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Fire Department Calls 4/24/17

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

 

4/21 - 4 EMS, 1 MVA

4/22 - 2 PA

4/23 - 3 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/24/17

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

 

29-year-old Andrew J. Beach of Bethany was arrested Saturday for Driving with a Suspended License.

 

41-year-old Tonya Fisher of Springfield was arrested Friday for Driving with a Suspended License.

 

39-year-old Marquette L. Besaw was arrested and released with a notice to appear for Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Property Damage.

 

Police were dispatched to 1610 W. Spresser Street at 10:42 p.m. Sunday. 30-year-old Hailey Schafer was arrested for Battery.

 

 

 

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


24-year-old Jacob J. Graham of Bulpitt was arrested for Aggravated Battery. Bond was set at $5,000.


25-year-old Justin L. Price of Decatur was arrested for Driving with a Suspended License. Bond was set at $2,500.


18-year-old Matthew P. Richards of Cowden was arrested for Consumption of Liquor by a Minor and Obstructing an Officer. No bond was set.

 
 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/21/17

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


75 year old Richard D. Campbell of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

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Fire Department Calls 4/21/17

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


4/20 - 2 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA, 1 Grass Fire

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Fire Department Calls 4/20/17

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


4/19 - 1 EMS, 3 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/20/17

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


25 year old Kody E. Campbell of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,000.

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Fire Department Calls 4/19/17

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

 

4/17 - 3 EMS, 2 Gas Leaks, 1 Fire

4/18 - 2 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/19/17

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

 

30 year old Alicea P. Myers of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for driving on a suspended license.

 

28 year old Jeremy L. Gunderson of Hillsboro was arrested Tuesday with bond set at $15,000.


 

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

 

36 year old Lynette E. Wiseman of Fenton Missouri was arrested on Tuesday for trespassing.


 

ACCIDENTS:


29 year old Christopher J. Wessling of Taylorville was westbound on County Road 1100 North. At about 1875 East, Wessling left the roadway and entered the north ditch. Wessling struck a bridge rail and received passenger side damage. No injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/17/17

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

 

30 year old Bruce A. Mansfield of Morrisonville was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,000.

 

26 year old Brock A. Drockton of Tower Hill was arrested Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $20,000.

 

35 year old Daniel V. Davis of Pana was arrested on Friday.

 

33 year old Josh D. Hill of Kincaid was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine and meth delivery.

 

39 year old Fernando J. Gonzales of Lansing was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,000.


 

 

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

 

31 year old Frank Sedlock of Taylorville was arrested Friday for driving with a license revoked.

 

23 year old David Younker of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for criminal trespass.

 

51 year old Duane E. Garren of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.


 

ACCIDENTS:


On March 16th 22 year old Quinten W. Christopher of Edinburg said he was driving 70 mph in a 65 mph zone, and had been drinking. Christopher lost control on the wet roads, and hit the bridge on the south side of the divided highway on Route 29, causing the vehicle to slide across the roadway and ending up in the north ditch. Christopher walked to a nearby residence and called the police. Christopher was issued two citations for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and another for driving too fast for the road conditions. It was reported that Christopher was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital via Dunns ambulance for treatment.

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Fire Department Calls 4/17/17

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

 

4/13 - 3 EMS, 1 Brush Fire, 1 Downed Power Line, 1 General Call

4/14 - 1 EMS

4/15 - 1 EMS, 1 PA

4/16 - 2 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/13/17

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

 

30 year old David K. Matthews of Assumption was arrested on Wednesday for aggravated unlawful participation in methamphetamine production.

 

28 year old Samantha J. Abbott of Pana was arrested on Thursday for posession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

48 year old Gary G. Lyerla of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for battery.

 

48 year old Johnny J. Marshel of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for battery.



 

ACCIDENTS:


22 year old Wesley A. Gordon of Pawnee was heading eastbound on County Highway 2, in a four wheel drive John Deer tractor, leading a line of several similar tractors. 46 year old Lisa M. Hull-Crawford of Springfield was attempting to pass the tractors, when Gordon turned left and struck the right side of Hull-Crawford’s vehicle with the front left tire of the tractor. Hull-Crawford skid in the road, eventually sliding off the roadway before striking a line of trees in the south ditch, and was transported by Dunns Ambulance from the scene. Gordon reported no injuries, and also reported that he may have been over the center line a couple of feet.

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Fire Department calls 4/13/17

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


4/12 - 8 EMS, 1 Smoke Scare, 1 Grass Fire

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Fire Department Calls 4/12/17

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


4/111 - 1 PA, 1 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/12/17

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

 

26 year old Hayden J. Lutrell of Ramsey was arrested Wednesday for driving with a suspended license.


 

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

 

34 year old Mitchell R. Neece of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for driving with a suspended license.


 

ACCIDENTS:


50 year old Lonnie R. Boswell of Ramsey was southbound on IL Route 29. Just south of Sunset Drive, a deer ran into the path of Boswell. Boswell struck the deer with the front of the vehicle causing damage. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 4/11/17

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


4/10 - 3 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/11/17

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

 

32 year old Jacob C. Goodman of Morrisonville was arrested on Monday for driving with a suspended license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

 

25 year old Roy Timmes of Taylorville was arrested Monday for operating a vehicle without a license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

 

21 year old Kurklan Dickey of Taylorville was arrested Monday for driving with a revoked license and use of an intoxicating compound.

 

37 year old Jason Burkhart of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for domestic battery.

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/10/17

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

 

36 year old Jacob C. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested Friday on an original arrest warrant with bond set at $50,000.

 

39 year old Danielle L. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested Friday on an original arrest warrant with bond set at $50,000.

 

24 year old Danielle E. Patnode of Pana was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $10,000.

 

33 year old Shane D. Froman of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $1,500.

 

48 year old Tommy V. Longley of Jacksonville was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,000.

 

42 year old Chad E. McKittrick of Pana was arrested Sunday on a pair of bond forfeiture warrants with bond set at $3,500.



 

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

 

18 year old Rodney D. Sizemore of Taylorville was arrested Friday on an original arrest warrant.

 

38 year old Christopher A. Ellinger of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant and an original arrest warrant with bond set at $50,000.

 

40 year old Jason D. Martin of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $4,000.

 

21 year old Jacob A. Bright of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.


 

ACCIDENTS:

 

On April 5th 36 year old Lynette E. Wiseman of Fenton was traveling south on the 100 block of South Washington Street. Wiseman said the vehicle was having problems with it’s steering. Wiseman veered off the roadway and into the parking area on the west side of the Christian County Courthouse. Wiseman struck two cars that were legally parked. No injuries were reported.


On April 7th a 17 year old male juvenile was traveling eastbound in the 200 block of east market, with several passengers. The juvenile veered to the right, and struck the back end of a vehicle parked on the road, which in turn struck another vehicle, which then struck another vehicle. The driver and passengers then fled the scene on foot and were apprehended later in the evening at another location. A passenger of the vehicle was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital and then to Memorial Medical Center to be treated for injuries. The driver was taken to TMH for treatment of injuries by his mother. After treatment, the driver was arrested for DUI, leaving the scene of an accident that caused personal injury, reckless driving and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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Fire Department Calls 4/10/17

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

 

4/07 - 3 EMS, 1 MVA

4/08 - 5 EMS, 1 Fire, 1 Gas Leak

4/09 - 2 EMS, 1 MVA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/7/17

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

 

29 year old Michael B. Weber of Oconee was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,000.

 

35 year old Erica D. Minney of West Clearfield, Utah was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

46 year old Jackie K. Robinson of Langleyville was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

25 year old Remington S. Hatfield of Shelbyville was arrested Friday for DUI.



 

ACCIDENTS:

 

25 year old Remington S. Hatfield of Shelbyville was heading north on County Road 2600 east. Hatfield traveled off the road to the left and struck the west ditch, overturning and coming to a rest on the driver’s side of the vehicle. Hatfield refused medical treatment on scene.

 

19 year old Victoria A. Fikan of Oakley was eastbound on 1100 north road. As the driver approached the intersection of 700 east road, she lost control and entered the north ditch. The other vehicle continued traveling north striking a livestock fence. No injuries were reported.

 

29 year old Kenton C. Durham of Pana was heading west on 6th street. Just west of 2600 East, Durham lost control and ran off the roadway, striking the ditch and damaging the front of the vehicle. No injuries were reported.


On April 3rd 60 year old Cheryl L. Bliesner of Stonington was southbound on County Highway 22 and was slowing to make a right turn onto Township Road 1600 North. 18 year old Christian B. Allen of Stonington was also traveling southbound on County Highway 22 and was behind Bliesner. Allen said he went to take a drink and when he looked up, Bliesner had slowed, and he was unable to avoid striking Bliesner. No injuries were reported.

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Fire Department Calls 4/7/17

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


4/06 - 1 Fire, 3 EMS, 2 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/6/17

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

 

26 year old Joseph A. Leckner of Wichita, Kansas was arrested on Tuesday on several bond forfeiture warrants with bond set at $3,000.

 

30 year old Jessica S. Heidenreich of Springfield was arrested Thursday for DUI.


31 year old Jacob C. Krouse of Pana was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $50,000.

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Fire Department Calls 4/6/17

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


4/05 - 8 EMS, 1 PA

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/5/17

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

 

54 year old Mary A. Scott of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for poessession of methamphetamine and possession of cannabis.

 

62 year old Robert L. Scott of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine and possession of cannabis.


 

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


27 year old Michael L. Droke of Langleyville was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $3,000.

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Fire Department Calls 4/5/17

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


4/4 - 1 PA

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Fire Department Calls 4/4/17

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


4/3 - No calls

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/4/17

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

 

36 year old Meghan R. Passini of Taylorville was arrested Monday for driving on a suspended license.

 

51 year old Gregory Marsch of Morrisonville was arrested Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $7,000.


 

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

 

25 year old Zachary S. Boblitt of Taylorville was arrested Monday for driving with a suspended license.


31 year old Jacob C. Krouse of Taylorville was arrested Monday on a valid Christian County Warrant.

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Fire Department Calls 4/3/17

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

 

3/31 - 2 EMS

4/1 - 7 EMS, 12 PA

4/2 - 4 EMS

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Area Arrests/Accidents 4/3/17

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

 

24 year old Miranda R. Lane of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $10,000.

 

24 year old Jesse J. Hager of Herrick was arrested Saturday for DUI.

 

53 year old Jeff M. Young of Edinburg was arrested Friday for driving with a suspended license.

 

26 year old Jennifer L. Howard of Nokomis was arrested Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $2,500.

 

43 year old David L. Hicks of Nokomis was arrested Sunday on a pair of bond forfeiture warrants with bond set at $4,500.

 

19 year old Ravyn N. England of Springfield was arrested Monday for driving with a suspended license.

 

40 year old Thomas E. Merrifield of Pana was arrested Sunday for domestic battery.



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

 

57 year old Terrence F. Antione of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for domestic battery.

 

26 year old Michael R. Wilson of Taylorville was arrested Saturday on an FTA warrant out of Macon County.

 

35 year old Hannah Bello of Taylorville was arrested Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant with bond set at $5,000.

 

19 year old Patrick Carr of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a valid Shelby County Warrant.

 

23 year old Kayla M. Schaal of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for driving with a suspended license.

 

25 year old Aaron M. Ballion of Taylorville was arrested for driving without a valid license.

 

22 year old Ronald Fisher of Bulpitt was arrested Friday for driving without a valid license, operating a vehicle with suspended registration, and operating an unisured motor vehicle.

 

24 year old Christopher J. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for DUI.




 

ACCIDENTS:


On April 1st 39 year old Justin B. Langan of Taylorville was southbound on Township Road 1600 East near Township Road 800 North. Langan swerved to miss some deer, exited the roadway to the west, and entered the ditch. Langan continued in the ditch until re-entering the roadway, overcorrected, and then exited the roadway to the east. Langan’s vehicle struck the east ditch and overturned into a field. Langan’s vehicle came back to rest on it’s wheels and drove out of the field. No injuries were reported.

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