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Shelby County Arrests December 30, 2016

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reports that a single car accident occurred on Illinois Route 32 on December 24th at 4 in the morning in Prairie Township.   A car driven by 51-year-old Cheryl L. Longwell of Stewardson was found at her residence. She was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failing to report the accident.

Shelby County Sheriff's Officials also reported a traffic stop in Ridge Township on Thursday at 11 in the evening.  20-year-old Robert Chepen of Moweaqua and 18-year-old Austin Black of Assumption, were both arrested for possession of a small amount of cannabis.  Both were issued citations and released.

And the Shelby County Sheriff's Office reported being called to a residence in Windsow on Thursday evening at eleven o'clock.  During a domestic disturbance, 20-year-old Justin Long of Windsor was arrested for illegal consumption of alcohol.  No complaint was signed against Long regarding the domestic disturbance.

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Fire Department Calls 12/29/16

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



12/28 - 1 EMS

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Fire Department Calls 12/28/16

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


 

12/27 - 2 general calls.

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/28/16

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

 

20 year old Kolten J. Miller of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for criminal damage to property.

 

28 year old Bradley S. Stimac of Edinburg was arrested Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance in a penal institution.


 

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

 

48 year old William L. Winchester of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for DUI with bond set at $2,500.


38 year old Joshua M. Sams of Taylorville was arrested Monday for retail theft.

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Area Accidents 12/27/2016

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

 

27 year old Austin S. Perry of Assumption was involved in a single-vehicle accident on Saturday. Perry was traveling northbound on 2300 East Road. The roadway was wet from a recent rain and, according to Perry, the vehicle went over a rough area in the road and began to hydroplane. Perry’s vehicle went off the right side of the road onto the shoulder and then after an over-correction, traveled 130 feet before crossing back to the west ditch and sliding sideways, before impacting with a tree.

 

28 year old Chad R. Johnson of Morrisonville was involved in a single-vehicle accident on Wednesday (12/21/16). Johnson was traveling southwest on IL Rt. 48 at about 600 North. Johnson lost control of the vehicle and went off the East side of the roadway. Johnson then went through the grassy ditch and the vehicle rolled over coming to a rest on its wheels, facing West. The vehicle was towed away and Johnson was transported by ambulance.

 

49 year old Carolyn J. Jordan of Assumption was involved in a single-vehicle accident on 12/15. Jordan was traveling North on IL Rt. 51 and at approximately the 854 North block, Jordan’s vehicle made a left turn through the turn around. Jordan proceeded across the Southbound lanes of IL Rt. 51 and west off the roadway before hitting a culvert in the bottom of the ditch.


49 year old Hope A. Sinnard of Taylorville was involved in a single-vehicle accident on Thursday (12/22/16). Sinnard was traveling East on 1000 North Road. Sinnard fell asleep at the wheel and ran off the road. The vehicle went over the concrete culvert and hit an embankment and then came to a stop in a nearby field.

 

 

 

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

 

A two-vehicle accident occurred in the 300 block of Springfield Road on Monday (12/26/16). A 16 year old Pana juvenile stated traffic was slowing as the juvenile applied the brakes, they locked up and the vehicle skidded into the rear of the second vehicle driven by 30 year old Drew. A Cowgill of Taylorville. Cowgill stated that he had slowed to let another vehicle in front of him when he was struck by the juvenile. Both airbags deployed on the juvenile’s vehicle and both the driver and passenger had minor burns from the air bag deployment. The juvenile’s vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

 

A three-vehicle accident occurred on Thursday (12/22/16) in front of the Park St. Casey’s in Taylorville. 32 year old Jimmy L. Haines of Taylorville accelerated out of the Casey’s parking lot into Eastbound traffic on E. Park St. Haines stated that traffic was slow in front of him and did not realize it as he attempted to come to a stop. Haines vehicle slid into the rear of Blue Mound resident, 33 year old William T. Southerland’s vehicle. Southerland’s vehicle was then pushed into the rear of 33 year old Benjamin J. Newton of Prattville’s vehicle. Fire and EMS were deployed to the schend but all parties refused medical treatment. All vehicles were driven from the scene.

 

 

56 year old Deborah L. Cook of Hannibal was involved in a two-vehicle, semi vs vehicle accident on Thursday (12/22/16) at Springfield Rd. near Rt 104. Cook was in a grassy median when authorities arrived on scene and the second vehicle, driven by 23 year old Ted J. Humphrey of Waverly was parked on the side of the road. Cook stated that she had a red light and went to turn left but did not see Humphrey. Humphrey stated that he was traveling Southbound and Cook turned into his tractor trailer. Cook’s vehicle was towed away and no injuries were reported.

 

 

A two-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of W. Main Cross and N. Shumway in Taylorville on Wednesday (12/21/16) between 70 year old Leah M. Stephens and 42 year old Angel R. Mann, both of Taylorville. Stephens was facing Westbound at the intersection of W. Main Cross and N. Shumway. Cross stated that she was stopped at the intersection and did not see anyone, so she proceeded Westbound. Cross struck Mann in the middle of the intersection as Mann was heading Northbound through the intersection. Mann stated that she stopped at the and proceeded into the intersection when she was struck by Cross. Mann was towed from the scene and no injuries were reported.

 

 

26 year old Paige M. Beaty of Nokomis was involved in a two-vehicle accident with 35 year old Jennifer M. Dammerman of Owaneco on Friday (12/23/16). Beaty was waiting behind Dammerman to turn out of the Taylorville Walmart parking lot onto Southbound Springfield Rd. Beaty believed Dammerman had turned and began to watch for traffic and accelerate at the same time. Beaty struck Dammerman from behind. Both vehicles were drivable and both drivers refused medical treatment.

 


A two-vehicle accident occured between 29 year old Melissa A. Olivio and 33 year old Erin I. Passini, both of Taylorville, on Wednesday (12/21/16). Both vehicles were traveling Southbound on W. Spresser St. in Taylorville when Passini attempted to turn left and was struck from behind by Olivio. Both drivers reported minor damage to their vehicles. However, both vehicles were driven away from the scene and no injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests 12/27/2016

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

 

20 year old Brittany M Spencer of Taylorvilee was arrested on Friday for Driving on a Suspended License & Operating a Vehicle with Suspended Registration. Spencer was also issued citations for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle & Speeding.

 

19 year old Lydia E. Wilson of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for a Christian County Warrant.


26 year old Michael L. Droke of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for Driving on a Suspended/Revoked License.

 

 

 

 

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

 

26 year old Rodney G. Smith of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for Domestic Battery.

 

 

28 year old Bradley S. Jenkins of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for Aggravated Battery.

 

 

26 year old Howard S. Tylour of Springfield was arrested on Sunday for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

 

 

26 year old Harley J. Cravens of Tower Hill was arrested on Monday for Domestic Battery & Resisting a Peace Officer.

 

 

38 year old Matthew A. Hurley of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for Domestic Battery.

 


19 year old Lydia E. Wilson of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for Retail Theft. Bond was set at $2500.

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Fire Department Calls 12/27/2016

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


 

12/22 - 2- Personal Assistance, 1- Motor Vehicle Accident

 

12/23 -  2-AA, 1- Motor Vehicle Accident, 2- EMS, 1-Personal Assistance

 

12/24 - 1-AA

 

12/25 - 5-EMS


12/26 - 8-EMS, 1-Motor Vehicle Accident

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/22/16

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

 

39 year old Michael J. Rodriguez of Edinburg was arrested on Wednesday for driving without a license.

 

29 year old Amanda J. Klyber of Edinburg was arrested on Wednesday for forgery with bond set at $10,000.


 

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


On Thursday a male juvenile was arrested for burglary from a motor vehicle and resisting a peace officer.

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Fire Department Calls 12/22/16

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


12/21 - 2 EMS, 1 Fire, 1 Smoke Odor

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Shelby County Arrests 12/21/16

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

 

On December 2nd 35 year old Kimberly Binnion of Shelbyville was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

 

On December 6th 29 year old Joshua Cobb of Mattoon was arrested for aggravated domestic battery.

 

On December 9th Michelle L. Patterson was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

 

On December 7th 43 year old Byron P. Claus of Pana was arrested for driving with a suspended license and possession of a controlled substance, and 38 year old Christopher Carnahan of Pana was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

 

Also on December 7th 38 year old Brent A. Phegley of Shelbyville was arrested for DUI, and driving with a suspended license.

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Fire Department Calls 12/21/16

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


12/20 - 4 EMS, 3 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/21/16

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

 

48 year old Gregory L. Smith of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday for an issuance of a warrant with bond set at $2000.


 

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


30 year old Christopher D. Haynes of Tovey was arrested Tuesday for driving with a suspended license.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/20/16

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

 

24 year old Davin W. Moma of Taylorville was arrested Monday for battery with bond set at $5,000.


 

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On December 19th 50 year old Louis P. House of Taylorville was northbound on Township Road 1400 East, just north of Township Road 1800 North. House lost control on the ice covered roadway and began to spin, exiting the roadway into the east ditch and striking the embankment. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 12/20/16

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


12/19 - 5 EMS, 2 Smoke Scares, 1 Gas Odor, 1 MVA

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Fire Department Calls

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


12/15 - 3 EMS, 2 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/16/16

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


34 year old Mitchell R. Neece of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on an issuance of warrant. Bond was set at $200.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/15/16

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

 

28 year old Jesse W. Mollet of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $2500.

 

39 year old Ronald E. Nigh of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for an issuance of warrant.

 

32 year old Thomas G. Perry of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday for an issuance of warrant. Bond was set at $5000.

 

37 year old Derek W. Dumonceaux of Bullpit was arrested on Thursday for violating an order of protection.



 

ACCIDENTS:

 

29 year old Marc D. Hopkins of Moweaqua was traveling east on 1900 North Road. Hopkins traveled off the roadway to the left, struck the ditch and overturned. Hopkins was taken to Decatur Memorial Hospital by his girlfriend to be treated for injuries.


62 year old William P. Kruidenier of Champaign was southbound on IL Rt. 48 approximately ½ mile north of 600 North Road when several deer ran out into the roadway. Kruidenier avoided the first few deer, however a straggler then ran into the roadway behind the first group and struck Kruidenier’s vehicle in the front end. Kruidenier then went off the roadway on the southeast side of the highway and came to a stop just off the roadway.

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Fire Department Calls 12/15/16

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


12/14 - 2 EMS, 1 AA

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Fire Department Calls 12/14/15

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

 

12/13 - 5 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/14/16

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

 

18 year old Abigail M. Cash of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for disorderly conduct and resisting a peace officer.

 
 
 

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On December 12th 30 year old Sarah E. Jennings of Edinburg was traveling southbound on County Highway 20, and was about 1/10th of a mile north of Township Road 1900 North. Jennings stated a deer began to enter the roadway, so she swerved to the left, exiting the roadway. Jennings then overcorrected and re-entered the roadway, proceeding to rotate in a clockwise direction. Jenning’s vehicle skid across both traffic lanes and left the roadway into the west ditch. The vehicle then struck the ditch and overturned, coming to rest facing southeast. No injuries were reported.

 

On December 13th 30 year old Rachel A Dixon of Kincaid was traveling southbound on County Highway 1, about 1/10th of a mile south of County Highway 10. Dixon lost control on the snow covered roadway and exited the roadway to the right. Dixon entered the west ditch and the front end of Dixon’s vehicle struck the embankment. The vehicle overturned and came to rest on its wheels facing north. No injuries were reported.

 

32 year old Aaron A. Weber of Pana stated he was southbound on Route 48 coming to the intersection of Rt. 48 and Lincoln Trail. 63 year old Billy D. Brown Jr of Taylorville stated he was going through the intersection of Rt. 48 and Lincoln trail. Weber said he had a red light and attempted to stop but was not able to do so due to the slick roadway. Brown said he had a green light and was going through the intersection when Weber hit his vehicle in the passenger’s side causing him to turn sideways. Brown said when he turned sideways Weber’s vehicle hit his vehicle again causing damage to the rear passenger side bed of his truck. Weber’s vehicle received drivers side front bumper and rear drivers side bed damage. Weber was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

 

On December 13th 23 year old Courtney L. Rueff of Taylorville was northbound on Rt 29 when a deer entered the roadway and was struck by Rueff’s vehicle, wich had front end damage and was driven from the scene.

 

34 year old Jennifer M. Mills of Bulpitt backed from a parking space in the Walmart parking lot and struck another vehicle in the passenger side causing damage. Mills left the scene and was located on December 12th. Damage to Mill’s vehicle consisted of a broken driver side tail light. Both vehicles were driven from the scene. Mills was issued citations for the crash.

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Fire Department Calls 12/13/16

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

 

12/12 - 1 Fire, 1 EMS, 1 IB, 1 PA

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Fire Department Calls 12/12/16

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

 

12/9 - 2 EMS, 1 CO Alarm, 1 AA

12/10 - 1 Fire, 4 EMS, 1 AA, 1 PA

12/11 - 2 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/12/16

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

 

24 year old David W. Moma of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for aggravated battery and disorderly conduct.

 
 

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

 

49 year old Kimberly J. Lyle of Springfield was arrested Saturday for driving with a suspended license.

 

26 year old Rodney G. Smith Jr. of Assumption was arrested on Sunday for driving with a revoked license.

 

2 Male juveniles were arrested Friday for possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 
 
 

ACCIDENTS:

 

37 year old Eric J. Klein of Pana was traveling east on 250 North Road. A half mile east of 2500 East Road in Pana, Klein lost control due to a deer that approached the roadway. Klein’s vehicle left the roadway to the right and after striking the ditch, Klein’s vehicle overturned coming to a stop in a field. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 12/9/16

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

 

12/8 - 3 EMS, 4 PA, 1 MVA, 1 CO Alarm

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/9/16

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

 

51 year old Karen J. Gross of Taylorville was arrested Friday for DUI.

 
 

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

 

44 year old Roger A. Hall of Taylorville was arrested for use of intoxicating compounds.

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Fire Department Calls 12/8/16

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

 

12/7 - 2 EMS, 1 AA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/8/16

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

 

28 year old Keisha N. Anderson of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for contempt of court. Bond was set at $50,000.

 

35 year old Donald R. Minard of Tower Hill was arrested on Wednesday for violating an order of protection.

 

24 year old Stephanie M. Couty of Pana was arrested on Thursday for DUI.

 
 

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

 

45 year old Gabriel I. Crews of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for unlawful use of a weapon and resisting a peace officer.

 
 
 

ACCIDENTS:

 

92 year old Robert E. Smith of Stonington was traveling westbound in the Springfield Clinic parking lot. 56 year old Eva M. Carlile of Blue Mound was traveling southbound in the Springfield Clinic parking lot. Smith stated he attempted to stop to avoid striking Carlile, but his vehicle accelerated instead. Smith struck Carlile’s vehicle in the parking lot. Smith’s vehicle sustained front end driver side damage and Carlile’s vehicle sustained driver side quarter panel damage. No injuries were reported.

 

43 year old Beverly A. Miller of Taylorville stated she was traveling northbound on IL Rt. 29 at the intersection with Sunset Dr. Miller stated she was following another vehicle which struck a deer. Miller stated she drove over the deer after it was struck by the unknown vehicle, causing significant damage to the front and undercarriage of her vehicle. Miller drove away from the scene and reported the crash later in the evening.

 

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Fire Department Calls 12/6/16

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

 

12/6 - 1 EMS, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/7/16

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

 

53 year old Joshua T. Floyd of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on an original arrest warrant for disorderly conduct, as well as attempting to elude a police officer, possession of drug paraphernalia, and reckless driving.

 

28 year old Mallory N. Declerck of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

46 year old Laura A. Humphrey of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for possession of drug paraphernalia as well as possession of a controlled substance.

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Fire Department Calls 12/6/16

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

 

12/5 - 2 EMS, 1 PA, 1 AA, 1 General Call

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/6/16

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

 

26 year old Rodney G. Smith of Assumption was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for contempt of court. Bond was set at $3,500.

 
 

ACCIDENTS:

 

On December 1st, 28 year old Kaitlyn E. Wagoner of Taylorville was traveling west on Market Street and was passing through the intersection of Market and Madison Streets. 16 year old Kayden A. Wright of Sherman was northbound on Madison street and stopped at the intersection of Market and Madison. Wright did not see Wagoner and proceeded into the intersection, striking Wagoner’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 12/5/16

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

 

12/2 - 3 EMS, 1 PA

12/3 - 3 EMS, 1 Fire, 1 PA

12/4 - 1 EMS, 1 MVA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/5/16

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

 

49 year old Fred H. Rutherford of Springfield was arrested on Saturday for driving on a suspended license.

 

62 year old Sahron K. Torres of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

61 year old Danny Rose of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for possession of a controlled substance as well as possession of a stolen firearm.

 
 

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

 

22 year old Tilur M. Miller of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for possession of a controlled substance, as well as for criminal damage to property. Bond was set at $5000.

 

37 year old Patricia L. Shaffer of Centrailia was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for forgery. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

28 year old Jennifer A. Girard of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

19 year old Bradley Burbes of Decatur was arrested for illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor.

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Shelby County Arrests 12/2/16

On Friday, December 2nd, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

 

43 year old Erik A. Taniges of Herrick was arrested November 20th for DUI and driving with a suspended license.

 

37 year old Leah Vanwinkle of Peoria, IL was arrested November 22nd for possession of cannabis.

 

37 year old Thomas Paluska of Washington, IL was arrested November 22nd for possession of cannabis and on a valid Effingham County warrant.

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Fire Department Calls 12/2/16

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

 

12/1 - 1 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 12/2/16

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

 

43 year old John E. Beyers of Pana was arrested Thursday for domestic battery.

 

21 year old Matthew Z. Cunningham was arrested Thursday on an original arrest warrant for possession of a controlled substance.

 

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Fire Department Calls 12/1/16

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

 

11/30 - 2 EMS, 1 PA, 1 AA, 1 CO Alarm

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