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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.



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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