Police Blotter

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

 

34 year old James R. Coghlan of Taylorville was arrested Friday for a warrant.

 

38 year old Leanna M. Grissom of Pana was arrested Friday for two charges of bad checks.

 

29 year old Michael L. Perry of Pana was arrested Saturday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

27 year old Amanda D. Johanningmeir of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for driving with a suspended license.

 

31 year old Jeremy L. Gunderson of Hillsboro was arrested Sunday for DUI.

 

47 year old Deborah S. Pfeffer of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for domestic battery and resisting a police officer.

 

33 year old Breanne L. Larson of Taylorville was arrested Monday for DUI.

 

51 year old Robert L. Meek of Taylorville was arrested for a warrant.

 

40 year old Jeremy Peters of Hillsboro was arrested Sunday for burglary.


The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a call on Saturday evening. 21 year old Samuel A. Butcher of Mechanicsburg was headed north on 625 East Road.  Butcher hit water and hydroplaned off the roadway tipping over on the drivers side.  The car was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a call on Saturday afternoon.  24 year old Macy E. Jackson of Bloomington was headed eastbound County Highway #6 .  While coming around a curve on to County Highway #9, Jackson hydroplaned and lost control of her vehicle leaving the roadway on the left side overturning onto the vehicles side.  Minor injuries were reported and Jackson was taken by Assumption Ambulance.  The vehicle was towed.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a call on Saturday evening.  21 year old Zachary M. Bugg of Assumption was headed northbound on US Route 51 near Prairieton Township and struck a deer near the intersection of Township Road 1750 North.  No injuries were reported. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a call on Saturday morning. 63 year old Denis L. Watson of Kincaid was backing onto 1085 E Road from the east bound lane due to impassable water on the roadway.  Watson struck the vehicle driven by 48 year old Gary G. Drysdale of Langleyville.  Drysdale was turning north onto 1085 E Road and collided with Watson’s vehicle.  Watson was backing up because of the water.  Both drivers stated it was hard to see due to weather.  No injuries were reported.  Watson received a citation.

 

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

 

25 year old Jacob G. Fahl of Morrisonville was arrested Sunday for DUI.

 

45 year old Joy L. Frank of Mount Olive was arrested Sunday for no valid driver's license.

 

40 year old Jeremy D. Peters of Granite City was arrested Sunday for a warrant.

 

31 year old Danielle M. Gatton of Morrisonville was arrested Friday for driving while license suspended.

 

56 year old John S. Rodden of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for retail theft.

 

29 year old RIcci S. Johnson the II of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for city ordinance violation of public intoxication.

 

34 year old James R. Coghlan was arrested Friday for a warrant.  While the police were letting him close up the shed he was living in, he fled east in the alley on foot.  Coghlan was found later on in a basement on N. Shumway Street. Coghlan was arrested and charged with obstruction of justice, resisting a  peace officer, and the Christian County Warrant.

 

51 year old Robert L. Meek of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for domestic battery.

 

47 year old Debbie S. Pfeffer of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for domestic battery.

 

Taylorville Police Department responded to an accident on Friday morning.  34 year old Brandon N. Fox of Taylorville was backing out of a parking lot traveling southbound on 108 West Vine Street.  Fox backed into a Christian County Sheriff’s vehicle.  Both vehicles were damaged.  

 

Taylorville Police Department responded to an accident on Saturday afternoon.  82 year old Julia A. Johnston of Taylorville was driving south on Webster street near Bryant Street and attempted to merge into the left lane.  Johnston didn’t notice that 58 year old Betty E. Sexton of Taylorville was there.  Johnston struck Sexton’s vehicle.  Both vehicles had to be towed.  Johnston received a citation.

 
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