Homicide
April 30, 2019

Danville, IL

 

On 04/30/19 around 10:22pm Danville Police responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress with shots fired in the area of Alexander St and Madison St.  Upon arrival officers located a victim who was later identified by Vermilion County Coroner Jane McFadden as 41 year old Terry L. Gaines of Danville.  Officers observed that Gaines had been shot and he was unresponsive.  Medical personnel arrived and Gaines was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Danville Police began the investigation immediately and learned that Gaines was a pizza delivery driver for Dominos Pizza.  Gaines had just delivered a pizza to an address in the area and witnesses saw him walking back to his vehicle when two male subjects approached Gaines and tried to rob him.  Witnesses stated they observed a brief struggle between the victim and the suspects and then shots were fired.  The suspects were last seen running westbound from the area.  Suspect #1 is described as a male black subject who is approximately 6’00 with a slender build and was last seen wearing a black jacket or sweatshirt with a hood.  Suspect #2 is described as a male black who is approximately 5’09 with a slender build and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.  No other injuries were reported during this incident.

 

The investigation into this incident continues and no other information is being released at this time.

 

Anyone who has information regarding this crime is asked to call Danville Police at (217) 431-2250.  Or you can call Vermilion County Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-TIPS  



Murder
April 23, 2019

Danville, IL

 

On 04/23/19 around 6:17 pm Danville Police responded to the area of the 800 block of Sherman St for a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival officers located a 33 year old Danville man who had suffered a gunshot wound.  Medical personnel arrived and the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The name of the victim is being withheld pending the proper notifications by the Vermilion County Coroner’s Office.  Witnesses stated that after the shooting a male subject wearing a black and white sweatshirt was seen running from the area.  The Danville Police Department is continuing the investigation into this incident and is attempting to identify anyone who may have been in the area when this incident occurred.  No other injuries were reported during this incident. 

 

The investigation into this incident continues and no other information is being released at this time.

 

Anyone who has information regarding this crime is asked to call Danville Police at (217) 431-2250.  Or you can call Vermilion County Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-TIPS

 



Armed Robbery
April 08, 2019

STATUS: OPEN
On 04-08-19 at approximately 12:19 a.m. it was reported that a black male described to be between 6'00''-6'00'' and 190lbs in his 20's entered Casey's General Store at 2101 E. Main St. armed with a hand gun.  The male pointed the gun at employees and demanded money.  The male left the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The Danville Police Department is asking anyone with information on this crime to contact them or submit an anonymous tip to the Vermilion County Crime Stoppers.  Tips can be submitted via www.vccrimestoppers.org or by telephone at (217) 446-TIPS.
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Theft of purse
April 07, 2019

DANVILLE-  On 4/7/19 while shopping at Wal-Mart, the pictured subject took a purse belonging to another individual that was left in a shopping cart.  The purse contained U.S. currency, credit cards, and personal information.  Anyone that recognizes this individual is asked to submit a tip to Vermilion County Crime Stoppers via the tips hotline at (217) 446-TIPS or the tips website at www.vccrimestoppers.org.  Crime Stoppers hotlines are available 24 hrs./7 days a week.
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Deceptive Practices
March 28, 2019

STATUS: OPEN
On 2/04/19 this subject passed a bad check at Menards in Danville.  If you recognize this subject please contact the Danville Police Department (217) 431-2245 or submit a tip to Vermilion County Crime Stoppers on the web or at (217) 431-TIPS.
Case 2019-01398
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Deceptive Practices *2019-00839
March 04, 2019

STATUS: OPEN
The Danville Police Department is investigating two separate incidents involving the same individual.  On 12/12/18 at 1715 hours the female pictured passed two fraudulent checks at Menard's located at 36 E. W. Newell Rd. in the amounts of $742.57 and $602.65.  On 01/10/19 at 1926 hours the same individual passed a fraudulent check in the amount of $898.37 at the same location.  The Danville Police Department is requesting the public's help in identifying this individual.  Please contact the Danville Police Department at (217) 431-2250 or Vermilion County Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-TIPS (8477) or leave a tip online with Vermilion County Crime Stoppers with any information.
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Theft of wallet
January 04, 2019

DANVILLE-  On 12/10/18 while shopping at Aldi's on S. Gilbert, the pictured subject took a wallet belonging to another individual.  The wallet contained U.S. currency, credit cards, and personal information.  Anyone that recognizes this individual is asked to submit a tip to Vermilion County Crime Stoppers via the tips hotline at (217) 446-TIPS or the tips website at www.vccrimestoppers.org.  Crime Stoppers hotlines are available 24 hrs./7 days a week.
 
Incident 2018-10871
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Circle K Robbery
December 09, 2018

DANVILLE- On 12/09/18 at approximately 0042 hours, Circle K at 401 W. Main St. was robbed at gunpoint.  The Danville Police Department is currently seeking assistance in identifying the subject picture below.  If you have any information regarding this crime you are asked to call the Danville Police Department at (217) 431-2245 or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at (217) 431-TIPS or www.vccrimestoppers.org.  Crime Stoppers hotlines are available 24hrs./7 days a week.
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House Fire
November 22, 2018

STATUS: OPEN

DANVILLE- On 11/22/18 at approximately 1:51 a.m. Danville Fire Department was dispatched to 14 Nicklas for a report of a house on fire.  Upon arrival firefighters were able to extinguish the fire that caused an estimated $1,000.00 in damages.

On 11/24/18 at approximately 7:43 a.m. the Danville Fire Department was dispatched to 14 Nicklas again for another fire in the residence.  That fire caused an estimated $30,000.00 plus in damages to the home.  Both fires are believed to be suspected arsons.  The Danville Fire Department and Danville Police Department are asking for anyone who may have information regarding these fires to contact Vermilion County Crime Stoppers at 217-446-TIPS or submit a tip online at "vccrimestoppers.org"

2018-10472

2018-10473

 



Violation of Credit Card Act
November 10, 2018

DANVILLE- On 11/10/18 the individuals pictured below made several unauthorized transactions from an ATM machine located in Danville.  The Danville Police Department is asking that anyone who may be able to provide information or identify these individuals please submit a tip at 217-446-TIPS or leave a tip online at www.vccrimestoppers.org.  Crime Stoppers hotlines are available 24hrs./7 days wk.  

 



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