Police Blotter

Shelby County Arrests 9/8 - 9/24

9/8 - Shelbyville Township

 

31-year-old Andrew S. Wasson of Cowden was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

 

9/17 - Herrick Township

 

21-year-old Robert J. Beckler of Sigel was arrested for Driving While License Revoked.

 

9/23 - Village of Strasburg

 

51-year-old Alan M. Brummerstedt of Strasburg was arrested for Driving While License Revoked, No Vehicle Insurance, No Valid Registration, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/25/17

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

 

19-year-old Kaleb A. Vaughn of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Disorderly Conduct.

 

42-year-old Dustin M. Hensley of Champaign was arrested Friday for Public Intoxication.

 

47-year-old James M. Welge, Jr. of Taylorville was arrested Saturday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $250.

 

34-year-old Joshua D. Walker of Hillsboro was arrested Saturday on a Montgomery County warrant.

 

23-year-old Cody R. Schumacher of Neoga was arrested Saturday on a Christian County warrant. Bond is set at $25,000.

 

32-year-old Jacob M. Parker of Carlinville was arrested Sunday on a Macoupin County warrant.

 

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

 

90-year-old Audrey J. Deckert of Stonington was driving eastbound on Springfield Road Wednesday followed by 33-year-old Lindsey Knecht of Assumption, who was followed by 49-year-old Robert J. Dunn of Taylorville. Deckert stopped due to heavy traffic, and Knecht was able to stop to avoid an accident. Dunn failed to reduce his speed and rear-ended Knecht. The impact to Knecht into Deckert’s vehicle. No one was hurt. Dunn was cited for failing to reduce speed.

 

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


28-year-old Stephanie M. Holley of Pana was issued a citation Wednesday for Driving While License Suspended.


45-year-old Brian E. Anderson of Nokomis was issued a citation Wednesday for Driving While License Suspended.


35-year-old Ryan J. Durbin of Pana was arrested Sunday for Domestic Battery and Resisting a Peace Officer.


A complainant reported the theft of miscellanous items from a tool shed on Saturday. The items were found nearby. The case is under investigation.


A complainant reported that between 1:30 and 2:30 a.m. Sunday, an unknown vehicle traveled through his yard and struck the side of his house. There was minor damage to the home and yard. The case is under investigation.


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


35-year-old Robert J. Christer of Pana was backing from a parking spot at 309 S. Poplar Tuesday when he struck a parked car owned by Tiffeny C. Smith and Kacee J. Bradshaw of Tower Hill. No one was injured.

 

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

 

56-year-old Terry Carmichael of Taylorville was arrested Friday for DUI.

 

 

37-year-old Timothy Y. Bethard of Morrisonville was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant.

 

 

33-year-old Robert R. Crabtree of Decatur was arrested Saturday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

 

53-year-old Ricky J. Ondrey of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Watercraft OUI / Alcohol.

 

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

 

18-year-old Gabe A. Verardi of Taylorville was driving westbound on Route 104 Saturday behind 37-year-old Erin R. Ellinger of Taylorville. Ellinger stopped to turn left onto Broaddus Road, but Verardi had issues with his brakes and was not able to stop. Verardi swerved to avoid contact but hit Ellinger’s car on the driver’s side. No one was hurt.

 

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 9/25/17

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

 

9/22 - 7 EMS, 1 PA

9/23 - 3 EMS, 1 PA

9/24 - 2 Fire, 2 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/22/17

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

 

29-year-old Elaine N. King-Dunaway of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Battery.

 

26-year-old Krunal D. Patel of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for warrants in Montgomery and DuPage Counties. Bond is set at $50,000.

 

61-year-old Shirley D. Ostermeier of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Christian County warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

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


38-year-old Mary H.E. Rutherford of Pawnee was arrested on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $25,000.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 9/22/17

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

 

9/21 - 3 EMS, 1 Other (Rubbish)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/21/17

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

 

41-year-old Tonya D. Fisher and 20-year-old Carl J. Fisher, both of Springfield, were arrested Wednesday for Use of Intoxicating Compounds.

 

57-year-old Donald R. Fisher, Sr. of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Driving While License Suspended or Revoked.

 

38-year-old Nathan L. Howell of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Disorderly Conduct.

 

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Fire Department Calls 9/21/17

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

 

9/20 - 3 EMS, 1 PA, 1 IB

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/20/17

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

 

42-year-old Leroy E. Miles and 43-year-old Brandy L. Miles, both from Springfield, were arrested Tuesday for Retail Theft. Brandy Miles was also arrested for Burglary and a Sangamon County warrant.

 

46-year-old Thomas E. Painter of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for no valid drivers license and issued citations for operating an uninsured vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident.

 

22-year-old Krystin D. Rodman of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Assault.

 

22-year-old Drakeem L Manning (aka Drake) of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Domestic Battery, Burglary, and Theft.

 

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


35-year-olds Scott H. Patnode and Alonzo J. Hoyer, both of Pana, were arrested for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Patnode was also charged with felony driving while license revoked.


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


51-year-old Anita S. Hrabak of Pana was driving on W. Second St. when she struck a concrete sign post, causing major damage to her vehicle. She was not hurt.

 

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


26-year-old Amanda J. Girard of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $7,000.


25-year-old Jessica M. Casillas of Edinburg was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.


27-year-old Theresa M. Infuso of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs. Bond is set at $5,000.


41-year-old Charlotte L. Delacruz of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 9/20/17

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

 

9/19 - 1 EMS, 2 PA, 3 AA, 1 Other

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/19/17

On Tuesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest and incident to Regional Radio News:

 

35-year-old Enrique M. Lopez of Pana was arrested Monday on Macon County and Tazewell County warrants.

 

A complainant reported a customer’s vehicle was damage while parked in the 600 block of W 2nd St. The damage occured sometime between 1 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Monday. The case is under investigation.

 

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

 

A complainant reported a hit and run that occurred on Chestnut St. just south of 5th St. Sometime between 9 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday, an unknown vehicle struck the complainant’s car causing major damage to the driver’s side to the car. The case is under investigation.

 

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


41-year-old Jamie L. McDonald-Gordon of Shelbyville was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.


34-year-old Tanya K. Mansfield of Casey was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $50,000.

 

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Fire Department Calls 9/19/17

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

 

9/18 - 6 EMS, 2 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/18/17

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

 

31-year-old Pamela J. Rozplochowski of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $50,000.

 

24-year-old Christopher J. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

24-year-old Stanley K. Desart of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,000.

 

21-year-old Tracy L. Stevens of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on Shelby and Macon County warrants. He was also charged with Obstructing/Resisting a Police Officer.

 

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

 

The Taylorville Police Department filed an addendum to the following accident:

 

It was originially reported that 29-year-old Nathan K. Peck of Taylorville was exiting Hillcrest Trailer Court onto E. Main Cross St. on August 29 when an unknown vehicle struck his vehicle. The unknown vehicle continued eastbound on E. Main Cross and did not stop. Peck continued from the scene of impact until he stopped at the intersection of E. Park and McAdam, where he contacted Taylorville Police. Peck described the car as a white vehicle of unknown make or model. The Taylorville Police have identified 25-year-old Stephanie J. Ashlock as the driver of the unknown vehicle. She said she was driving south on Hillcrest Trailer Court when Peck came around a curve from the west and struck her vehicle in the intersection. Ashlock said her and Peck talked at the scene and decided not to call the police, and Peck apologized numerous times for hitting her vehicle. Peck left and drove north from the accident scene and left Hillcrest Trailer Court, while Ashlock drove to her residence and parked her vehicle.

 

50-year-old Cathy L. Cooper of Pana was driving westbound on E. Park St. Wednesday following behind 77-year-old Norma J. Cearlock of Taylorville. Cearlock was stopped at the light at Cherokee St. when Cooper failed to reduce her speed and rear-ended Cearlock. Both refused medical treatment.

 

38-year-old Shawn E. Carey of Mt. Auburn was exiting Larry’s Service Center parking lot attempted to turn left onto Springfield Rd. westbound Thursday. 17-year-old Quinton M. Neville had turned left on Springfield Rd. from Sportsman Rd. and was traveling eastbound when Carey struck Neville in the rear passenger side. No one was injured.

 

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


38-year-old Randy M. Hammond of Pana was arrested Tuesday for Driving While License Revoked.


25-year-old Delaney S. Dilley of Pana was arrested Friday on a Christian County warrant.


28-year-old Brianna M. Hoover of Pana arrested Saturday for Driving While License Suspended.


32-year-old Megan M. Klespitz of Pana was arrested Sunday for Domestic Battery and Resisting a Peace Officer.


Pana Police is investigating a burglary report on Caboose Lane in Pana, where unknown subject(s) forced entry into a garage and removed several items. The incident occurred sometimes between the evening of September 13 and the morning of September 15.


Pana Police are investigating a burglary/theft report of a Craftsman table saw and a tile saw missing from a garage in the 1000 block of E. 2nd St. The lock had been broken and items had been moved in the garage. The case is under investigation.

 

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


51-year-old John O. West, Jr. of Springfield, Missouri was driving westbound on First Street when his trailer caught a tree branch, damaging a state of Illinois owned tree and the truck’s trailer. A New Wave Communications cable line was also damaged during the crash.


17-year-old Zachary R. Young of Pana was southbound on Elizabeth Street Friday when he failed to stop for the t-intersection with Magnolia. The vehicle struck the ditch on the south side of the intersection.


29-year-old Allison R. Owens of Tower Hill was traveling northbound on Poplar St. Saturday following behind 56-year-old Peter B. Baginski of Tower Hill. Owens rear-ended Baginski when he came to a stop to avoid an animal in the roadway.

 

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


35-year-old Larry L. Scott of Springfield was arrested Thursday for Attempted Murder, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, and Unlawful Use of Weapons. Bond is set at $1,000,000.


55-year-old Kevin L. Casad of Edinburg was arrested Saturday for Meth Possession and Possession of a Controlled Substance.


18-year-old Preston J. Newingham of Kincaid was arrested Sunday for Fleeing Police.


33-year-old Kimberlee S. Morrison of Pana was arrested Sunday for Contempt of Court. Bond is set at $100.


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


23-year-old Robert C. Beard of Morrisonville was driving northbound on County Road 5 Wednesday when a deer ran in the roadway, causing him to swerve. He left the road and struck a utility pole, causing it to break. After the pole broke, the wire that was attached to the pole fell across the vehicle parked in the roadway, causing damage to the right side of the vehicle.


53-year-old Kimberlee K. Wilson of Nokomis was driving southbound on County Highway 6 Friday when a deer ran into the roadway. She could not avoid striking the deer.


22-year-old Zachary R. Wilham of Williamsville was pulling out of a campsite at South Fork Dirt Riders Friday when he misjudged the amount of turnspace. He struck the camper next to his as he was turning left out of the campsite. The camper struck is owned by by Jeffrey A. Edgar of Bethalto.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 9/18/17

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

 

9/15 - 1 EMS

9/16 - 2 EMS, 2 PA

9/17 - 2 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/15/17

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

 

29-year-old Nathan K. Peck of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Disorderly Conduct.

 

56-year-old Jeffrey S. DeClerck of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Driving While License Revoked and Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.

 

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


56-year-old Bonnie G. Collingwood of Palmer was arrested Thursday for Driving While License Suspended.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 9/15/17

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

 

9/14 - 3 EMS, 2 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/14/17

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

 

50-year-old Cathy L. Cooper of Pana, 40-year-old Phillip E. Wicker of Pana, and 29-year-old Keisha N. Anderson of Pana were arrested Wednesday for Use of Intoxicating Compounds. Cooper was also arrested for Driving While License Suspended.

 

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

 

46-year-old Douglas M. Schierer of Kincaid was driving westbound on Illinois Route 104 Monday when a deer ran into the road. Schierer could not avoid the deer and struck it. He declined medical attention and was able to drive away from the scene.

 

27-year-old Justin M. Ostermeier of Nokomis was backing northeast from a parking space at McDonald’s Tuesday. 61-year-old Susan M. Reber was driving south in the parking lot and Ostermeier backed into her. No one was injured.

 

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Fire Department Calls 9/14/17

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

 

9/13 - 4 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/13/17

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

 

47-year-old Danny R. Beard of Morrisonville was arrested Tuesday on a Christian County warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

20-year-old Shiloh Thomas of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

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


30-year-old Gregory A. Jones of Nokomis was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.


56-year-old Anita L. Parsons of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Theft Between $500 and $10,000. Bond is set at $20,000.


29-year-old Garrett A. Whewell of Blue Mound was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 9/13/17

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

 

9/12 - 5 EMS, 2 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/12/17

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

 

48-year-old Gary D. Sablotny of Taylorville and 24-year-old Jordan A. Young of Taylorville were both arrested Monday for Disorderly Conduct.

 

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

 

35-year-old Tracy L. Heinz of Springfield was driving on Park Street turning onto Webster Street Friday when she rear-ended 56-year-old Maxine Y. Mattison of Chatham. No one was hurt.

 

18-year-old Lexus A. Spencer of Taylorville was driving on E. Lakeshore Drive Saturday when a deer ran into the roadway. She swerved to avoid the deer, lost control of the vehicle and struck a large tree on the east side of the road way. She drove the car from the scene to a parking lot east of Lake Taylorville Dam wheree the car was found the next morning. Spencer was not hurt.

 

46-year-old Michelle L. Ostermeier of Taylorville was driving southbound behind two vehicles on N. Cheney Street Saturday when the unknown first vehicle slowed to turn left onto W. Elm Street. 21-year-old Merisha K. Mollet of Taylorville was between the unknown vehicle and Ostermeier. Mollet slowed but Ostermeier did not slow down in time and rear-ended Mollet. No one was injured.

 

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


54-year-old Pamela K. Benedict of Taylorville was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 9/12/17

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

 

9/11 - 2 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Shelby County Arrests 8/15 - 9/8

8-25-17

 

During two seperate incidents seven hours apart at the same residence, both Meghan R. Kessinger, 24, of Herrick and Steven D. Kilcrease, 47, of Herrick were arrested for disordely conduct following responses to a disturbance of the peace at a residence located on Bolt Ave. in Herrick.

 

9-6-17

 

While assisting an ambulance at a medical call on Bolt Ave. in Herrick, deputies observed Steven D. Kilcrease, 47, of Herrick in possession of a weapon in violation of his parole. He was arrested for possession of a weapon by a felon and resisting arrest. 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/11/17

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

 

23-year-old Randy L. Vail of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Domestic Battery.

 

22-year-old Krystin D. Rodman of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Obstructing Identification.

 

63-year-old Gerald L. Olive of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Use of Intoxicating Compounds and issued a civil violation of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

 

35-year-old Amanda J. Haddock of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Criminal Damage to Property.

 

18-year-old Zachary R. Rozplochowski of Kincaid was arrested Monday for Illegal Possession/Consumption by a Minor.

 

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

 

54-year-old Al L. Davis of Tower Hill was arrested Thursday for Deceptive Practice - Bad Checks.

 

21-year-old Macalla J. Neal of Pana was arrested Thursday on a Shelby County warrant.

 

43-year-old Curtis L. Worker of Pana was arrested Saturday for Aggravated Battery.

 

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

 

51-year-old Markes N. Rodgers of Rosamond was arrested Sunday for Attempted Murder. Bond is set at $500,000.

 

35-year-old Joshua M. Declerck of Pawnee was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 9/11/17

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

 

9/8 - 2 Fire (1 Car, 1 Brush), 2 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

9/9 - 6 EMS

9/10 - 3 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/8/17

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

 

47-year-old Brad Cox, 54-year-old Karen Hall, and 29-year-old Jerica Hall of Taylorville were issued city ordinance violations Thursday for Disorderly House.

 

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Fire Department Calls 9/8/17

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

 

9/7 - 3 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/7/17

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

 

34-year-old Ashley N. Bain of Kincaid was arrested Thursday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

42-year-old Melissa G. Owens of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Macon County warrant.

 

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


59-year-old Victor D. Kennedy of Springfield was arrested Wednesday for DUI - Alcohol.


37-year-old Nicole R. Oller of Riverton was arrested Wednesday for Driving While License Suspended or Revoked.


42-year-old Melissa G. Owens of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.


23-year-old Rachel E. Barker of Moweaqua was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 9/7/17

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

 

9/6 - 5 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/6/17

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

 

19-year-old Alysha N. Newlin of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

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

 

The Taylorville Police Department had an amendment to the following accident report:


34-year-old Mark A. Schaefer of Taylorville was driving on North Street Thursday when he saw 21-year-old Dalton K. Perry of Pana speaking with Schaefer’s wife in her minivan. As Schaefer was backing up, he did not realize that Perry had moved and he hit Perry. Perry fell to the ground and watched as Schaefer drove away around the corner. Schaefer returned a few minutes later as EMS arrived. Perry was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital via a personal car. Schaefer was arrested for Failure to Give Aid and given a citation for Improper Backing.

 

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


31-year-old Casey D. Denton of Pana was arrested Tuesday for Obstructing and Assaulting a Peace Officer.


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


40-year-old Bradley E. Rowley was helping 67-year-old Linda N. Miller navigate through parked vehicles at Kitchell Park Monday when Rowley became wedged between Miller’s vehicle and a city-owned water faucet. Rowley received minor injuries and was treated at Pana Community Hospital.


76-year-old Roger L. Lewis of Tavares, Florida was driving his motorcycle southbound on Hickory Street Monday when he lost control of his motorcycle, running off the roadway and striking a parked car owned by Brian Hrabak of Pana. Lewis was transported by ambulance to Pana Community Hospital and then airlifted to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

 

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


29-year-old Jennifer L. Cathey of Assumption was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $4,000.


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


67-year-old Bonny K. Buesking of Mt. Auburn was driving southbound on Township Road 1730 E Tuesday when she lost control of her vehicle, slid across the roadway and ended up in a corn field on the east side of the roadway. She was not hurt.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 9/6/17

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

 

9/5 - 5 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 9/5/17

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

 

29-year-old Stephanie Reber of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Criminal Trespassing.

 

20-year-old Shiloh K. Thomas of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Criminal Trespassing to Land and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

 

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


31-year-old Pamela J. Rozplochowski of Palmer was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. No bond has been set.


20-year-old Patrick M. Carr of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warant. Bond is set at $2,500.


36-year-old Vanessa C. Wensman of Pana was arrested Saturday for Domestic Battery.


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


30-year-old Erica D. Berner of Assumption was driving southbound on Highway 51 Wednesday when a deer ran into the roadway. She could not avoid striking the deer. She was not hurt.


23-year-old Taylor D. Bowman of Assumption was driving westbound on County Highway 6 Thursday when he missed the right turn at 2300 East Road. He drove straight through the curve, crossed over 2300 East Road and hit a utility pole. He spun 180 degrees and came to rest in the ditch facing east. Bowman was gone upon arrival.


24-year-old Ciara L. Puckett of Taylorville was driving northbound on County Road 650 East Sunday. As she approached the curve at 1575 north, Puckett skid off the roadway, entered the north ditch and struck a tree. She was not hurt.


64-year-old Floyd O. Short of Taylorville was driving northbound on 700 East Road Sunday when at approximately 1550 North Road, a deer ran into the roadway. He could not avoid striking the deer. Short was not hurt.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 9/5/17

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

 

9/1 - 2 EMS

9/2 - 1 Fire, 4 EMS

9/3 - 3 EMS

9/4 - 1 EMS

 

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Fire Department Calls 9/1/17

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

 

8/31 - 1 Fire (Car), 4 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/31/17

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

 

20-year-old Shiloh K. Thomas of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

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


32-year-old Katherine L. O’Dell of Stonington was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forefeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.


22-year-old Kelsie M. Bass of Nokomis was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/31/17

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

 

8/30 - 3 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/30/17

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

 

59-year-old Harvey D. Presnell, Jr. of Pana was backing a concrete mixer into a residential construction area in the 900 block of W. Rich St. Tuesday. He backed the mixer into a utility pole with the concrete chute, causing the wires to come down and knocking out power to the area. Live power lines were down and residents were notified by Taylorville Fire Department. No injuries were reported.

 

29-year-old Nathan K. Peck of Taylorville was exiting Hillcrest Trailer Court onto E. Main Cross St. Tuesday when an unknown vehicle struck his vehicle. The unknown vehicle continued eastbound on E. Main Cross and did not stop. Peck continued from the scene of impact until he stopped at the intersection of E. Park and McAdam, where he contacted Taylorville Police. Peck described the car as a white vehicle of unknown make or model.

 

53-year-old Robert D. Campbell was driving westbound on Northern Avenue Saturday. He was slowed to make a left turn onto North Sportsman Drive. An unknown vehicle was following Campbell and two school busses. When the vehicles slowed to turn, the unknown vehicle changed lanes and passed both busses and Campbell. The unknown vehicle swerved back into the westbound lane and struck the front of Campbell’s vehicle.

 

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

 

77-year-old Roger E. Day of Springfield was driving westbound on Washington Street, getting ready to turn left onto Locust Street Monday. He failed to yield to 65-year-old Dennis W. Dilley of Pana who was eastbound on Washington. Dilley struck Day on the passenger side. Day was issued a citation for failure to yield while turning left and and Dilley was issued a citation for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

 

 

20-year-old Shelby L. Craig of Oconee was backing from a driveway in the 300 block of South Clark St. Tuesday. She struck the car of 47-year-old Kermit N. Carrell while in reverse. Craig was cited for improper backing.

 

 

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


23-year-old Zachery Morgason of Springfield was arrested Tuesday for Driving on a Suspended/Revoked License. Bond is set at $1,500.


49-year-old (50-year-old on Thursday) Melinda D. Mahone of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Driving on a Suspended/Revoked License, DUI - Alcohol, and Possession of Methamphetamine.


51-year-old Edward R. Northcraft of Morristown, Tennessee was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 8/30/17

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

 

8/29 - 9 EMS, 1 MVA (with power lines involved), 1 Other (Welfare Check)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/29/17

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

 

34-year-old Mark A. Schaefer of Taylorville was driving on North Street Thursday when he saw 21-year-old Dalton K. Perry of Pana speaking with Schaefer’s wife in her minivan. As Schaefer was backing up, he did not realize that Perry had moved and he hit Perry. Schaefer left the scene of the accident but then returned a few minutes later as EMS arrived. Perry was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital via a personal car. Schaefer was arrested for Failure to Give Aid and given a citation for Improper Backing.

 

53-year-old Robert D. Campbell was driving westbound on Northern Avenue Saturday. He was slowed to make a left turn onto North Sportsman Drive. An unknown vehicle was following Campbell and two school busses. When the vehicles slowed to turn, the unknown vehicle changed lanes and passed both busses and Campbell. The unknown vehicle swerved back into the westbound lane and struck the front of Campbell’s vehicle.

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/29/17

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

 

8/28 - 2 Fire, 3 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/28/17

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

 

28-year-old Amanda C. Austin of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Battery.

 

31-year-old David A. Foraker was arrested Sunday for Driving with No Valid Driver’s License.

 

32-year-old Addison S. Poole of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Domestic Battery.

 

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

 

74-year-old Margaret A. Swiney of Cape Coral, FL was driving westbound on Route 104 Friday and 35-year-old Kathleen R. Martin of Effingham was driving northbound on Route 29. Martin proceeded through the intersection with a green light, while Swiney proceeded through the intersection with a red light. Swiney struck Martin’s vehicle on the passenger side doors. No one was injured. Swiney was cited for failing to obey a traffic signal.

 

38-year-old Scott M. Bowman of Springfield was driving eastbound on East Main Cross Saturday. 66-year-old Gregory A. Phillips of Taylorville was driving northbound on Cherokee. Phillips stopped at the intersection with East Main Cross, but Bowman did not stop. Bowman struck Phillips’ vehicle in the front left side, causing major damage to both vehicles. Per Bowman’s request, his daughter, who was his only passenger, was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital to be checked out.

 

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


33-year-old Vance L. Gibson, Jr. of Pana was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.


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


29-year-old Allison R. Owens of Tower Hill was backing from a parking spot in the Pana Jr. High School parking lot Thursday when she struck a parked car owned by Steven and Kimberly Sipes of Pana. No one was injured.


17-year-old Bailey J. Wafford of Tower Hill was stopped westbound on Second Street at the intersection with Poplar Street Friday. 35-year-old Bryon K. Jones of Pana was stopped eastbound at the same intersection. Wafford believed Jones was turning left and turned in front of Jones. Jones hit the passenger side of Wafford’s car. Wafford was issued a citation for failure to yield while turning left.


24-year-old Sheldon B. Ramsey of Charleston was driving eastbound on 4th Street Sunday when he failed to yield to the vehicle driven by 31-year-old Laura L. Peters of Pana. Peters struck Ramsey on the passenger side. Ramsey was issued a citation for failure to yield at a yield intersection.

 

 

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


33-year-old Sarah R. Bell of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.


30-year-old Nicholas C. Allard of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Domestic Battery and Criminal Damage to Property.


33-year-old Vance L. Gibson of Pana was arrested Monday for Possession of a Controlled Substance.


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


52-year-old Hal E. Joyce of Witt was following behind 58-year-old James L. Dulakis of Morrisonville as they both drove southbound on County Highway 1 Friday. Dulakis was slowing to turn left into a private drive. Joyce was not looking and stepped off the motorcycle to avoid rear-ending Dulakis’ car. The motorcycle still skidded into Dulakis’ car. No one was injured.


22-year-old Tiara N. Shull of Taylorville was driving eastbound on County Road 1100 North Saturday when she driving into the opposite lane to avoid a deer. She struck a concrete barrier. She left the scene and called in the accident, and the damage was later checked out at the Christian County Sheriff’s Office.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/28/17

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

 

8/25 - 1 Fire, 5 EMS, 5 PA, 1 MVA

8/26 - 1 EMS, 2 PA, 1 MVA

8/27 - 3 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Shelby County Arrests 7/17 - 8/14

7/17 - Moweaqua Township

  • 38-year-old Shane L. Morenz of Decatur was arrested for driving while license revoked and speeding 84 mph in a 55 mph zone as he was driving a 2004 Dodge car on the Moweaqua blacktop just east of Route 128.

 

7/20 - Shelbyville Township

  • 20-year-old Shantae A. Williams of Decatur was arrested for speeding and driving while license suspended on Route 128 at County Road 2100 North.

 

7-20 - Shelby County

  • 37-year-old Christopher J. Chiovari of Westervelt was arrested for criminal sexual abuse and criminal sexual exploitation of a child.

 

7/21 - Village of Tower Hill

  • 43-year-old Brooks R. Wilson of Herrick was arrested for Criminal Trespassing to Property. When arrested, he was found to be in possession of a small amount of cannabis, and was issued a citation for the cannabis.

 

7/30 - Okaw Township

  • 45-year-old Christopher N. Shuff of Decatur was arrested for DUI - alcohol and illegal transportation while driving on County Road 1900 North at County Road 2200 East. 

 

8/5 - Rose Township

  • 27-year-old Kelsey L. Agney of Shelbyville was arrested for DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol, fleeing and eluding and driving while license revoked while driving on County Road 1235 North and County Road 1400 East.

 

8/7 - Oconee Township

  • 71-year-old Walter L. Lewey of Janesville, Wisconsin was arrested for driving while his Wisconsin license was revoked as he was driving on Route 51 at Country Road 0 N in Shelby County.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/24/17

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

 

32-year-old Randy E. Deese of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Driving while License Suspended.

 

41-year-old Rebecca M. Champley of Taylorville was arrested on a valid federal DOC warrant.

 

18-year-old David L. Ramsey Jr. was arrested Wednesday for Manufacturing and Delivery of Cannabis and Obstructing/Resisting a Peace Officer.

 

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


18-year-old Zachary R. Rozplochowski of Kincaid was driving northbound on 1025 East Road Tuesday when he says he looked down at his radio and did not see the T-intersection with Langleyville Road. He drove through the stop sign and the intersection and continued into a bean field on the north side of Langleyville Road. He came to a stop approximately 180 feet north of the roadway.


A 16-year-old was driving west on 6th Street Road, just past 2600 East Road on Wednesday. They hit loose gravel and lost control of the vehicle. They ran off the roadway and hit a ditch, causing damage to the front of the vehicle.


46-year-old Dale L. Gillaspie of Assumption was driving eastbound on 1350 North Road Thursday. Just east of 1600 East Road, he struck a deer in the roadway.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/24/17

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

 

8/23 - 4 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/23/17

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

 

24-year-old Cory D. Krouse, Jr. of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 

40-year-old Morris Chrisman of Jacksonville was arrested Tuesday for Disorderly Conduct.

 

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

 

A 2012 Chevy Tahoe owned by Theodore and Linda Fleming of Taylorville was parked in the Springfield Clinic parking lot Tuesday when an unknown vehicle struck the right rear of the Tahoe and left the scene.

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/23/17

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

 

8/22 -1 Fire, 2 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/22/17

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

 

29-year-old Jesse W. Demascal of Pana was arrested Saturday on a valid Christian County warrant.

 

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

 

48-year-old Tracy D. Kersey of Pana was westbound on Second Street approaching Locust on Saturday. 49-year-old Delbert L. Cox of Pana was northbound on Locust Street approaching Second. Both Kersey and Cox said they had green lights and entered the intersection. Kersey hit the passenger side of Cox’s vehicle.

 

29-year-old Andrea J. Patton of Pana was turning south onto Hickory on Saturday when she apparently had a seizure while driving. She crossed Hickory and went off the roadway, striking the southwest corner of 700 E. Jefferson causing damage to the foundation, and exterior and interior walls. She also struck a gas meter removing it from the piping and allowing gas to leak freely. No one was home at the time of the crash. Pana Police and Pana Fire evacuated approximately a one block radius until Ameren could secure the area.

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/22/17

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

 

8/21 - 1 Other (Gas Odor)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/17/17

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

 

25-year-old Shamaris D. Hurks of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

29-year-old Lester Casillas of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Driving while License Suspended.

 

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


21-year-old Andrea N. Dixon of Herrick was arrested Monday for Failure to Reduce Speed in an Accident, Operating and Uninsured Vehicle, and DUI.


37-year-old Kevin E. Green of Pana was arrested Monday on a Christian County warrant.


37-year-old Aaron J. Jackson of Pana was arrested Monday for Domestic Battery.


A complainant reported that two individuals had been in his yard in the 300 block of Kitchell Street Wednesday and were stealing a set of tires. The two individuals became startled when the complainant exited his home and fleed the scene in a white two-door car. One tire was taken from the property. The case is under investigation.


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


21-year-old Andrea N. Dixon was driving northbound on High Point Drive Monday when she crossed 6th Street and came to rest about 120 feet north of 6th Street after striking a tree. Her vehicle suffered significant damage but she was not hurt.

 

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


41-year-old Daniel E. Hall of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Theft. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/17/17

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

 

8/16 - 5 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/16/17

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

 

51-year-old Michael D. Copp of Rochester was driving in the Lake Taylorville Marina parking lot early in the morning on Sunday. He said the windows were fogged and he struck a light pole in the parking lot, causing it to fall. Copp reported the incident and damage to the Marina Office attendant.

 

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


27-year-old Johnathon R. Gensler of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.


33-year-old Johnathon T. Coady of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.


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


The Christian County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 108 First Street in Jeisyville. The homeowner says a blue car struck a parked vehicle in front of his residence. The parked car had front driver’s side damage. The homeowner says the blue car continue eastbound and parked in a nearby business’ driveway, and two males exited the blue car and left the area on foot. Later that morning, the parked car was reported stolen from an address in the 400 block of First Street in Jeisyville.


43-year-old Thomas E. Mayes III of Taylorville was driving eastbound on County Highway 2 Monday. Approximately a half mile east of 1900 E Road, a deer entered the roadway. Mayes could not avoid the deer and hit the animal. He was not hurt.


53-year-old Michael D. Blakeman of Taylorville was driving southbound on 900 E Road Monday. Approximately a half mile north of 1800 N Road, a deer ran into the road. Blakeman could not avoid the deer and hit the animal. He was not hurt.


22-year-old Andrew J. Coontz of Pawnee was driving on County 20 on Tuesday. Just before 2000 N Road, a deer ran in front of Coontz. He swerved to miss the deer, ran off the roadway and hit a tree. He was not hurt.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/16/17

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

 

8/15 - 2 EMS, 2 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/15/17

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

 

68-year-old Stanley R. Williams of Taylorville was driving westbound in the 900 block of W. Prairie Street. Witnesses say it looked like Williams was slumped over the wheel, and he proceeded off the road at about 30 mph, striking the wooden staircase and mailbox at 907 W. Prairie, then continued and hit the porch of 909 W. Prairie, causing major damage to the porch and foundation. Witnesses said Williams confirmed he has health issues from diabetes. Williams refused medical treatment. He was issued a citation for improper lane usage.

 

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


37-year-old Aaron J. Jackson of Pana was arrested Monday for Domestic Battery.


40-year-old Angela N. Pope of Ramsey was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $200.


37-year-old Kevin E. Green of Pana was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/15/17

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

 

8/14 - 4 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/14/17

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

 

34-year-old Amy Merrifield of Pana was arrested Thursday for Criminal Damage to Property.

 

33-year-old Samuel L. Crow of Pana was arrested Saturday on Montgomery and Fayette County Bond Forfeiture warrants. Bond is set at $3,500.

 

26-year-old Derek W. Massey of Pana was arrested Sunday for Battery.

 

A complainant reported returning to her home on West Washington and finding the front door open on Saturday. The back door to the residence had been forced open. Nothing has been reported missing from the home at this time. The case is under investigation.

 

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

 

19-year-old Kailey M. Williams of Tower Hill was driving under the canopy at Heritage Health and was turning left to enter the parking area when she hit the northwest brick column. There was no apparent structural damage.

 

A 16-year-old’s car was parked on the south side of Pana High School next to the vehicle of Kimberly Lager of Greenville. The 16-year-old backed out and struck Lager’s vehicle and drove away. The 16-year-old was later located and did not realize they had done damage to Lager’s car.

 

65-year-old Alva J. Allen of Herrick was backing out of a parking spot on West Third. She backed into the vehicle owned by Jon Palmer of Herrick.

 

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


38-year-old Nathan L. Howell of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.


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


17-year-old Terra A. Litton of Pana was driving southbound on 2300 E Road at the intersection with 1700 N Road and 59-year-old Jerry J. Wilson of Assumption was traveling eastbound on 1700 N Road. Litton failed to yield for Wilson and Wilson t-boned Litton taking both cars off the road and into the bean field on the southeast side of the intersection. Litton’s car overturned and came to rest of its side. Litton and her 2 passengers were transported to Decatur area hospitals via ambulance. Wilson was not injured.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 8/14/17

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

 

8/11 - 3 EMS, 2 PA

8/12 - 1 EMS, 1 Other (Power Line)

8/13 - 6 EMS, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/11/17

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

 

46-year-old Jackie K. Robinson of Kincaid was arrested Thursday for Debit/Credit Card Fraud.

 

38-year-old Rickie L. Fancher, Jr. of Decatur was arrested Thursday for Battery.

 

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


30-year-old Danielle M. Weinert of Morrisonville was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.


19-year-old Grant A. Allen of Pana was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,000.

 

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


Trevor A. Durbin of Taylorville was traveling eastbound on Route 104 Saturday when he lost control of his vehicle, possibly because of a right rear tire blowout. Durbin drove off the south side of the road and overturned several times. He came to rest in the roadway facing south. He was not responsive and transported to St. John’s Hospital.


62-year-old Christene M. Smith of Owaneco was driving westbound on 0000 N Road Sunday and 69-year-old Marcus W. Smith of Nokomis was driving southbound on 1000 E Road. Both vehicles entered the intersection at the same time, and corn was blocking the view for both units. M. Smith’s car received little damage, while C. Smith’s car rolled a couple times, causing major damage. C. Smith was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for her injuries.


37-year-old Angie D. Phillips of Moweaqua was driving eastbound on 1100 N Road Thursday when crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic into the north ditch. She traveled in the north ditch for a while before turning, crossing back across the road and striking the south ditch, coming to a stop. Phillips and her passenger were taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for their injuries.


54-year-old Devin M. Binger of Decatur was driving eastbound on County Highway 22 somewhere between 1300 E and 1350 E when a deer ran into the roadway. Binger was unable to avoid striking the deer. He was not injured.


32-year-old Alexandra L. Riva of Taylorville was stopped at a yield sign for 1800 N. Road at 1000 E Road Monday. She said she saw nothing coming, but when she entered the intersection, she saw the vehicle driven by 50-year-old Edward P. Phillips of Tuscola and could not avoid the vehicle. Phillips was eastbound on 1800 N Road. No major injuries were reported.


A 16-year-old was driving northbound on County Highway 22 north of Taylorville Monday when he went off the road to the right. The driver steered left, back onto the roadway and then overcorrected to the right. He left the roadway to the right and overturned several times in the corn field. He was not injured.


52-year-old James M. Umberger of Taylorville was driving westbound on 1200 N Road Tuesday when he passed a pewter-colored pickup truck. The truck then accelerated and rear-ended Umberger when he got in front of the truck. Umberger continued westbound and contacted the Sheriff’s Office. Umberger said the truck made a U-turn and traveled east on 1200 N Road.


61-year-old Donald L. Zuber of Pana was driving eastbound on 250 N Road on Tuesday. Just after crossing 2600 E Road, he noticed a truck ahead of him either parked or traveling very slowly in the eastbound lane. He rear-ended the truck driven by 50-year-old Todd L. Seaton of Pana. No one was injured.


22-year-old Ethan T. Henderson of Bloomington was driving southbound on U.S. Highway 51 Wednesday when he came to the crest of the hill at 700 N Road, he saw a tractor traveling in front of him and could not avoid hitting the tractor. Henderson swerved, but still struck the mower that the tractor was pulling. No injuries were reported.


36-year-old Bryce B. Thiele of Blue Mound was driving westbound on County Highway 2 Thursday when a deer ran into the roadway a half mile east of Township Road 1000 E. Thiele could not avoid the deer, and received front end damage. He was not injured.

 
 
 

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Fire Department Calls 8/11/17

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

 

8/10 -1 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/10/17

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

 

26-year-old Nicole L. Jenkins of Raymond was arrested Wednesday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant.

 

22-year-old Kyle K. Richards of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,000.

 

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

 

30-year-old Joseph L. Ishmael of Pana was arrested Tuesday on a Christian County warrant for Aggravated Domestic Battery.


24-year-old Danielle E. Patnode of Pana was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.


63-year-old Jesse Shallenbarger of Pana was arrested Wednesday Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Bond is set at $20,000.


35-year-old Scott H. Patnode of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Possession of Meth Precursor without a Prescription. Bond is set at $10,000.


32-year-old Joshua E. Bain of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Bond is set at $40,000.


40-year-old Rebecca E. Miller of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Bond is set at $15,000.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/10/17

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

 

8/9 - 3 EMS, 2 PA, 2 AA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/9/17

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

 

19-year-old Craig B. Dorsey of Stonington and 18-year-old Jacob D. Hall of Taylorville were arrested Tuesday for Criminal Damage to Property and Criminal Trespassing to Residence.

 

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


30-year-old Joseph L. Ishmael of Pana was arrested Tuesday for Aggravated Battery.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/9/17

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

 

8/8 - 5 EMS, 1 Other (Carbon Monoxide)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/8/17

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

 

18-year-old Alexis B. Black of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Driving while License Suspended.

 

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


A complainant reported unknown person(s) forced entry into her residence in the 200 block of S. Hickory on Monday. Those person(s) removed several items of jewelry including rings, watches, necklaces, and earrings. The case is under investigation.


A complainant reported that his 2001 Maroon Dodge Caravan was stolen approximately three weeks ago. The case is under investigation.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/8/17

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

 

8/7 - 6 EMS, 1 PA, 1 AA, 2 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/7/17

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

 

27-year-old Ricci Johnson Jr. of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Criminal Damage to Property and Criminal Trespassing.

 

38-year-old Justin Glick of Decatur was arrested Saturday for Retail Theft.

 

18-year-old Dustin Eggers of Greenup was arrested Saturday for Illegal Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor.

 

20-year-old Shaylynn P. Rockford of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Battery.

 

20-year-old Dustin J. Benedict of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Disorderly Conduct and Resisting a Peace Officer.

 

29-year-old Dontrell D. Franks of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

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

 

An employee at Dollar General reported a Retail Theft. The case is under investigation.

 

 

A complainant reported that unknown subject(s) entered her unlocked residence and stole about $2,100 in cash from an unlocked safe. The case is under investigation.

 

 

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

 

 

67-year-old James L. Dixon of Pana was backing out from a parking space eastbound from 301 S. Poplar on Friday. 41-year-old Whitney L. Manning of Pana was behind Dixon westbound. Dixon did not see Manning and backed into her.

 

 

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

 

58-year-old James L. McDaniel of Decatur was arrested Sunday for Driving with a Revoked License. Bond is set at $1,500.

 

 
 
 

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Fire Department Calls 8/7/17

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

 

8/4 - 1 EMS, 1 IB

8/5 - 5 EMS, 2 PA, 1 IB, 1 AA, 1 MVA

8/6 - (none)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/4/17

On Friday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest and incident to Regional Radio News:

 

21-year-old Justice T. Stalling of Pana was arrested Thursday for Meth Delivery. Bond is set at $15,000.

 

A complainant reported his vehicle was struck by a rock that was thrown by two unknown individuals while he was driving. The rock struck the windshield causing damage. The case is under investigation.

 

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

 

30-year-old Levi J. Hollinshead of Edgewood, IL was driving eastbound on Route 16 behind 51-year-old Gary D. King of Pana Wednesday. King stopped to wait for a car to turn left off of Route 16, and Hollinshead did not see King come to a stop. Hollinshead rear-ended King. No one was injured.

 

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


39-year-old Rebecca E. Bayless of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.


22-year-old Paul E. Allen of Pana was arrested Friday for Battery. Bond is set at $1,500.


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


30-year-old Bret W. Nolen of Taylorville was driving southbound on Route 48 on July 18 when he says he fell asleep at the wheel and rear-ended a state truck spreading rock for IDOT. The state truck was driving by 44-year-old Jefferey W. Bonn of Rochester. No one was injured.


28-year-old Lukas B. Schneider of Nokomis was driving southbound on County Highway 1 Thursday when he says he fell asleep and woke up in time to veer left, but still clipped the left rear tire of a semi-trailer being driving by 58-year-old Jeff E. Tussing of Oreana. No one was injured.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/4/17

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

 

8/3 - 1 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/3/17

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

 

21-year-old Kaley J. Armstrong of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Retail Theft.

 

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

 

61-year-old Robert E. DeClerck of Taylorville was driving southbound on Houston Street while 25-year-old Allison M. Ladage of Taylorville was walking southbound on the street with a friend. DeClerck hit Ladage and pulled over. The friend says the two were walking on the edge of the street and Declerck hit Ladage in the arm. DeClerck was arrested for suspicion for DUI. Ladage transported herself to Taylorville Memorial Hospital with a private car.

 

42-year-old Heather L. Mathes of Stonington was backing out of a driveway. The car of Susan K. Noreail was parked legally East Esther Street. Mathes backed into Noreail’s car. No one was injured.

 

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


24-year-old Cassandra L. Steerman Kerr was arrested Tuesday on two Macon County warrants.


28-year-old Nathaniel Z. Bain of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Possession of a Controlled Substance.


Pana Police are investigating a report of a burglary and theft that occurred in the 300 block of North Walnut sometime between July 27th and July 30th. Unknown person(s) forced entry into a garage in that block and took two cordless drills and miscellaneous tools from the property. The case is under investigation.


A complainant reported all four tires of his vehicle slashed while parked at his business. The case is under investigation.



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


A complainant reported her vehicle was parked at Save-A-Lot between 8:30 and 8:45 a.m. on July 31 when an unknown vehicle struck her vehicle and left the scene. The accident caused damage to her bumper. The case is under investigation.

 

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


33-year-old Zachry W. Bough of Edinburg was arrested Wednesday for Contempt of Court. Bond is set at $150.


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


32-year-old Ashli N. Brumberlow of Irving was arrested Wednesday for Meth Delivery. Bond is set at $15,000.


34-year-old Julie E. Woods of Pana was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

 

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/3/17

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

 

8/2 - 4 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/2/17

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

 

45-year-old Brian D. Taylor of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $25,000.

 

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


35-year-old Amanda L. Buschon of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $25,000.


24-year-old Jordan A. Young of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Disorderly Conduct. No bond has been set.


30-year-old Kody L. Cole of Cowden was arrested Wednesday for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.


21-year-old Dylan M. McConnell of Edinburg was arrested Tuesday for Criminal Damage to Property and Endangering the Life of a Child. No bond has been set.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/2/17

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

 

8/1 - 1 Fire, 2 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/1/17

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

 

22-year-old Chloe L. Windell of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Driving with No Valid Driver’s License.

 

35-year-old Melissa M. Beaston of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Driving with No Valid Driver’s License.

 

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


57-year-old D. Sue Hastings of Decatur was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.


43-year-old Lawrence E. Coghlan of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Driving with a Suspended License. No bond has been set.


39-year-old Holly J. Coghlan of Taylorville was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.


59-year-old Richard T. Lohse of Decatur was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/1/17

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

 

7/31 - 1 EMS, 1 PA, 2 AA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 7/31/17

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

 

31-year-old Travis W. Foor of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

 

20-year-old Shiloh K. Thomas of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Domestic Battery.

 

63-year-old Donnie Bodovich of Tovey was arrested Friday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

22-year-old Chloe L. Windell of Taylorville and 22-year-old Jeri M. Woodson of Bulpitt were arrested Saturday for Criminal Damage to Property.

 

24-year-old Christopher J. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

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


46-year-old Starla D. Hostetler of Pana was arrested July 22nd for Battery.


Pana Police received a report that on July 28th, a check had been altered to a larger amount and then cashed. The case is under investigation.


Pana Police and the Christian County Coroner’s Office are investigating the death of a 24-year-old male Friday. More information will be released pending autopsy results.


A complainant reported the theft of approximate $300 worth of tools from his garage in the 900 block of East 3rd Street sometime between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The case is under investigation.

 

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


31-year-old Casey D. Denton of Pana was driving northbound on Poplar Street approaching Second Street. 29-year-old Audra M. Koons of Pana was traveling northbound on Poplar, stopped at a red light at second street. Denton failed to stop and rear-ended Koons. No one was injured.


25-year-old Dillon L. Ginger of Pana and 28-year-old Ashlin A. Brown of Pana were both westbound on West 2nd Street Sunday. An unknown third vehicle slowed and unexpected made a left turn. Brown was forced to stop quickly in response, and Ginger was unable to stop and rear-ended Brown. No one was injured.

 

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


35-year-old Lorna A. Smith of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.


40-year-old Jason W. Smith of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $250.


41-year-old David A. Handlin of Kincaid was arrested Sunday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $500.


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


45-year-old Ronald L. Williams of Stonington was backing out at Willie’s Co-op on July 19th and backed into a post. He was not injured.


64-year-old Dennis L. Wolfe of Nokomis was driving southbound on Old U.S. Route 51 south of Assumption approaching the intersection with U.S. Route 51 Friday. Wolfe attempted to make a right turn but failed, driving into the median and hitting a “Do Not Enter” sign. He was not injured.


18-year-old Logan L. Jones of Taylorville was driving southbound on Webster Street Friday behind 20-year-old Trever E. King of Taylorville. Both were approaching the intersection with Spresser Street. King slowed down and stopped at the intersection. Jones slowed down but did not stop in time, rear-ending King. Jones and King were not injured. A passenger riding with King was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for minor injuries.


37-year-old David B. Klee of Oconee was driving northbound on 100 East Road in Shelby County Friday. As he entered Christian County at 00 North Road at 2200 East Road, Klee missed the intersection and struck a utility pole on the north side of the intersection. Klee was transported to Pana Community Hospital via ambulance with head and arm injuries.


26-year-old Jordan M. Sheedy of Morrisonville was driving westbound on 700 North Road in Pana Township Saturday. 77-year-old Eugene T. Hoisington was driving southbound on 2400 East Road. At the intersection, Sheedy was going to turn left onto 2400 East Road, but was blinded by sunlight and could not see Hoisington approaching. Hoisington hit Sheedy and no one was injured.

 

 

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