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Vandalia Police

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By The Staff

June 25
• At 11:14 a.m., officers responded to a report of a break-in at a unit at Storage Land on Veterans Avenue.
• At 1:09 p.m., officers responded to a report of a break-in at the Jefferson Street laundrymat.
June 23
• At 7:53 a.m., an officer handled a complaint of disorderly conduct in the 1500 block of Shelley Drive.
• At 9:52 a.m., an officer responded to the 300 block of South Moreland Street for a report of a domestic problem.
• At 11:18 a.m., an officer handled a complaint of vandalism to a vehicle in the 1100 block of West Gallatin Street.
• At 1:03 p.m, officers stood by during a property exchange in the 900 block of West Gallatin Street.
• At 3:36 p.m., an officer handled a complaint of burglary at 1826 W. Jefferson St., Apt. 2.
June 21
• At 7:36 a.m., officers received a complaint of harassing text messages.
• at 7:46 a.m., an officer handled a compalint of vandalism at a lake lot.
• At 8:28 a.m., officers took a report of a bicycle stolen from the 100 block of East Madison Street.
• At 9:18 a.m., officers responded to a report of someone trying to gain entry into a shed in the 100 block of West Johnson Street.
• At 10:47 a.m., officers handled a report of damage to the former Lincoln School.
• At 10:45 a.m., officers received a report of threatening phone calls.
• At 11:42 a.m., officers handled a report of a family dispute in the 500 block of South Elm Street.

• At 12:15 p.m., officers received a report of a person being threatened at Third and Gallatin streets.
• At 2:39 p.m., officers stood by during a property exchange in the 1000 block of West Edwards Street.
• At 3:10 p.m., officers handled a minor accident at Veterans Avenue and Sunset Drive.
• At 3:51 p.m., officers handled a complaint of a reckless driver.
• At 7:13 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of North Fourth Street for a report of a dispute between neighbors.
• At 8 p.m., officers responded to the 1200 block of West Jefferson Street for a complaint of loud noise.
• At 9:22 p.m., officers responded to a burglar alarm at Kaskaskia Supply on Progress West Avenue.

June 24
• At 11:10 a.m., officers took a complaint of possible fraud at a residence in the 200 block of Adams Street.
• At 12:49 p.m., an officer handled a complaint of harassment in the 1400 block of West St. Louis Avenue.
• At 1:23 p.m., an officer handled a complaint of harassment in the 300 block of North Fourth Street.
• At 5:54 p.m., an officer handled a complaint of a domestic dispute in the 400 block of West Gallatin Street.
• At 9:24 p.m., an officer responded to the 800 block of Veterans Avenue for a report of an erratic driver.
• At 8:44 p.m., an officer responded to Mach 1, 701 Veterans Ave., in reference to a two-vehicle accident.
• Two warning tickets were issued for improper lighting and one warning ticket was issued for improper display of a license plate.
June 18
• At 9:20 a.m., an officer took a complaint of theft in the 700 block of West Orchard Street.
• At 5 p.m., an officer handled a complaint of a female being threatened in the 100 block of West Gallatin Street.
• At 10:40 p.m., an officer handled a report of a verbal dispute over a dog in the 1000 block of West Johnson Street.
• Warning tickets were issued for windshield obstruction, improper lighting and no rear registration plate light.
June 17
• At 8:37 a.m., an officer handled a complaint of an unruly customer at a business on Veterans Avenue.
• At 11:17 a.m., an officer responded to a two-vehicle accident at 517 W. Gallatin St.
• At 1:58 p.m., an officer took a complaint of fraud in the 1100 block of West Edwards Street.
• At 3:49 p.m., an officer handled a complaint of theft from a vehicle in the 1400 block of Rock Island Ave. Police arrested Kent A. Cripe, 22, of Vandalia, on a charge of theft.
• At 4:45 p.m., an officer responded to a business on Mattes Avenue for a report of shoplifting. Police arrested Eddy W. Hays, 46, of Vandalia, on a charge of retail theft.
• One warning ticket was issued for no rear registration plate light.
June 16
• At 4:31 p.m., officers were dispatched to a business on Veterans Avenue for a report of problems with a child visitation.
• At 11:04 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 1000 block of West Johnson Street for a report of domestic battery.
• Five citations were issued for speeding and one was issued for no valid proof of insurance, and written warnings were issued for not having a driver’s license in their possession and speeding.
June 15
• At 1:33 a.m., an officer responded to a complaint of assault in the 800 block of W. Washington St. Police arrested Timothy R. White, 19, of Vandalia, on a charge of battery.
• At 6:17 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 500 block of South Seventh Street in reference to a report of sexual assault.
• At 8:37 a.m., officers responded to the 500 block of Garfield Street for a report of criminal damage to a motor vehicle.
• At 3:51 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of North Kennedy Boulevard for a report of criminal damage to a motor vehicle.
• At 11:29 a.m., officers responded to a report that three picnic tables at the Vandalia Lake marina were missing. Police arrested Bo T. Blackwell, 21, of Vandalia, and Jeffrey E. Taylor, 19, of Vandalia, on a charge of criminal damage to government-supported property.
• One written warning was issued for speeding.
June 14
• At 2:12 p.m., an officer handled a complaint of a violation of an order of protection in the 1400 block of West St. Louis Avenue.
• At 7:06 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of West Johnson Street for complaints of a dog running loose.
June 11
• At 11:10 a.m., an officer responded to the 500 block of West Orchard Street for a report of a domestic problem.