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Area Arrests/Accidents 9-8-14

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

Kari Muma, 38, of Decatur was arrested on September 7th for contempt of court.

Daniel Fixal, 48, of Morrisonville was arrested on September 7yh for domestic battery.

Leonard Aldridge, 33, of Watseka, Illinois was arrested on September 5th on a bond forfeiture warrant for contempt of court. 

Joshua Hill, 31, of Kincaid was arrested on September 5th on a bond forfeiture warrant for contempt of court.

William Lawrence, 40, of Pana was arrested on a  bond forfeiture warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Nicholas Steele, 27, of Assu,ption was arrested on September 5th on a bond forfeiture warrant for theft of Labor or Services. 

Devun Rohdemann, 22, of Taylorville was arrested on September 5th for theft.

Michael Alberts, 30, of Taylorville was arrested on September 7th for violation of a cival/no contact order. 

 

ACCIDENTS:

On August 29, a Christian County deputy was patrolling the area of Illinois Route 48 at 300 North Road.  The deputy observed a semi tractor and trailer parked on the southwest bound shoulder on the north side with front end damage.  The deputy stopped and spoke with the driver Melvin Brocksieck, 59, of Lafayette, Indiana who stated a cow had entered the roadway causing  him to strike the cow. 

 

THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING CALLS:

On September 6, the Taylorville Police Department received a complaint from an off duty officer in reference to erratic driving.  An officer located the vehicle and during the investigation the driver, Nathan Mount, 19, of Shelbyville was found to have a revoked drivers license.  He was arrested, and transported to the Taylorville Police Department. 

 

ACCIDENTS:

Joyce Morrissey, 46, of Stonington, was traveling west bound on Spresser Street.  Christina Crain, 46, of Nokomis, was traveling north bound on Cheney Street.  Morrissey did not stop at the stop light and was struck by Crain.  Crain said she had the green light and was proceeding through the intersection when she struck Morrissey in the front end.  Two winnesses stated Morrissey had ran a red light and was struck by Crain.  

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