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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/31/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

Delores E. Ketchum of Taylorville had parked her car at Walmart on October 24. While there, an unknown vehicle struck her car and left the scene. She was not hurt.

 

On Tuesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:


24-year-old Casey L. Haws of Taylorville was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/31/17

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

 

10/30 - 2 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/30/17

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

 

55-year-old Walter D. Harker of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Assault.

 

19-year-old James B. Middleton of Taylorville was arrested Monday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $4,000.

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:


35-year-old Amy Merrifield of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Criminal Trespass to Residence.


32-year-old Megan M. Klespitz of Pana was arrested Friday for Speeding 81 in a 45 mph zone, DUI - Alcohol, Illegal Transport of Alcohol, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


27-year-old Amber N. Spracklen of Pana was arrested Saturday on a Christian County Failure to Appear warrant.


On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:


40-year-old Sonia L. Davis of Nokomis was stopped at a stop sign facing northbound on Chestnut at 7th St. 19-year-old Kacee J. Bradshaw of Tower Hill was eastbound on 7th. Davis failed to yield and proceeded through the intersection. Bradshaw’s vehicle t-boned Davis’s. Davis was cited for failure to yield at a stop or yield intersection.

 

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


18-year-old Preston J. Newingham of Kincaid was arrested Friday for Contempt of Court. Bond is set at $100.


39-year-old Shaun M. Kline of Springfield was arrested Saturday for Driving While License Suspended or Revoked 2nd Offense or More.


34-year-old Breanne L. True of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Child Endangerment.


22-year-old Brett M. Sloan of Assumption was arrested Sunday for Possession of a Meth Precursor.


On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:


56-year-old Timmy G. Rauch of Sullivan was driving westbound on 2820 North at 1200 East Rd. on September 6 when a deer entered the roadway. Rauch was unable to avoid the deer. He was not hurt.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/30/17

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

 

10/27 - 2 EMS, 1 AA, 1 Other (Carbon Monoxide)

10/28 - 3 EMS, 1 PA, 1 AA

10/29 - 5 EMS, 3 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/27/17

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

 

27-year-old Michael R. Wilson of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,500.

 

41-year-old Rebecca Champley of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a U.S. Marshall’s warrant.

 

45-year-old Thomas H. Weischedel of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Failure to Report Change of Address as a Sex Offender.

 

41-year-old Shawn W. Evans of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

On Friday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

65-year-old Dennis E. Vasseur of Taylorville says he was driving southbound on Springfield Road Monday when he fell asleep at the wheel. His vehicle left the roadway and drove up a small hill into the Arby’s parking lot and striking a small concrete wall. No one was hurt.

 

On Friday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:


57-year-old Joseph E. Lomprez of Tovey was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 10/27/17

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

 

10/26 - 5 EMS, 4 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/26/17

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

 

A 12-year-old female juvenile was arrested Wednesday for Theft.

 

29-year-old Christopher L. Dorsey of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Driving Without a Valid Driver’s License.

 

36-year-old Melissa Beaston of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a valid Christian County warrant.

 

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


47-year-old Randall C. Smith of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant.


36-year-old Ryan M. Tester of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/26/17

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

 

10/25 - 3 EMS, 4 PA, 1 Other (Gas Odor)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/25/17

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

 

19-year-old Aaron P. Mosley was arrested Tuesday for Use of an Intoxicating Compound.

 

33-year-old Jaclyn B. Harris of Taylorville was arrested for Driving on a Suspended License and Operating a Motor Vehicle with Suspended Registration.

 

On Wednesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest and incident to Regional Radio News:


35-year-old Daniel V. Davis of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Domestic Battery and on Christian County warrants.


A complainant reported that someone entered his residence in the 1000 block of East 3rd through a window between 6:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesday and stole a Taurus .357 Magnum Stainless Steel Revolver and a Taurus .22 Cal Stainless Steel Revolver. The case is under investigation.


On Wednesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:


82-year-old Larry G. Spinner was westbound on Second St. when he did not see a non-lighted emergency barricade that was redirecting traffic. He struck the barricade causing major damage to his vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

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


19-year-old Tristin L. Huddleston of Stonington was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.


28-year-old Corey J. Worker of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Felon Failure to Return From a Furlough and a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $20,000.


On Wednesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:


36-year-old Juli N. Kennedy of Taylorville was driving northbound on 900 East Road at about 1850 North Tuesday. She was over-medicated on prescription medications and appeared to have passed out and hit the railing on the west side of the bridge. Kennedy was transported to Memorial Medical Center in Springfield by ambulance.

 
 
 

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Fire Department Calls 10/25/17

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

 

10/24 - 1 EMS, 3 PA, 1 AA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/24/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

26-year-old David M. Droke of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Driving while License Revoked.

 

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


24-year-old Cynna A. Eastabrook of Jeisyville was arrested Monday for Battery.


25-year-old Alonzo Q. Vigil of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Battery.


On Tuesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:


45-year-old Thomas C. Black of Moweaqua was driving southbound on U.S. Route 51 in Pana Township Saturday when a deer ran out in front of him. He could not avoid the deer and struck it. He was not hurt.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/24/17

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

 

10/23 - 2 EMS, 5 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/23/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

28-year-old Anthony M. Holmes of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Possession of Cannabis Between 10 and 30 Grams.

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrests and incidents to Regional Radio News:


37-year-old Jennifer M. Silvia of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Domestic Battery.


34-year-old Stefanie D. Bailey of Pana was arrested Thursday for Domestic Battery.


A complainant reported the theft of her PlayStation 4, 2 controllers, and approximately 6-8 PlayStation games from her residence. The incident occurred sometime between 1 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesday. The case is under investigation.


A complainant reported at approximately 9 p.m. Friday, a window of her home was damaged. Another complainant driving nearby reported damage to a window of his car as he was driving. Both of the damaged windows appeared to be the result of being shot with a BB gun. The case is under investigation.


On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:


36-year-old Kelly L. Dressen of Pana was driving on South Poplar Friday when she rear-ended the car driven by 80-year-old Bonnie J. Mitchelson of Taylorville. No one was hurt. Dressen was cited for Failure to Reduce Speed Accident.


31-year-old Stephanie F. Vargas of Ramsey was westbound on 6th St. following 35-year-old Chad K. Guinn. Guinn stopped at the stop sign with Fair. Vargas was distracted by her passenger in the back seat and did not see that Guinn had stopped. Vargas could not stop in time and rear-ended Guinn. No one was hurt.

 

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


46-year-old Donald R. Rickman of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Aggravated Battery of a Police Officer, and Resisting/Obstructing an Officer.


57-year-old Donald R. Fisher of Pana was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.


30-year-old James L. Bradley of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for DUI - Alcohol.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/23/17

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

 

10/20 - 1 Fire, 5 EMS, 1 PA, 1 Other (Water Rescue)

10/21 - 4 EMS, 1 PA

10/22 - 4 EMS, 1 AA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/20/17

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

 

30-year-old Timothy S. Kinsella of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

 

25-year-old Blake A. Griffin of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/20/17

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

 

10/19 -1 Fire, 3 EMS, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/19/17

On Thursday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

A 14-year-old male juvenile was arrested Wednesday for Vehicle Burglary and a curfew violation.

 

On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

33-year-old Elijah D. Marley of Taylorville was driving southbound on Route 29 approximately ? of a mile southeast of Pershing Ave. Wednesday when Marley says she swerved to avoid a deer, causing him to lose control of the vehicle and travel off the roadway. Marley’s vehicle came to rest in the trees in the south side of the roadway. Marley refused medical treatment, and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

17-year-old Lindsey M. Coy of Taylorville was stopped on Hawley Street at the intersection with Springfield Road Wednesday. Coy moved forward to allow a pedestrian to cross behind her vehicle and she moved into the path of 34-year-old Stacey L. Perdue-Perez of Kincaid. Both units refused medical treatment but indicated they had minor injuries.

 

18-year-old Justin R. Luetzow of Taylorville was driving southbound on Springfield Road behind 62-year-old Allen D. Crist of Taylorville Wednesday. The previous accident had just occured and both turned onto Hawley Street to avoid the crash site. Crist stopped on Hawley Street and Luetzow did not see Crist had stopped and rear-ended his vehicle. No injuries were reported, Luetzow’s vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

 

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


21-year-old Hannah R. Harden of Jeisyville was arrested Wednesday for Driving While License Suspended / Revoked.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 10/19/17

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

 

10/18 - 6 EMS, 1 AA, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/18/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

37-year-old Jonathan Janda of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for DUI - Alcohol, leaving the scene of an accident, fleeing or eluding, and Driving While License Revoked.

 

On Wednesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

28-year-old Frances M. Weber of Pana was arrested Tuesday for Identity Theft.

 

 

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

 

35-year-old Jerry B. Ridgley of Stonington was arrested Tuesday for Domestic Battery.

 

 

20-year-old Seth W. Pumphrey of Springfield was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

 

42-year-old Brandon W. Hicks of Vandalia was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

 

38-year-old Destiny R. Rickman of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Contempt of Court. Bond is set at $50,000.

 

 

25-year-old Hank W. Skinner of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Obstructing Justice. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

 

46-year-old Donald R. Rickman of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Aggravated Battery of a Police Officer, and Resisting / Obstructing an Officer.

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Fire Department Calls 10/18/17

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

 

10/17 - 3 EMS, 2 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/17/17

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

 

29-year-old Adam D. Pritchett of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Driving While License Suspended and a valid Sangamon County warrant.

 

19-year-old James B. Middleton of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Driving While License Suspended/Revoked.

 

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

54-year-old Kathy L. Vaughan of Taylorville was parallel parked in front of a car owned by Lori K. Trelz of Taylorville on October 7. Vaughan backed into Trelz’ vehicle and drove away. Trelz was able to drive from the scene after giving information to the police. Vaughan was found at her residence and said she knew she hit the vehicle but did not believe she caused any damage. Vaughan was issued two citations, one for improper backing and one for failure to give information after striking an unattended vehicle.

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/17/17

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

 

10/16 - 2 EMS, 1 AA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/16/17

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

 

31-year-old John K. Cousino of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Domestic Battery.

 

52-year-old Clifford E. Ballion of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

41-year-old Aaron C. Davis of Taylorville was cited Saturday for Public Intoxication, Possession of Cannabis Less Than 10 Grams, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

 

60-year-old Vickey L. Austin of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Disorderly Conduct and a noise amplification violation.

 

58-year-old Vayne E. Leckrone of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $20,000.

 

34-year-old Austin J. Haddock of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

36-year-old Alex J.M. McDonal of Springfield was arrested Sunday on a Christian County warrant for Criminal Damage to Property Between $300 and $10,000.

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:


28-year-old Amanda M. Owens was arrested Thursday for Theft.


18-year-old Joshua B. Stephens of Pana was cited Thursday for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


18-year-old Joshua M. Merrifield of Rosamond was cited Thursday for Possession of Cannabis Less Than 10 Grams.


60-year-old Randolph L. Burrus of Pana was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.


31-year-old Jamie M. Kinsey of Oconee was cited Friday for Driving with No Valid Driver’s License.


28-year-old Jeremy W. Winter was arrested Friday for Criminal Damage to Property.


22-year-old Andrew M. McDonald of Pana was arrested Saturday on a Christian County Failure to Appear warrant.


47-year-old Jeffrey L. Rhodes of Pana was cited Saturday for Possession of Cannabis.


30-year-old Stephanie M. Knezevich of Pana was arrested Sunday for Criminal Damage to State Property and Aggravated Battery.

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:


24-year-old Connor I. Henschen of Pana was driving southbound on Walnut Street Thursday when he struck the driver’s side of a parked car owned by Nancy Hicks of Pana. He was not hurt.


67-year-old Cheryl J. Oller of Pana was turning south onto Poplar Street Thursday when she struck the vehicle driven by 29-year-old Sara E. Carman. No one was injured.


30-year-old Rachel E. Ferris of Pana was backing from a parking spot at Walmart Thursday when she struck the front end of the vehicle of 17-year-old Alexanne M. Dagen. No one was injured.


30-year-old Shawna L. Dilley of Pana was backing from a private drive when she struck the vehicle of Alyssa M. Lougue of Glen Carbon. No one was hurt.

 

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

 

29-year-old Isaha J. Worthy of Springfield was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

60-year-old Randolph L. Burrus of Pana was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

30-year-old Stephanie M. Knezevich of Pana was arrested Sunday for Criminal Damage to State Property and Aggravated Battery.

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

23-year-old Alexandra L.A. Brown of Springfield was driving eastbound on County Highway 6 on October 5 when at approximately 1875 East, she left the roadway to the right. Brown then swerved back onto the roadway into the westbound lane at which time she swerved back to the right. She then went into a skid before impacting the ditch on the south side of the road. After hitting the ditch, Brown’s vehicle began to roll three times before coming to rest on its wheels in the field on the south side of the road. She was transported to Memorial Medical Center in Springfield for her injuries.

 

27-year-old Caitlin C. Moliske of Owaneco was driving eastbound on County Highway 8 about ¼ of a mile east of 1350 East Road Wednesday when a deer entered the roadway. Moliske hit the deer. No injuries were reported.

 

17-year-old Abigail R. Lutz of Pana was backing out of a private drive Friday when she backed into the front of a car of Kendra S. Rhodes of Tower Hill. Rhodes was not in the car at the time. No one was hurt.

 

57-year-old Melinda A. Barton of Taylorville was driving eastbound on 1625 North Road around 850 East Friday when she hit a deer. She was not hurt.

 

32-year-old Chad A. Gelsinger of Pana was driving northbound on 2600 East Road Saturday. He breaked suddenly causing the vehicle to pull left then back to the right and overturning in the ditch. He was transported to Pana Community Hospital for his injuries.

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/16/17

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

 

10/13 - 2 EMS, 2 PA

10/14 - 4 EMS

10/15 - 2 EMS, 2 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/13/17

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

 

18-year-old Caleb T. Barrows and 26-year-old Nichole L. Evrley, both of Taylorville, were cited Thursday for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Cannabis.

 

On Friday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:


35-year-old Robert J. Christer of Pana was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.


On Friday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:


24-year-old Aubrie L. Patkus of Witt was backing out southbound in the parking lot of Blue Bell Tavern on September 10, 2017. A car owned by Kile A. Sawyer of Oconee was parked eastbound in the lot. Patkus backed into Sawyer’s car, hitting the rear driver’s side tail light, bumper, and tailgate. No injuries were reported.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/13/17

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

 

10/12 - 2 EMS, 1 IB

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/12/17

On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

27-year-old Hannah K. McIntosh of Springfield was arrested Wednesday on a Sangamon County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:

 

63-year-old Richard L. Wiseman of Taylorville was turning left onto W. Adams St. from S. Shawnee St. Wednesday. A 16-year-old was driving east on Adams and tried to brake to avoid the accident, but ended up crashing into the driver’s side of the city vehicle Wiseman was driving. No one was hurt. A witness standing on her porch near the accident site says the 16-year-old was driving too fast and skid marks approximately 110 feet long were found on the roadway.

 

On Thursday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:


25-year-old Darien C. Shadwell of Shelbyville was arrested Thursday for Domestic Battery.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/12/17

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

 

10/11 - 2 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/11/17

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

 

24-year-old Brady M. Knight and 22-year-old Briar D. Samson both of Taylorville, and 28-year-old Michael T. Morrissey and 21-year-old Tyler Ozga both of Stonington were arrested Tuesday for Retail Theft.

 

On Wednesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

30-year-old Keffery L. Cothern of Pana was arrested Wednesday for Aggravated Battery of a Peace Officer. No bond has been set.

 

 

On Tuesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:


64-year-old Martin J. Snow of Herrick was backing from a parking space on East 3rd St. Tuesday when he hit the vehicle of 25-year-old Devan A. Coss of Tower Hill. No injuries were reported.

 
 

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


43-year-old Lawrence E. Coghlan of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.


52-year-old Theodore J. Gannon of Pana was arrested Tuesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,000.


On Wednesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:


51-year-old Eric J. Horsthemke of Pana was driving southbound on County Highway 7 Monday. Near 1500 North Rd., a deer entered the roadway. Horsthemke could not avoid the deer and struck it. He was not injured.


56-year-old Daniel E. Beeler of Taylorville was driving northbound on Route 48 at County Highway 4 in Stonington on August 31 when an unknown vehicle crossed the railroad tracks and failed to stop at the stop sign, hitting Beeler. That driver continued eastbound on County Highway 4 after the collision. Beeler told police the car was an older, tan-colored, 4-wheel drive pickup. The unknown vehicle was never located.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/11/17

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

 

10/10 - 2 EMS, 1 Other (Assist P.D.)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/10/17

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

 

33-year-old Jason L. Lawyer of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

36-year-old Curtis E. Mumbower of Taylorville was arrested Friday for DUI.

 

29-year-old Jerica J. Hall and 26-year-old Samantha A. Singleton, both of Taylorville were arrested Friday for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Singleton was also arrested for Reckless Driving.

 

37-year-old Ryan Dunn of Blue Mound was arrested Friday for DUI.

 

53-year-old Brian L. Moses of Palmer was arrested Saturday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

26-year-old Brittany R. Suter of Pana was arrested Saturday for Public Intoxication.’

 

24-year-old Jeremy T. Emery of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Possession of Methamphetamine Under 5 Grams, Possession with Intent to Deliver Between 10 and 30 Grams of Cannabis, and Criminal Trespass to Property.

 

18-year-old Dustin L. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Possession of Cannabis Less Than 30 Grams. A 16-year-old juvenile was also arrested for the same charge, along with Possession of Tobacco Products by a Minor and Curfew Violation.

 

29-year-old Jillian C. Shull of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Violating an Order of Protection.

 

On Tuesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrests and incidents to Regional Radio News:


21-year-old Andrea N. Dixon of Rosamond was arrested Friday on a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.


39-year-old Little J. Wheeler of Vincennes, Indiana was arrested Friday on a Montgomery County Failure to Appear warrant.


50-year-old Gerardo R. Casco of Mar Del Plata, Argentina was arrested Monday for Forgery.


A complainant reported the theft of a Stihl backpack-style leaf blower from his truck in the 600 block of Cherry Saturday. The case is under investigation.


A complainant reported damage to her vehicle while parked at the bike trail. The case is under investigation.


On Tuesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:


59-year-old Cheryl D. Laughlin of Pana thought her vehicle was in park when it jumped over a curb and striking a the front of the Pizza Man building on Jackson Street. The car had major damage, the building had minor damage.


23-year-old Lauren A. Rhoades of Oconee was driving southbound on Fair Ave. and began to turn left on 9th St. when she struck the back of 42-year-old Robert J. Cloe’s vehicle. Rhoades was issued a citation for Failing to Reduce Speed for an Accident.


76-year-old Charles Warnick of Assumption was backing from a parking space at Casey’s. 21-year-old Brockton L. Beeson of Pana was eastbound behind Warnick. Warnick backed into Beeson.

 

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


34-year-old Daniel E. Koons of Tower Hill was arrested Saturday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.


31-year-old Jenna L. Sparling of Springfield was arrested Saturday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.


50-year-old Tammy L. Hall of Stonington was arrested Saturday for DUI.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/10/17

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

 

10/9 - 2 EMS, 2 Other (Carbon Monoxide, Gas Leak)

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/9/17

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

 

10/6 - 1 EMS, 1 Other (Gas Odor)

10/7 - 1 Fire, 2 EMS, 1 PA

10/8 - 1 EMS, 1 Other (Gas Odor)

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/6/17

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

 

10/5 - 3 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/5/17

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

 

55-year-old Richard B. Peat of Kincaid was arrested Tuesday for Disorderly Conduct and Electronic Communication Harrassment of a Child Under 18.

 

59-year-old Paul E. Logan of Mt. Pulaski was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

25-year-old Patrick M. Copelin of Edinburg was arrested Wednesday for Forgery and Residential Burglary.

 

22-year-old Kelsey N. Henschen of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,000.

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/5/17

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

 

10/4 - 4 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/4/17

On Wednesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

20-year-old Justin L. Sexton of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for a Christian County warrant for Theft. Bond is set at $1,500.

 

On Wednesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrest and incident to Regional Radio News:


38-year-old Kristi A. Bland of Pana was arrested Monday for Retail Theft.


A complainant reported that sometime between 9 p.m. Monday and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday that someone stole a potbelly wood stove from the back yard of a residence in the 300 block of E 1st St. The case is under investigation.


On Wednesday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:


18-year-old Savannah L. Stalets of Pana was driving northbound on Locust at 3rd St. Monday. She says she stopped at the stop sign at the same time as 25-year-old David A. Stivers of Pana, who was driving eastbound on Locust. They both proceeded through the intersection and Stalets hit Stivers’ vehicle on the rear passenger side with the front of her vehicle. Stivers says he stopped before Stalets and he was almost through the intersection she struck his vehicle.

 

On Wednesday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:


30-year-old Christopher D. Tillquist of Independence, Missouri was arrested Tuesday for Contempt of Court. Bond is set at $500.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/4/17

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

 

10/3 - 6 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/3/17

On Tuesday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:

 

29-year-old Dontrell D. Franks of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

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


30-year-old Holly A. Baker of Neoga was arrested Monday for Manufacturing/ Delivery of Controlled Substances. Bond is set at $25,000.


37-year-old Angela M. Stukins of Decatur was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/3/17

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

 

10/2 - 2 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 10/2/17

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

 

54-year-old Walter D. Harker of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Battery.

 

19-year-old Alexis M. Newlin of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Criminal Damage to Property and Theft.

 

24-year-old Brady M. Knight of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Criminal Damage to Property.

 

63-year-old Gerald L. Olive of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Use of Intoxicating Compounds.

 

46-year-old Jack S. Terrill of Pawnee was arrested Sunday on a Christian County warrant for Aggravated Battery in a Public Place. Bond is set at $25,000.

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:


28-year-old Jeremy W. Winter of Pana was arrested September 26 for Criminal Damage to Property.


43-year-old Heather L. Hoover of Pana was arrested Wednesday on a Christian County warrant.


23-year-old Levi T. Simpson was arrested Thursday for Disorderly Conduct and a Sangamon County warrant.


33-year-old Cranston D. Moore and 29-year-old Darrell J. Standard, both of St. Louis, were arrested Saturday for Theft.


On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio News:


57-year-old Rexhep Ademi of Pana was backing northbound across Third St. from the south side of the street Wednesday when he backed into a legally parked car owned by 30-year-old Travis W. Dilley on the driver’s side. No one was hurt.

 

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

 

21-year-old Kyler G. Mink of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

 

47-year-old Amy J. Clark of Pana was arrested Monday for Driving on a Suspended/Revoked License and Obstructing Justice.

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

23-year-old Bridget M. Drea of Taylorville was driving southbound on Route 29 Wednesday when she struck a small animal near 2100 North Rd. causing damage to the vehicle. She was not hurt.

 

58-year-old Richard M. Wheeler of Ramsey was driving southbound on Route 51 Wednesday when he struck a deer near 1780 North Rd. He was not hurt.

 

55-year-old Todd C. Snow of Petersburg was driving westbound on Route 104 Friday. There was a dead deer in the westbound lane at approximately 150 East Rd. He had a trailer that ran over the deer. The trailer came detached when running over the dead deer. He was not hurt.

 

26-year-old Britt M. Burton of Taylorville was driving west on Route 104 Friday when she hit a deer near 175 East Rd. She was not hurt.

 

38-year-old Paul L. Scribner of Pana was driving southbound on Route 51 Friday when he lost control of his vehicle crossing the railroad tracks. He turned the vehicle to the left and entered into the ditch on the east side of the roadway. He struck the ditch embankment and came to a stop. Scribner’s two passengers were taken to Pana Community Hospital.

 

23-year-old Stephanie L. Johnson of Sullivan was driving westbound on 1400 North Rd. in Assumption Township Sunday. She crossed 2500 East Rd. and lost control of her vehicle. She spun in the roadway, entered the north ditch and then overturned in the field. Her car came to rest on its side. She was transported to Decatur Memorial Hospital by Assumption Ambulance.

 

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Fire Department Calls 10/2/17

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

 

9/29 - 2 PA, 1 MVA

9/30 - 3 EMS, 5 PA

10/1 - 3 EMS, 1 AA

 

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