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Fire Department Calls 3/31/17

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

 

3/29 - 3 EMS, 1 PA

3/30 - 5 EMS, 1 Fire, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/31/17

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

 

36 year old Chism L. Haworth of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for delivery of controlled substances.

 

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Fire Department Calls 3/29/17

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


3/28 - No calls

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/29/17

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

 

20 year old Layla K. Schuyler of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

26 year old Michael Ross Wilson of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.


 

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

 

48 year old Gary A. Lyerla of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for theft of service.

 

27 year old Ashley N. Stone of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for use of an intoxicating compound.

 

26 year old Michael R. Wilson of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for use of intoxicating compounds, and on a valid Christian County Warrant.


20 year old Tracy L. Stevens of Decatur was arrested Tuesday on valid Shelby County Warrant.

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Fire Department Calls 3/28/17

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


3/27 - 6 EMS, 2 MVA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/28/17

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

 

21 year old Erica K. Cunitz of Kincaid was arrested Monday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

26 year old Kristin M. Berry of Pana was arrested Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.


 

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

 

29 year old Katharine L. Waggoner of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for driving with a suspended license.


 

Accidents:

 

26 year old John W. Taylor of Taylorville was traveling south on IL Rt 29. 85 year old Ronald G. Lockwood of Edinburg was traveling north on IL Rt 29 turning west onto 2100 North. As Lockwood crossed the southbound lane of Rt. 29, Taylor collided with the passenger side of Lockwood.


36 year old Alexis I. Givens of Springfield was traveling south on Cheney Street. 20 year old Zachary F. Adams of Taylorville was also heading south on Cheney Street, and attempting to turn west onto Pauline. 41 year old Audria L. Miller of Stonington stopped facing east on Pauline at the intersection. Adams said he slowed to make the turn, then stopped in traffic to give room for Miller. Givens struck Adams, which was pushed into Miller. Givens received major front end damage. Adams sustained major rear end damage and minor front end damage, and Miller sustained minor front end damage. Givens and Adams’ vehicles were both towed from the scene. EMS responded, however all parties declined medical care. Adams also stated he had a restaurant style mixer valued at $300 that was in the back seat of his vehicle that was destroyed in the crash, and wanted it documented.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/27/17

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

 

34 year old Jefferson B. Forbes of Assumption was arrested Friday for driving on a suspended license.

 

35 year old John P. Brilley of Pana was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,500.

 

40 year old Jeremiah P. Denton of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for driving on a suspended license.

 

Zachary T. Williams of Athens was arrested Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,000.

 

22 year old Mathew D. Henley of Tovey was arrested Sunday for DUI.


 

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

 

26 year old Brent L. Musser of Rosamond was arrested Saturday for DUI and possession of a controlled substance, among other charges.




Accidents:

 

On March 23rd 66 year old Darrell V. Crowe of Mount Olive was westbound on Township Road 600 North. 39 year old Keith D. Ryan of Taylorville was southbound on Township Road 1800 East. Neither driver yeilded at the uncontrolled intersection, leading to Ryah striking the passenger side of Crowe causing damage to both vehicles. Crowe was transported by ambulance to Pana Hospital. Ryan refused treatment at the scene.

 

On March 22nd 16 year old Kerry L. Skinner of Owaneco was headed southeast on Route 29 when she stated she blacked out. Kerrys vehicle was located in a large steep ditch on the southwest side of the road. A witness to the crash said it looked like Skinner was attempting a U-turn in the middle of the roadway and slowly drove down the ditch. There were parts of the vehicle on the northeast side of Route 29 that indicated the vehicle had struck the guardrail with the rear-end. There was damage to the back bumper where it struck the guardrail and the front bumper where it had hit the ditch. There were black skid marks on the roadway that may indicate Skinner had lost control of the vehicle. Skinner was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital to be treated for injuries.


On March 23rd officers responded to a three vehicle accident at East Park and Chestnut in Taylorville. 23 year old Tyler D. Walker of Taylorville stated he could not get stopped in time and struck 59 year old Amy D. Schumacher of Effingham, which caused them to strike 33 year old Edward W. Cross of Pana. Schumacher said the same, and Cross said he was struck in the rear by Schumacher. Schumacher had rear end damage and minor front end damage. Schumacher had minor rear bumper damage. No injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/24/17

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

 

19 year old Shilo K. Thomas of Kincaid was arrested Thursday for driving without a valid license.

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Fire Department Calls 3/24/17

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

 

3/20 – 1 PA, 1 Electrical Problem

3/21 – 4 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA, 1 Gas Smell

3/22 – 1 MVA, 1 Smoke Alarm

3/23 – 1 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/17/17

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

 

A 17 year old Male juvenile was arrested on Friday for criminal damage.

 

32 year old Jason L. Lawyer of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $500.

 

22 year old Deven A. Barger of Watson was arrested Friday for driving with a suspended license, fleeing an officer, and reckless driving.

 

30 year old Kalyn L. Worker of Taylorville was arrested Friday for possession of methamphetamine.


 

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

 

43 year old Steven M. Frazier of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for domestic battery.

 

20 year old Justin Sexton of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for driving without a valid driver's license.

 

23 year old Kody J. Koonce of Bulpitt was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,500.




 

Accidents:

 

21 year old Brett A. Young of Owaneco was northbound on County Highway 7. At approximately 1800 North, the driver lost control and drove off the roadway entering the east ditch. Young overturned and came to rest upright in the ditch. No injuries were reported.

 

On March 10th, 16 year old Lauren M. Colonius of Edinburg was traveling Northbound on S. Cook Street in Edinburg, approaching the intersection with W. Washington Street. 17 year old Chance J. Amos of Edinburg was traveling west on W. Washington Street, and Amos stated he stopped at the stop sign. Amos then proceeded into the intersection to turn left. Colonius couldn’t stop in time to avoid striking Amos’ vehicle. No injuries were reported.


61 year old Kurt L. Wempen of Morrisonville was parked at the People’s Bank in Trust in Morrisonville. Wempen stated he backed from in front of the bank and accelerated. Wempen said he could not find the brake and the vehicle kept accelerating, leaving skid marks on the road. Wempen backed through the intersection, and sideswiped a utility pole on the northwest corner of the intersection. Wempen also struck a concrete planter and the corner of Lowe Hardware. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/17/17

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


3/16 - 1 EMS, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/16/17

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

 

26 year old Chastity D. Motley of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $8,000.

 

24 year old Ryan E. Clay of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.


 

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

 

19 year old Brian Otey of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for theft.


 

Accidents:


34 year old James P. Whalen of Morrisonville was turning right onto 6th street from Charlie Hall Street in Morrisonville. 32 year old Cassie L. Buerk of Owaneco was turning right off of 6th onto Charlie Hall. Whalen said he couldn’t see because of the sunlight in his eyes, and said he hit Buerk’s drivers side rear door with the front of his vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/16/17

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


3/15 - 1 Fire, 1 EMS, 2 PA, 1 Smoke Odor

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/15/17

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

 

33 year old Vincent B. Page of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

43 year old Christina M. Norris of Blue Mound was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

37 year old Brian S. Dennis of Dietrich was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $1,000.


 

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

 

58 year old Vayne E. Leckrone of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for driving with a suspended license, and illegal transportation of alcohol.

 

21 year old Mollie N. Kress of Taylorville was arrested Monday for criminal trespass to property.


 

Accidents:

 

64 year old Cheryl J. Tedrick of Oconee was traveling south on Highway 51. At about .21 North, Tedrick struck a deer entering the roadway from the east. No injuries were reported.


46 year old Kandice E. Smith of Assumption was westbound on Lincoln Trail. Smith stated that at the intersection of Leland Lane, a deer ran into the roadway. Smith was unable to avoid the deer and struck it, causing damage to the front end of the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/15/17

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


3/14 - 1 EMS, 1 PA

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Fire Department Calls 3/14/17

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


3/13 - 5 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/14/17

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

 

43 year old Steven M. Frazier of Taylorville was arrested Monday for domestic battery.


 

Accidents:

 

22 year old Cody J. Brush of Mattoon stated he was westbound on County Road 6, when he lost control on the road due to the slushy road conditions, and began sliding across the roadway. Brush said he slid into the eastbound lane, causing 39 year old Andrea L. Tomasello of Taylorville to strike the side of his vehicle. Tomasello said she could not stop to avoid the accident. No injuries were reported.

 

35 year old Dana J. Wiseman of Stonington was westbound on Township Road 1700 North. Wiseman said she lost control of her vehicle on the snow covered roadway, slid across the road sideways, and struck the ditch on the south side of the road causing the vehicle to roll. One passenger was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital to be treated for non life threatening injuries.

 

On March 12th 35 year old Jaime L. Ulmer of Taylorville was facing east, stopped at the light at Spresser and Webster in Taylorville. 42 year old Nichole Spain of Taylorville was heading east on Spresser when she failed to reduce speed and rear-ended Ulmer. No injuries were reported.


58 year old Michael D. Neal of Taylorville was backing from a parking space on the south side of the Taylorville Square. Neal said there were vehicles parked along side of him, obstructing his view. Neal backed out, and struck 82 year old Mel L. Hurelbrink of Taylorville on the inside lane of traffic. Hurelbrink was traveling around the square, and said Neal backed into his vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/13/17

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

 

3/10 - 3 EMS, 1 CO Alarm, 1 MVA

3/11 - 2 EMS, 1 PA, 1 Power Pole on Fire

3/12 - 1 EMS, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/13/17

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

 

43 year old George T. Bailey of Kincaid was arrested Saturday for domestic battery, criminal damage to property, and violating an order of protection.

 

56 year old Jerry L. Shaff of Tower Hill was arrested Sunday for possession of methamphetamine, and criminal damage to property.

 

20 year old Joseph M. Rhodes of Pana was arrested Saturday for theft, and several other offenses.

 

24 year old Jared P. Lebon of Pana was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $1,500.

 

24 year old Brady P. Knight of Morrisonville was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

29 year old Jacob W. Garrett of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

37 year old Jeremy L. Walker of Morrisonville was arrested Friday on an original arrest warrant with bond set at $300.

 

26 year old Brent L. Musser of Rosamond was arrested Saturday for driving on a suspended license.

 

25 year old Blake A. Griffin of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for violating a sex offender registration.

 

40 year old Johnny E. Weber of Pana was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $200.

 

32 year old Zachary J. Boyle of Sullivan was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,000.

 

 

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

 

19 year old Steven S. Frost of Taylorville, 20 year old Logan J. Wilson of Stonington, and 21 year old Krystin D. Rodman of Taylorville were arrested on Saturday for criminal trespass to property.


 

Accidents:

 

17 year old Jacob T. Latonis of Pana was traveling west from Pana towards Rosamond on Route 16. At about 2150 East, 26 year old Brent L. Musser of Rosamond was traveling at a high rate of speed, came up behind Latonis, and struck Latonis’ vehicle. Musser fled the scene, but Latonis was able to follow Musser back to a residence in Rosamond. Latonis spoke with Musser as he exited the vehicle, and was able to identify Musser by name and description.

 

16 year old Robert L. Jennings was traveling west on 1300 North Road. Jennings stated that when he came through the intersection, the road surface turned to gravel, and he lost control of the vehicle, which ultimately overturned. No injuries were reported.


25 year old Stormy M. Jonas of Casey was traveling south on Rt. 29. 18 year old Marissa J. Borgic of Morrisonville came to a stop at the intersection of 1600 East, and Route 29. Borgic looked to the left, but failed to look right before pulling across Route 29. Borgic hit Jonas causing damage to both vehicles. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/10/17

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


3/09 - 8 EMS, 1 Fire, 1 Arching outlet, 1 general call

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/10/17

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

 

27 year old Elizabeth B Myers of Stonington was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

36 year old Christopher L. Morgason of Kincaid was arrested Thursday for domestic battery.





 

Accidents:

 

24 year old Bryce C. McLean of Nokomis was traveling northbound on Co. Hwy 1. At County Highway 10, McLean struck a deer receiving front end damage. No injuries were reported.


34 year old Coleen E. Clayton of Mowequa attempted to turn left onto Burnett Drive from Springfield Road. Clayton had a green light but not a green arrow and attempted to make the turn when she believed she could make it through a gap in the traffic. 47 year old Roberta J. Albright of Owaneco was traveling south on Springfield Road when she collided with Clayton, causing Clayton’s vehicle to spin 180 degrees. Both cars were totaled. One juvenile passenger in Clayton’s vehicle was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital, while Albright was also transported to TMH.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/9/17

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

 

23 year old Jordan Shelton of Tower Hill was arrested Wednesday for driving with a suspended license.


34 year old Deanna R. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for driving with a suspended license.

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Fire Department Calls 3/9/17

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


3/08 - 1 EMS, 1 PA

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Fire Department Calls 3/8/17

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


3/07 - 3 EMS, 2 PA, 1 Arcing Power Line

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/8/17

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

 

26 year old Calvin L. Rowan of Paxton was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,000.


 

Accidents:


On March 3rd, 81 year old Mary J. Moffett of Springfield was traveling south on Cheney Street. Moffett proceeded past a road closed sign and into a work zone. Moffett was unfamiliar with the area and continued south to try to get out of the work zone. As Moffett was traveling south, 24 year old Dustin T. McClure of Taylorville, who was driving a street sweeper, was also heading south. As Moffett went around McClure, Moffett struck the side of McClure’s sweeper causing damage. Moffett then pulled into a nearby parking lot. Moffett advised that they thought they had struck a sign. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/7/17

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

 

3/06 - 4 EMS, 1 AA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/7/17

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

 

36 year old Joseph T. Klein of Pana was arrested Monday for violation of sex offender registration.


 

ACCIDENTS:


33 year old Megan E. Pruitt of Springfield was traveling east on 500 North Road. At about 275 East, a deer entered the roadway and was hit by Pruitt. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 3/6/17

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

 

3/03 - 1 Fire, 1 EMS, 1 PA, 1 AA

3/04 - 1 EMS

3/05 - 2 Fire, 6 EMS, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/6/17

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


43 year old George T. Bailey of Kincaid was arrested Sunday for domestic battery.



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


36 year old Anthony D. Young of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for DUI and improper lane usage.


27 year old Michael L. Droke of Langleyville was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $50,000.

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Fire Department Calls 3/3/17

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


3/2 - 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/2/17

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


21 year old Nicholas D. Flannell of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

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Fire Department Calls 3/2/17

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


3/1 - 3 EMS, 1 General Call

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Area Arrests/Accidents 3/1/17

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

 

37 year old Jeramiah D. Johnson of Langleyville was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

33 year old Nathan E. Pinnell of Morrisonville was arrested Tuesday for delivery of cannabis.


25 year old Steven A. Martinez of Edinburg was arrested Tuesday for driving on a suspended license with bond set at $1,500.

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Fire Department Calls 3/1/17

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


2/28 - 1 EMS, 1 Downed Powerline, 1 general call

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