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Taylorville Police were summoned to 314 N. Simpson Street last Thursday evening after an apparent domestic disturbance. Ron Faber reported told police his girlfriend was wanted on a warrant. After a quick investigation, officers arrested 26-year-old Crystal L. Johnson of Taylorville on a Macon County failure to appear warrant on a shoplifting charge. Johnson was taken to the Christian County Jail, where she was held in lieu of bond.

Taylorville Police were called to the Wal-Mart Store an hour before midnight on New Year’s Eve on reports of some stolen booze. Acting on information from store employees, police arrested 20-year-old Kyle Shoemaker of Taylorville on burglary and alcohol violation charges. Three juveniles who were reportedly with Shoemaker were also arrested on charges of illegal possession of alcohol.

The New Year started off on the wrong foot for a Taylorville Man. AT 2:00am on New Year’s Day, cops were called to 48 Houston Street on reports of a disturbance. After an investigation, 41-year-old Ronnie D. Sampson of Taylorville was arrested on charges of domestic battery.

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