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Area Arrests/Traffic Accidents 4-17-13



Colt A. Stephens, 24, of rural Morrisonville, was arrested on Aril 17 for residential burglary and possession control. 

Krista L. Bowers, 29, of North Locust Assumption, was arrested on April 16 on an original arrest warrant for operating a vehicle with no insurance. 


On April 16 around 5:30 p.m., the Christian County Sheriff's Office took a report of credit/debit fraud that had occured.  The complaintant reported that their debit card information had been stolen.  The victim was contacted by their bank about charges made on a debit card.  Charges totaled to the amount of $588 and was traced back to being used in Nebraska. 

On April 16, Amanda Smith came to the Christian County Sheriff's Office to report theft of her green waste management container.  Ms. Smith stated that the theft occured between 3:30 Monday April 15, and 11:00 am April 16.


On April 16, John H. Durbin, 48, of Kincaid, was parked on the north side of the1200 block of Coal Street at a residence.  When he was leaving the reisidence, he noticed damge to the rear driver side door.  It appeared that another vehicle had left the Thunderburd Lounge parking lot, which is located on the south side of Coal Street.  When the unknown vehicle left, it backed out across Coal Street and backed into Durbins 2008 Chrysler 300 Limited.  The at fault unit was not on scene and was not identified. 


On April 16, at approximately 3:00 p.m., a Taylorville Police Department officer was dispatched to Taylorville Junior High School in reference to a juvenile with pills in her locker.  Upon investigation, a female juvenile was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. 

On April 16, the Taylorville Police Department was advised of a male juvenile who had left his residence and taken alcohol.  The occicer located the male juvenile, and located the alcohol in his possession.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Taylorville Police Department.  The male subject was processed and released to his father. 

On April 14, at 9:35 p.m., a Taylorville Police officer conducted a traffice stop on a vehicle for IVC violation.  Subsequent to the stop, Storm L. Qualls, 19, of Taylorville, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Tuesday, April 16 at approximately 11:41p.m., 911 called to report an anonymous caller who wanted to report a possible domestic at 2100 Grand Blvd. in Building B.  Two deputies arrived along with officer Wood, and located the disturbance to be coming form apt. B6.  When he arrived the female subject was standing in the landing speaking with deputies.  He spoke briefly with her and they asked dispatch how many times they had responded to this apartment.  The suspect, Tiffany M. Collier, 27, of Taylorville was the name on the lease and she was issued a City of Taylorville violation for disorderly house.  She was given a notice to appear for June 5. 

On April 16, at 9:27 p.m., a Taylorville Police officer made contact with Jason K. Beaty, 31, of Taylorville at the Christian County Correctional Center.  They knew Beaty to have a valid Christian County FTA warrant.  Dispatch verified through Law Enforcemnet Agency Data System.  The officer served Beaty with the warrant, and he was returned to his holding cell.

Kaycee Windell of Owaneco was traveling southbound on Shawnee Street.  She stopped and proceeded into the intersection.  Thomas Vaughn of Blue Mound was traveling east bound on Park Street.  Vaughn struck Windell on the right side.  Windell came to rest against reisdence at 326 N. Shawnee Street.  Windell reported not being able to see Vaughn. 


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