Police Blotter

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

 

40 year old Derrick Nance of Tovey was in an accident on August 15th at 11 in the morning. According to the accident report, Nance was northbound on Township Road 300 East. A deer ran into the path of his vehicle, and Nance swerved to miss the deer, and struck a ditch. There were no injuries to report, and no passengers.

 

56 year old Evelyn Cloe of Tower Hill, and 48 year old Angela Dunn of Carlinville were in an accident August 16th at 5:51 in the afternoon. Cloe was traveling north on county highway 1 when she stopped at the stop sign on Illinois Route 48, and proceeded across the intersection. Dunn was traveling southwest on Illinois route 48, and the two vehicles made contact at the intersection. Cloe received passenger side rear damage, and Dunn received front end passenger side damage. Both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene and all occupants were unharmed.

 

27 year old Christopher Eberhart of Cameron was in an accident on August 18th at 11:45 in the morning. Eberhart was traveling westbound on Illinois Route 16. Eberhart stated that he began to feel the front of his vehicle to shave, and his car veered to the left. According to the report, Eberhart exited the roadway on the left side, and entered the the south drainage ditch. No injuries were reported, but Eberhart received front end damage on his vehicle.

 

59 year old Stephen Peel of Edinburg was in an accident on August 18th at 5:37 in the afternoon. Peel was traveling east on Franklin Street when he ran off the road into a yard. Peel hit a phone box, then crossed Sheridan Street. Then, Peel hit a stop sign and went down into a ditch embankment and back onto the roadway. Peel’s vehicle had major front end damage.

 

20 year old Logan Beck of Tower Hill was arrested on Saturday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, and possession of cannabis.

 

20 year old Haley Dixon of Pana was arrested on Saturday on a charge of possession of Methamphetamine.

 

37 year old Casey Dedley of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.

 

36 year old Joseph Dees of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of nonconsensual sex.

 

31 year old Nathan Strayer of Edinburg was arrested on Friday on a charge of violating an order of protection.

 

20 year old James Melvin of Kincaid was arrested on Sunday on a Charge of possession of cannabis.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

39 year old Corrandan Orr of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for a Christian County Warrant.

 

39 year old Dustin Flower of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for driving with a suspended license.

 

37 year old Julius Baughman of Morrisonville was arrested on Friday for retail theft.

 

57 year old Carl Castle of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving under the influence of alcohol.

 

19 year old James Melvin of Kincaid was arrested on Sunday for intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance.

 
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