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THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING:

ACCIDENTS:

On August 10 at 6:42am, Douglas A. Frost, 56, of Taylorville, told police he had fallen asleep while driving east on Springfield Road. Frost traveled across three lanes into the parking lot at 421 Springfield Road. Frost then went through the parking lot and struck a sign and post at the east end of the lot. Frost's vehicle had major front end damage and was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.

ARRESTS:

On August 14, 911 advised Taylorville Police Department of a fight at 101 Heights Avenue. An officer arrived and spoke with a Mr. Carmichael who said he had been struck in the face. John A. Coy, 69, of Taylorville was identified and arrested for battery.

On August 14 at 5:45 pm, a Taylorville Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle. Brenda J. Travis, 49, of Taylorville was arrested for driving while license is suspended. Travis was transported to Taylorville Police Department for processing and released on a notice to appear. 

 
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