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

Wesley J. Holcomb, 36, of Mattoon was westbound on Township Road 1200 North. Holcomb lost control of the vehicle at 2625 East Road, slid off the roadway, struck a utility pole, turned east and came to rest on top of a concrete pole. No injuries reported.

Barbara A. Goebel, 48, of Springfield was stopped on North Perrine Street at the stop sign for North Street. Goebel stated that Paul M. Parkin, 24, of Morrisonville stopped at the stop sign and she proceeded through the intersection turning left. Goebel stated that once she was through the intersection and traveling westbound on North Street, Parkin struck her vehicle in the rear end. Perkin stated that he stopped at the stop sign for North Perrine. Parkin stated that he looked to the north and proceeded through the intersection and then struck Goebel. No injuries reported.

 

THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:

On February 22, a Taylorville Police Department officer was dispatched to Walmart in regards to a retail theft. The officer arrived, spoke to employees, and arrested Teri J. Bush, 24, of Pana. Bush was transported to Taylorville Police Department, processed, and released on a notice to appear.

On February 21, the Taylorville Police Department conducted a Tobacco Compliance Check and Dollar General was found to be in violation. The clerk was identified as Amanda Spinner, 22, of Taylorville. Spinner was issued a City Ordinance Citation for sale of tobacco to a minor.

On February 21, the Taylorville Police Department conducted a Tobacco Compliance Check and Casey's at 902 East Park was found to be in violation. The clerk was identified as Melinda Dubson, 40, of Taylorville. Dubson was issued a City Ordinance Citation for sale of tobacco to a minor.

On February 21, the Taylorville Police Department conducted a Tobacco Compliance Check and Walmart was found to be in violation. The clerk was identified as Autumn Hughes, 23, of Kincaid. Hughes was issued a City Ordinance Citation for sale of tobacco to a minor.

 
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