On Friday officers were dispatched to a hit and run accident that occurred at Park Street and Cheyenne. G. Hrabek said that a vehicle had struck his vehicle and left the scene. Hrabek said the vehicle was red with front end damage and the passenger side rear view mirror was broken off.
The vehicle was registered to James L. Shafer 64, of Taylorville. Officers went to Shafer's residence and located the vehicle. Shafer was placed under arrest and transported to the Taylorville Police Department to be processed.