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Reports of a domestic disturbance led to the arrest of a local man. According to reports, police were called to the Hannon Trailer Court about a couple in a loud argument. After a brief investigation, they arrested 20-year-old Robert V. McCauley Jr. of Taylorville on charges of illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor. McCauley was taken to the Taylorville Police Department where he was processed and released on a notice to appear.

A concerned citizen apparently alerted police to a drunk driver around 10:30 Tuesday night. According to reports, the citizen told police the woman was last seen headed north on Simpson Street. Cops caught up with the vehicle, and arrested 33-year-old Melissa A. Hall. She was charged with DUI and was processed and released after paying a $100 cash bond and surrendering her driver’s license.

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