Police Blotter

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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