Police Blotter

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News;

 

28 year old Brian L. Blankenship of Newton was arrested Monday for possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

34 year old James R. Coghlan of Taylorville was arrested Monday for theft.

 

35 year old Tamara A. Wisnasky of Pana was arrested Monday for meth delivery and involvement with a stolen vehicle.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident Monday morning in Taylorville on Illinois Route 104.  26 year old Olivia M. Darnell of Taylorville was westbound on Illinois Route 104 closely following the vehicle driven by 46 year old Tamara M. Clark.  Clark was turning left onto 930 E Road off of 104 when Darnell’s vehicle hit Clarks car. Darnell stated that she didn’t see that Clark was turning.  Both drivers refused treatment but went to the hospital on their own. Darnell was given a citation for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident last Wednesday Morning.  Lisa M. Bland of Tovey was headed North on 000 East around the intersection of 1750 North.  A deer crossing from the east hit Bland’s vehicle, and the vehicle had to be towed.  Bland was taken to St. John’s Hospital.  

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident Monday evening in Buckhart Township on 800 East.  38 year old Shala D. Markley of Central City, Kentucky was headed northbound on 800 East.  The vehicle driven by 48 year old Charles S. Ostermeier of Edinburg was headed west on 2300 North Road and failed to see the stop sign in time. Ostermeier stated he attempted to excel through the intersection to avoid a collision but was hit by Markley’s vehicle. Markley was transported to the Memorial Hospital in Springfield.  Ostermeier was given a citation.  

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News;

 

40 year old Benjamin T. Smith of Taylorville was arrested for driving while license suspended.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There was one EMS call between 7:02 Monday Morning and 3:27 Tuesday Morning.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department also responded to a investigation of an alarm at 900 Northern Avenue in Taylorville.  The alarm was cleared and nothing was found.  
 

 
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