Police Department saw dramatic increase in fraud and vehicle entries in 2018

Vermilion Police Chief Chris Hartung released the 2018 annual police department report at the recent Vermilion City Council Health and Safety Committee meeting stating it is being released later than normal. The following are excerpts from that report. Investigative Bureau The investigative bureau includes Detective Sergeant Stephen Davis and Detective Corporal Daniel Shupe. They workContinue reading “Police Department saw dramatic increase in fraud and vehicle entries in 2018”

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July 24th, 2017 0109 – Sanford Street: Report of a suspicious male in the area who may be attempting to enter cars.  The suspect was located and identified but no vehicles were observed to have been entered.  The male was taken home and released. 1546 – 1100 block of Adams Street: Report of a disturbanceContinue reading “Police Beat”

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July 12, 2017 06:22 – 400 block of Main Street: While on foot patrol at Main Street Beach, an officer located a passed out subject with a needle and suspected heroin. The subject was transported to Mercy for treatment and cited for possession of drugs. 09:46 – Dogwood Lane: Parking complaints for two vehicles. 16:33Continue reading “Police Beat”

Chief reports on/vandals, rescues/and nuisances

By Karen Cornelius Vermilion police chief Chris Hartung addressed the Health and Safety Committee on Monday night, June 12. His monthly report reflected the summer warm weather has kicked off the season with its usual mischief and crime. There’s petty vandalism, thefts, car entries, and already six rescues made by the police patrol boat. TheContinue reading “Chief reports on/vandals, rescues/and nuisances”

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March 6, 2017 14:08- 300 Block of Elberta: Narcotics complaint. 17:48- U.S.6: Minor two-vehicle accident. March 7, 2017 15:02- 600 Block of Hazelwood: Verbal domestic complaint. 15:38- 5000 Block of Sailorway: Menacing complaint. 17:14- U.S.6: One vehicle accident involving a semi and traffic lights. 20:02- 5000 Block of Ohio: Disturbance complaint. March 8, 2017 14:16-Continue reading “Police Beat”