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The Christian County Sheriff's Department processed the following arrests:

A theft at the Pana Wal-Mart led to an arrest. According to reports, the store summoned police to tell them of the theft of a 31” High Definition TV. After an investigation 29-year-old Alter E. Ivy was arrested by Taylorville police. Ivy was taken to the Christian County Jail and held without bond.

20 year-old Cory A. Wafford of Pana was arrested on an original arrest warrant for phone harassment. 

23 year-old Joshua K. Brooks of Rifle, Colorado was arrested on a bond forfeiture warrant for two counts of criminal trespassing. 

51 year-old Orville R. Zumwalt of Roodhouse, IL was arrested on a bond forfeiture warrant for unspecified statute.  


An accident in Pana led to a citation for a Pana teen. 18-year-old Brittany Fore apparently lost control of her vehicle Wednesday while traveling East on Main St. Her vehicle slammed into the Bob Ridings building. Fore was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. No injuries were reported.

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