Burglary to Business
July 17, 2019

On 7/17/19 at 0107 hrs, Tacos Y Nieves, 501 N. Vermilion St. was burglarized.   Video shows a subject wearing a puffy jacket and silver gym shorts break through the front glass door.  The cash register and an undisclosed amount of money were then taken from the business. 
 

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.           

 

 

 

 



Suspicious fire
June 28, 2019

On June 28th at approximately 2339 hrs, Danville fire Department responded to 920 Harmon for a house fire.  Upon investigating the fire, it was determined to be caused by suspicious circumstances.
 
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
June 02, 2019

On 06/02/19 around 10:46 pm Danville Police responded to the Casey’s Gas Station located in the 2100 block of E. main St. in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred.  Upon arrival officers spoke with the employees who stated a male and female entered the store wearing masks and the male subject was armed with a handgun.  The employees stated the male subject pointed the gun at them and demanded the money from the register.  The male and female suspects both went behind the counter a removed money from the register before fleeing the business.  The suspects were last seen running from the business where they fled in an unknown direction.  Suspect #1 was described as a black male who was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a mask over his face and armed with a handgun.  Suspect #2 was described as a black female wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a mask over her face.  No 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

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Shots fired
May 28, 2019

On 05/28/19 around 12:28 am Danville Police responded to the area of the 300 block of Alexander St. for a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival officers spoke with a victim who stated she heard multiple gunshots and her residence was struck multiple times by the gunfire.  The victim stated she was inside her residence and didn’t see where the shooting came from.  A witness stated he observed two male black subjects walk up to the residence and start shooting and then the subjects ran from the area in an unknown direction.  No injuries were reported during this incident.

 

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

 

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



Shooting Investigation
May 27, 2019

On 05/27/19 around 1:30 am Danville Police responded to the area of the 1200 block of Chandler St. in reference to a female victim of a gunshot wound.  Upon arrival officers located a 22 year old Danville woman with gunshot wounds to her hand and abdomen.  The victim stated she was at a party in the 1200 block of Chandler St. when two male black men began shooting at her. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of her wounds and is in stable condition.  No other injuries were reported during this incident.  Danville police checked the scene and surrounding areas but were unable to locate any suspects.

 

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



Shooting Investigation
May 26, 2019

On 05/26/19 around 2:20 am Danville police responded to the area of Williams St. and Elm St. in reference to report of a man with a gunshot wound.  Upon arrival officers made contact with two victims who had sustained gunshot wounds.  The victims were a 20 year old man and a 19 year old man both from Danville.  The 20 year old man had a wound to his shoulder and the 19 year old had a wound to his lower back.  The victims stated they were getting into a vehicle when they heard multiple gunshots being fired from an unknown location. The victims were both transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening wounds.  No other injuries were reported during this incident.

 

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



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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