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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/21/18

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

 

25 year old Colby Coleman of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of failure to appear or answer question.

 

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

 

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

 

25 year old Austin Seago of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of criminal damage to property.

 

24 year old Mason Tonnell of Taylorville was in an accident on November 19th at 9:04 at night. According to the accident report, Tonnell was traveling northbound on Route 29 when a deer ran into the roadway. Tonnell struck the deer causing damage to the front end of his vehicle. 

 

17 year old Lydia Pearson of Taylorville was arrested on November 18th at 3:27 in the afternoon. According to the accident report, the roads were wet due to snow, and Pearson was traveling northbound near the 1300 block of Sportsman Drive when the driver observed a vehicle backing out. Tonnell attempted to slow down, but lost control and collided into a chain link fence on the north side of Taylorville high school. Tonnell’s vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

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Fire Department Calls 11/21/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

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

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Christian County 4-H Holds Achievement Night

Christian County 4-H celebrated the 4-H year with their annual achievement night on November 2nd. Christian County 4-H Program Coordinator, Rebecca Livingston, said the night was a success, and around 80 people were in attendance.

 

 

Two people honored at Achievement night were Bill and Wendy Harmon. The two were inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame this year, Livingston can’t remember a time when they were not involved in Christian County 4-H.

 

 

Along with the awards, some members received the Christian County 4-H Scholarship.

 

 

The University of Illinois Extension wants to thank everyone who came out, and celebrated achievement night.

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Fire Department Calls 11/19/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

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

 

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

 

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

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/19/18

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

 

23 year old Dylan McConnell of Kincaid was in an accident on November 16th at 8:20 in the morning. According to the accident report, McConnell was northbound on County Highway 23 when he lost control on a patch of ice and exited the roadway to the left. McConnell entered the west ditch.

 

69 year old John Zuber of Mount Zion was in an accident on November 17th at 6:48 in the evening. Zuber was traveling northbound on Highway 51 at 1760 East when he struck a deer in the road, according to the accident report. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

28 year old Codi Hasquin of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance.

 

22 year old Michael Harshani of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a Shelby county warrant.

 

40 year old Amanda Mollet of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Christina County Warrant.

 

21 year old Shaylyn Rockford of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

28 year old Kirsten Paoni of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of driving on a suspended license.

 

35 year old Donald Fisher of was arrested on Saturday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, and possession of a controlled substance.

 

34 year old Zachary Bough was arrested on Saturday on a charge of driving without a valid driver's license.

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Fire Department Calls 11/15/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

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

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/15/18

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

 

21 year old Dustin Benedict of Bulpitt was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of contempt of court.

 

30 year old Amanda Pickett of Taylorville was in an accident on November 13th at 7:45 in the evening. Pickett was traveling northbound on county highway 1 at 1241 north when a deer ran into the roadway according to the accident report. Pickett tried to avoid the deer, but hit it.

 

61 year old Julitta Newberry of Taylorville was in an accident on November 13th at 6 in the evening. According to the accident report, Newberry was westbound on Illinois route 104 when a deer ran into the roadway, and Newberry struck it. 

 

60 year old Kevin Kirkendoll of Pana was in an accident on November 13th at 5:18 in the evening. According to the accident report, Kirkendoll was traveling eastbound on county highway 10, ½ a mile east of 300 East Road when a deer ran into the roadway. Kirkendoll was unable to avoid striking the deer.

 

34 year old Narcie Rogers of Riverton was in an accident on November 7th at 8:25 in the evening. Rogers was traveling eastbound on 900 north road approaching county highway 5 when a deer entered the roadway. Rogers did not see the deer, and struck it.

 

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

 

33 year old Cody Pugsley of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of retail theft.

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Fire Department Calls 11/14/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

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

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/14/18

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

 

44 year old Brandy Miles of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of burglary and retail theft.

 

25 year old Cory Krouse of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of unlawful sale of firearms, and theft control intent.

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Fire Department Calls 11/13/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

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

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 6 EMS calls on Saturday.

 

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

 

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

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/13/18

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

 

20 year old Cynthia Jeter of Milstadt was arrested on Friday on a charge of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, driving on a suspended or revoked license, and possession of cannabis.

 

25 year old Freida McCauley of Morrisonville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of retail theft.

 

23 year old Kailin Henry of Blue Mound was arrested on Saturday on a charge of speeding 30-39 miles per hour over the limit.

 

33 year old Daniel Shimkus of Springfield was arrested on Sunday on a charge of retail theft.

 

40 year old Phillip Daugherty of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of failure to appear or answer question.

 

73 year old Mark Zepin of Kincaid was arrested on Friday on a charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

 

46 year old Terry Biggs of Assumption was in an accident on November 12th at 1:48 in the morning. According to the accident report, Biggs was traveling south on US 51. He swerved to avoid hitting a deer on the roadway and struck the guard rail. Biggs refused medical attention.

 

76 year old TK Sederwall of Decatur was in an accident on November 12th at 5:32 in the afternoon. According to the accident report, Sederwall was south bound on 2025 east road.Sederwall did not stop an the intersection and continued south into a field striking a ditch, and coming to a rest in a field. 

 

16 year old Austin Vaughn on Taylorville was in an accident on November 10th at 12:56 in the afternoon. According to the accident report, Vaughn was eastbound on township road 1200 N when he lost control on an icy roadway. Vaughn struck a ditch off the roadway, and then hit a telephone pedestal and utility pole. 

 

58 year old Shelly Page of Buffalo was in an accident on November 9th at 6:16 in the evening. According to the accident report, page was traveling northbound on 875 East road approaching the T intersection of 2300 north road. Page traveled through the intersection without coming to a stop due to ice, and came to a rest in a cornfield. 

 

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

 

25 year old Freida McCauley of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

A 16 year old male juvenile was arrested on Sunday on a charge of criminal damage to property and resisting arrest.

 

25 year old Michelle Dixon of Taylorville and 42 year old Stefanie Kent of Taylorville were in an accident on November 2nd at 4:39 in the afternoon. According to the accident report, both units were traveling eastbound on East Park street. Kent came toa slow stop at the traffic light of east main cross and east main park. Dixon mistakenly pressed the gas pedal, instead of the brake, and struck the rear bumper of Kent’s vehicle. Both units were able to drive away from the scene.

 

20 year old Chloe Simmons of Stonington was in an accident on November 10th at 11:04 in the morning. Simmons was traveling east on route 48 and was passing through the intersection of route 48 and shumway street. Simmons swerved to miss a pot hole, and went of the roadway striking a tree, and then falling into a ditch. Simmons’ vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

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Fire Department Calls 11/09/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

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

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/09/18

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

 

61 year old Patrick Weaver of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of aggravated battery.

 

43 year old Georgia Ward of Pana was arrested on Thursday on a charge of failure to appear or answer question.

 

27 year old Natalie Williams of Kincaid was arrested on Thursday on a charge of failure to appear or answer question.

 

17 year old James Davis of Decatur was in an accident on November 8th at 6:45 in the morning. Davis was southbound on US route 51, south of assumption. According to the accident report, the Davis’ vehicle began shaking. Davis lost control, and went into the median, overturned, and came to a rest in the east ditch of the northbound lane. Davis was not inuted, and his vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

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

 

61 year old Patrick Weaver of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of aggravated battery, and unlawful use of weapon.

 

27 year old Natalie Williams of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on an Effingham County Warrant.

 

43 year old Georgia Ward of Maroa was arrested on Thursday on a Macon County Warrant.

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Fire Department Calls 11/07/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 5 EMS calls on Tuesday.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/07/18

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

 

85 year old David Kemp of Farmersville, and 35 year old Stacie Welge of Morrisonville were in an accident on October 31st at 3:19 in the afternoon. Kemp was traveling eastbound on Township road 700 North approaching the intersection with Township Road 200 E. Welge was traveling northbound on Township road 200 East and was approaching the intersection with Township road 700 North. Welge proceeded northbound into the intersection, striking Kemp on the passenger side. The impact caused Kemp to rotate clockwise, and into the northeast ditch. Upon striking the ditch, Kemp overturned and rolled into a cornfield. The impact also caused Welge to rotate clockwise, and proceed into the east ditch of Township road 200 East. All occupants of vehicles were transported to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield for treatment of injuries.

 

64 year old Terry Tilton of Pana was arrested on Monday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

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

 

26 year old Isabelle Triezenberg of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of retail theft.

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Fire Department Calls 11/06/18

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to the following calls:

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 1 EMS call on Monda

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Fire Department Calls 11/05/18

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 3 EMS calls on Saturday.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/05/18

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

 

38 year old Terrence Mohr of Decatur was arrested on Friday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

43 year old Michael Harrelson of Decatur was arrested on Saturday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.

 

28 year old Johnathon Gensler of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

35 year old Vance Gibson of Pana was arrested on Saturday on a charge of violating an order of protection.

 

32 year old Drew Collins of Kincaid was arrested on Sunday on a charge of disorderly conduct, aggravated battery, and resisting an officer.

 

26 year old Amber Dixon of Springfield was arrested on Sunday on a charge of retail theft.

 

25 year old Nieisha Peck of Springfield was arrested on Sunday on a charge of retail theft, and resisting an officer.

 

19 year old Madelynn Cashen of Pawnee was arrested on Monday on a charge of possession of liquor by a minor, and hate crime.

 

28 year old Alex Collingwood of Palmer was arrested on Saturday on a charge of Domestic battery.

 

17 year old Jhett Walker of Morrisonville was in an accident on November 2nd at 9:03 at night. According to the accident report, Walker was traveling west bound on 1800 North road. He lost control, and traveled into the north ditch, then a fence, and then overturned. Walker’s vehicle came to a rest on its top in a creek. Walker had two passengers who refused medical treatment. Walker’s vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

36 year old Justin Chronister of Pana was in an accident on November 2nd at 5:46 in the morning. According to the accident report, Chronister was traveling northbound when the vehicle left the roadway to the east striking the ditch first. After striking the ditch, Chronister hit a shelby electric power pole, and rolled over of the top of his vehicle before coming to a stop.

 

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

 

31 year old Whitney McCallister of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of battery.

 

32 year old Drew Collins of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a charge of disorderly conduct, obstructing a peace officer, and aggravated battery to a police officer.

 

19 year old Arianna Mergler of Decatur was arrested on Friday on a charge of retail theft.

 

25 year old Niesha Peck of Springfield was arrested on Sunday on a charge of retail theft.

 

26 year old Amber Dixon of Springfield was arrested on Sunday on a charge of retail theft.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 11/02/18

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

 

43 year old Leroy Miles of Springfield was arrested on Thursday on a charge of failure to appear or answer question.

 

53 year old Darin Maddox of Boody was in an accident on October 30th at 11:23 at night. According to the accident report, Maddox was traveling east on 2000 North Road when he left the roadway to the north and collided with a utility pole. After the collision, Maddox spun to the right approximately 90 degrees and rolled one and a quarter times before coming to a rest on the drivers side in the field.

 

50 year old Nikkie Carls of Pana was in an accident on November 1st at 7:17 in the morning. According to the accident report, Carls was traveling southbound on US route 51 approximately 3/10ths of a mile soute of Township Road 100 North when a deer entered the roadway. Carls struck the deer, and received front end damage. No injuries were reported. 

 

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

 

48 year old Steven Tucker of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of retail theft.

 

34 year old Roxanna Anthony of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of retail theft.

 

29 year old Jacob Lahr of Taylorville was in an accident on October 30th at 9:44 in the evening. According to the accident report, Lahr was traveling East on West Vandeveer at a high rate of speed when he left the roadway and hit a tree.

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Fire Department Calls 11/01/18

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 and Accidents 11/01/18

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

 

65 year old Sandra Elder of Mount Auburn and 84 year old Thomas Graham of Stonington were in an accident on October 30th at 2:11 in the afternoon. Elder was traveling eastbound on township road 2500 North and was approaching the intersection with Township Road 2000 East. According to the accident report, Graham was traveling southbound on Township road 2000 east and was approaching the intersection with Township road 1500 North. Graham was half way through the intersection when he was struck by Elder according to the accident report. The impact forced Elder to rotate in a clockwise direction before coming to a rest. Graham also spun in a clockwise direction towards the southeast corner of the intersection. Graham came to a rest in the east ditch of Township Road 2000 east facing north east. Elder received front end damage, and Graham received major passenger side damage.

 

38 year old Jeremy Stark of Pana was arrested on Thursday on a charge of burglary, and attempt to escape an officer.

 

33 year old Patrick Butler of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of fleeing police, and theft.

 

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

 

45 year old Heather Obil of Taylorville, and 59 year old Barbara Estes of Taylorville were in an accident on October 29th at 1:35 in the morning. According to the accident report, both vehicles were northbound on Cheney Street. Estes had to stop, and Obil was traveling behind, and was not able to stop on time and struck the back of Estes. Obil received front end damage, and Estes received rear end damage. Estes was transported to TMH by Dunn’s ambulance because of neck and hip pain. Obil was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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