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.
7:02 a.m., report that a vehicle parked on Longview Drive was broken into overnight and the stereo was stolen.
10:17 p.m., caller is requesting an officer drive through the third level of the city parking garage and look for three males who are either having a verbal altercation or are casing vehicles; officer advised the subjects all have a legitimate purpose for being there.
10:40 a.m., report that drivers in the north bound lane of traffic on the bypass near Stuart Powell Ford are having a hard time seeing due to subjects spraying the field across from the business.
11:31 a.m., subject has located his missing gun at Cook's Collectibles.
11:41 a.m., a combative resident at nursing home needs transportation to the emergency room.
12:56 p.m., a white pickup truck is parked near the treeline on North Stewarts Lane and a male was seen getting out of the vehicle with an object that looks like a gun and was walking into the woods; 1:16 p.m., a shot was heard in the area; 1:18 p.m., officer is requesting a fish and wildlife officer to come to the scene.
1:11 p.m., report that several items have been taken from Inter-County RECC on Hustonville Road over the past several days.
1:55 p.m., two-vehicle accident in parking lot on South Third Street.
2:12 p.m., report that a male in a motorized wheelchair just crossed U.S. 127 from Cracker Barrel and traffic had to stop for him.
3:10 p.m., two-vehicle accident on Corporate Drive; EMS is requested.
5:15 p.m., subject's vehicle was broken into on West Mason Avenue and no one ever contacted him; subject was gone when officer arrived.
5:19 p.m., report of criminal mischief to a phone box on a pole at Rustin Hill and Longview Drive; Bell South notified.
5:56 p.m., caller has just been assaulted by his wife at East Main Street residence; trouble settled and female has left the scene.
6:04 p.m., report that several juveniles are in the Church of Christ parking lot on East Lexington Avenue setting off smoke bombs; assistance given.
6:23 p.m., two-vehicle accident on Hustonville Road.
7:14 p.m., three suspicious males were soliciting for money in the Grabruck Street area; extra patrol requested.
8:10 p.m., possible drug activity in an upstairs hallway at motel; front desk clerk has received multiple calls of a strong marijuana odor; assistance given.
9:32 p.m., report of bushes on fire next to a residence on Parkview Drive; 9:38 p.m., fire under control; extra patrol requested; assistance given.