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On August 23, Misty L. Peeifer, 30, of Hillsboro was southbound on North Potts in Langleyville. Jordan N. Stout, 21, of Taylorville was backing out of a private drive onto North Potts. Stout failed to yield to Peeifer. Both units received minor paint damage.

Reported on August 26 at 7:51am, Joshua K. Bolyard, 37, of Effingham was northbound on US Route 51. Just south of TWP Road 800 North, Bolyard advised traffic began to slow and he looked at his radio for a brief moment and when he looked back up, traffic was almost stopped. Bolyard steered into the south bound lane and then into the left ditch. No injuries were reported.

On August 25, James A. Micenheimer, 65, of Taylorville, who is the Johnson Township Road Commissioner, contacted the Christian County Sheriff's Office to report damage to the concrete bridge barrier. Micenheimer stated that sometime in the last week, unknown subject(s) struck the concrete barrier located at 1082 East 1000 North Road. The damage was on the north was corner approximately eight feet in length.

Sheila J. Albright, 50, of 1579 North 2700 East Road, Moweaqua, was arrested August 24 for domestic battery.

Samuel R. Wolf, 23, of 512 East Mill Street, Rochester, was arrested August 24 for fleeing police and driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

Roy D. Hill, 65, of 22 Fairview Trailer Court, Taylorville, was arrested August 25 on a bond forfeiture for failure to appear.

Richard D. Oller, 56, of 2 Fairview Trailer Park, Taylorville, was arrested August 25 for illegal possession/transportation of alcohol in a motor vehicle and no driver's license.

Haley R. Buckner, 27, of 3642 South Marceline Terrace, St. Louis, Missouri, was arrested August 25 on a bond forfeiture for failure to appear.



On August 25 at 11:25pm, a Taylorville Police Department officer was out at #22 Fairview Trailer Court with Roy Hill, 65, of Taylorville. The officer was made aware of Hill having a valid warrant out of Christian County. The warrant was confirmed through the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System. Hill was arrested and transported to the Christian County Sheriff's Office.

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