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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/24/17

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

 

19 year old Shilo K. Thomas of Kincaid was arrested Thursday for driving without a valid license.

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Fire Department Calls 3/24/17

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

 

3/20 – 1 PA, 1 Electrical Problem

3/21 – 4 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA, 1 Gas Smell

3/22 – 1 MVA, 1 Smoke Alarm

3/23 – 1 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/17/17

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

 

A 17 year old Male juvenile was arrested on Friday for criminal damage.

 

32 year old Jason L. Lawyer of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $500.

 

22 year old Deven A. Barger of Watson was arrested Friday for driving with a suspended license, fleeing an officer, and reckless driving.

 

30 year old Kalyn L. Worker of Taylorville was arrested Friday for possession of methamphetamine.


 

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

 

43 year old Steven M. Frazier of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for domestic battery.

 

20 year old Justin Sexton of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for driving without a valid driver's license.

 

23 year old Kody J. Koonce of Bulpitt was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,500.




 

Accidents:

 

21 year old Brett A. Young of Owaneco was northbound on County Highway 7. At approximately 1800 North, the driver lost control and drove off the roadway entering the east ditch. Young overturned and came to rest upright in the ditch. No injuries were reported.

 

On March 10th, 16 year old Lauren M. Colonius of Edinburg was traveling Northbound on S. Cook Street in Edinburg, approaching the intersection with W. Washington Street. 17 year old Chance J. Amos of Edinburg was traveling west on W. Washington Street, and Amos stated he stopped at the stop sign. Amos then proceeded into the intersection to turn left. Colonius couldn’t stop in time to avoid striking Amos’ vehicle. No injuries were reported.


61 year old Kurt L. Wempen of Morrisonville was parked at the People’s Bank in Trust in Morrisonville. Wempen stated he backed from in front of the bank and accelerated. Wempen said he could not find the brake and the vehicle kept accelerating, leaving skid marks on the road. Wempen backed through the intersection, and sideswiped a utility pole on the northwest corner of the intersection. Wempen also struck a concrete planter and the corner of Lowe Hardware. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/17/17

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


3/16 - 1 EMS, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/16/17

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

 

26 year old Chastity D. Motley of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $8,000.

 

24 year old Ryan E. Clay of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.


 

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

 

19 year old Brian Otey of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for theft.


 

Accidents:


34 year old James P. Whalen of Morrisonville was turning right onto 6th street from Charlie Hall Street in Morrisonville. 32 year old Cassie L. Buerk of Owaneco was turning right off of 6th onto Charlie Hall. Whalen said he couldn’t see because of the sunlight in his eyes, and said he hit Buerk’s drivers side rear door with the front of his vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/16/17

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


3/15 - 1 Fire, 1 EMS, 2 PA, 1 Smoke Odor

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/15/17

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

 

33 year old Vincent B. Page of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

43 year old Christina M. Norris of Blue Mound was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

37 year old Brian S. Dennis of Dietrich was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $1,000.


 

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

 

58 year old Vayne E. Leckrone of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for driving with a suspended license, and illegal transportation of alcohol.

 

21 year old Mollie N. Kress of Taylorville was arrested Monday for criminal trespass to property.


 

Accidents:

 

64 year old Cheryl J. Tedrick of Oconee was traveling south on Highway 51. At about .21 North, Tedrick struck a deer entering the roadway from the east. No injuries were reported.


46 year old Kandice E. Smith of Assumption was westbound on Lincoln Trail. Smith stated that at the intersection of Leland Lane, a deer ran into the roadway. Smith was unable to avoid the deer and struck it, causing damage to the front end of the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/15/17

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


3/14 - 1 EMS, 1 PA

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Fire Department Calls 3/14/17

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


3/13 - 5 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/14/17

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

 

43 year old Steven M. Frazier of Taylorville was arrested Monday for domestic battery.


 

Accidents:

 

22 year old Cody J. Brush of Mattoon stated he was westbound on County Road 6, when he lost control on the road due to the slushy road conditions, and began sliding across the roadway. Brush said he slid into the eastbound lane, causing 39 year old Andrea L. Tomasello of Taylorville to strike the side of his vehicle. Tomasello said she could not stop to avoid the accident. No injuries were reported.

 

35 year old Dana J. Wiseman of Stonington was westbound on Township Road 1700 North. Wiseman said she lost control of her vehicle on the snow covered roadway, slid across the road sideways, and struck the ditch on the south side of the road causing the vehicle to roll. One passenger was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital to be treated for non life threatening injuries.

 

On March 12th 35 year old Jaime L. Ulmer of Taylorville was facing east, stopped at the light at Spresser and Webster in Taylorville. 42 year old Nichole Spain of Taylorville was heading east on Spresser when she failed to reduce speed and rear-ended Ulmer. No injuries were reported.


58 year old Michael D. Neal of Taylorville was backing from a parking space on the south side of the Taylorville Square. Neal said there were vehicles parked along side of him, obstructing his view. Neal backed out, and struck 82 year old Mel L. Hurelbrink of Taylorville on the inside lane of traffic. Hurelbrink was traveling around the square, and said Neal backed into his vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/13/17

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

 

3/10 - 3 EMS, 1 CO Alarm, 1 MVA

3/11 - 2 EMS, 1 PA, 1 Power Pole on Fire

3/12 - 1 EMS, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/13/17

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

 

43 year old George T. Bailey of Kincaid was arrested Saturday for domestic battery, criminal damage to property, and violating an order of protection.

 

56 year old Jerry L. Shaff of Tower Hill was arrested Sunday for possession of methamphetamine, and criminal damage to property.

 

20 year old Joseph M. Rhodes of Pana was arrested Saturday for theft, and several other offenses.

 

24 year old Jared P. Lebon of Pana was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $1,500.

 

24 year old Brady P. Knight of Morrisonville was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

29 year old Jacob W. Garrett of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

37 year old Jeremy L. Walker of Morrisonville was arrested Friday on an original arrest warrant with bond set at $300.

 

26 year old Brent L. Musser of Rosamond was arrested Saturday for driving on a suspended license.

 

25 year old Blake A. Griffin of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for violating a sex offender registration.

 

40 year old Johnny E. Weber of Pana was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $200.

 

32 year old Zachary J. Boyle of Sullivan was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,000.

 

 

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

 

19 year old Steven S. Frost of Taylorville, 20 year old Logan J. Wilson of Stonington, and 21 year old Krystin D. Rodman of Taylorville were arrested on Saturday for criminal trespass to property.


 

Accidents:

 

17 year old Jacob T. Latonis of Pana was traveling west from Pana towards Rosamond on Route 16. At about 2150 East, 26 year old Brent L. Musser of Rosamond was traveling at a high rate of speed, came up behind Latonis, and struck Latonis’ vehicle. Musser fled the scene, but Latonis was able to follow Musser back to a residence in Rosamond. Latonis spoke with Musser as he exited the vehicle, and was able to identify Musser by name and description.

 

16 year old Robert L. Jennings was traveling west on 1300 North Road. Jennings stated that when he came through the intersection, the road surface turned to gravel, and he lost control of the vehicle, which ultimately overturned. No injuries were reported.


25 year old Stormy M. Jonas of Casey was traveling south on Rt. 29. 18 year old Marissa J. Borgic of Morrisonville came to a stop at the intersection of 1600 East, and Route 29. Borgic looked to the left, but failed to look right before pulling across Route 29. Borgic hit Jonas causing damage to both vehicles. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/10/17

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


3/09 - 8 EMS, 1 Fire, 1 Arching outlet, 1 general call

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/10/17

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

 

27 year old Elizabeth B Myers of Stonington was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

36 year old Christopher L. Morgason of Kincaid was arrested Thursday for domestic battery.





 

Accidents:

 

24 year old Bryce C. McLean of Nokomis was traveling northbound on Co. Hwy 1. At County Highway 10, McLean struck a deer receiving front end damage. No injuries were reported.


34 year old Coleen E. Clayton of Mowequa attempted to turn left onto Burnett Drive from Springfield Road. Clayton had a green light but not a green arrow and attempted to make the turn when she believed she could make it through a gap in the traffic. 47 year old Roberta J. Albright of Owaneco was traveling south on Springfield Road when she collided with Clayton, causing Clayton’s vehicle to spin 180 degrees. Both cars were totaled. One juvenile passenger in Clayton’s vehicle was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital, while Albright was also transported to TMH.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/9/17

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

 

23 year old Jordan Shelton of Tower Hill was arrested Wednesday for driving with a suspended license.


34 year old Deanna R. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for driving with a suspended license.

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Fire Department Calls 3/9/17

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


3/08 - 1 EMS, 1 PA

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Fire Department Calls 3/8/17

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


3/07 - 3 EMS, 2 PA, 1 Arcing Power Line

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/8/17

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

 

26 year old Calvin L. Rowan of Paxton was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,000.


 

Accidents:


On March 3rd, 81 year old Mary J. Moffett of Springfield was traveling south on Cheney Street. Moffett proceeded past a road closed sign and into a work zone. Moffett was unfamiliar with the area and continued south to try to get out of the work zone. As Moffett was traveling south, 24 year old Dustin T. McClure of Taylorville, who was driving a street sweeper, was also heading south. As Moffett went around McClure, Moffett struck the side of McClure’s sweeper causing damage. Moffett then pulled into a nearby parking lot. Moffett advised that they thought they had struck a sign. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/7/17

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

 

3/06 - 4 EMS, 1 AA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/7/17

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

 

36 year old Joseph T. Klein of Pana was arrested Monday for violation of sex offender registration.


 

ACCIDENTS:


33 year old Megan E. Pruitt of Springfield was traveling east on 500 North Road. At about 275 East, a deer entered the roadway and was hit by Pruitt. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/6/17

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

 

3/03 - 1 Fire, 1 EMS, 1 PA, 1 AA

3/04 - 1 EMS

3/05 - 2 Fire, 6 EMS, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/6/17

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


43 year old George T. Bailey of Kincaid was arrested Sunday for domestic battery.



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


36 year old Anthony D. Young of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for DUI and improper lane usage.


27 year old Michael L. Droke of Langleyville was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $50,000.

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Fire Department Calls 3/3/17

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


3/2 - 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/2/17

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


21 year old Nicholas D. Flannell of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

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Fire Department Calls 3/2/17

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


3/1 - 3 EMS, 1 General Call

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/1/17

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

 

37 year old Jeramiah D. Johnson of Langleyville was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

33 year old Nathan E. Pinnell of Morrisonville was arrested Tuesday for delivery of cannabis.


25 year old Steven A. Martinez of Edinburg was arrested Tuesday for driving on a suspended license with bond set at $1,500.

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Fire Department Calls 3/1/17

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


2/28 - 1 EMS, 1 Downed Powerline, 1 general call

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Fire Department Calls 2/28/17

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


2/27 - 1 AA, 1 MVA, 1 Fire, 1 IB

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Area Arrests/accidents 2/28/17

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

 

40 year old Daniel E. Hall of Pana was arrested Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

25 year old Jamaal S. Jackson of Decatur was arrested Monday on an original arrest warrant for contempt of court with bond set at $1,500.


 

ACCIDENTS:

 

62 year old Douglas E. Meyer of Taylorville was heading east on IL Rt. 48, and struck a deer that had run into the roadway. No injuries were reported.


76 year old Anita M. Daly of Taylorville Stated she went to turn into Wendys in Taylorville and turned in front of 48 year old Tony E Wallace of Tower Hill. Daly did not think that Wallace made contact with her. Wallace stated that Daly turned from the outside lane across his lane, forcing him to swerve to the right, going over the curb, and scraping the Wendy’s entry sign. Wallace stated he thought he made contact with Daly but could not find visible damage on either vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 2/27/17

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

 

2/24 - 2 EMS,

2/25 - 2 EMS, 1 Fire, 1 AA

2/26 - 1 EMS, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/27/17

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

 

19 year old Wade S. Dailey of Kincaid was arrested Monday for domestic battery.

 

54 year old Christopher E. Beard of Tower Hill was arrested Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

39 year old Christy L. Townsend of Springfield was arrested Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

46 year old Deborah L. Christer of Nokomis was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,000.

 

22 year old Darreion N. Toles of Decatur was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $1,500.

 

40 year old Clint A. Hadden of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

23 year old Tyler M. Ramsey of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for DUI with bond set at $3,000.

 

38 year old Susan R. Fisher of Kincaid was arrested Saturday for driving on a suspended license.


 

ACCIDENTS:


26 year old Joshua C Landholt of Springfield was heading south on County 1. At around 740 North, Landholt struck a deer running across the roadway. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 2/24/17

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


2/23 - 3 EMS, 1 Brush Fire

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/24/17

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

 

49 year old Tina M. Long of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $1,500.


 

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

 

39 year old Ronald R Newton Jr of Windsor was arrested Wednesday for driving with a suspended license.

 

25 year old Aaron M. Ballion of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for retail theft.

 

29 year old Stacy L. Plopper of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for driving with a suspended license and suspended registration.

 

23 year old Garett C. Butler of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a valid warrant.

 

25 year old Roy H. Timmes of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for violating an order of protection.

 

22 year old Andrew M. McDonald of Pana was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $200.



 

Accidents:

 

26 year old Troy E. Wells Jr. of Petersburg began backing up in a parking lot at 110 W. Taylorville road, and backed into another vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

On February 17th 32 year old Jason J. Gongloff of Taylorville was traveling south on IL Rt. 29. Just before 1725 North, Gongloff left the roadway to the left and entered the median, then traveled across the northbound lanes of traffic. Gongloff eventually struck the ditch on the east side of the northbound lane. Upon hitting the ditch, Gongloff’s vehicle rolled twice before coming to a rest on it’s wheels in the field on the east side of northbound Rt. 29. Gongloff was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital to be treated for injuries.

 

59 year old Domenic T. Cimarusti of Morrisonville was leaving the parking lot of Sunkist Cleaners and struck the gutter on the overhead pavilion. Cimarusti said he did not realize he had struck the gutter causing damage. Cimarusti was located at the owner's residence by Morrisonville PD.

 

17 year old Madelyn J. Althoff of Taylorville was heading south on Cottage St. 67 year old Carolyn X. Mohn of Taylorville was heading west on Elm. Althoff proceeded through the intersection without slowing down due to the fact that the yield sign was missing. Mohn hit Althoff in the intersection. No injuries were reported.


26 year old Hannah E. Dorchinecz of Taylorville was exiting the parking lot of Walgreens onto Spresser street when the car in front of Dorchinecz stopped and backed up, causing damage. The other car left the scene, and no injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 2/23/17

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


2/22 - 5 EMS, 1 Fire Call, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/23/17

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

 

38 year old Nicholas A. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for violating an order of protection.

 

33 year old Sarah R. Bell of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,000.

 

46 year old Lindy L. Hollgarth of Decatur was arrested Wednesday for driving on a suspended license.


23 year old Garett C. Butler of Mount Vernon, Washington was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $40,000.

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Fire Department Calls 2/22/17

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


2/21 - 3 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/22/17

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

 

26 year old Rodney G. Smith of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for home invasion, aggravated domestic battery, unlawful restraint, and resisting an officer.

 

32 year old Lacsey L. Sparling of Bulpitt was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $10,000.

 

45 year old Troy N. Tjarks of Pekin was arrested Tuesday for operating a boat under the influence of alcohol. Bond was set at $1,500.

 

37 year old Robyn D. Cloe of Pana was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.


 

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

 

18 year old Parker J. Smith of Rochester was arrested Tuesday for driving with a suspended license.

 

Accidents:


On February 21st, 33 year old Erin I. Passini of Taylorville said she stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Franklin and Webster Streets, did not see 56 year old Jeffrey S. Powers of Cerro Gordo, and continued into the intersection striking Powers in the passenger side. Powers said he stopped and proceeded through the intersection and was struck by Passini. No injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/21/17

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

 

27 year old Jesse W. Demascal of Pana was arrested Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,000.

 

40 year old Chad M. Roberts of Taylorville was arrested over the weekend for DUI.

 

43 year old Heather Obil of Taylorville was arrested over the weekend for DUI.


 

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

 

26 year old Miranda R. Lane of Sullivan was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,000.

 

53 year old Kevin J. Quick of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for DUI.

 

38 year old Josh M. Sams of Taylorville was arrested Friday for criminal trespass.

 

37 year old Keri C. Ellis of Taylorville was arrested Friday for criminal trespass.

 

37 year old Corradan D. Orr of Kincaid was arrested Monday for driving with a suspended license, operating an uninsured vehicle, operating a vehicle with suspended registration, and possession of cannabis.

 

23 year old Edgar Fernandez-Huerta of Taylorville was arrested Monday for driving with a suspended license.

 

44 year old Ty E. Nationa of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for battery.


 

Accidents:

 

43 year old James A. Peacock of Taylorville was traveling north on 800 East road. Peacock missed a curve in the roadway, then ran off the roadway, striking a utility pole causing damage to the pole and the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

30 Beau T. Jackson of Effingham was turning left into a residence drive off of state highway 104. Jackson stated he had his turn signal on to turn into the drive when 23 year old Samantha J. Woods of Kincaid struck the rear of his trailer. Woods said she didn’t see the turn signal, and couldn’t stop to avoid striking the vehicle. No injuries were reported.


34 year old Kathryn J. Kohl of Taylorville was traveling north east on IL Rt. 48. At approximately 295 north, Kohl crossed the southbound lane and left the roadway. After leaving the roadway, Kohl traveled about 150 feet into the field before coming to a stop. Kohl advised that the last thing she remembered before waking up in her car in the field, was traveling through Harvel, about two miles south of where she drove off the roadway. Kohl said she had not eaten that day prior to the crash, and had felt light headed. No injures were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 2/21/17

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


2/20 - 3 EMS, 1 IB, 1 CO

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Fire Department Calls 2/20/17

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

 

2/17 - 1 EMS, 4 Brush Fires

2/18 - 4 EMS, 1 Brush Fire

2/19 - 3 EMS, 1 Brush Fire, 2 PA

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Fire Department Calls 2/17/17

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


2/16 - 3 EMS, 2 Fires, 1 Gas odor. 1 MVA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/17/17

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

 

37 year old Robyn D. Cloe of Pana was arrested Thursday for attempting to defeat a screen test.

 

25 year old Brett R. Grant of Pawnee was arrested Thursday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

36 year old Tia B. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

28 year old Mark. A. Callaway of Taylorville was arrested Friday.


 

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

 

20 year old Dustin J. Benedict of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for disorderly house and resisting a peace officer.

 

52 year old Pamela K. Benedict of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for disorderly house and resisting a peace officer.







 

Accidents:

 

29 year old Bradley D. Williams of Taylorville was traveling south on White Ave. 44 year old Jeremy J. Long of Franklin was heading east on Elm. Williams said he stopped at the sign and entered the intersection, striking Long. Williams said he did not see Long in the intersection. Long had a small contusion near his left eye, but refused medical attention.


23 year old Kyle E. Nation of Taylorville was heading north on cottage street. Nation stated he did yield, but didn’t see the van heading westbound on Elm. 62 year old Janet K. Christopherson of Morrisonville was traveling westbound when Nation pulled out infront of Christopherson in the intersection. Christopherson struck Nation on the back passenger side. No injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/16/17

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

 

28 year old Alecia L. Houston of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,000.

 

26 year old Brandon MP Wells of Decatur was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $1,500.


 

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

 

20 year old Layla K. Schuyler of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for driving with a suspended license.


 

ACCIDENTS:


22 year old Megan L. Davis of Taylorville said she did not realize the light had changed to red, entered the intersection of Spresser and Cheney Streets in Taylorville, and struck the side of 41 year old Kenna E. Mink of Kincaid’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 2/16/17

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


2/15 - 2 EMS, 1 Fire, 1 AA

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Fire Department Calls 2/15/17

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


2/14 - 5 EMS, 1 CO alarm

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/15/17

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

 

36 year old Damin L. Barrett of Lake City was arrested Tuesday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

23 year old Zachary T. Bland of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for delivery of cannabis.

 

28 year old Mallory N. Declerck of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $30,000.

 

24 year old Jacob M. Masterson of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant.

 

 

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

 

25 year old Dalton C. Taylor of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for domestic battery.

 

 

ACCIDENTS:

 

21 year old Joseph P. Sassatelli of Kincaid was heading south on Tuesday, and traveling behind 52 year old Penny L. Amos of Edinburg. Sassatelli stated he had dropped his spit cup and looked down to try to pick it up. When he looked back up, Amos had slowed to turn into the driveway at 1956 North, 700 East Road. Sassatelli hit Amos in the rear, causing Amos to lose control and overturn. Amos’s vehicle came to rest in the driveway on the drivers side. Amos was taken to Memorial Medical Center to be treated for injuries.


On Tuesday, 22 year old Megan L. Davis of Taylorville said she didn’t realize the light had changed to red. Davis entered the intersection and struck the side of 40 year old Kenna E. Mink of Kincaid’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/14/17

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

 

29 year old Dontrell D. Franks of Taylorville was arrested Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

19 year old Cell J. Ivy of Taylorville was arrested on Monday and issued citations for not having a valid drivers license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

 

25 year old Nicole L. Jenkins of Raymond was arrested Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $20,000.

 

36 year old Wendy M. Chamness of Taylorville was arrested Monday for possession of methamphetamine.


 

Accidents:


39 year old Johnathan T. Pearson of Taylorville driving a semi truck was westbound on County Highway 4 just west of Moweaqua. 64 year old David A. Eschbaugh of Shelbyville in a car pulled out of a private drive in front of Pearson and began heading west on the highway as well. About 50 yards down the road, Eschbaugh began to turn left into another private drive. Pearson said Eschbaugh did not activate his turn signal before turning, although Eschbaugh said he had. Pearson attempted to go around Eschbaugh on the left, when the right front of Pearson’s vehicle struck the left side of Eschbaugh’s. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 2/14/17

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


2/13 - 3 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/13/17

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

 

33 year old Vance L. Gibson of Pana was arrested Sunday on an original arrest warrant with bond set at $12,000.

 

36 year old Joseph L. Ferreri of Pana was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,000.

 

62 year old Leon Smith of Reserve, Louisiana was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,000.

 

44 year old Brian D. Taylor of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine.

 

36 year old Lynette E. Wiseman of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine.

 

51 year old Dolores A. Seifer of Herric was arrested Sunday for driving on a suspended license.


 

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

 

24 year old Bradley M. Davis of Pana was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $10,000.

 

45 year old Aaron B. Davis of Morrisonville was arrested Sunday for driving with a suspended license.

 

29 year old Ryan L. Warren of Springfield was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,000.


 

ACCIDENTS:

 

42 year old Brenda S. Emerson of Taylorville was heading east on IL Route 104. At about 957 East, Emerson lost control on the snow and ice covered roadway, started to spin, and slid off the north side of the road. Emerson crashed into a driveway pillar at the residence at that address, causing damage to the rear end of the vehicle and to the stone pillar.


17 year old Allison M. Shanks of Stonington was heading east on 1700 North. Shanks lost control of the vehicle on the ice, and went into the ditch sideways causing the vehicle to roll. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 2/13/17

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

 

2/10 - 5 EMS, 1 PA

2/11 - 2 EMS, 1 AA

2/12 - 2 EMS, 2 Downed Power Lines, 2 IB

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Fire Department Calls 2/10/17

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


2/09 - 1 CO Alarm, 1 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/10/17

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

 

58 year old Cheryl D. Laughlin of Pana was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

48 year old Toni K. Sherman of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for aggravated domestic battery.

 

44 year old Rodney T. Peck of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for domestic battery.


 

ACCIDENTS:

 

57 year old Debra M. Turvey of Taylorville was heading north on County Highway 22, and stated that she started to slide out of control, slid across the southbound lane, and struck the ditch causing the vehicle to roll onto the driver's side. Turvey was transported to TMH to be treated for minor injuries.


59 year old Thomas I. Nation of Taylorville was northbound on State Highway 48. Nation stated he was following a truck and a 55 gallon barrel fell off the back striking his vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/9/17

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

 

28 year old Tabitha L.A. Kelly of Tovey was arrested Wedensday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

46 year old Noah L. Allen of Moweaqua was arrested Wednesday for delivery of meth.



 

ACCIDENTS:

 

On February 8th, 27 year old Krystal L. Embry of Nokomis was traveling west on Illinois Route 16. At about 1895 East, Embry hit a slick spot in the roadway and lost control of the vehicle. The back end of the vehicle slid to the side, and the vehicle began to roll. After rolling over 4 times, the vehicle came to rest on it’s top in the ditch on the north side of the road. Embry was taken to Pana Community Hospital to be treated for injuries.


On February 8th, 24 year old Ashley R. Nolan of Springfield was traveling northbound on County Highway 23. Just north of Township Road 2400 north, Nolan lost control on the snow covered roadway, and began to spin. The vehicle then left the roadway and struck the ditch embankment on the east side of the road, and came to a rest. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 2/9/17

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


2/08 - 3 EMS, 2 MVA, 1 Dog Water Rescue, 1 CO alarm

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Fire Department Calls 2/7/17

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


2/06 - 2 EMS, 1 CO

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/7/17

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

 

18 year old Angela N. McKinnon of Kincaid was arrested on Saturday for battery.


 

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

 

19 year old James B. Middleton of Taylorville was arrested Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant.

 

65 year old Donna M. French of Pana was arrested on Saturday for retail theft.


 

ACCIDENTS:


18 year old Shelbie E. Durbin of Morrisonville was traveling westbound on IL Route 104. Durbin stated she was slowing down to turn into Midland Bank when 17 year old Sierra N. Beck of Taylorville struck her back bumper. Beck stated she didn’t notice Durbin slowing down to turn. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 2/6/17

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

 

2/03 - 4 EMS

2/04 - 2 EMS, 1 Controlled Burn, 1 CO Alarm

2/05 - 3 EMS, 2 Fires, 1 AA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/6/17

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

 

30 year old Cynthia R. Karrick of Bullpit was arrested Sunday for possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

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

 

40 year old Shannon M. Miller of Pana was arrested on Thursday for retail theft.

 

20 year old Anthony D. Benavides of Pana was arrested Monday on a Christian County Warrant for failure to appear.


 

ACCIDENTS:


35 year old Nicole D. Altevogt of Nokomis was eastbound on County Highway 10. Altevogt turned left at approximately 1200 east and traveled into the ditch striking the embankment. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 2/3/17

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


2/2 - 2 EMS, 1 Vehicle Fire, 1 Field Fire

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/3/17

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

 

38 year old David E. Fisher of Mt. Auburn was arrested Thursday for driving on a suspended license.

 

32 year old Rebecca J. Stone of Morrisonville was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

46 year old Mark C. Cunningham of Gillespie was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant.


 

ACCIDENTS:

 

U1: 44 year old Shari L. Dagg of Blue Mound


U1 was eastbound on County Highway 2. At Township Road 625 East in Mt. Auburn, a deer ran into the path of U1. U1 struck the deer causing damage to the front end of the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 2/2/17

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

 

2/1 - 2 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/2/17

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

 

32 year old Joshua A. Westerfield of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for burglary, theft, criminal damage to property, and misuse of a credit card.

 

21 year old Jake K. Orzel of Ramsey was arrested Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for burglary with bond set at $20,000.


44 year old Adam C. Garrand of Springfield was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,000.

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Fire Department Calls 2/1/17

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


1/31 - 1 EMS, 1 CO Alarm

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/1/17

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

 

27 year old Randi L. Jones of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for failure to appear in court with bond set at $1,500.


 

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

 

22 year old Kelsie M Bass of Nokomis was arrested Tuesday for a valid Montgomery County warrant with bond set at $2,000.

 

26 year old Brent L. Musser of Rosamond was arrested Tuesday for driving on a suspended license, DUI, obstructing an officer, and obstructing justice.



 

Accidents:


41 Lukus W. McLeod of Tayorville was backing from an apartment parking area. McLeod backed into an unoccupied vehicle. McLeod stated he did not see the other vehicle parked behind him. No injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 1/31/17

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

 

51 year old Candice M. Spent of Taylorville was arrested Monday for contempt of court with bond set at $500.

 

26 year old Caleb L. Dean of Pana was arrested Monday for an issuance of warrant with bond set at $5,000.


 

Accidents:

 

54 year old Walter D. Harker of Taylorville was on a bike heading north on the sidewalk on the east side of Washington St. 34 year old Shalana A. Assad of Taylorville was backing out of her driveway right as Harker passed behind her, and struck Harker. No injuries were reported, and Assad took Harker to the store to get him a new bike.


17 year old Lauren D. Crews of Forsyth was traveling east on Franklin St. and drove around a mail truck sitting along the road. When Crews came back into her lane, she struck the rear end of another vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 1/31/17

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


1/30 - 1 EMS, 1 AA, 1 MVA

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Fire Department Calls 1/30/17

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

 

1/26 - 1 EMS

1/27 - 5 EMS

1/28 - 2 EMS

1/29 - 4 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 1/30/17

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

 

40 year old Aron C. Strunk of Morrisonville was arrested Saturday for driving on a suspended license with bond set at $250.

 

38 year old Damon J. Chamness of Tovey was arrested on Friday for contempt of court with bond set at $1,000.

 

48 year old Bradley S. Vonderheidt of Bethalto was arrested on Sunday for violating an order of protection.

 

23 year old Zachery J. Hopley of Pana was arrested on Saturday for retail theft with bond set at $3,500.


 

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

 

44 year old Shad J. Richards of Taylorville was arrested Friday for contempt of court with bond set at $3,000.

 

25 year old Shalee M. Bayne of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for posession of methamphetamine with bond set at $10,000.

 

24 year old Kevin M. Rensman of Rochester was arrested on Sunday for aggravated battery and violating an order of protection.


 

Accidents:

 

28 year old David B. Crouch of Taylorville was southbound on Township Road 1000 East. 30 year old Daniel R. Otto of Kincaid was heading eastbound on Township Road 1800 North. Crouch failed to yield at the intersection of the two roads, and struck Otto’s vehicle. Otto then continued struck a fence on the southeast corner of the intersection. No injuries were reported.


21 year old Dalton D. Jackson of Springfield was traveling southbound on Route 29. Jackson lost control of the vehicle and skidded off the roadway to the right, eventually coming to a stop in the ditch. Jackson said he lost control of the steering, and that’s what caused him to skid off the road. No injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests/Accidents Reported by The Taylorville Police Department on 01/27/2017

 

On Friday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests/accidents to Regional Radio News.

 

ARRESTS:

 

57 year old Joseph Lomprez, of Taylorville, was arrested for driving with a suspended license. 

 

 

 

 

 

ACCIDENTS:

 

A two-vehicle crash occurred in Taylorville yesterday. 27 year old Mallory L. Remmert, of Taylorville was stopped at E. Park St. and Paw Paw to make a left turn into the driveway of an apartment building on the North side of the roadway. Remmert said she had her turn signal on and waited for at least 6 cars to pass before 42 year old Darrick B. Fleming of Taylorville, who was on E. Park St. approaching Paw Paw, said he did not see Remmert in time and struck the back end of her vehicle. A juvenile female that was in the back seat of Remmert’s vehicle was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital by ambulance. Fleming was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. 

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Fire Department Calls 01/27/2017

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

 

 

January 26th, 2017: 1 EMS Call

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Area Arrests/Accidents Reported by The Christian County Sheriff's Office 01/27/2017

On Friday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests/accidents to Regional Radio News.

 

 

 

ARRESTS:

 

35 year old Natalie K. Trelz was arrested on Thursday for driving on a suspended or revoked license. Bond was set at $1,500.

 

 

 

ACCIDENTS:

 

A single vehicle accident occurred Thursday night when 48 year old Allen G. Guthals was traveling East bound on 500 N. Rd and at approximately 550 E. Rd a deer came into the roadway. The front end of Guthels’ vehicle struck the deer. Guthels’ vehicle was damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

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Fire Department Calls 01/26/17

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

 

1/24 - 4 EMS

1/25 - 5 EMS, 1 MVA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 1/25/17

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

 

31 year old Kyle G. Sheley of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for aggrivated DUI that caused great bodily harm with bond set at $100,000.

 

53 year old Mark R. Pagliai of Chandler, Arizona was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

26 year old Brandy J. Murphy of Virden was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

30 year old Drew M. Collins of Kincaid was arrested Tuesday for domestic battery.


 

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

 

48 year old William L. Winchester of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for a city ordinance violation.


62 year old Lynn A. Bialas of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for retail theft.

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Fire Department Calls 1/25/17

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


1/24 - 6 EMS, 1 MVA

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Fire Department Calls 1/24/17

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


1/23 - 2 EMS, 2 PA

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