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Taylorville Police responded to a call regarding a fight on the Taylorville Lake’s beach area this morning at approximately 1:15AM.


Upon arrival, officers located the victim who had suffered multiple injuries. EMS was dispatched to the scene. The victim was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for initial treatment and subsequently transferred to Memorial Medical Center in Springfield for further medical treatment.


Upon investigation, 30 year old, Cody M. Pugsley of Taylorville was located and arrested for Aggravated Battery. Pugsley was lodged at the Christian County Correctional Center awaiting a bond trial set for this morning at 10AM.


State testimony showed that Pugsley had a pending Possession of a Controlled Substance charge in Christian County against him as well as a former warrant. Representation for Pugsley stated that the warrant was issued but then later withdrawn.


A no contact order to the victim was issued to Pugsley and bond was set at $50,000.


Anyone with info regarding this incident or any other crimes is encouraged to call the Taylorville PD at 824-2211 or Christian County crime stoppers at 824-9100.

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