Police Blotter

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

 

43 year old Jody Grove of Taylorville was in an accident on September 22nd at 2:30 in the morning. According to the accident report, Grove was eastbound on Route 104 at approximately 794 east when she struck a deer in the roadway.

 

36 year old Elizabeth Coatney of Nokomis was in an accident on September 21st at 11:20 in the morning. According to the accident report, Coatney was traveling southbound on County Highway 1. Coatney stated that something went wrong in the front end of her vehicle and it jerked her to the right. Coatney exited the roadway and traveled approximately 60 feet before coming upon a gravel field lane entrance. Coatney proceeded over the field lane and struck the west embankment of the ditch. Coatney overturned upon striking the embankment and came to rest on its wheel facing west. Coatney’s vehicle was totaled, and Coatney was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries.

 

32 year old Frank Sedlock of Bulpitt and 72 year old Grace Meadows of Kincaid were in an accident on September 16th at 7:04 in the evening. According to the accident report, Sedlock was driving a motorcycle and pulled out onto County Highway 5 at 1800 North Road. The motorcycle pulled out infront of a minivan traveling south bound on County Highway 5. The minivan struck the right side of the motorcycle with its front bumper. The motorcycle and minivan both came to a rest on the south west side of the intersection. Sedlock was thrown from the motorcycle into the field on the south west side of the intersection. Passenger Kenny Sedlock was also thrown into the field on the south west side of the intersection.

 

26 year old Frank McWard of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a charge of driving under the influence.

 

33 year old Kevin Hendricker of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of failure to appear or answer question.

 

20 year old Keira Morrissey of Kincaid was arrested on Saturday on a charge of battery.

 

30 year old Nicholas Stanley of Morrisonville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

41 year old Abraham Poland of Corpuschristi, Texas was arrested on Monday on a charge of resisting an officer.

 

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

 

37 year old Kirk Kettelkamp of Taylorville, and 20 year old Thomas Painter of Taylorville were in an accident on September 20th at approximately 7:27 in the evening. According to the accident report, Kettelkamp was traveling eastbound on East Main Cross Street. Painter was traveling southbound on South Cherokee Street. Kettelkamp was stopped in traffic because of the stop sign at the intersection. Painter proceeded to travel southbound in the intersection of East Main Cross Street and South Cherokee Street. Kettelkamp did not see Painter in the intersection, and began to proceed forward. Painter received damage to the front wheel and frame of the pedalcycle. Kettelkamp received damage to the drivers side of the vehicle. Painter received a leg injury from the collision but refused medical assistance. Painter said that he would go to Taylorville Memorial Hospital at a later time to be evaluated.

 
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