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Fire Department Calls 2/28/18

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

 

2/27 - 4 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/27/18

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

 

26-year-old Shalee M. Bayne of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Possession of Methamphetamine Under 5 Grams.

 

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


24-year-old Aaron T. Bock of Pana was arrested Sunday on an Effingham County warrant.

 

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


20-year-old Austin T. Smith of Edinburg was arrested Monday for Aggravated Assault.


20-year-old Rhea A. Whitlow of Taylorville was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 2/27/18

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

 

2/26 - 1 Fire, 2 EMS, 1 AA, 1 MVA, 1 Other (Smoke)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/26/18

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

 

23-year-old Dorian Miller of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Public Intoxication.

 

40-year-old Michael P. McNear of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Driving While License Suspended or Revoked and Improper Lane Usage.

 

40-year-old Ronald Nigh Jr. of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Driving While License Revoked.

 

58-year-old Patrick A. Cooper of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

26-year-old Christian Crowder of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Domestic Battery.

 

64-year-old Gerald Olive of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for a valid Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

32-year-old Justin W. Ginger of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for Driving While License Suspended or Revoked.

 

33-year-old Rachel S. Duncan of Taylorville was arrested Sunday on a valid Christian County warrant for Contempt of Court. Bond is set at $3,000.

 

64-year-old Melvin E. Runge of Taylorville was arrested Monday for DUI-Alcohol.

 

26-year-old Phillip J. Carter of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Disorderly Conduct.

 

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


23-year-old Deon K. McDonald of Decatur was arrested Friday for Burglary.


30-year-old Tommie E. Nagle of Decatur was arrested Sunday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 2/26/18

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

 

2/22 - 5 EMS, 2 PA

2/23 - 3 EMS, 1 MVA, 1 Other

2/24 - (none)

2/25 - 7 EMS, 1 IB, 1 Other (Power Line Down)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/15/18

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

 

45-year-old Beth L. Dendow was arrested Thursday for Disorderly Conduct.

 

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

 

32-year-old Cameron G. Dickey of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.

 

30-year-old Danielle M. Weinert of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $10,000.

 

46-year-old Eric A. Carroll of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Battery. Bond is set at $1,500.

 

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Fire Department Calls 2/15/18

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

 

2/14 - 1 Other

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/14/18

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

 

42-year-old Lee W. Kennedy of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Violating an Order of Protection.

 

50-year-old Timothy A. Price of Springfield was arrested Tuesday for No Valid Driver’s License.

 

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Fire Department Calls 2/14/18

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

 

2/13 - 3 EMS, 1 Other (Carbon Monoxide)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/13/18

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

 

54-year-old Lex G. Patkus of Springfield was arrested Friday on a Piatt County warrant.

 

22-year-old Steven D.L. Seitz of Springfield was arrested Friday on a Sangamon County warrant.

 

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

 

The Pana Police investigated a one-vehicle crash on Chestnut St. just north of 5th St. Saturday. 25-year-old Alan E. Handy of Pana was later issued a citation for Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident.

 

A complainant reported that her vehicle was parked in the 700 block of E. Jackson St. Sunday when an unknown vehicle struck her truck and left the area. Her vehicle had minor damage.

 

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


37-year-old Donald R. Linton of Kincaid was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $250.


44-year-old Melinda S. Petty of Divernon was arrested Monday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $1,500.

 
 

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Fire Department Calls 2/13/18

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

 

2/12 - 5 EMS, 1 PA, 2 Other (1 Stuck Elevator)

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/12/18

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

 

25-year-old Charles R. Warren of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Resisting/Obstructing a Peace Officer, and Possession of Cannabis Between 10 and 30 Grams.

 

35-year-old Caleb L. Walker of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Violating an Order of Protection.

 

30-year-old Brent A. Woodall, Jr. of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Driving while License Suspended.

 

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


30-year-old Jennifer M. Chronister of Pana was arrested Monday for Driving while License Suspended or Revoked.


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


20-year-old Austin W. Norris of Taylorville was driving southbound on 650 E. Rd. Saturday. At about 1260 N., the roadway was iced over and Norris lost control of the vehicle. He spun out on the roadway and went off the west side of the road, flipping onto the driver side in the ditch. He was not hurt.


47-year-old Vincent E. Childers of Taylorville was driving northbound on Illinois Route 48 Saturday when his car went off the roadway to the right. The vehicle overturned and came to a stop in the east ditch. He was not hurt.


53-year-old Sally L. Samara of Springfield was driving westbound on 1100 N. Rd. Saturday. She was coming over a hill as 66-year-old Alan T. Achenbach of Taylorville was driving eastbound approaching Samara’s vehicle. Samara lost control of her vehicle due to ice and collided with Achenbach’s vehicle. No one was hurt.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 2/12/18

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

 

2/9 - 3 EMS

2/10 - 3 EMS, 2 PA, 1 MVA

2/11 - 2 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/9/18

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

 

25-year-old Brady M. Knight of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Robbery and an active warrant.

 

33-year-old Jerome H. Mason IV of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Domestic Battery.

 

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

 

43-year-old William E. Lawrence of Pana was arrested Thursday for Disorderly Conduct.

 

 

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

 

 

A 16-year-old was driving northbound on Poplar St. approaching 2nd St. Thursday. 56-year-old Brenda L. Krusely of Pana was westbound on 2nd St. approaching Poplar St. The 16-year-old did not stop at a red light and proceeded through the intersection. Krusely had the green light and was not able to stop, hitting the passenger side rear of the 16-year-old’s vehicle. The 16-year-old was cited for disobeying a traffic control device.

 

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


18-year-old Brandi S. Kay of Tower Hill was arrested Thursday for Possession of Methamphetamine and a Bond Forfeiture warrant.


20-year-old James B. Middleton of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $6,000.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 2/9/18

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

 

2/8 - 1 Fire (Grass), 4 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/8/18

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

 

25-year-old Hollis C. Styron of Witt was arrested Wednesday for DUI - Alcohol.

 

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

 

17-year-old Bryce P. Barton of Taylorville was driving southbound out of Edinburg on 800 E. Rd. Sunday when he lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle left the roadway, hit a ditch and then hit an Ameren utility pole. He was not hurt.

 

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Fire Department Calls 2/8/18

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

 

2/7 - 1 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/7/18

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

 

22-year-old Amanda D. Steele of Riverton was arrested Tuesday for a valid Montgomery County warrant. Bond is set at $2,500.

 

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


22-year-old Kurklan E. Dickey of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 2/7/18

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

 

2/6 - 4 EMS, 1 PA, 1 IB

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/6/18

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

 

28-year-old Aaron M. Steele of Taylorville was arrested Monday for Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver.

 

18-year-old Cole A. Montgomery of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for Domestic Battery and Illegal Possession/Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor.

 

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


20-year-old Dalton E. Smith-Davis of Assumption was driving eastbound on 1350 N. Rd. Sunday when he lost control of the vehicle and went across the road into the north ditch. He hit the ditch and overturned, and the vehicle came to rest on its top in the north ditch. Smith-Davis refused medical treatment on the scene.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 2/6/18

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

 

2/5 - 7 EMS

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/5/18

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

 

19-year-old Lindsey M. Hills of Kincaid was driving westbound behind 54-year-old Bruce L. Wilson of Edinburg on Springfield Rd. Friday. Wilson stopped for traffic near the intersection with Cheney St., but Hills did not stop in time and rear-ended Wilson. No one was hurt, and both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene.

 

90-year-old Dorothy B. Mayer of Taylorville was driving eastbound on W. Main Cross St. approaching the intersection with Webster St. on Sunday. 37-year-old Kendy C. Mayes of Taylorville was driving northbound on Webster St. approaching the intersection with W. Main Cross St. Mayes came to a stop and proceeded through the intersection. Mayer failed to yield at the stop sign and crashed into the driver’s side of Mayes vehicle. No injuries were reported. Mayes vehicle was towed from the scene. Mayer was able to drive from the scene, and she was issued a citation for Disobeying a Traffic Control Device.

 

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


21-year-old Jesse J. Keller was arrested Sunday on an active warrant and cited for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


21-year-old Damion L. Wilson of Tower Hills was cited Sunday for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


19-year-old Logan M. Beck of Smithton, IL was cited Sunday for Possession of Cannabis Less Than 10 Grams.


38-year-old Randy M. Hammond of Pana was arrested Sunday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.


43-year-old William E. Lawrence of Pana was arrested Sunday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $3,000.


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


34-year-old Lisa J. Linn of Pana was backing from a private drive on N. Poplar St. Monday when she collided with the vehicle driven by 23-year-old Rebecca S. Moore of Pana. No one was hurt. Linn was issued a citation for Improper Backing.

 

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


26-year-old David M. Droke of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $5,000.


25-year-old Shawn E. Cohan of Shelbyville was arrested Saturday for Meth Trafficking.


22-year-old Nathan T. Mount of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Meth Trafficking.


25-year-old Darien C. Shadwell of Decatur was arrested Saturday for Meth Trafficking.


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


59-year-old Sandra L. Osborn of Kincaid was driving eastbound on 1450 N. Rd. on January 20th. At approximately 1065 E., she went off the roadway and struck a stump with the front, passenger side of his vehicle. Osborn then left the scene and did not call a police authority to report the accident. Osborn was later pulled over by police and arrested for DUI - Alcohol. She was issued citations for Failure to Report an Accident and Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol. The vehicle was towed from the scene.


26-year-old Aimee C. Longdon of Farmersville was driving westbound on 350 N. Rd. Friday when she hit a deer at approximately 1550 E. Rd. Longdon came to a stop on the side of the road after hitting the deer. She was not hurt.


20-year-old Carl J. Fisher of Stonington was driving northbound on County Highway 7 Friday. At approximately 1785 N., Fisher attempted to slow the vehicle by activating the emergency brake, which caused the drive to lose control of the vehicle. Fisher then struck the west ditch causing him to roll one and a half times before coming to rest on its top.


30-year-old Megan A. Gilmore of St. Louis, MO was driving southbound on Route 48 on Saturday. A square hay bale was in the roadway just north of 200 N. Rd. Gilmore could not see the hay bale and ran into it, causing damage to the vehicle. She was not hurt.


17-year-old Sam J. Nollman of Pana was driving eastbound on 00 N. Rd. Sunday when he traveled off the roadway into the ditch on the north side of the road. His vehicle overturned and came to rest on its top in the field on the north side of the road. Both passengers in the vehicle refused medical treatment.


33-year-old Lyndsey E. Humpal of Decatur was driving northbound on 2300 E. Rd on Sunday when she came up to the T-intersection with 2675 N. Rd. Humpal slid on the snow and continued across the intersection and hit the ditch on the north side of the road. She was not hurt.

 
 
 

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Fire Department Calls 2/5/18

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

 

2/2 - 4 EMS, 1 PA, 1 MVA

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

2/4 - 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/2/18

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

 

33-year-old Morgan Slough of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Criminal Damage to Property.

 

28-year-old Darci D. Moffitt of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

27-year-old Michael R. Wilson of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for a Christian County Bond Forfeiture warrant, Resisting/Obstructing a Police Officer, and Use of an Intoxicating Compound. Bond is set at $5,000.

 

21-year-old Patrick D. Emmerling of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for Use of an Intoxicating Compound.

 

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


29-year-old Bradley S. Stimac of Edinburg was arrested Thursday for Domestic Battery.


29-year-old Mason J. Millburg of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant.


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


60-year-old William J. Buschon of Taylorville was driving eastbound on Lincoln Trail Thursday when a deer ran into the road. Buschon hit the deer, but was not hurt.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 2/2/18

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

 

2/1 - 1 EMS, 1 PA

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 2/1/18

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

 

32-year-old Angela Spinner of Morrisonville was arrested Wednesday for No Valid Driver’s License.

 

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


45-year-old Melissa D. Krouse of Taylorville was arrested Wednesday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant.

 

 

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Fire Department Calls 2/1/18

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

 

1/31 - 2 EMS

 

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