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THE CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:

Shawn R. Manning, 36, of 203 McKinley, Pana, was arrested August 28 for aggravated battery of a police officer (720 5/12-4-b-6)

Michael O. Beck, 18, of 609 Northeast 2nd Street, Herrick, was arrested August 27 for residential burglary, aggravated robbery, possession of stolen property, and illegal possession of a weapon.

 


THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ACCIDENTS:

On August 20th, Paul E. Anderson , 54, of Taylorville, was slowing to make a left turn into the driveway of 808 West Vine. Anderson stated he had his turn signal on. Andrew B. Bricker, 24, of Taylorville attempted to pass Anderson and the vehicles connected as Anderson went to turn. Bricker continued heading west and then turned south. A license plate was provided to responding officers and Bricker was located shortly after. There was damage to Bricker's vehicle on the passenger side. Bricker admitted he was the driver and stated he was upset at the time of the accident.

On August 23, Spencer D. Briggerman, 20, of Taylorville was traveling west on Spresser Street and stopped for traffic at the intersection of Spresser and Baughman Streets. Joshua M. DeClerck, 30, of Decatur was traveling behind Briggerman and was not able to stop in time and stuck Briggerman. No injuries were reported.

On August 23, Donna M Castelli, 71, of Taylorville was traveling west on Adams Street and had stopped at the intersection of Adams and Main Streets. Castelli proceeded through the intersection and was struck by Rey L. House, 31, of Taylorville who was traveling south on Main Street. House did not yield at the stop sign. No injuries were reported.

On August 22, Cassey J. Wasson, 27, of Taylorville was traveling west on Adams Street. Cynthia L. Herpstreith, 48, of Taylorville was backing out of a residence located at 416 West Adams Street and did not see Wasson. Herpstreith then struck Wasson. No injuries were reported.

 
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