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On February 2, at 1:20 am, Taylorville Police Officer observed four male subjects in the parking lot of the Loading Zone that appeared to be having an altercation.  One male subject identified as Michael A. Blake, 24, of Palmer was removed from the bar and was causing a disturbance in the parking lot.  He was placed under arrest for Public Intoxication, and transported to the Taylorville Police Department for processing and released on a notice to appear. 

While on patrol, a Taylorville Police officer noticed a silver vehicle traveling east on Park Street.  The vehicle did not have a registration sticker on the back license plate.  TPD officer made the stop on the vehicle on McAdam Drive and Park Street.  Upon running the female driver license through the Law Enforcement Agency Data System, Stephanie J. Ashlock, 20, of Taylorville had a valid warrant out of Christian County.  She was placed under arrest and transported to the Christian County Correctional Center in lieu of bond. 

On February 3, at 3:50 pm, a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle in the 400 block of East Main Cross.  Subsequent to the stop, Andrea K. Beierle, 21, of Taylorville was arrested for a Macon County FTA warrant and driving while license suspended. 

On January 28, 67 year old Fran A. Farris, of Findlay, was traveling west on Spresser Street approaching the intersection at Webster Street in her 2012 Dodge Caliber.  As, 19 year old Rigberto A Carmona , of Taylorville was attempting to turn north in his 2003 Mitshbishi Eclipse from Spresser onto Webster Street.  Rigberto A. Carmona failed to yield to Farris vehicle, causing a collision. 

On February 2, at 8:51 am, William Cook reported that a truck pulling a trailor backed up to his driveway and struck his garage.  Cook stated the truck is parked across the street from his residence.  Taylorville Police Department officer made contact with the driver, 33 year old Dustin L. Clark, of Blue Mound.  He stated he did not know he hit the neighbors garage.  He said he heard something but thought it was his trailer tongue dragging the pavement.  Cook had damage to the garage door jam and the garage door.  Clark received no damage. 



44 year old Laura Ann Martin, of 12 South Shore Drive in Decatur, was arrested on February 3 on a bond forfeiture warrant for unspecified statute. 

22 year old Steven Scott Durbin, of 801 East Poplar Street Taylorville, was arrested on February 1 for domestic battery. 

32 year old Jerry Allan Nation, of 307 Elm Street Stonington, was arrested on February 1 on a bond forfeiture warrant for knowingly damaging property. 

39 year old Amy Carol Tinsley, of 220 Fairway Drive Apt. 8, Chatham, was arrested on February 3 for driving under the influence of alcohol. 

47 year old Jerry Lee Osborne, of 280 West Center Street, Mount Auburn, was arrested on February 3 for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. 

21 year old Logan Dale Fleming, of 802 East Market, Taylorville, was arrested on February 1 on a bond forfeiture warrant for purchase/possession of liquor. 

22 year old Andrea Kaye Beieirle, of 1025 East Franklin Street, Taylorville, was arrested on February 3 on a bond forfeiture warrant for unspecified statute.


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