Police Blotter

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

 

54-year-old Barry E. Spears of Nokomis was arrested on Sunday for possession of a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine.

 

46-year-old Tammy L. Hicks of Nokomis was arrested on Sunday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

38-year-old Shanda M. Courtaway of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for Retail Theft.

 

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

 

21-year-old Austin B. Fikan of Pana was arrested on Saturday for illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor.

 

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

 

28-year-old Zach M. Morrissey of Kincaid was arrested Friday for failure to appear, bond was set at 30,000 dollars.

 

21-year-old Kenton W. Taber of Sullivan was arrested Sunday for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Bond was set 1,500 dollars.

 

37-year-old Jason W. Larke of Larose was arrested Sunday for Battery.

 

37-year-old Bryan E. Gordon of Bluffton, Indiana was arrested on Saturday for Battery.

 

50-year-old Melinda D. Kraut of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for Possession for a Controlled Substance. Bond was set at 5,000 dollars.

 

31-year-old Nicholas R. Elliot of Pana was arrested Saturday for failure to appear, bond was set at 3,000 dollars.

 

40-year-old Joseph D. Mays of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for failure to appear, bond was set at 5,000 dollars.

 

31-year-old Chad M. Hull of Palmer was arrested on Tuesday for Battery. Bond was set at 10,000 dollars.

 

26-year-old Hunter J. Oliver of Taylorville was arrested for Burglary on Sunday. Bond was set at 5,000 dollars.

 

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

 

17-year-old Makenna J. Green of Arthur was driving on Illinois State Route 29, when she came to stop to turn left onto 400 North Road. 27-year-old Joshua B. Reynolds of Pana failed to stop and crashed into the rear bumper of Green’s vehicle, pushing Green’s vehicle 75 feet from the intersection, and causing Reynolds’ vehicle to land on the driver’s side door. Both Green and Reynolds were taken to Pana Community Hospital with minor injuries. Reynolds was given a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

 

Ashley M. Broccardo was driving E 2550 North Road when she dropped food into the floorboard of her vehicle, when reached down to get the food, the vehicle pulled left into a mailbox, causing damage to both the vehicle and the mailbox. No citation issued.

 

21-year-old Brandon T. Edwards of Effingham was driving on Illinois Route 29, approaching an intersection. Edwards was pulling a flatbed trailer behind his vehicle and began to break because of the flow of the traffic. Edwards then locked up his brakes and maneuvered towards the ditch to avoid striking any other vehicles. Edwards left 165 feet of skid marks before coming to stop with only minimal damage.

 

 
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