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

Kane E. Passini, 19, of Kincaid was arrested on August 14, 2014 for 720 ILCS 600.0/3.5-A

Bobby Boehme, 30, of Rantoul was arrested on August 14, 2014 for parole violation.

Anthony D. Benavides, 18, of Decatur was arrested on August 14, 2014 for domestic battery.

Levi Simpson, 19, of Taylorville was arrested on August 14, 2014 for possession of liquor by a minor.

Vernon L. Roberson, 52, of Decatur was arrested on August 14, 2014 on a bond forfeiture for driving while under the influence.

THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARREST:

On August 12 at 6:58pm, Taylorville Police Department Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle at Bidwell and Pawnee streets. Taylorville Police Department Officers knew 26-year-old Dontrell D. Franks of Taylorville was a passenger in the vehicle. Franks had a valid Christian County Warrant. Taylorville Police Department Officers arrested Franks and secured him in the patrol vehicle. The Taylorville Police Department Officers then made contact with the driver, Michelle S. Dixon, 20, of Springfield. Dixon didn't have a valid driver's license. Dixon was arrested for driving without a valid driver's license. Dixon was transported to the Taylorville Police Department and released with a notice to appear. Franks was transported to the Christian County Correctional Center.

 
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