Hoopeston Police report the arrest of a 20-year-old for Aggravated Battery. Elyscha Wells of Hoopeston faces the charge in Vermilion County. A 45-year-old Hoopeston man called police from a hospital to report he’d been battered the night before and was now seeking treatment. A 3-day investigation and interviews led to the arrest of Wells.
In another incident ... a man already jailed for an unrelated case was arrested for Theft. Hoopeston Police were investigating a reported-theft in the 600-block of E. Wyman which occurred October 19th. Tuesday night, 45-yr-old Max Jones was charged in the theft case.