Police Blotter

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

 

29 year old Justin Burg of Springfield was in an accident on October 29th at 7:01 in the morning. According to the accident report, Burg was traveling southwest on Illinois Route 48 and was approaching the intersection of South Spresser street in Taylorville. Burg was turning right, and then began to skid across south Spresser Street rotating in a clockwise direction. Burg’s drivers side struck the west curb, causing his vehicle to overturn and come to a rest on its top. Burg’s vehicle received damage on the front end, and roof. Burg was taken by private vehicle to be checked for injuries.

 

37 year old Eric Bailey of Nokomis, and 60 year old John Klein of Pana were in an accident on October 30th at 7:05 in the morning. According to the accident report, Bailey was traveling eastbound on County Highway 12 and was approximately half a mile east of Township Road 1500 East. Klein was traveling westbound on County Highway 12 and was ½ mile west of township road 1600 East. Bailey lost both rear and driver’s side dual wheels on the roadway, and Klein was unable to avoid striking the wheels. Klein received front end damage and no injuries were reported.

 

27 year old Christopher Woolsey of Girard was in an accident on October 30th at 10:36 at night. Girard was eastbound on Illinois route 104 and struck a deer in the roadway according to the accident report.

 

38 year old Jeremy Cole of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

42 year old Brandy McMasters of Riverton was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of bad checks.

 

20 year old Katelyn Melvin of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of battery.

 

43 year old Mary Sneed of Kincaid was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of battery.

 

32 year old Kimberlee Green of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of theft.

 

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

 

26 year old Brandon Wilson of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for public intoxication.

 

46 year old Beth Denbow of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a charge of criminal trespass to real property.

 
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