Police Blotter

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

 

63-year-old Donald F. Melton of Roby was arrested Monday for domestic battery.

 

59-year-old Debbie F. Melton of Roby was arrested Monday for domestic battery.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a crash Monday morning 36-year-old Charles D. Currie of Coffeen was northbound on Illinois Route 51 and 960 North.  He failed to reduce speed and struck the vehicle driven by 66-year-old Donald M. Barrish of Pana.  Currie received a citation.  Barrish was taken to Pana Community Hospital.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a crash on Monday morning.  A minor from Taylorville was headed southbound on Illinois Route 29 and just north of 1800 North struck a deer.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a crash on the morning of June 28th.  21-year-old Kenneth M. Alcala of Edinburg was traveling northbound on County Highway #5 proceeding towards Township Road 1800 N.  Alcala was pulling a black 2010 load trail trailer.  A grain truck driven by 44-year old Robert L. Hill of Virden stated he stopped at the stop sign marked intersection and looked both ways before proceeding.  He claimed he didn’t see any other vehicles approaching.  Alcala stated he saw Hill stopped at the stop sign.  Alcala applied the brakes leaving 250 feet of skid marks before striking the trailer of Hill.  Alcala’s vehicle was totaled.  Hill received damage to his trailer.  Alcala was airlifted by Saints Flight to St. John’s Hospital for treatment of injuries.  Hill refused treatment.

 

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

 

Jamie D. Sizemore of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for theft and driving while license suspended.
 

 
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