On Friday night a 911 dispatch sent Taylorville officers to a 3 vehicle accident at the corner of England Street and South Shumway Street. After arrival the suspect's white Ford Mustang was parked on the South side of the road with major front end damage.
The owner of the mustang Ethan W. Peden 23 of Taylorville called the Taylorville Police Department to report that his vehicle had been stolen. He along with Jason Pace came to the scene where witnesses confirmed Peden was the driver of the vehicle.
Peden allegedly admitted to driving the vehicle to officers eventually. Peden was arrested for reckless driving, failure to give information after striking an unattended vehicle and improper lane usage. Peden was transported to the Taylorville Police Department, processed and released on a notice to appear.