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THE CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS AND ACCIDENTS: 

James M. Steffers, 44, of 810 E. Bidwell in Taylorville, was arrested on February 11 on a bond forfeiture warrant for uspecified statute. 

Charles D. Lair, 43, of 909 E. Stevenson in Taylorville, was arrested on February 11 for driving on a revoked/suspended license, forgery and theft. 

Hailey N. Kelly, 25, of 702 N. Bruns Lane Apt M in Springfield, was arrested on February 11 on a bond forfeiture warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Saul Mendoza, 29, of 623 W. Washington in Hoopeston, was arrested on February 12 on a bond forfeiture warrent for driving on a revoked license.

Michael E. Weber, 28, of 2316 N. Grandview Dr.in Decatur, was arrested on February 12 on a bond forfeiture warrant for burglary. 

Jerryn W. Turnbull, 23, of 1314 4th Street in Springfield, was arrested on February 12, on a bond forfeiture warrant for driving witha suspended license. 

Robert C. Stiltz, 23, of 400 S. Curtis Street in Edinburg, was arrested on February 12 for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs, driving with a suspended license, and possession of cannabis. 

Amanda D. McConnell, 37, of 302 N. Shumway in Taylorville, ws arrested on February 12 on a bond forfeiture warrant for driving under the influence of alcohol. 

Hunter J. Oliver, 20, of 620 W. Pauline in Taylorville, wa arrested on February 13 on a bond forfeiture warrant for driving under the influence of alcohol/dugs, and a bnd forfeiture warrant for forgery. 

Kyle D. Showmaker, 21, of 809 West Market in Taylorville, was arrested on February 13 for domestic battery. 

THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING:

In the morning hours of February 12, Taylorville Police Department received information of a male throwing rocks at a vehicle in the area of East Main and Rt. 29.  Officers located the suspect in the area of 1620 East Main.  The suspect was arrested for public intoxication. 

On February 13 at 12:45 am, dispatch received a call from the home owner that suspect Hunter Oliver, was at the residence of 625 N. Cheney Street.  Upon arrival, officer could hear and see him through the window.  Oliver was arrested on two warrants.  One from Effingham County and one from Shelby County. 

TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS

On February 8, Shane W. Lucas, 22, of Kincaid stated he lost control of his 2007 Dodge Ram Pick-up due to ice and snow on the roadway.  Lucas slid off the roadway, and came to rest on the vehicle drivers side.  A different vehicle had lost control and ended up off the roadwaqy in the same spot two hours prior, due to slick driving conditions. 

On February 7, Lori A. Hendricks, 46, of Taylorville was traveling east on Spresser and slowed down to trun into Amity Foods.  Weston L. Ginger, 24, of Taylorville was following behind Hendricks and did not stop in time and struck Hendricks, causing damage.  Both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene. 

Lyndsay England, 18, of Taylorville, failed to yield at an intersection and struck the rear end of Phillip McKinney 2006 Mitshbishi Endeavor as it passed through the intersection.  McKinney vehicle spun  around where it came to a stop in the middle of the intersection.  The rear driver side tire on the McKinney vehicle was flat and the front bumper of Englands 2003 Dodge Stratus was tore off the vehicle. 

 

 

 
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