Police Blotter

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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