This week's police log Around Town, posted by Editor, Danville Weekly Online, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:21 pm
The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting the more mundane, such as routine traffic stops, service requests, noise complaints and domestic disturbances.
Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, August 22, 2011, 12:05 PM
Posted by Jessica Lipsky, a resident of the Danville neighborhood, on Aug 25, 2011 at 11:36 am
The term "welfare check" seems to be perplexing to several people. I was asked the same question a few weeks ago and here is what I found out from Danville Police Lt. Jeff Moule:
Often a resident requests that the police check on a neighbor they're concerned about (who they might not have seen for a while or who has newspapers piling in their driveway). A welfare check with an arrest might have come from a similar call where a resident phoned police about a person who was acting suspiciously and, upon contact by the police, was arrested for another offense.