THE CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE REPORTS THE FOLLOWING:
Kyle G. Sheley, 28, of 2005 East 1350 North Road, Taylorville, was arrested August 29 for possession of a controlled substance, possession of cannabis, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Leonard D. Cole, 34, of 1811 Holly Drive, Springfield, was arrested August 30 for domestic battery.
Sean E. Neville, 18, of 218 Hickory Street, Kincaid, was arrested August 29 for burglary and possession of cannabis.
Nicholas A. Edwards, 32, of 394 South Curtis Street, Edinburg, was arrested August 29 on a bond forfeiture for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Justin M. McKay, 20, of 400 West Franklin Street, Taylorville, was arrested August 29 on a bond forfeiture for consumption of liquor by a minor.
On August 28, Sherrie L. Simmons, 56, of Waggoner, was traveling southbound on Illinois Route 48 approaching 200 East Road when a deer ran into the raodway. Simmons said she could not avoid striking the deer. No injuries were reported.
On August 28, Kuai Yu, 24, of St. Louis, Missouri, was traveling southbound on Illinois Route 48 just south of 500 East Road when his vehicle ran off the roadway and struck the guard rail. Yu said that he had fallen asleep while driving. No injuries were reported.
THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING:
On August 29 at 5:16pm, a Taylorville Police Department officer spotted Justin McKay, 20, of Taylorville outside at Hershey Towers. The officer knew McKay to have a valid Christian County warrant. The officer made contact with McKay and had dispatch confirm the warrant through the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System. McKay was placed under arrest and transported to Christian County Correctional Center.
On August 29, a bus driver for Durham School Services came to Taylorville Police Department post to report a motorcycle had passed multiple school busses with their stop sign out and arms open. The driver completed a passing school bus report. Adam R. Harden was issued a citation for passing a school bus.
Donnis D. Marcellus, 76, of Taylorville was traveling eastbound on East Bidwell Street when he attempted to turn into a private drive of 815 East Bidwell. Marcellus stated she did not know what happened during th accident. Brianne K. Elder, 27, of Mt. Auburn stated she was traveling on the roadway when Marcellus pulled in front of her causing the collision. Marcellus received damage to the front end at the front license plate. Elder received damage to the front end and driver's side fender. Both vehicles were driven from the scene. No injuries were reported. Marcellus was issued a citation for failure to yield while turning left.
THE PANA POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:
August 29: After an incident at 326 US Highway 51 Apt. 11, Pana, Leonard D. Cole, 34, of Springfield was arrested for domestic battery. Complainant reported that Cole sturck her in the face with an open hand and signed a temporary complaint against him. Cole was processed and transported to Christian County Correctional Center.
Nicholas T. Presnell, 24, of Ohlman was issued a citation on August 29 for operating a vehicle with expired registration.
On August 29, a 16-year-old female reported the theft of a Garmin GPS from her unlocked vehicle sometime during the night of the 28th. The case is under investigation.