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WHPO Blog Archives for 2022-10

Hoopeston Police Report 10/31/2022

THEFT H22-4691

Date: 10/29/22

Time: 10:19pm

Location: 300 Blk N Market st

Details: HPD responded for a theft report of a tablet. HPD will investigate.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/30/2022

Domestic Disturbance H22-4693

Time: 11:23pm

Location: 400 Blk N 3rd St

Details: HPD called to residence reference a domestic. Officers will continue to investigate and the Report was sent to the States Attorney’s office. No arrests were made at this time.

I-74 ramp at Danville to close Oct. 31

 The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the ramp from eastbound Interstate 74 to Lynch Road in Danville will close Oct. 31. The closure is necessary for repairs to the I-74 bridges over Lynch Road. Work is expected to be complete by Nov. 4. Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment. Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 2,500 miles of highway and nearly 10 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing $33.2 billion into all modes of transportation. Accomplishments through Year Three of Rebuild Illinois included approximately $8.6 billion of improvements statewide on 4,422 miles of highway, 412 bridges, and 621 additional safety improvements. For more information on IDOT projects, click here. For IDOT District 5 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict5 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/28/2022

Breach of Peace Constituting Disorderly Conduct (city ordinance) H22-4641

Time: 1:43am

Location: 700 blk S 6th Av

Complainant: 52 year old Hoopeston male

Arrested: Gerardo Torres (41) (M) of Hoopeston

Details: HPD officers were called several times to the above location for Mr. Torres being loud.

The complainant decided to sign a complaint and Mr. Torres was arrested. He was taken

to HPD to be processed and was later released with a city citation and city court date.

 

Theft (city ordinance) H22-4638

Time: 12:31am

Location: Parkview Court

Complainant: 22 year old Hoopeston female

Cited: Haley Edwards (F) (26) of Hoopeston

Details: HPD was called to the above location for the report of a theft. Officers spoke to both parties

and Ms. Edwards was cited and given a city court date.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/27/2022

Fire Alarm

Time: 3:25am

Location: 901 W Main St, HART Animal Shelter

Details: HFD and HPD responded in reference to a fire and burglar alarm. Alarm was found to be

false and building was secure.

 

Battery (city citation) H22-4633

Time: 10:43pm

Location: 800 blk E Wyman Av

Complainant: 22 year old Hoopeston male

Arrested: Alex Carrasquillo (M) (44) of Hoopeston

Details: HPD was dispatched to the above location for the report of a civil disturbance. After

speaking to all parties, Mr. Carrasquillo was arrested of city ordinance violation of battery.

He was brought to HPD, processed and later released with a citation and city court date.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/26/2022

Driving on License Revoked Time: 3:53pm Location: State Route 1/W Penn St. Arrestee: Marci J Hartman (F)(44) of Hoopeston Details: While on patrol HPD officers observed a truck with no license plates. A computer search found her Illinois license was revoked. She was then cited and released with a county court date.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/25/2022

Fire Structure

Time: 07:06 AM

Location: 200 block N Market Street

Details: HFD, HPD, RFD, and Wellington Fire all responded to report of a structure fire. House was vacant at the time of call, No report on damage at this time, No Injuries report.

 

Warrant Arrest H22-4588

Time: 12:45pm

Location: 301 W Main St, Hoopeston Police Department

Arrestee: Kristy L. Powers (F) (43) of Hoopeston

Details: Ms. Powers turned herself into the police department on an outstanding Vermilion County Warrant. She was arrested, processed and released after posting bond. She was given a new county court date.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/23/2022

Fire Call

Time: 5:30pm

Location: 426 E Honeywell Ave (Centennial Manor)

Details: HFD was dispatched for an activated fire alarm at the above address. No report of fire or damage.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/22/2022

Vehicle Fire

Time: 12:28 pm

Location: State Route 9 & State Route 1

Details: Vehicle fire was west of the intersection. Fire was put out prior to arrival, HFD responded and double checked the situation. No report of injury or damage.

U.S. 136 in Danville to close Oct. 25 Railroad crossing repairs to last until Oct. 28

 The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that U.S. 136 in Danville will be closed Oct. 25-28. The closure is necessary for the Norfolk Southern Railway to repair its crossing between Washington Avenue and College Street in Danville and is expected to last two to three days. A detour will be posted. Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment. Over the next six years, IDOT is planning to improve more than 2,500 miles of highway and nearly 10 million square feet of bridge deck as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program, which is investing $33.2 billion into all modes of transportation. Accomplishments through Year Three of Rebuild Illinois included approximately $8.6 billion of improvements statewide on 4,422 miles of highway, 412 bridges, and 621 additional safety improvements. For more information on IDOT projects, click here. For IDOT District 5 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict5 or view area construction details on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/19/22

Traffic Accident H22-4508

Time: 4:50PM

Location: N 4th St/E Young Ave

Unit 1: 2003 Dodge Van driven by Claude Bridgman(35)(M)of Hoopeston

Unit 2: 2010 Chevrolet HHR driven by Kalyn M David(32)(F)of Wellington

Details: Driver of Unit was North bound on N 4th St and was not paying attention when he entered into the intersection of N 4th St. and E Young Ave. when he was struck by Unit 2 in the driver side. Driver of Unit 2 was transported to Carle for treatment. Driver of Unit 1 was ticketed for Operating a motor vehicle with out insurance and disobeying a traffic control device

Hoopeston Police Report 10/18/2022

Found Phone

Time: 09:30 AM

Location: In the alley between E Maple and E Lincoln Street

Details: A Black Verizon Phone was found in the alley. Owner may come to HPD

And unlock the phone to prove ownership.

 

 

Fire Alarm Dispatched

Time: 1:03pm

Location: Carle Hoopeston Regional Hospital 701 E Orange St

Details: HFD was dispatched for an activated fire alarm at the Hospital.

No report of fire, or damage, believed to be a false alarm

Hoopeston Police Report 10/17/2022

 

Warrant Arrest

Time: 15:25

Location: McDonald’s, 824 S Dixie HWY

Arrestee: Raquel L Torres, (F) (53) of Hoopeston

Details: Officers checked out with Arrestee, determined that she had an active warrant out of Kentucky. She was then arrested and transported to PSB in Danville to await Extradition to Kentucky.

 

Theft

Time: 3:32pm

Location: 300 Block of W Penn

Details: HPD Officer responded to the above location for a report of a stolen purse, investigation still continues.

ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ANNOUNCE RESULTS OF SPECIAL TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT PATROLS

Illinois State Police (ISP) District 10 Interim Commander, Acting Captain Bryan Pruitt, announces the results of Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols (sTEP) in Vermilion County during October. These sTEPs allowed the ISP to provide increased enforcement for impaired driving, occupant restraint, speeding, and distracted driving violations during the National “Click It or Ticket” Campaign.

Violations Enforcement Activity

Occupant Restraint Violations 8

Driving Under the Influence and Drug/Alcohol-Related Citations 0

Speeding Citations and Warnings 17

Distracted Driving Citations and Warnings 3

Total Citations 31

Total Written Warnings 8

 

Driving the posted speed limit, sober, not distracted, and buckled up will save your life and the lives of many others. This project is funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/11/2022

No Insurance Proof H22-4360

Time: 7:04 AM

Location: 600 block Euclid Av

Cited Driver: Martinez, Terra L (42) (F) of Hoopeston IL

Details: At the time of the call, HPD was notified of a reckless driver who came off State RT 9 onto Euclid Av. The unit left the roadway into a yard and then hit a tree as they were backing off the property.

Carnaghi’s Towing was requested for the unit which was towed unit the PNT Ordinance. No Injuries reported. Driver was released from the scene on citation for Vermilion County Courthouse Danville

 

Fire Call

Time: 3:47am

Location: 101 W Main St, Tedd’s

Details: HFD and HPD were dispatched to the above location for the report of a dumpster on fire.

Fire was extinguished.

 

Structure Fire Call

Time: 6:46 AM

Location: 418 E Young Av (Vacant House)

Details: At the above time, a motorist called 9-1-1 and advised that smoke was showing upon arrival of the first unit. HPD, HFD, and Arrow all responded to the call. No estimate of damage, no injuries reported.

ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ANNOUNCE AN ADDITIONAL ARREST IN THE SHOOTING OF BRADLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICERS IN DECEMBER 2021

On October 5, 2022, the Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Zone 3 officials arrested Xavier Harris, 22-year-old male of Bradley, IL for two counts of Obstructing Justice (Class 4 Felony), and two counts of Concealing or Aiding a Fugitive (Class 4 Felony).

 

On December 29, 2021, at approximately 9:41 p.m., the Bradley Police Department responded to the Comfort Inn, 1500 north State Route 50, for reported dogs barking in an unattended vehicle which was parked in the parking lot. Sergeant Marlene Rittmanic was shot and killed.  Officer Tyler Bailey was also shot and critically wounded.  Darius Sullivan and Xandria Harris were subsequently arrested for First Degree Murder.

 

On October 7, 2022 Xavier Harris was issued a bond of $75,000, 10% to apply. Harris is jailed at the Jerome Combs Detention Center in Kankakee, IL.

 

“Today’s charges are the result of our collective commitment to ensure that every individual who aided and assisted in the events of December 29, 2021, are held accountable.  I commend the Illinois State Police for never giving up and for continuing to bring all involved to justice.  Including the four offenders charged by Indiana authorities, this Defendant is the 7th to be charged overall.” – Kankakee County State’s Attorney, Jim Rowe.

 

ISP DCI Zone 3 is continuing to follow-up on all leads.  ISP encourages the public to continue to provide information regarding this incident. You can call the ISP at 815-698-2315 or Crime Stoppers at 815-93-CRIME.  Callers can remain anonymous.  To protect the integrity of the open and ongoing investigation, there is no further information at this time.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/7/2022

Retail Theft (City Ord)

Time: 1:48pm

Location: 415 S Dixie Hwy Dollar General

Arrested: Jessica L Matthews (F) (31) of Milford

Details: At the above time the complaint contacted HPD to respond to the above address referencing a theft. The arrestee was located and came to HPD where she was processed and released on notice to appear.

Two Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash in Vermilion County

WHAT:                      Two Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash

WHERE:                   US Highway 150, just east of Olmstead Road, near Oakwood, Vermillion County

WHEN:                      October 5, 2022 at approximately 4:05 p.m.

VEHICLES:              Unit 1 – 2022 Red Dodge Charger

                                    Unit 2 – 2020 Gray GMC Sierra Truck

DRIVERS:                 Unit 1 – 68-year-old male from Danville, IL – Deceased (Name release pending next-of-kin notification).

                                    Unit 2 – Michael A. Palmer, 35-year-old male from Danville, IL – Transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

PRELIMINARY:      A preliminary investigation indicates the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling east on US Highway 150, just east of Olmstead Road.  Unit 2 was traveling west on US Highway 150 at the same location.  Unit 1 was traveling behind a vehicle, passed it, and struck Unit 2 head-on.  The driver of Unit 1 was pronounce deceased on scene.  The driver of Unit 2 was transported by ambulance to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  All lanes were reopened at approximately 7:25 p.m. The crash remains under investigation and no further information is available.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/6/22

Driving while License Suspended H22-4316

Time: 4:24AM

Location: 700 blk of W Washington

Arrested: Brandon Grills (22) (M) of Hoopeston

Details: HPD officers were dispatched for a report of Civil Disturbance. Mr. Grills was located and a

computer search showed him to have a suspended license. Mr. Grills was arrested and

transported to HPD for processing and later released with a Vermilion County Court date.

 

Fire Rescue (Lifting Assistance)

Time: 12:56 pm

Location: 700 block W Main St Hoopeston

Details: HFD requested by Arrow Ambulance to assist in lifting a patient from the floor. HFD responded to the scene.

 

Traffic Accident H22-4325

Time: 6:36pm

Location: N 5th ST/ E Main

Unit 1: A 2015 Chrysler 200S driven by Meadow Blackwell (16) (F) of Hoopeston

Details: Driver of Unit 1 stated that she was North bound on S 5th St in the 100 block when a vehicle approaching her failed to dim their headlights. Driver of Unit 1 stated that she believed that car was close to the middle of the road so she swerved to the right and hit an Ameren utility pole. Vehicle was insured

and no tickets were issued.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/5/2022

Fire Call

Time: 2:54pm

Location: 200 Block of West Orange

Details: HFD responded at the request of HPD to assist in putting out an illegal burn.

 

Criminal Damage and Theft

Time: 5:07pm

Location: 300 Block of East Main

Details: HPD responded to the above address for the report of criminal damage and theft done to

vehicle. The Investigation continues.

3 DIE IN A WEEKEND CRASH IN VERMILION COUNTY

The Vermilion County Coroner, Jane McFadden stated that a two vehicle accident that occurred early Sunday, October 2, 2022 on Catlin-Indianola Road in Indianola claimed the lives of Lee J. Hall, age 52, Felisha J. Hall, age 46, and their daughter, Madison G. Hall age 18 all of Oxford, Indiana.

 

Autopsies are is scheduled for tomorrow. The Vermilion County Sheriff’s Office, the Illinois State Police and the Vermilion County Coroner’s office continue to investigate.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/4/2022

Traffic Accident (PD) Delayed Entry. H22-4253

Date: October 1st, 2022

Time: 08:13 AM

Location: N 7th St & E McNeil Av

Unit 1: 1994 Ford Mustang Driven by George K Carswell (48) (M) of Hoopeston

Unit 2: 2016 Nissan Altima Driven by Adrienne N Houmes (23) (F) of Hoopeston

Details: Unit 1 and Unit 2 both approached the intersection at the same time. Unit 1 failed to Yield at a posted intersection for their side of the intersection. Unit 2 had the right away travelling South bound. Unit 1 struck Unit 2 in front driver’s quarter panel. Unit 2 was insured. No Injuries report. Mr. Carswell was issued a citation for no valid insurance.

Hoopeston Police Report 10/3/2022

Driving while license suspended, Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle(Delayed Entry) H22-4245

Date and Time: 09/30/2022 8:35PM

Location: E Orange St/S Market St

Arrested: Kristy L Powers(43)(F) of Hoopeston

Details: While on patrol HPD officer observed a vehicle driving erratically. A Computer search

showed Ms. Powers to have a suspended license and no proof of insurance. Ms.

Powers was arrested and transported to HPD for processing and later released with

a Vermilion County Court Date.

 

 

Burning of Trash and Refuse(CITY) H22-4258

Time: 4:30PM

Location: 200 blk of S Dixie Hwy

Arrested: Randy S Dillon(39)(M)of Hoopeston

Details: HPD was advised of a small illegal burn. When Officers arrived Mr. Dillon was on

scene and given a Hoopeston City Notice to appear.

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