Mayor’s Notes

Mayor’s Notes, June 14th The warm weather puts people in contact with our police officers more frequently at festivals, in parks and on the water. Occasionally, questions about the Vermilion Police Department will reach my office. I will try to answer a few of the broader questions I am asked aboutour VPD.   Can’t weContinue reading “Mayor’s Notes”

Police tracking breakin suspects; building permit fees, stormwater discussed

By Karen Cornelius Fire chief’s report: The Health and Safety Committee met on Monday night, June 11. Vermilion fire chief Chris Stempowski reported 16 incidents in May with a total of 78 so far this year. He said flat roof repairs on fire station #1 will start Wednesday, June 13, with a dumpster in back.Continue reading “Police tracking breakin suspects; building permit fees, stormwater discussed”

Police Beat

February 19, 2018 03:48 – 300 block of Woodridge Road: Domestic violence complaint filed. Male suspect fled the area prior to officers arrival. A warrant was issued for the suspect. 07:33 – Liberty Ave: Motor vehicle accident with no injuries. 15:20 – 5700 block of Huron Street: Fraud complaint filed. 20:36 – Liberty Ave: DriverContinue reading “Police Beat”

Police Beat

January 29, 2018 16:00 SR2: Motor vehicle accident with no injuries. 16:15 SR2: Motor vehicle accident with no injuries. January 30, 2018 10:42 1700 block of Claus Road: Parking complaint February 1, 2018 Nothing to report February 2, 2018 02:07 4500 block of Liberty Ave: Subject located passed out behind a business. Male was citedContinue reading “Police Beat”

Police Beat

January 1, 2018 01:17 – Roanoke Drive: Report of subjects yelling and fighting in the area. Gone on arrival. 11:11 – Liberty Ave: Report of debris in the roadway on the east end of town. Removed. 13:09 – SR2: Report of a crash, OSP Post 22 notified. 14:26 – 600 block of South Shore Court:Continue reading “Police Beat”

Police Beat

December 4, 2017 10:18 – 5600 block of Liberty Ave: Ritter Library reporting vandalism to outside electric socket covers. No suspects at this time. 11:19 – Vermilion Road: Motor vehicle accident with no injuries. 11:41 – 4700 block of Liberty Ave: Report of damage to a light pole in a parking lot having been struckContinue reading “Police Beat”

Police Beat

November 6, 2017 12:26 – 700 block of Woodside Road: Units responded to a residence for an unresponsive male. The male was found deceased due to natural causes and released to the funeral home. 17:32 – 200 block of Woodridge Road: Domestic violence complaint reported. Both parties separated for the evening when it was determinedContinue reading “Police Beat”

Police arrest two suspects trying to break into auto wash coin boxes

By Karen Cornelius It was pitch dark near midnight on Halloween, October 31, when two suspects in a grey truck were parked at Liberty Auto Wash on Liberty Avenue with the thought of opening the coin boxes to retrieve some cash. What were the chances, that at that very moment their movements were being monitoredContinue reading “Police arrest two suspects trying to break into auto wash coin boxes”

Police Beat

October 16, 2017 00:09 – 3500 block of Cooper Foster: Domestic violence complaint filed with a female suspect arrested and transported to the station. 10:35 – Liberty Ave: Driver stopped for a moving violation was found to be under suspension and arrested. 16:22 – SR2: Driver stopped for a moving violation was found to beContinue reading “Police Beat”

Courageous first responders rescue car crash driver from cliffside

By Karen Cornelius On Thursday, October 19, at 11:15 p.m. the Vermilion Police Department received multiple calls concerning a single vehicle traffic crash in the 2300 block of Vermilion Road. It was reported the car had gone off the westside of the road and over the cliff that drops to the Vermilion River Valley. DispatchContinue reading “Courageous first responders rescue car crash driver from cliffside”