
Complainant: City of Hoopeston
Cited Person: Tonya Edwards (39) of Hoopeston
Details: At the above time and date, 2 pitbulls owned by Ms. Edwards were caught running on Orange St.  It was also found that neither dog has
vaccines, city dog tags, or county rabies tags.  Subject was written
city citations for No Proof of Rabies Vaccines (2 counts) and Nuisance
dog running at large (2 counts).  Ms. Edwards was mailed these citations and will have to appear in city court.

Warrant Arrest H16-1110
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: 415 S Dixie Hwy Dollar General
Arrested: Seth Gredy (30) of Glasgow, KY
Details: HPD officers conducted a traffic stop on Mr. Gredy after the officer noticed
his registration was expired.  A computer check revealed that he had an
outstanding Vermilion County warrant for Failure to Appear at Pretrial for
Driving While License Suspended.  He was taken to HPD, processed and he
was able to post the required bond.  He was released with a new court date.

Theft of Gasoline H16-1118
Time: 8:19 pm
Location: 115 E Orange Caseys
Details: A report was taken after a white pick-up truck drove off without paying
for gas.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Report 3/12/16

Battery & Criminal Damage to Property (Under) H16-1106
Time: 5:15 pm
Location: Parking Lot of Shopko 1020 W Chestnut St
Complainant: 19 year old Hoopeston Female
Arrested: Mathews, Nicole A (F) (40) of Hoopeston
Details: At the above time the complainant contacted Hoopeston Police Department and requested Officer’s reference to being attacked by the arrestee in the parking lot of Shopko.  Arrestee was later located at her residence and transported to HPD where she was processed, and released after posting $150 cash bond. Subject given Court Date in Danville.

Warrant Arrest (Vermilion County) H16-1108
Time: 8pm
Location: Hoopeston Police Department 301 W Main St
Arrested: Thompson, Bradley E. (M) (27) of Hoopeston
Details: At the above time the arrestee came to Hoopeston Police Department and turned himself in on the Vermilion County Warrant 2015CM0478 Failure to Appear Driving After Suspension.  Subject bond was set at $5,000 10% plus $75.00 FTA Fee.  Given new court date for Danville and released. 

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