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Stacey Berner, 34, of Ramsey, was arrested on December 30th on an original arrest warrant for driving with a suspended license.

Jessie Lacy, 46, of Taylorville, was arrested on December 30th for driving with a revoked/suspended license. Second offense.



On December 29th, at 5:30 p.m., Denise E. Allen, 57, of Nokomis, was south bound on County Highway #1 approximately one-half mile north of the county line, and a deer ran into the path of Allen. He struck the deer causing damage to his 2011 Hyundai Sonata. No injuries were reported. Allen was able to drive his vehicle away from the scene.

On December 29th at 10:46 p.m., Timothy B. Seats, of Decatur, was traveling on Illinois Route 29 at approximately 518 Illinois Route 29 and went off the roadway. He traveled approximately 375 feet in the ditch and came back onto the roadway. He overturned and slid on the roadway approximately 315 feet. His 2000 Pontiac Sunfire came to rest on its top facing north on the roadway in the south bound lane. Seats was taken to Pana Community Hospital for minor injuries. Deputies and the Pana Fire Department personnel stated they smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from the driver. The Christian County Sheriff's Office is pursuing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol for the driver, Timothy B. Seats.

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