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

On June 13 at 11:10pm, William J. Campbell, 48, of Morrisonville was traveling northbound on Township Road 470 East. Approximately 1/2 mile north of Township Road 600 North, a deer entered the roadway. Campbell was unable to avoid striking the deer. Campbell's vehicle received passenger side damage. No injuries were reported.

ARRESTS:

Trent M. Matthews, 21, of 4 Mary Street, Mechanicsburg, was arrested June 14 for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of cannabis.

Steven C. Smith, 39, of 502 North Pawnee, Taylorville, was arrested June 13 for driving on a suspended/revoked license.

Jessica L. Crossin, 27, of 1506 West Lawrence, Springfield, was arrested June 13 on a bond forfeiture for issuance of warrant.

Taylor R. Smith, 19, of 1231 West Vine Street, Taylorville, was arrested June 14 on a bond forfeiture for aggravated battery of a child causing bodily harm.

Donald E. Riggs, 33, of 906 South 8th Street, Pana, was arrested June 15 for driving under the influence of alcohol.

James F. Dean, 19, of 412 South Sheridan, Pana, was arrested June 16 on a bond forfeiture for the issuance of a warrant.


THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARREST:

On June 14 at 8:38pm, a Taylorville Police Department officer made contact with Taylor R. Smith, 19, of Taylorville. The officer knew Smith had a valid warrant out of Christian County. Smith was placed under arrest and transported to Christian County Correctional Center in lieu of bond.

 

THE PANA POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING:

Cody T. Metsker, 23, of Taylorville was given a citation on June 13 for speeding 62mph in a 45mph zone.

On June 14 at 11:15am, James Fray of Pana reported his 2014 Chevy Camaro was damaged while parked at his residence sometime during the evening of June 13th or early morning of June 14th. Case is under investigation.

On June 15 at 8:49pm, Robert T. Bryson of Tower Hill was issued citations for operating a vehicle uninsured and no valid registration.

 
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