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Taylorville Police Give Update; Urge Locked Car Doors

The Community Action Team, comprised of members of Morrisonville, Kincaid, Edinburg, Stonington, Assumption, and Taylorville police got together to work on the threat of drugs in Central Illinois.  37-year-old Wade Bottoms of Taylorville was arrested for armed violence, a Class X felony, and possession of methamphetamine. 


Taylorville Police are also urging residents to lock their doors, especially in vehicles.  TPD reported that by Lake Taylorville on White Oaks Drive, two vehicles were stolen and vehicles were rummaged through.  One vehicle was located at an abandoned building in St. Louis.  A stolen vehicle was also recovered from Findlay.  


TPD says to lock car doors, and never leave your keys in your car unless you are in the car as well. 

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