Driving Under The Influence, Improper Lane Usage, Illegal Transportation of Alchohol,
Traffic Accident H18-5907
Location: 800 blk S Market
Unit #1: 2014 Chrysler 200 driven by David Richardson (50) of Rossville
Unit #2: 1997 Dodge Dakota owned by Deborah Merrill of Hoopeston
Details: Officers responded to an accident where driver of Unit 1 collided
with a parked and unattended Unit 2. Driver of Unit 1 was taken into
custody and charged with above. He was transported to HPD where he
was released after posting bond.
Possession of Cannabis H18-5919
Location: Hoopeston High School
Arrested: 14 year old female juvenile
Details: Subject was taken to HPD after she was found with cannabis on her person.
She was issued a citation to appear in Hoopeston City court and
released to a parent.
Traffic Accident PD H18-5930
Unit #1: 2007 Buick 4D driven by Shane Leslie (M) (37) of Hoopeston
Unit #2: tree
Details: While traveling southbound in the 400 block of S Market, Unit #1 left the road
and struck a tree on the east side of Market St. No injuries were reported, no
tickets were issued and Unit #1 was insured.
Hit and Run H18-5943
Location: Main St/S Dixie Hwy
Unit #1: Unknown
Unit #2: Street Sign owned by City of Hoopeston
Details: An unknown vehicle ran into the street sign at the above location and damaged
it. An investigation continues.
Possession of Cannabis, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (city ordinance) H18-5946
Location: 6th St/Lincoln
Arrested: Brit Atchison (33) (M) of Potomac
Details: HPD officers stopped the vehicle that Mr. Atchison was a passenger in for a traffic
violation. An investigation found cannabis and paraphernalia in the vehicle.
Subject was arrested and taken to HPD to be processed. He was later released
with 2 city citations and city court date.
Driving While License Suspended H18-5959
Location: 200 Blk. W. Maple St.
Arrested: Kenneth Dale (38) of Hoopeston
Details: HPD officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle driven by Mr. Dale after he was observed driving the vehicle and known by officers to have a suspended license. A check through dispatch confirmed the subject’s license was suspended. He was transported to HPD where he was processed and released with a notice to appear in court.