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The Christian County Sherriff's Office Report the Following Arrests:

Kody J. Koonce, 19, of 304 James Street, Bulpitt, was arrested on February 26 for criminal damage to property. 

Charles P. Smith, 29, of 801 E. Poplar, Taylorville was arrrested on February 26 on a bond forfeiture warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.  


 A Taylorville Police Department officer was dispatched to First Class Liquor in regards to a theft.    The owner of the store avised that a male juvenile had attempted to steal a can of beer, was confronted, and then allowed to leave.  The owner stated that the male juvenile had been in the store the previous day and after reviewing security footage, had been seen taking a can of beer from the store without paying for the item.  Security footage was viewed and the male juvenile was recognized.  Taylorville Police Department officer was unable to locate the male juvenile after checking the area.  On February 25, the male juvenile was at the Taylorville Police Department in regards to another matter.  The juvenile was then charged with retail theft.  He wa processed and transported to court. 

 A Taylorville Police Department officer was dispatched in regards to a male juvenile trying to harm himself.  Taylorville Police officer made contact with the male juvenile and knew had a valid warrant out in Christian County.  The male juvenile was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for treatment, released, placed under arrest for the warrant and then transported to Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Center. 


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