Editor’s note: Taken from the Danville 911 records, the Police Blotter represents a history of the initial calls and the information used by the dispatcher to send officers to investigate complaints. It is not necessarily an indication of what the officer found upon arrival at the scene, or of how police may have dealt with the complaint.
12:46 a.m., physical domestic altercation in progress at Earl Street residence; male is destroying property and has assaulted the female; she has refused EMS; male was armed with a sledge hammer; police officer is requesting EMS for a female who had been choked; male under arrest; female said she may go to the police department later to fill out the emergency protection order; also, the male was served a no trespassing order for the residence.
1:49 a.m., drivers of two vehicles are racing down U.S. 127 near Walmart; arrest made; tow companies on scene.
5:17 a.m., caller from Speedway is requesting an officer check on a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot; it is occupied by at least two or three males who have been sitting there a while and made some suspicious comments to the clerks; subjects gone upon officer’s arrival; Centre College public safety department notified to also watch for the vehicle.
11:06 a.m., report that Bluegrass Pike home was burglarized sometime in the past.
11:16 a.m., vehicle stop on South Fourth Street; arrest made.
11:22 a.m., motorcycle has wrecked on Skywatch Drive.
12:11 p.m., a vehicle has struck a utility pole on Brookside Drive.
12:42 p.m., a holdup alarm is showing at desk at PBK Bank; assistance given.
3:54 p.m., two-vehicle accident in Kroger parking lot; assistance given.
4 p.m., call came into police headquarters from Florida about a subject who is laying in the backyard on North Third Street; subject checked out OK.
4:39 p.m., customer at Chamber’s Marathon is being belligerent; subject gone upon officer’s arrival.
5:01 p.m., two-vehicle accident on East Walnut Street; assistance given.
5:03 p.m., report that a female is in a verbal disturbance outside on Hillcrest Drive with her husband; arrest made.
7:22 p.m., officer checking on Boyden Court residence; consent search declined.
7:54 p.m., officer’s cruiser has caught on fire at North and Second streets; law enforcement cancelled the fire department before its arrival.
11:05 p.m., caller believes there is a verbal domestic altercation in progress between a mother and son; unable to locate subjects.