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Area Arrests/Traffic Accidents 4-8-13


On April 4 at approximately 12:32 a Taylorville Police Officer was dispatched to Taylorville High School for a male juvenile that had contraband with him.  The juvenile was arrested and transported to the Taylorville Police Department. 

On April 6, Taylorville Police Department advised of a domestic disturbance at 2100 Grand Blvd. Apt. A6.  The complainant stated her husband would not leave the apartment.  During the course of the investigation, the male subject, Walter D. Harker, 50, of Taylorville was arrested for manufacturing/delivery of cannabis and possession of a controlled substance.  Harker was processed and lodged in the Christian County Sheriff's Office in lieu of bond.

On april 7, at 8:2 pm Taylorville Police officers were dispatched to the Loading Zone to a report of a female refusing to leave.  The complainant stated the female had become physical and was aggressive.  Subsequent to investigation, Mary M. Wrachford, 35, of Ohlman was arrested fro possession of drug paraphernalia and issued a Local Ordianance Violation for Public Intoxication. 


Barbara White of Taylorville was stopped in traffic facing north bound on Cheney Street.  Amanda Pickett of Taylorville was traveling north bound on Cheney Street.  Pickett reported her coffee had spilled and she looked down and struck White in the rear end of her Lincoln Mercedes. 


Walter D. Harker, 50, of Taylorville was arrested on April 6 for manufacturing/delivering cannabis and possession control.

Christopher M. Crow, 28, of Edinburg, was arrested on April 7 on a bond forfeiture warrant for operating a vehicle with no insurance. 

Randi L. Jones, 22, of Taylorville, was arrested on April 7 for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of cannabis. 

Stephanie L. Weaver, 39, of Kincaid, was arrested on April 7 for contributing to the deliquency of a minor. 


On april 5, Julie A. Sisk, 37, of Nokomis and passengers Dalton T. Fisk, 18, of Nokomis and Jessie M. Watkins, 17, of Nokomis were traveling southbound on County Highway #1 approximately two-tenths of a mile south of twp. rd. 700 north when a deer entered the roadway.  Ssk was unable to avoid striking the animal.  She received front end damage and front driver's side damage to her 2007 GM.

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