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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/30/19

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

 

41 year old Nicolas R. Dooley of Pana was arrested on Monday afternoon for bad checks to obtain property.

 

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

 

48 year old Jeffrey K. Bell of Taylorville was arrested Monday afternoon for retail theft.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There were three EMS calls between 8:28 Monday Morning and 5:33 Tuesday Morning.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to a call Monday evening at 8:29 to assist the Midland Fire and Police Department at a detached garage at 201 Elm Street in Kincaid.     

  

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/29/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident on April 26th, Friday afternoon at 3:41.  Deputies report that a car driven by 33 year old William J. Kenter of Stonington approached a yield sign on 1950 North Road in Taylorville and did not see the car that was driven by 33 year old Andrew J. Callan of Stonington.  Kenter hit Callan’s vehicle which sent both cars into the ditch. Callan’s vehicle traveled about 60 feet after getting hit.  Kenter was given a citation.  Callan was taken by EMS to Memorial Medical Center due to his injuries.  


The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News;

 

38 year old Lorenzo R. Olvera of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for domestic battery.

 

28 year old Mister L. Jenkins of Cahoka was arrested Friday for aggravated DUI and no insurance. 

 

45 year old Steve M. Frazier of Taylorville was arrested Friday for possession of cannabis greater than 10-30 grams.

 

36 year old Kacey D. Burton of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

37 year old Chism L. Haworth of Taylorville was arrested Friday for Meth Delivery.

 

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

 

33 year old Christopher A. Garlin of Springfield was arrested Friday for public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

 

25 year old Austin R.D. Totten of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for a warrant.

 

45 year old Steven M. Frazier of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for a warrant.

 

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

 

There were eight EMS calls between Wednesday at 4:55 PM and Monday at 8:28 AM.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at 705 South Houston Street on Monday morning.  There was no fire.  Drywall dust had set off the alarm.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to investigate a CO2 leak at 830 Franklin Street on Sunday afternoon.  After testing, levels were found to be under control. 

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/26/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News;

 

32 year old Dylan L. Woodworth of Findlay was arrested Thursday for Driving on a suspended license.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/25/19

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

 

34 year old Ashley N. Lowis of Morrisonville was arrested Wednesday for driving while license suspended.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to an accident on Sunday April 21st at 2:42 in the morning, on Spresser Street and Baughman Road. Officers report that a car driven by 25 year old Robert C. Scott of Taylorville lost control of his vehicle and hit a train crossing signal.  The vehicle rolled over in the ditch and collided with a fence causing significant damage.  Scott received citations for improper lane usage and driving while license suspended.

 

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

 

There were four EMS calls between Wednesday at 11:46 AM and Wednesday at 4:55 PM.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/24/19

The Taylorville Police Department responded to an accident on Saturday April 20th at 3:51 in the afternoon, on East Park Street. Officers report that a car driven by 22 year old Rhea Whitlow of Taylorville was chasing a car driven by 17 year old female.  As both vehicles stopped at a red light, the vehicle driven by Whitlow, hit the female’s car.  The female tried driving away and Whitlow chased after her until authorities were able to conduct a traffic stop.  No injuries were reported.  

 

Taylorville Police responded to an accident at the intersection of West Park Street and North Washington Street on Monday April 15th at 12:15 in the afternoon.  A car driven by 88 year old Vella M. Kimble of Taylorville failed to yield right of way and crashed into a car owned by 72 year old Ann E. Kastelic of Taylorville.  Kimble’s vehicle was completely disabled and needed to be towed from the scene.  No injuries were reported. 

 

Taylorville police responded to an accident on Saturday morning April 13th at 11:35 in the morning on East Springfield Road. A truck driven by 18 year old Johnathan D. Brookens of Taylorville struck the back of a truck driven by 59 year old Timothy B. Ostermeier of Edinburg. No injuries were reported.

 

Taylorville Police responded to an accident on Wednesday April 17th at 1:20 in the afternoon on Park Street near Shawnee Street.  A car driven by a 17 year old female hit the back of a car driven by 66 year old Connie L. Large of Owaneco.  Both vehicles were able to drive away.  No injuries were reported.  

 

Taylorville Police responded to an accident on Tuesday April 16th at 2:47 in the afternoon at the intersection of North Shumway and West Poplar Streets.  A car driven by 16 year old male failed to yield, hitting a car owned by 21 year old Andrew M. Goodall of Taylorville.  The 16 year old male was issued a citation for failure to yield at an intersection and another citation for graduated driver; unlawful number of passengers.  Goodall had a possible arm injury but refused treatment.  
  
The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following calls to Regional Radio News;

 

There were four EMS calls between Tuesday at 8:37 AM and Wednesday at 12:21 AM.

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Area Arrests 4/23/19

THE CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARREST: 

Dustin Benedict, 22, of Bulpitt, was arrested on April 22nd for disorderly conduct. 

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Area Arrests and Accidents April 22, 2019

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident on April 19, Friday evening at 10:20. Deputies report that a car driven by 23 year old Dylan A. Hitchcock of Chester, Virginia was heading eastbound on Illinois Route 104 at approximately County Road 25 East when a deer entered the road from the south. Hitchcock’s vehicle struck the deer causing it to become airborne in the westbound lane.  A truck driven by 26 year old Tyler B. Ethell of Athens was heading westbound and struck the airborne deer. No injuries were reported.


 

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

 

41 year old Susan Renee Fisher of Kincaid, was arrested Monday for contempt of court.

 

27 year old Justin Alexander Jett of Hewittville, was arrested Friday for disorderly conduct.

 

41 year old Christopher L. Lush of Edinburg, was arrested Saturday for failure to appear.

 

26 year old Brittany S. Sauer of Kincaid was arrested Saturday for theft.

 

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

 

33 year old David A. Foraker of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for no valid drivers licence.

 

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

 

There were eight EMS calls between Friday morning at 9:18 and Sunday night just before midnight.

 

Fire crews were called to an outside rubbish fire April 16th at 830 East Adams in Taylorville at 2:06 in the afternoon.  A yard waste fire had spread to the grass and brush. Taylorville fire crews extinguished the fire. No damage or injuries reported.  

 

 

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Shelby County Sheriff's Office Report 4/19/19

On March 31 at 12:50am in Richland Township, 29-year-old Cord A. Hawbaker of Assumption was arrested for improper lane usage, driving under the influence and illegal transportation of alcohol, after a traffic stop at Route 16 and 2700E.  He was transported to the Detention Center for processing.

 

On April 16 at 7:43am in the Village of Herrick, Samantha S. Allen, 35, of Herrick, was arrested for criminal trespass to property and resisting arrest.  She was transported to the Detention Center for processing.

 

 

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/18/19

THE CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS: 

Stephanie Knezenvich, 31, of Pana was arrested on April 17th for aggravated battery at a public place. 

Aaron Ballion, 27, of Blue Mound was arrested on April 17th for contempt of court. 

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/17/19

THE CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS: 

John Shuster, 31, of Springfield was arrested on April 16th on an original arrest warrant for theft/deception. 

THE CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ACCIDENT: 

On April 16, Monica Alsbary, 33, of Macomb, Illinois was traveling south on County 23(800 east) when a deer entered the roadway.  Alsbary left the roadway to avoid the deer and caused damage to the front end of her 2004 Dodge Durango.  The vehicle was able to be driven away from the scene. 


THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORT THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS: 

Brett Durbin, 22, of Taylorville was arrested on April 16th for driving while license suspended. 

On April 16th, James Assad Jr., 21, of Taylorville was issued citations for failure to wear a seatbelt, driving while license suspended, and for no insurance. 

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/16/19

THE CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT REPORTED THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS TUESDAY: 

Ronee Foraker, 34, of Taylorville was arrested on April 15th for theft. 

Dorian Miller, 24, of Taylorville was arrested on April 15th for contempt of court. 

Ronald Holsopple, 61, of Taylorville was arrested on April 16th for DUI. 

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/15/19

THE CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:

David Jamison, 49, of Moweaqua, was arrested on April 12th for failure to appear.

Charles Carron, 29, of Taylorville was arrested on April 12th for retail theft.

Brandi Hurley, 24, of Blue Mound, was arrested on April 12th for driving with a suspended license.

Dontrell Franks, 31, of Springfield, was arrested on April 13th for driving with a suspended license.

Ryan Ward, 31, of Brownstown, was arrested on April 13th for possession of methamphetamine. Class x felony.

James Burgess, 40, of Taylorville, was arrested on April 14th for battery.


THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:

On April 12th, a seventeen year old juvenile was arrested for driving without a valid drivers license.

 

TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ACCIDENTS:

 

 On April 8th, 49 year old Christopher Rora of Taylorville was traveling northbound on North Cheney Street.  Faith Maxwell, 17, of Taylorville was traveling northbound on North Cheney Street directly behind Rora.  Rora stopped in congested traffic due to a traffic light signal.  Maxwell failed to stop behind Rora and struck the rear end of his vehicle.  Rora received damage to the rear of the vehicle.  Maxwell received damage to the front end of her vehicle.  Maxwell received one citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

 

On April 10th, Kerry Skinner, 18, of Owaneco was heading northwest on Springfield Road turning left onto Cheney Street. Nicholas Culberson. 22, of Pana was heading southeast on Springfield Road heading straight through the intersection.  The witness was stopped to the right and behind Skinner.  Witness said he stopped because the light was red.  The witness stated Skinner turned left and the light was red.  Culberson said he had a green light and Skinner said the light was red.  Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

 

Stephanie Porter, 42, of Taylorville was headed east on Park Street.  Caden Mileham of Mount Auburn was heading west before turning south onto North Cherokee.  Both vehicles had a green light.  Porter struck Mileham as he was turning south.  Porter failed to reduce speed to avoid an accident.  Mileham failed to yield turning left.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/12/19

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

 

44 year old Amie Kee of Tovey was arrested on Thursday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

44 year old Michael Neece of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of aggravated fleeing and eluding, driving with a revoked license, possession of methamphetamine, criminal damage to property, obstructing justice, and resisting arrest.

 

41 year old Nicholas Dyer of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine.

 

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

 

44 year old Michael Neece of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a charge of aggravated fleeing and eluding, driving with a revoked license, possession of methamphetamine, criminal damage to property, obstructing justice, and resisting arrest.

 

22 year old Megan Middleton of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a county warrant.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/11/19

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

 

44 year old Chad McKittrick of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine.

 

22 year old Megan Middleton of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a county warrant.

 

40 year old Robby Middleton of Macon was arrested on Wednesday on a county warrant.

 

42 year old Tucker Merrifield of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a county warrant.

 

34 year old Juan Sanchez of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a county warrant.

 

25 year old Colby Coleman of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a county warrant.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/10/19

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

 

22 year old Jesse Keller of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on a county warrant.

 

24 year old Kelsie Bass of Nokomis was arrested on Tuesday on a county warrant.

 

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

 

24 year old Kelsie Bass of Nokomis was arrested on Tuesday on a county warrant.

 

53 year old Ivan Stephens of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of criminal trespass.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/09/19

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

 

28 year old Samantha Woods of Kincaid was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of battery.

 

56 year old Jeferey Stickel of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a county warrant.

 

26 year old Sarah Fleet of Pana was arrested on Monday on a charge of obstructing an emergency management worker, concealing or aiding a fugitive, reckless driving, improper overtaking, and improper lane usage.

 

19 year old William Morrisay of Kincaid was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

38 year old Joshua Keathley of Decatur was arrested on Monday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

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

 

38 year old Joshua Keathley of Decatur was arrested on Monday on a charge of domestic battery.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/08/19

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

 

49 year old Joseph Lomprez of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a county warrant.

 

31 year old Aron Strunk of Morrisonville was arrested on Saturday on a charge of threatening a public official, and possession of a firearm. 

 

27 year old Nicole Erwin-Gaynor of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a county warrant.

 

31 year old Sara Sunderland of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of operating a vehicle without registration

 

31 year old Jennifer Smith of Pana was arrested on Saturday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, and driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

34 year old Rebecca Carlson of Nokomis was arrested on Sunday on a county warrant.

 

40 year old Justin Barnes of Pana was arrested on Sunday on a charge of contempt of court.

 

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

 

19 year old Samantha Olivio was Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of public intoxication.

 

31 year old Sata Sunderland of Stonington was arrested on a charge of not have a valid registration.

 

57 year old Ted Matthews of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of public indecency.

 

27 year old Nicole Gaynor of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

34 year old Rebecca Carlson of Nokomis was arrested on Sunday on a Montgomery County Warrant.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/05/19

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

 

19 year old Devon Moore was arrested on Thursday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.

 

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

 

27 year old Kyle Kabrub of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of not having a valid drivers licence. He was released on scene on a notice to appear.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/04/19

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

 

45 year old Todd England of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of child pornography.

 

35 year old Kody Page of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a county warrant.

 

29 year old Alyshia Rightnowar of Kincaid was arrested on Wednesday on a county warrant.

 

23 year old Anthoney Chavez of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a county warrant.

 

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

 

47 year old Aaron Davis of Morrisonville was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of driving with a suspended license, and resisting a peace officer.

 

23 year old Anthony Chavez of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a county warrant, and on a charge of driving without a license.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/03/19

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

 

25 year old Celsey Emerson of Assumption was arrested on Tuesday on a county warrant.

 

22 year old Kyle Brown of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of violating an order of protection.

 

33 year old James Humphrey of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of a methamphetamine delivery and possession of a controlled substance.

 

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

 

27 year old Meaghan Stone of Kincaid was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of endangering the life or health of a child and driving with a suspended license.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/02/19

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

 

40 year old Donald Runyon of Kincaid was arrested on Monday on a charge of battery.

 

58 year old Ronald Patnode of Effingham was arrested on Monday on a county warrant.

 

40 year old Velory French of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a county warrant.

 

43 year old Keith Wiseman of Effingham was arrested on Monday on a county warrant.

 

25 year old Alic Vandermaiden of Kincaid was arrested on Tuesday on a county warrant.

 

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

 

40 year old Donald Runyon Jr. of Kincaid was arrested on Monday on a charge of battery and a county warrant.

 

57 year old Ted Matthews of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a charge of criminal trespass to property.

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Area Arrests and Accidents 4/01/19

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

 

27 year old Dalton Taylor of Palmer was arrested on Saturday on a charge of aggravated domestic battery.

 

21 year old Geral Powysznski of Pana was arrested on Friday on a charge of domestic battery.

 

19 year old Jacob Catalono of Springfield was arrested on Sunday on a charge of fleeing the police and reckless driving.

 

37 year old James Krouse of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a charge of loitering at a public park.

 

30 year old Jesse Mollet of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a county warrant.

 

21 year old Tyler Martin of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, and driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

22 year old James Luetzow of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine.

 

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

 

30 year old Jesse Mollet of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a county warrant.

 

57 year old Ted Mathews of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on as charge of criminal trespassing.

 

29 year old Joseph Bowen of Pawnee was arrested on Friday on a charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

 

21 year old Tyler Martin of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, and not having a valid drivers license.

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