Siren Report for April 13, 2018

Paris Police Department

April 12, at 8:08 a.m., John G. Leonard, 57, Clinton, Ind., was arrested at U.S. 150 and Laurel Land and charged with no valid drivers license and unlawful display of registration. Leonard was transported to the Edgar County Jail pending a court appearance.

April 13, at 1:20 a.m., Austin T. Scales, 18, Brocton, was stopped at Main and Jasper and charged with disobeying a stop sign. Scales was released on a notice to appear in court.

April 13, at 1:20 a.m., Justin M. Pennington, 30, 701 E. Edgar, was stopped at Main and Jasper and charged with operating an uninsured motor vehicle and disobeying a stop sign. Pennington was released on a notice to appear in court.

 

Paris Fire Department

April 3, at 4:42 p.m., Tower 8 and the Paris Fire Chief were dispatched to the water treatment plant to assist with a communication problem.

April 4, at 9:55 a.m., the department was dispatched to East Wood to assist the police department.

April 8, at 3:38 a.m., the department was dispatched to 16934 U.S. Highway 150 for a missing person at that address. The Edgar County Special Service Area Ambulance, and the Vermilion, Grandview, Oliver and Redmon Stations of the Paris Community Fire Protection District also responded to the address.

April 9, at 2:25 p.m., the department was dispatched to 613 N. Central for a report of smoke coming from the attic. On scene, a small fire was discovered above the living room ceiling and was extinguished. An electrical problem caused the fire.

April 9, at 6:36 p.m., the department was dispatched to West End Avenue for a report of heavy smoke coming from a home across from Sunset Park. No smoke was observed in the area. Dispatch then reported a caller identified the address as 517 O’kalla, across from Sunrise Park. Firefighters determined a wood burning stove was the source of the smoke and no structure fire existed.

April 11, at 1:02 p.m., the department was dispatched to 610 Kenton for an activated smoke detector. The detector was faulty.

April 12, at 9:46 a.m., the department was dispatched to Paris High School. It was a false alarm and no fire was present.

April 12, at 2:12 p.m., city hall advised the department of a possible illegal burn at 707 N. Austin. The homeowner extinguished the fire, and he was advised of the city burn ordinance.

April 12, at 3:40 p.m., the department was dispatched to 1800 E and 1050 N for a field fire. On scene, firefighters found between one and two acres of bean stubble on fire. The Vermilion Station of the Paris Community Fire Protection District also responded to the call.

April 12, at 4:08 p.m., the department was dispatched to provide medical assistance.

 

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