Danville/Brinkhaven Police Report – Dec 07, 2018

Danville/Brinkhaven Police Report – Dec 07, 2018
(Information courtesy of The Danville Police Department)

Dec. 5
Disturbance – West Rambo Street, Danville
Disorderly conduct – West Rambo Street, Danville
Investigating reported telecommunication harassment incident – South Market Street, Danville
Investigating contributing to a minor incident – South Market Street, Danville
Traffic violation (no tag light) – East Main Street, Danville
Conducted K-9 search of vehicle for illegal drugs/contraband w/negative hit – East Main Street, Danville
Joseph Hoxworth age 36 of Brinkhaven was issued traffic citations for driving under suspension and for no tag light
Took domestic violence report that recently occurred on Nov 30.… Read full story

NIH Researcher Presents Encouraging Results for Gene Therapy for Severe Sickle Cell Disease


A scientist from the National Institutes of Health will present promising, early results from a human clinical trial testing a novel gene replacement therapy in people with severe sickle cell disease. Preliminary findings suggest that the approach has an acceptable level of safety and might help patients consistently produce normal red blood cells instead of the sickle-shaped ones that mark this painful, life-threatening disease.… Read full story