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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/25/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

36-year-old Thomas K. Muir of Jacksonville was arrested Monday on a Montgomery County warrant.

 

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

17-year-old Zachary J. Bax of Rochester was driving eastbound on East Park Street Saturday and did not see traffic stopped for a car turning left at Pershing. He rear-ended the car of 27-year-old Tia L. King of Springfield. No one was injured.

 

64-year-old Alan R. Kon of Springfield was driving northbound on Pawnee Street Saturday. He crossed through the intersection with Market Street and did not see the vehicle of 33-year-old Charles C. Foraker driving westbound on Market Street. Foraker struck Kon on the passenger side. No one was injured.

 

22-year-old Amanda L. Stewart of Taylorville was driving westbound on Illinois Route 104 Monday and did not see the car of 53-year-old Alice T. Adams turning into Hickory Estates. Stewart hit Adams, and the momentum took Adams vehicle into the lawn of Hickory Estates. Both refused medical treatment.

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/25/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/24 - 2 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/24/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

30-year-old Pamela J. Rozplochowski of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.

 

30-year-old Matthew T. Norris of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Criminal Damage to Property.

 

32-year-old Jason L. Lawyer of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Driving While License Suspended and a valid Sanamon County warrant.

 

26-year-old Sam Sassatelli of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for DUI.

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

43-year-old Curtis L. Worker of Pana was arrested Saturday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

 

32-year-old Lisa N. Fleming of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Driving With a Suspended License. Bond is set at $1,500.

 

 

32-year-old Jason L. Lawyer of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

 

26-year-old Zachary A. Marquess of Taylorville was driving northbound on County Road 1600 East Road on July 15th. Just north of 1510, he lost control of the vehicle and entered the east ditch and overturned.

 

 

29-year-old Douglas D. Everett of Taylorville was driving eastbound on 2050 North Road on Thursday when he ran off the roadway, struck an embankment and went airborne, coming to rest on the driver’s side. When deputies arrived, Everett was conscious and breathing. He was taken to St. John’s Hospital for his injuries.

 

 

52-year-old Kathleen M. Walter of Morrisonville was driving eastbound on SE Fourth Street in Morrisonville on Saturday when she rear-ended the vehicle of 54-year-old Michael A. Montgomery of Morrisonville between Route 48 and Vandeveer Street. Both refused medical treatment and were able to drive away from the scene.

 

 

49-year-old Michael S. Champley of Taylorville was driving northbound on Township Road 1600 East Sunday when a deer ran into the road at approximately 1450 North, just south of the bridge. He hit the deer, but was not injured.

 

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 7/24/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/21 - 1 Fire, 2 EMS

7/22 - 6 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

7/23 - 4 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/21/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

39-year-old Amanda G. Mollet of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Christian County warrant, an Effingham County warrant, and Possession of Methamphetamine.

 

On Friday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

38-year-old Russell E. Durbin of Taylorville was driving northbound on Route 29 on July 13 when he ran off the roadway on the opposite side of the road. He went through a cornfield, exited through a ditch with a culvert, then went across Burnett Drive, through the grassy area, and into the Aldi’s parking lot. Durbin had left the scene but was later located. He was arrested for improper lane usage, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, no valid driver’s license, failure to give aid or information, and DUI.

 

71-year-old Connie F. Ahlberg of Taylorville was driving northbound on Bidwell Street Sunday and had stopped at the intersection with Cherokee. 26-year-old Kevin W. Eson of Taylorville was driving eastbound on Cherokee Street and had stopped at the intersection with Bidwell. Eson proceeded through the intersection and was struck by Ahlberg, who had also started to proceed. Eson’s vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

 

67-year-old Joseph A. Walker of Sullivan was driving northbound in the KFC parking lot Monday and 25-year-old Zachariah P. Korando of Decatur was driving eastbound in the parking lot. Walker hit Korando in the parking lot. Walker’s car had to be towed from the scene.

 

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


41-year-old Mark A. Hedrick of Morrisonville was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant.


63-year-old Andrew E. Aldrich of Morrisonville was arrested Thursday for DUI and Driving on a Suspended/Revoked License.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 7/21/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/20 - 3 EMS, 1 AA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/20/17

On Thursday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

23-year-old Chase T. Lee of Kincaid was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

38-year-old Mary A. Schalk of Edinburg was arrested Wednesday for Theft. No bond has been set.

 

35-year-old Lacey C. Swinburne of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

On Thursday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:


65-year-old Perry J. Pellegrini of Nokomis was driving northbound on County Road 1 on July 9th when a deer ran in front of him. He could not avoid the deer and hit the deer.


38-year-old Damon L. Fronabarger of Taylorville was driving northbound on South Main Street in Taylorville Sunday. He could not avoid the parked vehicles in the roadway. He rear-ended a second car, which took that car into a third car. The driver stated he did not know how the crash occurred and that he did not remember the crash. Fronabarger was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.


82-year-old Harry L. McGhee Jr. of Dawson was driving eastbound on County Highway 2 Monday, turning left onto County Highway 3. He said he did not see the the vehicle of 35-year-old Annisa D. Bartletti of Divernon in the intersection and he turned into the side of her vehicle. No one was injured.


21-year-old Dustin K. Dierker of Edinburg was driving southbound on County Highway 22 Tuesday. At approximately 2650 North, a deer entered the road. Dierker attempted to swerve to the opposite side of the road to avoid the deer but still hit the deer. Dierker then overcorrected and left the roadway slightly on the west side. As he got back onto the road, he lost control of the vehicle, spinning out before colliding with the ditch on the east side of the roadway.


17-year-old Landon T. Bethard of Morrisonville was driving eastbound on the Cherokee Street extension Wednesday when he lost control on loose gravel. The vehicle came to rest in the north ditch.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/20/17

On Thursday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/19 - 3 EMS, 1 PA, 1 Other (Gas Odor)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/19/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

25-year-old Brenton A. Evans of Springfield was arrested Tuesday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

28-year-old Daniel Guarnieri of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a valid IDOC warrant.

 

22-year-old April N. Garcia of Litchfield was arrested Tuesday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

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


31-year-old David S. Manuel of Decatur was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 7/19/17

On Wednesday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/18 - 2 EMS, 1 AA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/18/17

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

 

31-year-old Joseph P. Lybarger of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Failure to Appear. Bond is set at $500.

 

28-year-old Lisa M. Whitchurch of Croswell, Michigan was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.

 

46-year-old Lindy L. Hollgarth of Decatur was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

40-year-old Jacob T. Wafford of Tower Hill was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $250.

 

22-year-old Sarah M. Hopping of Nokomis was arrested Monday for Possessing Another’s Credit Card / Debit Card / ID. No bond has been set.

 

20-year-old Travis J. Hopping of Nokomis was arrested Monday for Possessing Another’s Credit Card / Debit Card / ID. No bond has been set.

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/18/17

On Tuesday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:


7/17 - 3 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/17/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

27-year-old Amber N. Spracklen of Pana was arrested Friday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,500.

 

22-year-old Andrew McDonald of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 

43-year-old Joseph K. Ruyle of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Battery.

 

On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest and incidents to Regional Radio News:


Pana Police was notified by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department of a sexual assault investigation involving an 18-year-old male and a 15-year-old female that allegedly took place in Pana as well as Shelby County. The case is under investigation and will be forwarded to the Christian County State’s Attorney’s office.


43-year-old Curtis L. Worker of Pana was arrested Thursday on a Shelby County warrant.


Pana Police and Taylorville Police are investigating the theft of a bank debit card. Fraudulent purchases were made in the Pana area totaling $1,625.85. The case is under investigation.


A complainant reported damage to a sun shading tent at Kitchell Park sometime between 7 p.m. on July 15 and 10:30 a.m. on July 16. The tent was turned on its side, tearing or cutting the fabric. A food serving table was also turned over during the incident. The damaged tent is valued at $110. The case is under investigation.

 
 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:


49-year-old Chet E. Sabo of Edinburg was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $300.


31-year-old Nicholas T. Abbott of Girard was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine. No bond has been set.


25-year-old David L. Grigsby of Pawnee was arrested Saturday for Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License. No bond has been set.


54-year-old Michael E. Handy of Pana was arrested Saturday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.


On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:


21-year-old Erin A. Sexson of Taylorville was driving southbound on Route 29 Tuesday when she says a van pulled out in front of her from the north side of the intersection with 1600 East Road. She drove off the roadway to the right in order to avoiding colliding with the van. After going off the roadway, she collided with a sign.


A 16-year-old from Taylorville was driving eastbound on Poplar Street Friday, stopped at the intersection with Webster Street. He began to cross Webster Street and did not see the vehicle driven by 35-year-old Thomas J. Barry of Taylorville. The 16-year-old struck Barry. No injuries were reported.


73-year-old Gerald F. Veach of Kincaid was driving eastbound on Route 104 Saturday when his trailer came unhooked. He ran the trailer into the west bound lane. The trailer struck the vehicle when it hit the ditch on the opposite side of the roadway, and flipped over striking the vehicle.


31-year-old Jayme L. Francis of Edinburg was driving eastbound on County Highway 2 Saturday when she hit a deer at approximately 1350 East Road. She received front-end damage and her vehicle was towed from the scene.


17-year-old Hunter B. Molohon of Taylorville was driving eastbound on County Road 900 North on Sunday when a deer ran out of the south ditch and struck the passenger side of his vehicle. He refused medical treatment on scene.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/17/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/14 - 3 EMS, 1 IB, 1 Other

7/15 - 1 Fire, 3 EMS

7/16 - 5 EMS, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/14/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

38-year-old Russel E. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for DUI, Failure to Give Aid or Information, and No Valid Driver’s License.

 

22-year-old Kelsie M. Bass of Nokomis was arrested Thursday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. An additional charge of Obstructing Justice was filed after Bass gave police a false name and date of birth.

 

23-year-old Patrick W. Miller of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Criminal Damage to Property and Disorderly Conduct.

 

On Friday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:


30-year-old William D. Sweger of Pana was arrested Thursday for DUI of Alcohol. No bond has been set.


On Friday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:


21-year-old James C. Luetzow of Taylorville was driving southbound on County Highway 7 on July 3. Luetzow believes he looked down at a message on his phone when he went into the northbound lane and off the roadway. He hit a concrete bridge support head-on, causing major damage to his vehicle. He was transported to Memorial Medical Center for his injuries.


39-year-old Kristy L. Smith of Springfield was driving southbound on Route 29 and 79-year-old Shaun O. Walter of Rochester was driving northbound on Route 29 Tuesday. Smith bent over to grab her cigarette from the floor board when she crossed into the northbound lane. She hit the mirror of Walter’s car, causing damage to both vehicles. Other vehicles had to leave the roadway to avoid being hit by Smith.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 7/14/17

On Friday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/13 - 5 EMS, 2 Other (Power Line, Mutual Aid for Stonington FD)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/13/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

23-year-old Brandon Banning of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Driving While License Suspended and Possession of Cannabis 10-30 grams.

 

24-year-old Zachary T. Bland of Pana was arrested Wednesday for a valid Montgomery County warrant.

 

25-year-old Roy H. Timmes of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Driving With No Valid Driver’s License.

 

21-year-old Cody Caraker of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Theft.

 

On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest and incidents to Regional Radio News:


A complainant reported the theft of a paddle boat valued at approximately $450. The boat was last seen on June 25th and it was discovered missing on June 30th. The case is under further investigation.


38-year-old Nikki A. Snow of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Disorderly Conduct.


A 21-year-old female reported a battery she had received from a 22-year-old male. The case is under investigation.


On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:


20-year-old Jordon A. Fulford of Pana was driving eastbound on Main Street and 84-year-old Charlotte J. Roark was driving southbound on Poplar Street Sunday. Fulford failed to yield at the intersection and collided with Roark, causing major damage to both vehicles. Fulford was issued a citation for failure to yield at a stop sign.


A 16-year-old male was backing from a private drive on DeWitt Street on Monday when he struck a parked car owned by Adam and Colysta Ladage of Pana. The male’s car had minor rear damage and the Ladage’s car had minor front driver’s side damage.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/13/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/12 - 4 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/12/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

63-year-old Gerald L. Olive of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Aggravated Battery.

 

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


42-year-old Christopher L. O’Connell of Charleston was arrested Tuesday for Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License. No bond has been set.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/12/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/11 - 4 EMS, 4 PA, 1 Other (Carbon Monoxide)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/11/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

40-year-old Kayla M. Durbin of Nokomis was arrested Friday on Christian County and Montgomery County warrants.

 

19-year-old Rodney D. Sizemore of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle and cited for Driving with No Valid Driver’s License and Failure to Wear a Seat Belt.

 

30-year-old Kalyn L. Worker of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for a valid Christian County warrant and Methamphetamine Delivery Less Than 5 Grams.

 

42-year-old Sheryl L. Jestis of Decatur was arrested Sunday on a valid warrant.

 

32-year-old Jennifer A. Miller of Machesney Park, IL was arrested Sunday on a Winnebago County warrant.

 

Two 13-year-old males of Taylorville were arrested Sunday for Theft.

 

27-year-old Edwin J. Watson of Decatur was arrested Monday for Driving While License Suspended or Revoked.

 

39-year-old Nicholas A. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested Monday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/11/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/10 - 7 EMS, 2 PA, 4 Other (3 Power Lines Down (one before storm), 1 Tree on House)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/10/17

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following incidents to Regional Radio News:

 

A complainant reported the theft of two concrete bird baths from a property in the 400 block of W. Olive Street on Thursday. The theft occurred sometime after 11 p.m. on July 5th. The case is under investigation.

 

40-year-old Thomas E. Merrifield of Pana was arrested on a Christian County warrant for Failure to Appear - Domestic Battery.

 

A complainant reported that someone had threw a brick at the windshield of his car and a window on his garage sometime between Friday at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 8 p.m. The case is under investigation.

 

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

35-year-old David A. Cole of Tower Hill was driving westbound on Route 29 Thursday. As he approached the curve at Washington, he lost control of the vehicle and slid on its right side, hitting the curb at Washington. He was spun around and landed facing south. Cole was extracted from the vehicle.

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

On Friday, we reported that 30-year-old Randall L. Hall was arrested on a Bond Forefeiture warrant. The arrest report from the Sheriff’s Office was incorrect and had the wrong name. 44-year-old Ronald E. Hall of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

40-year-old Kayla M. Durbin of Nokomis was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $30,000.

 

24-year-old Brittany L. Henry of Nokomis was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

30-year-old Kalyn L. Worker of Taylorville was arrested Saturday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant and Meth Delivery. No new bond has been set.

 

19-year-old Rodney D. Sizemore of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for IVC felonies and other driving related charges. No bond has been set.

 

36-year-old Rockie A. Ginger of Sullivan was arrested on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

24-year-old Blossom R. Plumb of Salem was arrested Sunday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

35-year-old Dale R. Whitis of Cowden was arrested Sunday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

32-year-old Jennifer A. Miller of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $500.

 

18-year old Marissa P. Shoraga of Pana was arrested Sunday for Destroying Gang Related Evidence. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/10/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/7 - 1 Fire, 2 EMS

7/8 - 1 PA, 1 AA

7/9 - 1 EMS, 1 AA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/7/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

46-year-old Nina L. Ayers of Taylorville was arrested for Driving with License Revoked.

 

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

 

30-year-old Ethan W. Alberts of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $700.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/7/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/6 - 4 EMS, 1 Other (Carbon Monoxide Detector)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/6/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

54-year-old Walter D. Harker of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Disorderly Conduct.

 

24-year-old Kyle E.J. Nation of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Battery.

 

22-year-old Dylan L. Carroll of Pana and a 15-year-old from Pana were arrested Wednesday for Aggravated Battery.

 

On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following incidents to Regional Radio News:

 

A complainant reported to Pana Police that unknown persons damaged her 2008 Volkswagon while parked at Kitchell Park. The damage occurred on July 1 between 9 and 11 p.m. The case is under investigation.

 

A complainant reported damage to his vehicle from someone prying a door to gain entry while at 715 Lincoln. A pair of sunglasses from inside the vehicle are missing. The case is under investigation.

 

On Thursday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

46-year-old Jerry L. Burton of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

23-year-old Cory L. Blake of Kincaid was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/6/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/5 - 4 EMS, 1 Other

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/5/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

43-year-old James A. Crepin of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Driving While License Suspended and Operating a Vehicle While Registration Suspended for Mandatory Insurance Violation.

 

On Wednesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

26-year-old Zach M. Morrissey of Kincaid was arrested Wednesday for Knowingly Damaging Property.

 

On Wednesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

62-year-old Mary J. Lawyer of Taylorville was driving westbound on 1100 North Road on June 26th when a deer ran into the roadway. She hit the deer, causing damage to her vehicle.

 

27-year-old Devin W. McDowell of Pana was driving southbound on County Highway 7 Monday, just under a mile north of County Road 6. McDowell said he lost control on the roadway and rolled the truck twice and ending up on its side in the ditch on the east side of the road. He was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

 

A 16-year-old female was driving southbound on 1800 East Road Wednesday, just south of 700 North Road. A deer ran into the roadway and she hit the deer, causing damage to the vehicle.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/5/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

7/3 - 2 EMS, 3 PA, 1 MVA

7/4 - 5 EMS, 2 PA

 
 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/3/17

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

 

27-year-old Johnathon R. Gensler of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Driving while License Suspended.

 

38-year-old Shawn D. Ackerman of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Damage to Property.

 

39-year-old Melvin M. Repscher of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for DUI.

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

35-year-old Alonzo J. Hoyer of Pana was arrested Saturday for DUI, DUI above .08, Illegal Transportation (Driver) and Improper Lane Usage.

 

41-year-old Daniel B. Mayfield of Pana was arrested Saturday for Illegal Transportation (Passenger) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

 

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

19-year-old Abby N. Holthaus of Pana was driving westbound on Main Street on June 23rd while 63-year-old Bobby A. Cantrell of Pana was driving southbound on Poplar. Holthaus stopped, but continued across the intersection not seeing Cantrell. She struck him, causing front end damage to both vehicles. Holthaus received a citation for “Failure to Yield at an Intersection”, and both vehicles were towed from the scene.

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

53-year-old Martha J. Kessler of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Possession of Methamphetamine. No bond has been set.

 

24-year-old Kelsey A. West of Pana was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

27-year-old Nikki L. Hairston of Witt was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 

34-year-old Kacey D. Burton of Kincaid was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.

 

44-year-old Melinda R. Elliott of Tower Hill was arrested Saturday for Contempt of Court. Bond is set at $150.

 

49-year-old Thomas A. Elliott of Tower Hill was arrested Saturday for Contempt of Court. Bond is set at $150.

 

23-year-old Alissa F. Long of De Land was arrested Saturday for Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. No bond has been set.

 

21-year-old Jaysen M. Crose of Carlinville was arrested Saturday for Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. No bond has been set.

 

27-year-old Greg A. Jones of Nokomis was arrested Sunday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 7/3/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/30 - 2 EMS

7/1 - 1 PA

7/2 - 3 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Shelby County Sheriff's Office Incidents 6/11 thru 6/27/17

6/11/17 Moweaqua 10:00pm

Terina J. Green, 44, of Decatur was cited for driving with a suspended drivers license.  She was taken to the Dentention Center for booking and later released after posting bond.

 

6/10/17 Lakewood 8:00pm

Zolee D. Foor, 18, of Shelbyville, was issued a citation for speeding 96 mph in a 55 mph zone on CR1500E at CR825N.

 

6/12/17 Strasburg 10:00pm

A 16-year-old female from Shelby County was issued a citation for speeding 111 mph in a 55 zone as she was driving south on Route 32 near CR1200N.  She was released to her parents after being issued the citation.

 

6/18/17  City of Windsor 12:00 Midnight

During an incident investigated by Deputies in Windsor, Anthony C. Willoughby, 28 of Humboldt, was arrested and incarcerated on charges of battery and unlawful restraint.  It was alleged he prevented a juvenile female from leaving an apartment in Windsor.

 

6/27/17 Big Springs Township 6:00pm

During a traffic stop for speeding on CR750N at CR975E Cody Welton, 31, of Cowden, was found to be in possession of cannabis in excess of 10 grams but less than 10.  He was incarcerated in the Detention Center.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/23/17

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

 

45-year-old Melissa D. Krouse of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Driving with No Valid Driver’s License.

 

54-year-old Randy L. Sparling of Springfield was arrested Thursday for Residential Burglary and Criminal Damage to Property. No bond has been set.

 

On Friday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

18-year-old Kaylee R. Richards of Edinburg was driving southbound on 800 East Road, approximately ¼ of a mile south of 2000 North Road. She said that she drove off the road on the east side and overcorrected, causing her vehicle to travel across the roadway and overturn. The driver had minor injuries and was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 6/23/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/22 - 7 EMS, 2 AA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/22/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

21-year-old Anthony D. Benavides of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $20,000.

 

On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

After a traffic stop at Kitchell and 2nd, 29-year-old Sarah K. Cushing of Pana was cited Friday for Disobeying a Stop Sign.

 

25-year-old David W. Moore, Jr. of Pana was arrested for multiple counts of Aggravated Battery, Threatening Public Officials, Resisting a Peace Officer, and Criminal Trespass to Property. Additional charges may be filed pending investigation.

 

On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

A 16-year-old male reported Friday that his car had been struck by another vehicle while parked at Kitchell Park. The case is under investigation.

 

30-year-old Luke J. McQuillan of Pana was exiting the Walmart parking lot at the east entrance on Friday. 27-year-old Jared J. Witt of Pana was following a vehicle west on 2nd Street approaching the Walmart entrance. The vehicle in front of Witt turned into Walmart and McQuillan did not see Witt behind the vehicle and pulled out in front of Witt who was continuing West on 2nd Street.

 

81-year-old Samuel A. McClure of Pana was stopped behind 49-year-old John W. Fleet of Nokomis in the Walgreens drive-thru on Tuesday. McClure said his foot came off the brake causing his vehicle to rear-end Fleet’s. Both cars had minor damage.

 

On Thursday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

29-year-old Jesse W. Mollet of Kincaid was arrested Wednesday for Driving with a Suspended License. No bond has been set.

 

27-year-old Robert C. Stiltz of Springfield was arrested on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500

 

26-year-old Logan A. Snow of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 6/22/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/21 - 1 Fire, 1 EMS, 1 PA, 1 AA, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/21/17

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

 

38-year-old Nathan Howell of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Public Intoxication.

 

21-year-old Dylan M. Weber of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant.

 

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

47-year-old Joseph G. Beishir of Edinburg was driving westbound on West Prairie when he drove into the yard and struck a fence in the 1100 block. He drove around the block, came back and stopped in the roadway to look at the damage. A witness heard the noise from the crash down the street and drove his vehicle in front of Unit 1 making Beishir stay on scene until officers arrived.

 

On Wednesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

18-year-old Grace E. Goddard of Pana was driving westbound on 250 N. Road Friday and 19-year-old Ragen R. Riddle was driving eastbound on the same road. A witness was that was closely following Riddle said as they came to the crest on the hill, Goddard was on Riddle’s side of the roadway. The witness said Riddle tried to get off the roadway as much as possible but was unable to avoid Goddard. Skid marks show that Riddle was halfway off the roadway when she was hit. A passenger with Riddle was taken to Pana Community Hospital for injuries.

 
 
 

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Fire Department Calls 6/21/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/20 - 2 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/20/17

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

 

23-year-old Kayla M. Schall of Taylorville was arrested for Driving while License Suspended.

 

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Fire Department Calls 6/20/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/19 - 6 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/19/17

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

 

21-year-old Krystin D. Rodman of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant.

 

50-year-old Mara L. Bertinetti of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Driving while License Suspended or Revoked.

 

38-year-old Misty S. Mays of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Driving while License Suspended.

 

22-year-old April N. Garcia of Pana was arrested Sunday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant.

 

21-year-old Sierra M. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Retail Theft.

 

47-year-old Joseph G. Beishir of Edinburg was arrested Sunday for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

 

53-year-old Michelle D. Brookens of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for DUI.

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

70-year-old John B. Mann of Edinburg was driving southbound on State Street and stopped at 2nd. 50-year-old Rebecca S. Mahnke of Shelbyville was westbound on 2nd approaching State. Mann turned left onto 2nd and hit Mahnke. Mann said he saw Mahnke but he thought he had time to make the turn. Mann was cited for Failing to Yield at an Intersection.

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

35-year-old Anthony W. Snow of Joplin, Missouri was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

22-year-old Kyle A. Koehne of Kincaid was arrested Saturday for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.. No bond has been set.

 

23-year-old Emily K. Williams of Assumption was arrested Sunday for Driving with a Suspended License. No bond has been set.

 

25-year-old David W. Moore of Pana was arrested Sunday for Aggravated Battery, Resisting / Obstructing an Officer, Aggravated Battery of a Handicap Person, Criminal Trespassing to Land, and Threatening a Public Official. Bond is set at $15,000.

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

47-year-old Joseph G. Beishir of Edinburg was driving eastbound on Township Road 2050 North. A witness says Beishir drove off the roadway, through the ditch and struck a fence, damaging the fence. He then made his way back onto the road, and continued east until the intersection with Illinois Route 29. The witness said Beishir then turned soutbound and sped away at a high rate of speed. Beishir was lated arrested by Taylorville Police.

 

22-year-old Kyle A Koehne of Kincaid was driving northbound on County Highway 5 (700 East). At approximately 2050 North, he went off the roadway on the east side and traveled about 50 yards until he hit a ditch. He then overturned and landed on his wheels. When the Christian County Sheriff’s Office received a call about the crash, Koehne was not on scene. When deputies arrived on scene, Koehne was dropped off at the scene. Koehne was arrested for DUI.

 
 
 

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Fire Department Calls 6/19/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/16 - 3 EMS

6/17 - 1 EMS, 2 PA

6/18 - 1 Fire, 1 EMS, 1 PA, 1 AA, 1 Other (Gas Odor)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/16/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

21-year-old David M. Gardner of Taylorville was pulling out of the McDonald’s parking lot Tuesday and did not look to see 17-year-old Alexis K. Strain coming westbound on Spresser. Strain t-boned Gardener, and Strain was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital via ambulance.

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Fire Department Calls 6/16/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/15 - 2 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/15/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

33-year-old Dennis J. Wood of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for DUI, No Valid Drivers License, and Obstructing Identification.

 

21-year-old Tanner M. Demascal of Assumption was arrested Wednesday for No Valid Drivers License.

 

On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest and incidents to Regional Radio News:

 

A city ordinance violation was issued Monday against 70-year-old Laura L. Rochkes of Pana for having an unsafe structure at 910 East Jackson Street.

 

A complainant reported the theft of a wallet containing approximately $300 Monday. The wallet is believed to have been taken from the inside of an unlocked car in the 500 block of East 3rd Street.

 

A complainant reported on Tuesday that a fraud had occurred. The person said they were sent a check that they later learned to be fraudulent after it was deposited.

 

33-year-old Jacob O. Banning of Pana was arrested Tuesday for Domestic Battery.

 

After an incident in the 700 block of East Jackson, an investigation is ongoing against possible criminal damage to property and intimidating. A 28-year-old male could face charges.

 

A complainant reported damage to his hot tub and a 1997 Harley Davidson. The damage occurred sometime between early May and June 11th in the 200 block of South State.

 

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

 

26-year-old Cory A. Wafford of Stevens Point, Wisconsin was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forefeiture warrant. Bond is set at $500.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 6/15/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/14 - 3 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/14/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

35-year-old Lacey Swinburne of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Driving while License Suspended.

 

24-year-old Cory Krouse of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for No Valid Drivers License.

 

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

 

21-year-old Cameron M. Hudgins of Edinburg was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant and for Criminal Trespassing to a Residence. Bond is set at $11,500.

 

53-year-old Joshua T. Floyd of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant.

 

33-year-old Jacob O. Banning of Pana was arrested Tuesday for Domestic Battery.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 6/14/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/13 - 4 EMS, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/13/17

On Tuesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

29-year-old Dontrell Franks of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Contempt of Court. Bond is set at $500.

 

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Fire Department Calls 6/13/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following call to Regional Radio News:

 

6/12 - 1 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/12/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

35-year-old Jesse A. Vail of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Driving with No Valid License and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle.

 

24-year-old Jeremy T. Emery of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Driving with No Valid License.

 

On Monday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

Kelly R. Mann of Taylorville reported that her car was struck by an unknown vehicle while it was parked on the 300 block of E. Adams Street in Taylorville. She says the incident occured between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Wednesday.

 

60-year-old Rondal J. Hoover of Taylorville was stopped at the intersection of Webster and Spresser heading eastbound Thursday. Seeing the car in the left turn lane was moving, he started moving forward and rear-ended 70-year-old Gallen J. Johnson of Pawnee. No one was injured.

 

39-year-old Josh P. Newberry of Taylorville was driving westbound on Spresser approaching the intersection with Cheney Street. 38-year-old Steven M. Jordan of Taylorville was driving eastbound on Spresser and had a green light. Newberry failed to yield for Jordan as he turned left and hit the driver’s side of Jordan’s car. Jordan was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital. Newberry was cited for Failure to Yield Turning Left and for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

The Pana Police Department is investigating the theft of an undisclosed amount of money from the First National Bank in Pana. The incident occurred in the past two months. Possible theft charges are possible against 27-year-old Audrie L. Leach of Oconee, following review from the State’s Attorney’s Office.

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

46-year-old Heath D. Strom of Pana was driving southbound on Fair Avenue preparing to make a left turn onto 6th Street when a 16-year-old could not stop his car and rear-ended Strom. No one was hurt.

 

25-year-old Benjamin R. Phillips of Maroa was backing a trailer into the water at Pana Lake from a boat ramp when he lost control of the vehicle. It crashed into the water and sunk.

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

43-year-old Shayne E. O’Dell of Kincaid was arrested Friday for Domestic Battery. No bond has been set.

 

30-year-old Justin M. Bright of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Domestic Battery. No bond has been set.

 

48-year-old Shannon A. Sweigart of Findlay was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,000.

 

33-year-old Joseph L. Dees of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,500.

 

28-year-old Dustin R.A. Cline of Palmer was arrested Saturday for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. No bond has been set.

 

38-year-old Joshua A. Urbanckas of Pawnee was arrested Saturday for Contempt of Court. Bond is set at $300.

 

38-year-old Jason B. McDermott of Moweaqua was arrested Saturday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $25,000.

 

28-year-old Kenneth A. Kissell of Stonington was arrested Sunday for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Bond is set at $100.

 

54-year-old Helen M. Rogers of Maroa was arrested Sunday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,620.

 

20-year-old Jdaja S. Austin of Jacksonville was arrested Sunday for Underage Drinking. No bond has been set.

 

20-year-old Claudia E. Banks of Jacksonville was arrested Sunday for Underage Drinking. No bond has been set.

 

20-year-old Marshika M. Lomelino of Jacksonville was arrested Sunday for Underage Drinking. No bond has been set.

 

39-year-old Sarah J. Brozo of Springfield was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

57-year-old Cynthia A. Lancaster of O’Fallon, Missouri was driving southbound on Illinois Route 48 on June 1st. 18-year-old Coltin L. Watson of Morrisonville was driving northbound on Illinois Route 48. Watson says Lancaster was crossing the center line into his lane of traffic. He swerved off the roadway to avoid the collision, but Lancaster continued crossing the center line and hit Watson head-on. Both drivers were taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital by ambulance. Lancaster was issued a citation for improper lane usage.

 

60-year-old Deborah L Craig of Moweaqua was driving eastbound on County Road 6 Thursday behind a tractor driven by 36-year-old Nathan A. Perry of Taylorville. Perry was attempting to turn left onto County Road 7 while Craig attempted to pass the tractor. Craig did not see Perry’s turn signal on and she hit the left front tire of the tractor. No one was hurt.

 

28-year-old Dustin R. Cline of Palmer was driving southbound on County Highway 5 on Saturday when he failed to reduce speed to make a curve and struck a stop sign and street sign. He then crossed the ditch and came to rest in the lawn of the Bear Creek Township Building. He refused medical treatment.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 6/12/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/9 - 3 EMS, 3 PA, 1 IB

6/10 - 3 EMS, 1 MVA, 1 Other (Power Line Down)

6/11 - 1 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/9/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

25-year-old Blake A. Griffin of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a valid Christian County warrant, No Valid Drivers License, and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

 

20-year-old Lucas D. Stephens of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 

30-year-old Justin M. Bright of Pana was arrested Friday for Domestic Battery.

 

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

 

25-year-old Shalee M. Bayne of Pana was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

30-year-old Megan L. Allard of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,500.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 6/9/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/8 - 1 Fire (Brush), 7 EMS, 1 Other (Smoke Odor)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/8/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

31-year-old Nathan A. Hapner and 41-year-old Holly M. Hall were both arrested Wednesday for Theft over $300 and Possession of Controlled Substances. No bond has been set for Hapner or Hall.

 

On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

23-year-old Rebecca E. Scott of Taylorville reported that she struck the car of Thomas W. Prehn Jr. of Herrick while backing out of her driveway. She was not hurt. The car was unoccupied and she attempted to locate the owner but was unsuccessful. She says she was late for work and called to report the accident on her way to work. Later, she could not provide proof of insurance and was cited.

 

25-year-old Franklin L. Boyd of Park Hills, MO was driving eastbound on East Park Street. He attempted to turn right onto North Cherokee, and hit the stop light post while making that turn. He was not hurt.

 

On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

30-year-old Joseph L. Ishmael of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Domestic Battery. No bond has been set.

 

23-year-old Penny A. Hardy of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol No bond has been set.

 

On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

30-year-old Andrea R. McVey of Moweaqua was pulling out of Walmart and hit the car driven by 77-year-old Thomas O. Tolbert. No one was injured. McVey was cited for failure to yield into merging traffic.

 

On Thursday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

25-year-old Omer T. Despres of Junction City was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 

22-year-old Travis S. Moma of Assumption was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,000.

 

33-year-old Zachry W. Bough of Morrisonville was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 6/8/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/7 - 5 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/7/17

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

 

23-year-old Trevor D. Hinton of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Domestic Battery. No bond has been set.

 

20-year-old Courtney L. Baker of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Possession of a Controlled Substance. No bond has been set.

 

33-year-old Jeffrey A. Slayton of Pana was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

On Wednesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

37-year-old Shawn R. Keathley of Pana was driving northbound on County Road 2200 East Wednesday, and as he approached the intersection of 00 North, he did not stop at the end of the intersection, crossed the road and went into the ditch on the opposite side of the intersection. He was taken to Pana Community Hospital, and his car received front end damage.

 

20-year-old Sarah R. McKay of Taylorville was driving southbound on Route 29 Monday, approximately a half mile north of 1800 N. Road when a deer ran into the roadway. McKay was unable to avoid the deer, but she was not injured.

 

46-year-old Kimberly Hart of Edinburg was driving southbound on 625 East Sunday when at approximately 2150 North, a deer came into the roadway. She swerved to avoid the deer and ran into the embankment on the east side of the road. The vehicle hit the embankment and turned on its side. She was not injured, but her car had to be towed from the scene.

 

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Fire Department Calls 6/7/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/6 - 4 EMS, 1 Other (Carbon Monoxide Alarm)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/6/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

43-year-old John R. Adams of Mattoon was arrested Monday for DUI.

 

43-year-old Alice A. Garcia of Taylorville was arrested Monday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant.

 

42-year-old Tracy J. Kennedy of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Public Intoxication.

 

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Fire Department Calls 6/6/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/5 - 2 Fires, 1 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/5/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

27-year-old Derek R. Samson of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000

 

25-year-old Brenton A. Evans of Springfield was arrested for Criminal Damage to Property. No bond has been set.

 

A female juvenile of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for domestic battery.

 

57-year-old Jeffrey A. Fleming of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant and Driving while License Revoked. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

28-year-old Mason J. Millburg of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrests and incidents to Regional Radio News:

 

A complainant reported the theft of a jackhammer, two air compressors, and a chainsaw from her garage in the 400 block of East Second Street on Wednesday evening. The case is under investigation.

 

A complainant reported the theft of two firearms from his residence in the 800 block of East Sixth Street on Thursday. The case is under investigation.

 

A complainant reported the theft of his wallet from his unlocked vehicle in the 200 block of East First Street on Thursday. The case is under investigation.

 

43-year-old Donald M. Barrish of Pana was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

43-year-old Tyrone A. Powyszynski was arrested Friday in connection to trespassing and property damage in the 400 block of Clay Street.

 

An altercation was reported between a 24-year-old male and a 17-year-old male in the 200 block of East First Street on Friday. Possible battery charges could be filed pending further investigation.

 

A complainant reported the theft of a 2005 Club Car brand golf cart from his yard in the 100 block of Michaels Street sometime between May 24th and Saturday. The cart is valued at $2,500. The case is under investigation.

 

A complainant reported the theft of a 2001 Artic Cat 250 four wheeler in the 700 block of West Orange Street sometime between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. on Saturday. The case is under investigation.

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

39-year-old Jason W. Wescott of Morrisonville was arrested Saturday for Driving while License Revoked. No bond has been set.

 

40-year-old Phillip E. Wicker of Pana was arrested on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $15,000.

 

On Monday, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

35-year-old Derick B. Jackson of Strasburg was arrested on May 20th for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

 

25-year-old Jimmie Hickman of Sigel was arrested May 21st for Domestic Battery.

 

63-year-old Michael Gruele of Effingham was arrested May 24th for No Valid Registration and Driving while License Suspended.

 

19-year-old Dakota Campbell of Effingham was arrested on May 26th for Failing to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident and Driving while License Suspended.

 

55-year-old Kenneth L. Krampe, Jr. of Stewardson was arrested May 28th for DUI.

 

49-year-old George D. Pierce of Shelbyville was arrested Wednesday for Driving while License Suspended and Illegal Transportation of Alcohol.

 

30-year-old Lindsey J. Grant of Mt. Zion was arrested Saturday for Illegal Possession of a Controlled Substance.

 
 

 

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Fire Department Calls 6/5/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/2 - 7 EMS, 2 IB, 1 MVA

6/3 - 3 EMS, 2 PA

6/4 - 3 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/2/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

75-year-old Karen R. Yazell of Taylorville was issued a citation Thursday for Failure to Give Information After Striking an Unattended Vehicle or Property.

 

33-year-old Christopher R.T. Ager of Taylorvville was arrested Friday for Domestic Battery and Interfering with Reporting of Domestic Violence. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

On Friday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

23-year-old Brett M. Bryson of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Possession of Methamphetamine. Bond has been set at $7,500.

 

On Friday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

41-year-old Aaron E. Williamson of Pawnee was driving eastbound on County Highway 6 Wednesday when he stopped at a stop sign. He proceeded to go through the stop sign but did not see a semi coming that was driven by 51-year-old Randle S. Jenkins of Springfield. The semi struck the back passenger side of the car, spinning Williamson’s car 180 degrees across the intersection onto County Highway 7. No one was injured.

 

29-year-old Kimberly D. Washburn of Shelbyville was driving eastbound on Illinois Route 16 approaching 2400 East Road Wednesday when a deer ran in front of her and she hit the deer. She was not injured.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 6/2/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

6/1 - 1 EMS, 2 PA, 1 Other (Gas Odor)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 6/1/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

55-year-old Julie E. Payne of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant.

 

On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

18-year-old Quinton L. Morrissey of Pana was arrested Thursday for Aggravated Battery. Bond has been set at $500,000.

 

49-year-old Robert L. Meek of Pana was cited for expired registration sticker and disobeying a stop sign.

 

 

On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

30-year-old Andrea R. McVey of Moweaqua was pulling out of Walmart and hit the car driven by 77-year-old Thomas O. Tolbert. No one was injured. McVey was cited for failure to yield into merging traffic.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 6/1/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

5/31 - 1 Fire (Controlled Burn), 4 EMS, 2 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 5/31/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

46-year-old James M. Welge of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Driving while License Revoked.

 

23-year-old Brandon L.S. Campbell of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Driving while License Suspended.

 

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

59-year-old Ronald R. Holsopple of Taylorville was driving south on North 1600 Road on May 22nd when he pulled up to the intersection with Route 29. He pulled into the roadway on Route 29, not seeing the ambulance driven by Richard A. Moon of Lakewood and t-boning the ambulance. No one sought medical treatment from the accident.

 

21-year-old Chandler D. Bollman of Philo was driving westbound on Route 29 Sunday, approaching the intersection with Bidwell. 31-year-old Joseph P. Lybarger of Taylorville was stopped on Bidwell at Route 29 and turned right onto Route 29 in front of Bollman. Lybarger immediately stopped to attempt to turn on to Taft when Bollman did not stop, rear-ending Lybarger. No one was hurt.

 

69-year-old Judith K. Kaydus was driving southbound behind 56-year-old Todd J. Beaty on Sunday on Lincoln Trail, and both cars were attempt to turn right onto E. Park Street. Kaydus says she thought Beaty had turned and started to turn herself when she rear-ended Beaty. No one was hurt.

 

Sarah Norris of Taylorville was coming out of Taco Bell Sunday when she noticed there was a dent and scuff mark on the passenger side quarter panel of her car. She reported the incident to Taylorville Police.

 

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

 

35-year-old Crystal L. Jacobs of Springfield was arrested on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

30-year-old Sarah M. Marta of Edinburg was arrested on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,000.

 

39-year-old Clifford R. Taylor of Taylorville was arrested on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 

26-year-old Cassaundra A. Sphar of Taylorville was arrested on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 

On Wednesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

71-year-old Charles D. Currie of Coffeen was driving east-bound on Route 16 near 2250 East Saturday when a deer ran into the roadway. He hit the deer, but was not hurt.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 5/31/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

5/30 - 1 Fire (Tree), 3 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 5/30/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

54-year-old Walter Harker of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Criminal Damage to Property.

 

47-year-old John Manning of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Disorderly Conduct.

 

34-year-old Michael J. Buchanan of Taylorville was arrested Saturday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $20,000.

 

18-year-olds Tanner McGinnis and Austin Owens, both of Pekin, were arrested Saturday for Retail Theft.

 

22-year-old Martina I. Lyles of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Battery.

 

33-year-old Joseph L. Dees of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Driving while License Suspended.

 

43-year-old Gregory W. Donaldson of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Resisting a Peace Officer and Obstructing Identification.

 

48-year-old Debbie R. Horn of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Retail Theft.

 

57-year-old Hoy D. Copelin of Edinburg was arrested Monday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant and Driving while License Suspended. Bond is set at $300.

 

52-year-old Paula J. Copelin of Edinburg was arrested Monday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

On Tuesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

The Pana Police Department is seeking civil citations against two juveniles after cannabis was found at Pana High School on May 19th.

 

Police are seeking Domestic Battery charges against a 43-year-old male. The alleged incident happened at 310 West 2nd Street on Thursday

 

45-year-old Starla D. Hostetler of Pana was arrested Friday on a valid Montgomery County Firearms Possession warrant and on a Fayette County DUI warrant. She was transported to Fayette County in lieu of bond.

 

The Pana Police Department is investigating damage to the front door of a home in the 700 block of South Poplar Street. The alleged incident happened Friday.

 

35-year-old Robert M. Durbin of Decatur was issued citations for Improper Operation of an ATV on a Roadway and Driving while License Revoked.

 

22-year-old Paul E. Allen of Pana was arrested Sunday for Domestic Battery and Criminal Damage to Property. Bond is set at $30,000.

 

Police pulled over a 15-year-old juvenile Monday on 2nd Street. He was cited for no valid driver’s license.

 

On Tuesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

45-year-old Amy B. Wagoner of West Terre Haute, Indiana was southbound on 7th Street Sunday when she failed to yield after stopping at a stop sign at the intersection with Hickory Street, striking the driver side of the car driven by 43-year-old Jerry A. Shaffner of Pana, causing major damage to both units. Wagoner was cited for failure to yield at a stop intersection.

 

The car of 27-year-old Kristi L. Peters of Pana was hit head-on early Sunday morning by an unknown vehicle. The crash is under investigation.

 

 

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

 

39-year-old Wendy L. Weber of Nokomis was arrested on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 

29-year-old Jeremiah L. Wattigny of Tallula was arrested for Criminal Trespassing. Bond has been set at $150.

 

22-year-old Paul E. Allen of Pana was arrested for Domestic Battery and Criminal Damage to Property. No bond has been set.

 

42-year-old Joseph V. Pop of Tovey was arrested for DUI. No bond has been set.

 

29-year-old Lyndsay S. Cooper of Pana was arrested for DUI. Bond is set at $100.

 

56-year-old Marcus G. Hoskins of Quincy was arrested for DUI. Bond is set at $300.

 

On Tuesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

64-year-old Marcia L. Ridgeway of Edinburg was driving eastbound on County Highway 2 Thursday when she was slowing down to turn into a residential driveway. 33-year-old James N. Cox of Cerro Gordo did not slow down for Ridgeway and rear-ended her. Cox forced Ridgeway into the southside ditch while he ended up in the northside ditch. Both refused medical treatment.

 

38-year-old David A. Malone of Mt. Auburn was driving eastbound on County Highway 2 Sunday when he lost control of his vehicle close to 1025 East. He entered the north ditch, traveled about 100 feet in the ditch before striking an embankment and becoming airborne. He landed approximately 50 feet away facing north.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 5/30/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

5/26- 2 EMS

5/27- 1 Fire, 3 EMS

5/28- 1 EMS

5/29- 7 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 5/26/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

A car was legally parked on the west side of Webster Street facing south on Wednesday. An unknown car was traveling north and struck the vehicle pushing the car back the length of the car into the driveway at 507 S. Webster Street. The unknown car drove away from the scene.

 

24-year-old Ciara C. Wagoner of Taylorville was driving eastbound on Route 29 Thursday afternoon and was approaching the intersection with Cheney Street. 19-year-old Tea R Landsverk was stopped at a red light at the intersection when Wagoner rear-ended her. All parties refused medical treatment on-scene. Wagoner was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

 

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

 

31-year-old Matthew J. Jones of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

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Fire Department Calls 5/26/17

On Friday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

5/25 - 6 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 5/25/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

33-year-old Michael J. Alberts of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

49-year-old James R. Lunsford of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Driving while License Revoked.

 

On Thursday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

The Pana Police Department is investigating the report of a fraud after an unknown male completed an unauthorized transaction with a credit card at 2503 Illinois Route 16.

 

A 34-year-old female reported that a 41-year-old male had committed a battery against her on May 24th at 303 North Walnut. The case is still under investigation.

 

19-year-old Katelynn E. Turner of Carlinville was cited for going 48 mph in a 30 mph speed zone at the corner of 2nd and Sheridan Streets.

 

On Thursday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

21-year-old Krystin D. Rodman of Taylorville was arrested on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

23-year-old Samantha G. Andring of Pawnee was arrested on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

On Thursday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

47-year-old Richard L. Meadows of Chatham was driving westbound on 1250 North Rd. at about 750 East on Tuesday when a deer ran in front of him. He was not injured.

 

41-year-old Lori A. O’Donnell of Springfield was driving westbound on 700 North Rd. and 31-year-old James D. Morris was traveling southbound on 2500 East Rd. O’Donnell disregarded a yield sign and t-boned Morris, hitting the driver’s side of the car. No one was injured. Morris was towing another car at the time of the crash, and did not believe that car was damaged in the accident.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 5/25/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

5/24 - 2 EMS

 

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