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Fire Department Calls 10/28/16

On Friday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.

 

10/27 - 4 EMS, 1 AA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/28/16

On Friday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

A 16 year old female juvenile of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for battery.

 

53 year old John S. Reynolds of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on an original arrest warrant for possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

46 year old Brad Cox of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for battery.

 

32 year old Jacob A. Samson of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for battery.

 
 
 

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51 year old Michael A. Standage of Taylorville was northbound on IL RT 48. At approximately 2070 North, Standage lost control crossing over the southbound lane. Standage then crossed back into the northbound lane overturning and coming to a rest on it’s top in the east ditch.

 

49 year old Christopher D. Peoples of Rochester stated that he was eastbound on County Highway 2 about two miles west of Mt. Auburn. A deer ran out from the ditch into the roadway and struck Peoples’ vehicle in the passenger side causing damage to the passenger door and the passenger front headlight.

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Fire Department Calls 10/27/16

On Thursday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.

 

10/26 - 1 Car Fire, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/27/16

On Thursday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

37 year old Jeremiah D. Johnson of Langleyville was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for contempt of court. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

18 year old Kethrynn M. Ellis of Decatur was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for aggravated assault and use of a deadly weapon. Bond was set at $1,500.

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Fire Department Calls 10/25/16

On Tuesday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.

 

10/24 - 1 Fire, 1 EMS, 1 AA, 1 Gas Odor, 1 Trapped Female

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/25/16

On Tuesday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

41 year old Dustin M. Hensley of Matteson was arrested on Monday for public intoxication.

 
 

ACCIDENTS:

 

30 year old Wendy M. Chamness of Taylorville stated that she stopped at a stop sign going east on Main Cross. A vehicle went through the intersection travelling north and Chamness entered the intersection. 80 year old Patricia E. Reese of Taylorville stated that she did not see Chamness and entered the intersection striking the right side of Chamness’ vehicle.

 

On October 22nd, a Ford Focus was parked in the parking lot of Krogers. 60 year old Mark J. Izatt of Taylorville was traveling south through the parking lot and struck the Focus. Izatt then left the scene, and was later located. Both vehicles were able to drive from the scene.

 

21 year old Hannah M. Funneman of Pana was heading south on IL Rt 29. A dead animal carcass was in the southbound lane. Funneman struck the dead animal attempting to straddle it. The animal damaged the undercarriage of the vehicle to the point where the skid plate was dragging the road. Funneman pulled over and her father came to remove the skid plate. After removal, Funneman drove away.

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Fire Department Calls 10/24/16

On Monday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.

 

10/21 - 1 EMS

10/22 - 2 EMS

10/23 - 2 EMS, 2 PA, 1 Couch Fire

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/24/16

On Monday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

23 year old Markee M. Bayne of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for criminal damage to property.

 

22 year old Jamie D. Sizemore of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for criminal damage to property.

 

27 year old Lance T. Pitsch of Normal was arrested on Saturday for aggrivated DUI with a death to another.

 

38 year old Amanda G. Mollet of Tilden was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for contempt of court. Bond was set at $200.


 

On Monday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

40 year old Aaron C. Davis of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for criminal trespass to land.

 

ACCIDENTS:


30 year old Austin D. Jordan of Springfield was west on County Road 10. Just before County Road 5 the vehicle blew a tire causing Jordan to lose control. The vehicle hit a guardrail causing damage to the truck and guardrail.

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Fire Department Calls 10/21/16

On Friday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.

 

10/20 - 3 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/21/16

On Friday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.


32 year old Jason L. Lawyer of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for contempt of court. Bond was set at $2500.

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Fire Department Calls 10/20/16

On Thursday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.


10/19 - 5 EMS, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/19/16

On Wednesday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

19 year old Charles R. Lair of Taylorville was arrested for driving with a suspended license, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and resisting a peace officer.


 

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On October 14th, 54 year old Ernest F. Cox of Springfield and 39 year old Stephanie S. Stivers of Taylorville were both eastbound, stopped in traffic waiting on the light to turn green. 18 year old Kaitlin E. Poe of Greenup was closing in behind Cox, and failed to stop in time and struck Cox from behind. The force pushed Cox into Stivers. Poe was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital to be treated for injuries.

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Fire Department Calls 10/19/16

On Tuesday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.


10/18 - 1 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/17/16

On Monday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

29 year old Joel R. Colbert of Decatur was arrested on Sunday for resisting or obstructing an officer. Bond was set at $1500.

 

23 year old Zachary T. Bland of Pana was arrested on Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant for possession of cannabis. Bond was set at $5000.

 

22 year old Christopher A. Woestman of Pana was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery.

 

On Monday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

34 year old Anthony W. Snow of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for driving with a revoked license.

 

24 year old Hank W. Skinner of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $5000.

 

ACCIDENTS


16 year old Dalton L. Haddock of Pana  was traveling west on 000 North Road on October 15th, and attempted to make a right hand turn onto county road 2500 E. Haddock stated that he was driving too fast while trying to turn, lost control of the vehicle and hit the ditch on the west side of county road 2500N. Haddock’s vehicle overturned and came to a stop while upside down. Haddock and a 15 year old passenger in the vehicle were taken to Pana Hospital by EMS to be treated for injuries.

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Fire Department Calls 10/17/16

On Monday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.

 

10/14 - 3 EMS, 1 PA, 1 AA, 1 MVA, 1 Elevator Trouble

10/15 - 1 EMS, 1 MVA

10/16 - 2 EMS, 1 PA

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Fire Department Calls 10/17/16

On Monday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.

 

10/14 - 3 EMS, 1 PA, 1 AA, 1 MVA, 1 Elevator Trouble

10/15 - 1 EMS, 1 MVA

10/16 - 2 EMS, 1 PA

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Fire Department Calls 10/14/16

On Friday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.


10/13 - 4 EMS, 1 PA, 1 Electrical Smell

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/14/16

On Friday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.


31 year old Bradley D. Merritt of Pana was arrested on Thursday on an original arrest warrant for meth manufacturing. Bond was set at $200,000.

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Fire Department Calls 10/13/16

On Thursday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.


10/12 - 2 EMS, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/13/16

On Thursday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.


A 17 year old male juvenile of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for driving with no valid drivers license.

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Fire Department Calls 10/12/16

On Wednesday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.


10/11 - 1 Fire, 1 EMS, 1 Power Pole Fire

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/12/16

On Wednesday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

23 year old Kaleb W. McCormick of Decatur was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $2500.




 

ACCIDENTS:


On October 11th 67 year old Phillip J. Begole of Pana was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 29. Begole slowed and stopped on the highway, about just south of township road 700N to turn left into the second entrance of the Christian County FS Plant. 49 year old David S. Law of Taylorville was also northbound on Illinois Route 29 and was behind Begole. The Begole stated he believed he had his turn signal activated. The Law stated he wasn’t paying attention and struck Begole’s vehicle. Due to the impact, Begole’s vehicle proceeded into the west ditch, striking the embankment. Begole was treated on scene for a minor injury to his hand.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/11/16

On Tuesday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

31 year old Bradley A. Dunn of Decatur was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for driving on a suspended license and DUI. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

33 year old Travis J. Rhodes of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery.


 

On Tuesday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

26 year old Jeremy R. Masters of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for operating a vehicle uninsured. Bond was set at $4,000.

 

55 year old Jeffrey S. DeClerk of Taylorville was arrested for driving with a revoked license and illegal transportation of alcohol.

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/11/16

On Tuesday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.

 

10/10 - 3 EMS, 1 Stuck Elevator

 

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Shelby County Arrests

On Friday the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

On September 24th 40 year old Daniel E. Hall of Tower Hill was arrested for domestic violence.

 

On September 27th Gary L. Vogel was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

On October 2nd 53 year old Don W. Hubbard of Findlay was arrested for domestic battery.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/7/16

On Friday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

35 year old John P. Brilley of Pana was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for violating an order of protection. Bond was set at $5000.



 

On Friday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

34 year old Justin R. Sherman of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for possession of methamphetamine and possession of cannabis.

 

22 Megan R. Kinser of Taylorville was arrested on thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for driving with a suspended license, as well as for possession of methamphetamine.

 

48 year old Jessie Lacy of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for aggravated battery and criminal damage to property.


36 year old Jason C. Krouse of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a valid Macon County warrant.

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Fire Department Calls 10/7/16

On Friday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.


10/6 - 1 EMS, 1 PA, 1 CO Call, 1 Gas Odor reported, 1 general call

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Fire Department Calls 10/6/16

On Thursday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.


10/5 - 4 EMS, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/6/16

On Thursday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

22 year old Deseree D. Tull of Shelbyville was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for felony escape. Bond was set at $200,000.

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/5/16

On Wednesday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

32 year old Anthony J. Reeves of Granite City was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for operating a vehicle uninsured. Bond was set at $1,500.






 

ACCIDENTS:


On October 4th, 71 year old Walter Harwell of Taylorville was westbound on Township Road 2100 North, almost to 1722 East. Harwell stated that a dog ran into the roadway, and he swerved to miss the dog causing him to lose control of the vehicle. Harwell’s vehicle ended up facing east in the north ditch of the roadway. Harwell was taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries.

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Fire Department Calls 10/5/16

On Wednesday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.


10/4 - 4 EMS, 3 PA, 1 MVA, 1 General Call

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Fire Department Calls 10/4/16

On Tuesday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.


10/3 - 3 EMS, 1 AA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/4/16

On Tuesday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

41 year old John E. Beaman of Springfield was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for possession of cannabis. Bond was set at $2,000.


 

ACCIDENTS:

 

A 2015 Honda 4 door was legally parked unoccupied in the First National Bank parking lot 322 W. Main Cross St. 64 year old Betty D. Kidd of Taylorville backed out of her parking spot, hit the Honda, and continued over a curb into the bank wall. Kidd claimed the vehicle was stuck in reverse and had defective brakes. No injuries were reported.


58 year old Kathy J. Smith of Pana and 20 year old Megan B. Sylvester of Taylorville were both heading north on Cheney Street. Sylvester stopped to turn left onto Elm Street. Smith could not get stopped in time and ran into the back of Sylvester. Both units refused medical care.

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Fire Department Calls 10/3/16

On Monday the Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News.

 

9/30 - 1 MVA

10/1 - 3 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

10/2 - 2 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/3/16

On Monday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

22 year old Tilur M. Millr of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a bond forfieutre warrant for possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $50,000.

 

29 year old Ethan W. Alberts of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for violation of a order of protection as well as burglary, and also on a bond forfeiture warrant for violation of an order of protection.

 

24 year old Miranda R. Lane of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $20,000.


46 year old James Welge of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for a valid Christian County Warrant.

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