Local News

 width=The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Roy Ginger (25) of Taylorville.

On Tuesday July 12, 2011 Christian County Sheriffs Deputies, who were on patrol at the Fairgrounds, were approached by a complainant who stated that she had observed the suspect taking photographs of several adolescent girls under the grandstand bleachers.

At approximately 8:30 pm Roy Ginger was arrested and taken into custody. He was booked in on Battery and Child Pornography related charges.

Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp stated “I want to take this opportunity to remind everyone that the annual Christian County Fair remains a safe and family friendly environment. However, as with all major public events, due diligence must be exercised by all members of the public.” Sheriff Kettelkamp added “If you observe any suspicious activity notify law enforcement as quickly as possible.”

Anyone with information pertaining to this, or any other crime, is requested to contact the Christian County Sheriff’s Office (824-4961), their local law enforcement agency or Christian County Crime Stoppers at (1-800-568-TIPS) or (824-9100).

 
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217-824-3395