Police Blotter

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

 

34 year old Michael Alberts of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of domestic battery causing bodily harm.

 

27 year old Steven Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of battery

 

27 year old Gary Hayes of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of failing to notify an accident.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

74 year old Thomas McLaughlin of Taylorville and 21 year old Harlie Rice of Taylorville were in an accident at approximately 7:40 in the morning on July 26th. According to the Sheriff’s report, Rice was traveling east on Park Street and was passing by Casey’s. McLaughlin was attempting to pull out of Casey’s and did not see Rice, and the two cars collided. Both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene. McLaughlin had three passengers in his car, Carole McLaughlin, 68, Christine Peck, 38, and Marlene Peck, 2. Rice had one passenger in his car, Michael Blake, 30.

 

67 year old Stephanie Streitmatter of Princeville and 36 year old Jodi Hendricks of Taylorville were in an accident on August 1st at approximately 5:53 in the afternoon. Hendricks was heading southwest on Main Cross Street at the intersection of Park Street. Streitmatter was heading west on Park Street at the intersection of Main Cross. According to the accident report, Streitmatter said that she could not see the traffic light while approaching the intersection because the sun was in her eyes. Hendricks proceeded through the intersection with a green light, and struck Streitmatter’s vehicle near the back passenger tire. Streitmatter was issued a citation for disobeying a traffic control device. Hendricks was towed from the scene. Streitmatter had 4 passengers, Dennis Streitmatter, 48, Kenedi Streitmatter, 17, Keenan Streitmatter, 19, and Tasha Streitmatter, 17. Both drivers refused medical attention.

 

54 year old June Cooper of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a Christian County Warrant.
 

 
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