Police Blotter

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

 

23 year old Destiney Kee of Langleyville was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery and aggravated battery on a public official.

 

26 year old Jeremy T. Emery of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for possession of methamphetamine and burglary.

 

30 year old Raneisha R. Pitchford of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for driving on suspended/revoked license.

 

45 year old Corey D. Beswarick of Taylorville was arrested Friday for driving on suspended/revoked license.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a traffic accident on Illinois Route 16, just west of Pana on Sunday, May 26th at 1AM.  33 year old Joshua D. Johnson of Nokomis lost control of his vehicle and drove into a ditch.  No injuries were reported.  

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a traffic accident on Illinois Route 48 near 1460 East on Thursday morning.  A car driven by 59 year old John P Barry of Taylorville struck a deer.  No injuries were reported. The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a traffic accident on Route 29 near Owaneco on Friday evening.  A car driven by 22 year old Brandon L. Earnest of Highland hit a deer.  No injuries were reported.  The car was severely damaged.  

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a traffic accident on County Highway 22 near Township Road 1400 East near Mount Auburn on Sunday afternoon.  A vehicle driven by 71 year old Harold E. Johnson was headed south when the steering locked up around 2450 North.  The car left the roadway and struck several trees and a ditch.  Minor injuries were reported and the vehicle was towed from the scene.  

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a traffic accident on US Route 51 near County Hwy 6.  A vehicle driven by 62 year old Sandra A. WIlliams of Owaneco was stopped at the stop sign and proceeded through the intersection on county highway 6.  She stated she did not see 22 year old Zachary D. Stroud of Dalton City.  Williams struck Stroud’s vehicle on the drivers side.  Both units received major damage.  No injuries were reported and both vehicles were towed.

 

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

 

26 year old Jeremy T. Emery of Taylorville was arrested Sunday afternoon on a Christian County Warrant and for burglary.

 

41 year old Larries K. Bailey of Taylorville was arrested Sunday afternoon for retail theft.

 

42 year old Robert W. Oliver of Taylorville was arrested Friday morning for no valid drivers license.

 

29 year old Yori N.D. Duckett of Florida was arrested Thursday evening for criminal damage to property over. 

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on Friday morning on the intersection of Park Street and Webster Street.  A car driven by 34 year old Ashley R. Koniak of Taylorville was turning right in the right turn lane onto Webster Street.  The vehicle driven by 21 year old Aiedan M. Estrada-Drum of Charleston failed to reduce speed and struck the back of Koniak’s vehicle.  Estrada-Drum was given a citation.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on Webster Street and Wilson Street on Thursday morning.  Vehicles that were driven by 75 year old Delores Showalter of Sherman Illinois and 77 year old Linda K. Cole of Springfield were stopped in traffic.  A vehicle driven by 91 year old Monica F. Grant of Taylorville had a medical issue and did not stop in time striking Showalter’s car who then struck Cole’s car.  Cole’s car was able to be driven from the scene both other cars were towed.  No injuries were reported.  Grant received a citation. 
 

 
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