Police Blotter

Area Arrests and Accidents 12/12/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

18 year old Timmothy Ray of Springfield was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

35 year old Jacob Banning of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of aggravated battery.

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Fire Department Calls 12/12/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 3 EMS calls on Tuesday.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 12/11/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Tuesday:

 

39 year old Julie Thompson of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a charge of failure to appear or answer question.

 

32 year old Wade Bottoms of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a charge of violating a sex offender registration.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Tuesday:

 

39 year old Julie Thompson of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a Macoupin County warrant.

 

32 year old Wade Bottoms of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a Christian County warrant.

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Fire Department Calls 12/11/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 1 EMS call on Monday.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 12/10/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

19 year old Austin Kunz of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of consumption of liquor as a minor.

 

34 year old Kevin Hendricker of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

21 year old Spencer Curtin of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of fleeing an officer, and unlawful use of a weapon.

 

24 year old Joseph Sherman of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

25 year old James Snell of Edinburg was arrested on Monday on a charge of failure to appear or answer question.

 

22 year old McQuade Hardy of Tower Hill was arrested on Monday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

24 year old Joshua Martin of Kincaid was arrested on Monday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

48 year old Ronnie Samson of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of possession of a stolen check.

 

25 year old James Snell of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a Menard County Warrant.

 

24 year old Joseph SHerman of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a charge of aggravated domestic battery.

 

21 year old Lindsey Middleton of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of driving under the influence.

 

22 year old Laura Curtis of Thayer was arrested on Thursday on a charge of driving on a suspended license.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 12/07/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Friday:

 

39 year old Douglas Cowell of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of violating an order of protection.

 

21 year old Robert Biggs of Assumption was arrested on Thursday on a charge of aggravated battery.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Friday:

 

39 year old Douglas Cowell of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of violating an order of protection.

 

22 year old Laura Curtis of Thayer was arrested on Thursday on a charge of registration suspended mandatory insurance violation.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 12/07/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Friday:

 

39 year old Douglas Cowell of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of violating an order of protection.

 

21 year old Robert Biggs of Assumption was arrested on Thursday on a charge of aggravated battery.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Friday:

 

39 year old Douglas Cowell of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of violating an order of protection.

 

22 year old Laura Curtis of Thayer was arrested on Thursday on a charge of registration suspended mandatory insurance violation.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 12/06/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

22 year old Michael Harshani was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of burglary, theft, and criminal damage to property.

 

41 year old Tom Merrifield of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

45 year old Cheri Cott of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday.

 

30 year old Andrea Jones of Benld was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of driving on a suspended license.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

45 year old Cheri Cott of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of retail theft.

 

A 14 year old juvenile male was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of retail theft and possession of alcohol by a minor.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 12/05/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

42 year old Jamie McDonald of Shelbyville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of burglary.

 

27 year old Derrick Kyles of Maryville was arrested on Tuesday.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

35 year old Joshua Walker of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a Montgomery County Warrant and violation of an order of protection.

 

32 year old Megan Whitaker of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of driving with a suspended license and a Sangamon County Warrant.

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Fire Department Calls 11/30/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 3 EMS calls on Thursday.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/30/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Friday:

 

20 year old Andre Runge of Champaign was arrested on Thursday on a charge of theft.

 

22 year old Justice Stalling of Pana was arrested on Friday on a charge of methamphetamine delivery.

 

43 year old Jacob Lowe of Pana was arrested on Friday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

34 year old Tamar Wisnasky of Harvel was arrested on Friday on a charge of theft.

 

52 year old Deborah Niethe of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of speeding.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Friday:

 

21 year old Dustin Benedict of Bulpitt was arrested on Thursday on a charge of driving under the influence.

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Fire Department Calls 11/29/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 5 EMS calls on Wednesday.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/29/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

45 year old Jeremy Beard of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

45 year old Jeremy Beard of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a Macoupin county warrant.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/28/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

42 year old Troy Hughes of Pana was arrested on Tuesday.

 

32 year old Beau Storey of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

 

26 year old Amanda Stickel of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday.

 

41 year old Jacob Wafford of Assumption was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of criminal trespass to land.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

32 year old Beau Storey of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a Christian County Warrant.

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Fire Department Calls 11/27/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 5 EMS calls on Monday.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/27/18

The Christian County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Tuesday:

 

31 year old Dontrell Franks of SPringfield was arrested on Monday.

 

22 year old DeQuion Chapman of Springfield was arrested on Monday on a charge of having an expired drivers license.

 

62 year old Dennis McElroy of Nokomis was in an accident on November 26th at 5:24 in the morning. According to the accident report, McElroy was tracing south on county highway 1. McElroy lost control of his vehicle and traveled off the roadway to the right. McElroy struck the west ditch and overturned before coming to a rest on his wheels. McElroy refused medical treatment.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News on Tuesday:

 

31 year old Lisa Lake of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a charge of driving with a suspended license.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/26/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

19 year old Cole Montgomery of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.

 

28 year old Matthew Brosman of Edinburg was arrested on Thursday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

 

60 year old Dale Basil of Kincaid was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of disorderly conduct.

 

24 year old Cory Skinner of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

40 year old Susan Fisher of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

27 year old Joshua Declerck of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of violating an order of protection.

 

20 year old Logan Beck of Tower Hill was arrested on Saturday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol, and possession of methamphetamine.

 

44 year old Kerri Skinner of Roby, and 58 year old Michael Stewart of Palmer were in an accident on November 13th at 6:15 in the evening. Stewart was traveling North on route 48 according to the accident report. Skinner was pulling a trailer and hauling an empty water tank. The tank fell off the trailer Stewart hit the water tank in the roadway. 

 

28 year old Matthew Brosman of Edinburg was in an accident on November 22nd at 2:25 in the morning. Brosman was traveling North on County Highway 5 at 1700 North when his vehicle left the roadway. Brosman struck a utility pole with the rear of the vehicle on the west side of the road causing it to spin around and come to a rest facing southwest.

 

57 year old David King was in an  accident on November 24th at 6:38 in the evening. According to the accident report, King was traveling Northwest on Illinois Route 29 at 700 North road when a deer ran into the roadway. King struck the deer. 

 

45 year old Melinda Sarver of Oconee was in an accident on November 22nd at 6:52 in the evening. According to the accident report, Sarver was traveling west on 1st street, and struck a parked vehicle.

 

16 year old Lane Ruyle of Taylorville was in an accident on November 17th at 9:10 at night. According to the accident report, Ruyle was traveling southbound on 1350 East road. The driver did not know that the upcoming road had a slight curve. When approaching the curve, the driver went off the roadway and struck a ditch on the side of the road.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

25 year old Austin Seago of Girard was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of criminal damage to property.

 

20 year old Brian Dailey of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a charge of not having a valid drivers license.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/21/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

25 year old Colby Coleman of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of failure to appear or answer question.

 

32 year old Frank Sedlock of Stonington was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of driving on a revoked license.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

25 year old Austin Seago of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of criminal damage to property.

 

24 year old Mason Tonnell of Taylorville was in an accident on November 19th at 9:04 at night. According to the accident report, Tonnell was traveling northbound on Route 29 when a deer ran into the roadway. Tonnell struck the deer causing damage to the front end of his vehicle. 

 

17 year old Lydia Pearson of Taylorville was arrested on November 18th at 3:27 in the afternoon. According to the accident report, the roads were wet due to snow, and Pearson was traveling northbound near the 1300 block of Sportsman Drive when the driver observed a vehicle backing out. Tonnell attempted to slow down, but lost control and collided into a chain link fence on the north side of Taylorville high school. Tonnell’s vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

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Fire Department Calls 11/21/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 3 EMS calls on Tuesday.

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Christian County 4-H Holds Achievement Night

Christian County 4-H celebrated the 4-H year with their annual achievement night on November 2nd. Christian County 4-H Program Coordinator, Rebecca Livingston, said the night was a success, and around 80 people were in attendance.

 

 

Two people honored at Achievement night were Bill and Wendy Harmon. The two were inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame this year, Livingston can’t remember a time when they were not involved in Christian County 4-H.

 

 

Along with the awards, some members received the Christian County 4-H Scholarship.

 

 

The University of Illinois Extension wants to thank everyone who came out, and celebrated achievement night.

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Fire Department Calls 11/19/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 EMS calls on Friday.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 EMS calls on Saturday.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 EMS calls on Sunday.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/19/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

23 year old Dylan McConnell of Kincaid was in an accident on November 16th at 8:20 in the morning. According to the accident report, McConnell was northbound on County Highway 23 when he lost control on a patch of ice and exited the roadway to the left. McConnell entered the west ditch.

 

69 year old John Zuber of Mount Zion was in an accident on November 17th at 6:48 in the evening. Zuber was traveling northbound on Highway 51 at 1760 East when he struck a deer in the road, according to the accident report. No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

28 year old Codi Hasquin of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance.

 

22 year old Michael Harshani of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a Shelby county warrant.

 

40 year old Amanda Mollet of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Christina County Warrant.

 

21 year old Shaylyn Rockford of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

28 year old Kirsten Paoni of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of driving on a suspended license.

 

35 year old Donald Fisher of was arrested on Saturday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, and possession of a controlled substance.

 

34 year old Zachary Bough was arrested on Saturday on a charge of driving without a valid driver's license.

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Fire Department Calls 11/15/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 EMS calls on Wednesday.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/15/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

21 year old Dustin Benedict of Bulpitt was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of contempt of court.

 

30 year old Amanda Pickett of Taylorville was in an accident on November 13th at 7:45 in the evening. Pickett was traveling northbound on county highway 1 at 1241 north when a deer ran into the roadway according to the accident report. Pickett tried to avoid the deer, but hit it.

 

61 year old Julitta Newberry of Taylorville was in an accident on November 13th at 6 in the evening. According to the accident report, Newberry was westbound on Illinois route 104 when a deer ran into the roadway, and Newberry struck it. 

 

60 year old Kevin Kirkendoll of Pana was in an accident on November 13th at 5:18 in the evening. According to the accident report, Kirkendoll was traveling eastbound on county highway 10, ½ a mile east of 300 East Road when a deer ran into the roadway. Kirkendoll was unable to avoid striking the deer.

 

34 year old Narcie Rogers of Riverton was in an accident on November 7th at 8:25 in the evening. Rogers was traveling eastbound on 900 north road approaching county highway 5 when a deer entered the roadway. Rogers did not see the deer, and struck it.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

33 year old Cody Pugsley of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of retail theft.

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Fire Department Calls 11/14/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 4 EMS calls on Tuesday.

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