Police Blotter

Area Arrests/Accidents 8/31/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Friday:

 

33 year old Ryan Stolz of Decatur was in an accident on August 29th at 10:50 at night. Stolz was northbound on county road 1900 east. As he approached the intersection of 2975 north the driver failed to stop at the intersection and entered the north ditch. Stolz then made a half circle through a bean field and drove back out towards the roadway. Stolz came to a rest in the ditch facing north. Stolz recieved front end damage to his vehicle, and it was towed from the scene.

 

28 year old Ryan West of Nokomis and 61 year old Majeshwar Prabu of Taylorville were in an accident on Ausgust 30th at 5:02 in the afternoon. West and Prabu were traveling southbound on route 48. West stated that on scene he fell asleep and rear ended Prabu. Prabu’s vehicle was driveable, but West had to be towed from the scene. West was issued a citation on the scene, and no injuries were reported.

 

28 year old John Sexton of Lake City, and 56 year old Daniel Winter of Decatur were in an accident on August 30th at 3:33 in the afternoon. Sexton and Winter were travedling northbound on Route 48. Sexton rear ended Winter, and both units were able to drive away from the scene. Sexton was issued a citation.

 

41 year old Nicolas Dooley of Pana was arrested on Friday on a charge of ciminal trespass to land.

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Fire Department Calls 8/30/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 3 EMS calls on Wednesday.
 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/30/18

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

 

42 year old Henry Willis of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of retail theft.

 

40 year old Donald Runyon of Kincaid was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of driving under the influence.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

A 17 year old Juvenile of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of 2 felony counts of disorderly conduct.

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Fire Department Calls 8/29/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 3 EMS calls on Tuesday.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/29/30

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

27 year old Justin Witty of Kincaid was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of not having a valid drivers license.

 

48 year old Ann Stafford of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of public intoxication.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/28/18

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

 

33 year old Benjamin Mansfield of Waggoner was arrested on Monday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

23 year old Bradley Bergschneider of Matoon was arrested on Monday on a charge of contempt of court.

 

30 year old Michael Emery of Taylorville was arrested on MOnday on a charge of aggravated battery.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Tuesday:

 

43 year old Georgia Ward on Assumption was arrested on Monday on a Dewitt County Warrant.

 

30 year old Michael Emery of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a charge of public intoxication and aggravated battery.

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Fire Department Calls 8/27/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 EMS calls on Sunday.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 4 EMS calls on Saturday.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/27/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

36 year old Lawrence Houseman Jr. of Pana was in an accident on August 25th at 9:28 at night. Houseman was traveling northbound on Illinois US Highway 51. Houseman state that a black truck pulled out of the intersection of 778 North crossing over the highway heading east. Houseman swerved out of the way and slid into the median, losing control. Houseman was transported to Pana Community Hospital for injuries. Houseman’s car was towed from the scene by Rose City Towing.

 

54 year old John Gardner of Taylorville and 65 year old Lloyd Nichols of Moweaqua were in an accident on August 24th at 3:10 in the afternoon. Gardner was traveling east on County 10, and Nichols was traveling north on route 48. Gardner stopped at the stop sign and did not see Nichols. Gardner pulled into the highway hitting Nichol’s vehicle.

 

24 year old Brett Bryson of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

19 year old Sierra Willis of Pana was arrested on Friday on a charge of Possession of methamphetamine.

 

25 year old Justin McKay of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, and driving on a revoked license.

 

50 year old Jessie Lacy of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of aggravated battery in a public place.

 

35 year old Jacob Banning of Pana was arrested on Friday on a charge of domestic battery causing bodily harm.

 

40 year old Cleat Davis of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine.

 

31 year old Brittany Dilley of Assumption was arrested on Saturday on a charge of forgery, or alteration of document.

 

45 year old Velma Copeland of Kincaid was arrested on Saturday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

18 year old Sierra Willis of Pana was arrested on Friday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, and driving with a suspended license.

 

24 year old Brett Bryson of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of Domestic Battery.

 

39 year old Cleat Davis of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a Christian and Montgomery County Warrant.

 

29 year old Ronnie Clay of Kincaid was arrested on Saturday on charge of battery.

 

50 year old Jessie Lacy of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Christian County Warrant.

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Fire Department Calls 8/24/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 1 EMS call on Thursday.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/24/18

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

 

16 year old Brantley Riley of Pana was in an accident on August 22nd. Riley was traveling northbound on 2700 E road. Riley traveled off the roadway to the right and struck a utility pole. Riley was injured and taken to Pana hospital by a Pana ambulance. Riley’s vehicle was towed by Rose city. Riley was issued one citation.

 

20 year old Madeline Peck of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of failure to appear, or answer question.

 

41 year old Jennifer Bates of Decatur was arrested on Thursday on a charge of failure to appear, or answer question.

 

33 year old Ray Thomas of Springfield was arrested on Thursday on a charge of unlawful use of a weapon, criminal damage to property, and reckless discharge of a firearm.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Friday:

 

20 year old Madeline Peck of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Jackson County Warrant.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/23/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

45 year old Brian Richers of Fort Madison was in an accident on August 21st at 5:15 in the morning. Richers was traveling south bound in the right lane. A deer entered the roadway from the east. Richers hit the deer in the roadway according to the accident report.

 

62 year old Larry Odell of Chatham, and 36 year old Philip Schneider of Taylorville were in an accident on August 21st at 9:44 in the morning. According to the Sheriff’s report, Odell was north bound on county road 1. Schneider was also heading northbound on county 1. Schneider was also towing a corn head on a head mover. Odell was trying to pass Schneider, but there was oncoming traffic, and Odell struck the rear of Schneiders corn head. Both Schneider’s vehicle, and the corn head recieved major damage in the collision. Neither driver of the vehicle was injured.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

41 year old Danielle Coady-Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of driving with a suspended license.

 

On August 12th there was an accident on West Spresser Street in Taylorville at approximately 3:00 in the morning. Unit 2 and Unit 3 were both parked facing south in the parking lot behind the Y-Zoe’s bar on 1610 West Spresser Street. Unit 1 drove into the parking lot and struck the rear end of both vehicles. Unit 2 received damage on the driver’s side rear bumper. Unit 3 received damage to the rear bumper and the rear passenger side tail light. Unit 1 drove out of the parking lot and left the scene of the accident without being identified. The only information about unit 1 is that it may have been a white van.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/22/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

28 year old Robert Waddington of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

23 year old Michael Beaty of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on a charge domestic battery.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

72 year old Princess Dilley of Tovey was arrested on Monday on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Fire Department Calls 8/22/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 1 EMS call on Tuesday.
 

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Fire Department Calls 8/21/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 EMS calls on Monday.
 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/21/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Tuesday:

 

18 year old Donald Wise of Kincaid was in an accident on August 21st at 1:24 in the morning. Wise was westbound on Il Highway route 104. Wise struck a deer in the roadway 100 feet west of 1075 east road according to the accident report.

 

39 year old Alexandria Whitfield of Stonington was arrested on Monday on a charge of retail theft.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Tuesday:

 

17 year old Bradly Morrissey of Taylorville, and 47 year old Kelly Hall of Taylorville were in an accident on August 17th at 7:44 in the morning. According to the accident report, Morrissey was stopped at the intersection of Taft Street and Springfield Road. Hall was driving west on Springfield road. Morrissey turned left onto Springfield and struck Hall. No vehicles were towed from the scene and there were no passengers involved.

 

57 year old Carl Castle of Taylorville was in an accident on August 19th at 1:39 in the morning. Castle was traveling westbound in the 400 block of West Franklin Street. Castle crossed into another lane of traffic and hit an unoccupied vehicle. Castle left the scene and was located at the intersection of West Franklin and Shumway. Castle had damage to the left front fender, driver side door, left front tire, and undercarriage. The unoccupied vehicle sustained damage in the front. Castle was arrested for driving while under the influence, and was towed by Taylorville towing.

 

72 year old Princess Dilley of Tovey was arrested on Monday on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

38 year old Alexandria Whitfield of Stonington was arrested on Monday on a Christian County Warrant.

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Fire Department Calls 8/20/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 3 EMS calls on Friday.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 4 EMS calls on Saturday.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 7 EMS calls on Sunday.
 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/20/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

40 year old Derrick Nance of Tovey was in an accident on August 15th at 11 in the morning. According to the accident report, Nance was northbound on Township Road 300 East. A deer ran into the path of his vehicle, and Nance swerved to miss the deer, and struck a ditch. There were no injuries to report, and no passengers.

 

56 year old Evelyn Cloe of Tower Hill, and 48 year old Angela Dunn of Carlinville were in an accident August 16th at 5:51 in the afternoon. Cloe was traveling north on county highway 1 when she stopped at the stop sign on Illinois Route 48, and proceeded across the intersection. Dunn was traveling southwest on Illinois route 48, and the two vehicles made contact at the intersection. Cloe received passenger side rear damage, and Dunn received front end passenger side damage. Both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene and all occupants were unharmed.

 

27 year old Christopher Eberhart of Cameron was in an accident on August 18th at 11:45 in the morning. Eberhart was traveling westbound on Illinois Route 16. Eberhart stated that he began to feel the front of his vehicle to shave, and his car veered to the left. According to the report, Eberhart exited the roadway on the left side, and entered the the south drainage ditch. No injuries were reported, but Eberhart received front end damage on his vehicle.

 

59 year old Stephen Peel of Edinburg was in an accident on August 18th at 5:37 in the afternoon. Peel was traveling east on Franklin Street when he ran off the road into a yard. Peel hit a phone box, then crossed Sheridan Street. Then, Peel hit a stop sign and went down into a ditch embankment and back onto the roadway. Peel’s vehicle had major front end damage.

 

20 year old Logan Beck of Tower Hill was arrested on Saturday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, and possession of cannabis.

 

20 year old Haley Dixon of Pana was arrested on Saturday on a charge of possession of Methamphetamine.

 

37 year old Casey Dedley of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.

 

36 year old Joseph Dees of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of nonconsensual sex.

 

31 year old Nathan Strayer of Edinburg was arrested on Friday on a charge of violating an order of protection.

 

20 year old James Melvin of Kincaid was arrested on Sunday on a Charge of possession of cannabis.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

39 year old Corrandan Orr of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for a Christian County Warrant.

 

39 year old Dustin Flower of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for driving with a suspended license.

 

37 year old Julius Baughman of Morrisonville was arrested on Friday for retail theft.

 

57 year old Carl Castle of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving under the influence of alcohol.

 

19 year old James Melvin of Kincaid was arrested on Sunday for intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/17/18

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

 

29 year old Jamaris Torert of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of battery.
 

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Fire Department Calls 8/17/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 4 EMS calls and a smoke scare on Thursday.
 

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Fire Department Calls 8/16/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 EMS calls on Wednesday.
 

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Fire Department Calls 8/15/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 EMS calls on Tuesday.
 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/15/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

30 year old Michael Emery of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of criminal trespass to residence.

 

28 year old Alexander King of Nokomis was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of possession of controlled substance, and methamphetamine delivery.

 

20 year old Jesse Austin of Pana was arrested on a charge of failure to appear or answer question.
 

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Fire Department Calls 8/14/18

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 EMS calls on Monday.
 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/14/18

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

 

32 year old Frank Sedlock of Stonington was arrested on Monday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

40 year old Damon Chamness of Kincaid was arrested on Monday

 

45 year old Ann Stafford of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a charge of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

 

21 year old Jarred Lawrence of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of theft.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Tuesday:

 

22 year old Molly Holthaus of Pana, 31 year old Gregory Presnell of Nokomis, and 29 year old Tiffany Freier of Shelbyville were in an accident on August 11th at 10:38 in the morning. All units were traveling westbound on the 1200 block of East Park Street. A squad car with its lights on was traveling eastbound, and everyone began to pull over. According to the accident report, Holthaus said that everyone had stopped, and she had struck the rear end of Presnell causing damage. That then caused Presnell to strike the drivers side of Freier. According to the accident report Freier said that she was pulling back into traffic when she was hit. Presnell’s son was struck by some glass and sent to TMH by ambulance. Holthaus received a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

 

18 year old Carson Heberling of Taylorville, and 21 year old Eric Logue of Ohlman were in an accident on August 11th at 1:54 in the afternoon. According to the police report, Logue was stopped at a red light traveling northwest on Springfield road. Heberling failed to reduce speed, and struck the rear of Logue. There were no reports on an injury on the scene, and both units were able to drive away. Heberling was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

 

28 year old Spencer White of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a charge of driving on a suspended license.

 

48 year old Ann Stafford of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a Cook County Warrant.

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Fire Department Calls 8/13/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 4 EMS calls on Saturday.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 4 EMS calls on Sunday.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/13/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

44 year old Jeremy Saunders of Ramsey was arrested on Sunday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

 

45 year old George Bailey of Kincaid was arrested on Friday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

35 year old Vance Gibson of Pana was arrested on Sunday on a charge of aggravated assault, and aggravated battery.

 

46 year old Matthew Myers of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine.

 

20 year old Shaitavia Cook of Decatur was arrested on Friday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Monday:

 

53 year old Ruby Mose of Herrick was arrested on Friday on a charge of driving on a suspended license.

 

25 year old Anthony Canada of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of driving with a suspended license.

 

53 year old Angela Hesse of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a charge of retail theft.

 

23 year old Anthony Chavez of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of driving without a valid drivers license.

 

47 year old Gabriel Crews of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of driving with a suspended license.

 

34 year old Vance Gibson of Pana was arrested on Sunday on a charge of aggravated assault and aggravated battery.

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Shelby County Sheriff's Office Report August 10th

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.

48-year-old Michael L. Kibler of Gays, was arrested on July 22nd at 12:01 in the morning, for possession of a fireram by a felon, after Deputies were called to a rural Gays residence on a complaint of Kibler shooting a firearm and threatening persons with it at the residence.  Kibler was arrested without incident and housed in the Shelby County Detention Center awaiting his first appearance in court.

51-year-old Bobby G. Beck of Herrick, was arrested by Shelby County Deputies on July 26th at 12:30 in the afternoon, for driving under the influence while operating a vehicle on County Road Zero North and South Austin Street in Herrick.  He was taken to the Shelby County Detention Center and posted bond.

37-year-old Melinda E. Roman of Bloomington, was arrested by Shelby County Deputies on August 2nd at 2 in the afternoon, in the village of Moweaqua.  She was charged with driving under the influence while she was operating her vehicle in the 800 block of North Putnam Street in Moweaqua.  She was taken to the Shelby County Detention Center where she later posted bond.

And, 33-year-old Jonathan L. Schrodt of Keensburg, was arrested on August 8th at 2:30 in the morning in rural Holland Township near Mode (MOHD).  Deputies say he was out of gas, and on further investigation was found to be in possession of meth, and also possessing a firearm without a FOID card.  He was taken to the Shelby County Detention Center.

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/09/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

Rachel Neece, 38, of Kincaid was arrested on August 8th for aggregated battery of a pregnant/handicapped person.

Adam Gideon, 30, of Waverly was arrested on August 8th for burglary.

Kimberly Kidd, 33, of Taylorville was arrested on August 8th for domestic battery.

 

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

 

Ralph J. Smith, 33, of Taylorville was arrested on August 8th for DUI.

Kristan D. Jones, 31, of Taylorville was arrrested on August 9th for DUI.

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/8/18

ON WEDNESDAY, THE CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:

Tia Paine-Johnson, 38, of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for DUI/drugs.

Zachary Morrissey, 28, of Kincaid was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery.


ON WEDNESDAY, THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:

On Monday, Matthew S. Woodland, 31, of Taylorville was arrested for disorderly conduct.

On Monday, David A. Younker, 25, of Taylorville was arrested for disorderly conduct.


ON WEDNESDAY, THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ACCIDENT:

On Monday, Brittany Spencer, 22, of Taylorville, Crystal Robbins, 47, of Taylorville and Zachary Cook, 18, of Taylorville were involved in an accident. Cook and Robbins stopped in traffic on Rt. 29 at Pershing Road heading east. Spencer did not reduce speed to avoid an accident and struck Robbins in the rear end which caused Robbins to Strike Cook in the rear end. Spencer's 2004 Pontiac was towed from the scene. Spencer had two passengers who refused medical treatment. Robbins refused medical treatment but drove herself to the hospital to be examined. Cook also refused medical treatment. Cook was able to drive away from the scene.
 

 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/7/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

Kelsie Bass, 24, of Nokomis was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine .

 

Jordan May, 27, of Tovey was arrested on Monday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/7/18

THE TAYLORVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING CALLS:

8-6-18  1 Public Assist
8-6-18  1 Motor Vehicle Accident
8-6-18  1 EMS
8-6-18  1 CO Alarm
8-7-18  1 EMS 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/6/18

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

On Sunday an 11 year old and 13 year old juvenile were aressted for possession of a stolen motor vehicle, crimnal damage to property, and operating a vehicle without a license.

 

On Sunday 27 year old Michael R. Wilson of Taylorville was arrested for two valid warrants.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

On Friday 32 year old Camron J. Jiannoni of Riverton was arrested for speeding 30-39 MPH over the speed limit.

On Saturday 34 year old Kevin R. Hendricker of Taylorville was arrested for domestic battery causing bodily harm.

 

On Friday 36 year old Caleb L. Walker of Taylorville was arrested for criminal damage to property.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:

 

On Sunday 38 year old Shannon M. Downey of Moweaqua lost control of her car and went into the south ditch and ended up in a field on County Highway 4 near 2200 East.

 

On Monday 45 year old Brandy E. Westerfield of Taylorville struck a deer on Illinois Route 104 heading east causing damage to the front of her van.

 

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Fire Department Calls 8/03/18

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News on Friday:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 EMS calls on Thursday.
 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/03/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Friday:

 

Jessica Ford of Illiopolis was in an accident on July 29th at approximately 9:19 at night. Ford was traveling Northbound on 1300 East road. She drove off the road and into a ditch at 2250 North. Ford traveled through the ditch and her car became overturned and came to a rest on its top on the east side of 1300 East Road. Ford refused medical treatment on the scene, and was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Ford’s vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

44 year old Michael Dodson of Pana was arrested on Friday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

30 year old Bradley Stimac of Edinburg was arrested on Thursday on a charge of domestic battery causing bodily harm.

 

32 year old Michael Pitman of Girard was arrested on Thursday on a charge of possesion of a controlled substance, and possession of methamphetamine.

 

39 year old Douglas Cowell of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of violating an order of protection.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Friday:

 

26 year old Garret Ess of Taylorville, 20 year old Lindsey Hill of Kincaid, and 19 year old Lauren Suiter of Taylorville were in an accident on July 31st at 5:03 in the afternoon. Hill and Suiter were stopped in traffic at the intersection of Springfield Road and Taft street facing east. Ess was approaching from behind both units. According to a witness, Ess hit the brakes, but just before impact. Ess was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Ess and Hill’s vehicles were towed from the scene. All drivers refused medical attention at the scene.

 

16 year old Rylee Miller of Taylorville, and 45 year old Denise Burke of Taylorville were in an accident on August 2nd at 11:57 in the morning. According to the accident report,Miller thought that Burke was in a turn lane, not a regular lane causing an accident between the two vehicles. Miller was cited for failure to yield turning left. Burke was sent to Taylorville Memorial Hospital in a personal vehicle. Burke’s vehicle was also towed from the scene. There were no passengers involved in the accident.

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Fire Department Calls 8/02/18

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 3 EMS calls on Wednesday.
 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/02/18

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

 

34 year old Michael Alberts of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of domestic battery causing bodily harm.

 

27 year old Steven Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of battery

 

27 year old Gary Hayes of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of failing to notify an accident.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Thursday:

 

74 year old Thomas McLaughlin of Taylorville and 21 year old Harlie Rice of Taylorville were in an accident at approximately 7:40 in the morning on July 26th. According to the Sheriff’s report, Rice was traveling east on Park Street and was passing by Casey’s. McLaughlin was attempting to pull out of Casey’s and did not see Rice, and the two cars collided. Both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene. McLaughlin had three passengers in his car, Carole McLaughlin, 68, Christine Peck, 38, and Marlene Peck, 2. Rice had one passenger in his car, Michael Blake, 30.

 

67 year old Stephanie Streitmatter of Princeville and 36 year old Jodi Hendricks of Taylorville were in an accident on August 1st at approximately 5:53 in the afternoon. Hendricks was heading southwest on Main Cross Street at the intersection of Park Street. Streitmatter was heading west on Park Street at the intersection of Main Cross. According to the accident report, Streitmatter said that she could not see the traffic light while approaching the intersection because the sun was in her eyes. Hendricks proceeded through the intersection with a green light, and struck Streitmatter’s vehicle near the back passenger tire. Streitmatter was issued a citation for disobeying a traffic control device. Hendricks was towed from the scene. Streitmatter had 4 passengers, Dennis Streitmatter, 48, Kenedi Streitmatter, 17, Keenan Streitmatter, 19, and Tasha Streitmatter, 17. Both drivers refused medical attention.

 

54 year old June Cooper of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a Christian County Warrant.
 

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Fire Department Calls 8/01/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 4 EMS calls on Wednesday.
 

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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/01/18

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and accidents to Regional Radio News on Wednesday:

 

23 year old Jack Fulk of Stonington was in an accident on July 31st at approximately 11:05 at night. According to the Sheriff’s report, Fulk said that he was traveling west bound on 2300 East and 1200 North, and he failed to negotiate the curve. Fulk’s vehicle rolled over, and he was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital in an Assumption Ambulance.

 

57 year old Mandy Goss of Springfield was in a car accident on July 30th at approximately 6:46 in the evening. According to the Sheriff’s report, a vehicle was parked in Access 1 parking lot at Sangchrist Lake. Herman pulled into the parking lot, and struck the parked vehicle multiple times before leaving the scene. According to the driver of the parked car, they believe that Lori Herman was the driver of the vehicle who struck their car.

 

63 year old Christene Smith of Owaneco was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

46 year old Shawn Harshani of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of failing to appear or answer question.

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