Local News

 The Taylorville Police Department Report the following arrests:

Friday, 21 year old Jose G. Jr. Ruiz of Vienna was stopped by a Taylorville Police Department officer for disobeying a traffic control device.  A registration check showed the owner of the vehicle to have a suspended license.  TPD officer spoke to Ruiz, and confirmed through the Law Enforcement Agency Data System that he was driving on a suspended license.  Ruiz was arrested and taken to the Taylorville Police Department where he was processed and released on a notice to appear.

Friday night a Taylorville Police Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding.  Upon further investigation, the male driver, 23 year old  Brian P. Jaeger of Taylorville, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.  He was taken to the Taylorville Police Department for processing and released after posting bond. 

In the early morning hours Saturday,, a Taylorville Police Officer initiated a traffic stop and arrested 43 year old Douglas S. Warcup of Pana, for driving while his license were suspended.  He was taken to Taylorville Police Department for processing and released on a notice to appear. 

Early Sunday morning, 911 radioed Taylorville Police Department in reference to a man trying to gain entry to his neighbor’s house.  Upon arrival, Taylorville Police Officer spoke to the female neighbor who heard someone at the back door and thought it was her son.  When she opened the door and let him in, she could see it was not her son in the light.  She then forced him out the back foor.  A short time later, TPD officer located the suspect,19 year old Jeremy T. Emery of Taylorville on Taft Street.  Emery, who was apparently wanted on a Christian County warrant, was allegedly intoxicated.  He was taken to the Christian County Correctional Center in lieu of bond. 

Sunday morning dispatch received a call from the Christian County Sheriff's Office in reference to 27 year old  Alicia B. Best of Taylorville, seeking medical treatment at Taylorville Memorial Hospita.  She was apparently wanted on two valid warrants.  Bess was taken to Christian County Correctional Center in lieu of bond. 

 
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