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Wednesday night a Taylorville Police Officer who was questioning a man about a hit and run incident at the Cork and Keg Tavern in Taylorville suddenly saw the suspect approaching. According to reports, the suspect ran when he saw the officer. After a short chase, 26-year-old Christopher George Coy of Lincoln was taken into custody. He was processed and lodged in the Christian County Jail.

Late last Saturday evening, Taylorville Police were dispatched to Sonny’s Place on reports of theft. After a quick investigation, police arrested 34-year-old Christopher Silva of Decatur for allegedly stealing a purse.

Early Thursday morning, police were summoned to an address in the 700 block of N. Chestnut on reports of domestic violence possibly involving a knife. Officers found a woman with a cut on her forehead and a man locked in a bedroom. According to reports, the man refuse to show his hands to police as he was coming out of the bedroom, so a taser was used to subdue him. 44-year-old Ryan A. Kauzlarich was arrested on charges of domestic battery, and was taken to the Christian County Jail.

Tracy R. Hager, 41, of Herrick was arrested on a bond forfeiture warrant for unspecified statute. 

Emmanuel M. Dunklin, 27, of Decatur was arrested on an original arrest warrant for residential burglary. 


A male juvenile was ticket after an incident Wednesday. According to reports, a citizen called police to complain of a pickup track passing a stopped school bus. After getting a description of the vehicle, cops tracked down the 17-yer-old drive. He was cited for passing a school bus.

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