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The Taylorville Police Department initiated a traffic stop on Monday where 20-year-old David M. Droke of Taylorville failed to yield at the stop sign at Main Street and Pleasant. When Droke came to a stop, he exited the vehicle and started running eastbound. Officers caught up with the driver in a yard in the 500 block of Cottage, where a taser was deployed while apprehending Droke.

It was determined that Droke had a warrant out of Christian County as well as Dewitt County. He was charged with driving while a license was revoked, resisting/obstructing an officer, and was issued citations for disobeying a stop sign and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

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