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

Brehia N. Alaria, 30, of 107 South First, Jeiseyville, was arrested February 21 on a warrant for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

Donald Barrish, 43, of 30 Hannon Trailer Court, Taylorville, was arrested February 21 on a warrant for driving with a suspended license.

Christian M. Huddleston, 18, of 3333 South Spring, Springfield, was arrested February 21 on a warrant for speeding 40+ miles per hour over the limit.

Brandon R. McCaughn, 18, of 1151 North Webster, Taylorville, was arrested February 22, on a bond forfeiture for possession of liquor by a minor.

Matthew C. Hagan, 27, of 523 East Bidwell Street, Taylorville, was arrested February 23 for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

Edward L. Jester, 31, of 7 Jamestown, Riverton, was arrested February 23 for driving on a revoked license.

Sue A. Falconer, 53, of 1121 East 1500 North Road Apt. 1, Taylorville, was arrested February 23 for wilfully violating park code and for possession of a controlled substance.

 

THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:

On February 21 at 5:22pm, a Taylorville Police Department officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for expired registration. William C. Duff, 54, of Pana was arrested for driving suspended and possession of cannabis. Debra E. Vasseur, 60, of Taylorville, who was not involved with the traffic stop, approached the passenger side of the vehicle. Upon further investigation, Vasseur was also charged with possession of cannabis. Both were transported to Taylorville Police Department for processing and released on notices to appear.

On February 21 at 5:55pm, a Taylorville Police Department officer was dispatched to Walmart in reference to a report of a shoplifter. Following the investigation, Jade Ann Marie Oller, 22, of Bulpitt was arrested for retail theft.

On February 21 at 9:00pm, a Taylorville Police Department officer went to 801 East Elm to attempt to locate Lisa M. Harker, 38, of Taylorville who had a valid warrant out of Shelby County. The officer located Harker and placed her under arrest. Harker was transported to the Christian County Sheriff's Office.

On February 21 at 10:30pm, a Taylorville Police Department officer saw a vehicle in a ditch on Houston near Vandeveer. The officer made contact with Richard S. Moran, 58, of Taylorville who was standing next to the vehicle. Upon further investigation, Moran was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Moran was transported to Taylorville Police Department for processing and released after posting his Illinois Driver's License and $100 cash bond.


On February 22 at 3:49am, Taylorville Police Department officers located Brandon McCaughn, 18, of Taylorville at 107 West Main Cross Apt. B. He was arrested for fighting in public and a valid Christian County warrant. McCaughn was transported to Taylorville Police Department for processing and then transported to Christian County Correctional Center in lieu of bond. Kane E.J. Passini, 19, of Taylorville was also arrested for fighting in public and illegal possession/consumption of alcohol by a minor. He was transported to Taylorville Police Department for processing.

On February 22 at 2:50pm, Taylorville Police Department officers were dispatched to Walmart in reference to shoplifters in custody. Following the investigation, John D. Wright,18, of Pana and Brent E. Christian, 19, of Pana were arrested for retail theft.

On February 22 at 10:09pm, a Taylorville Police Department officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding. Upon further investigation, Alicia N. Dean, 29, of Taylorville was arrested for possession of cannabis of drug paraphernalia. Dean was transported to Taylorville Police Department for processing and released on a notice to appear.

On February 23 at 7:18pm, Taylorville Police Department officers were dispatched to Walmart in reference to a shoplifter in custody. Following the investigation, Sue A. McArdle, 53, of Taylorville was arrested for retail theft and possession of a controlled substance. McArdle was issued a trespass warning to Walmart due to a history of retail theft from the store. McArdle was transported to Christian County Correctional Center for lodging.

 
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