Police Blotter

Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/23/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

32 year old Keffery L. Cothern was arrested on Thursday for domestic battery and aggravated battery with a weapon.

 

31 year old Danielle M. Gatton was arrested on Thursday for a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2017 burglary charge. Bond was set at $2,500. 

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

45 year old Angel Gallagher of Taylorville was arrested on an Edgar County warrant.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There were 3 EMS calls between Thursday morning at 9 and Friday morning at 9.

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Shelby County Arrests---August

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office reported the following to Regional Radio News:

 

55 year old Charles R. Williams of Strasburg was arrested on July 26th for no valid driver’s license and no valid registration after a traffic stop at the intersection of Lodge and South 1st Streets. He was transported to the detention center for processing.

 

29 year old Billy R. Allred of Shelbyville was arrested on July 28th for driving while license suspended and an active warrant out of Coles County after a traffic stop at the intersection of West Main Street and Lodge. He was transported to the Detention Center for processing and later posted bond.

 

50 year old Norah J. Legnon of Tower Hill was arrested on August 2nd for a violation of an order of protection.  He was transported to the detention center awaiting a court appearance. He later posted bond and was released.

 

35 year old Toby L. Collins of Windsor was arrested on August 7th for aggravated battery, criminal damage to property and home invasion after deputies responded to a residence after receiving a report of a domestic in progress. He was transported to the Detention Center awaiting a court appearance.

 

52 year old Matthew W. Lawrence of Moweaqua was arrested on August 13th for no valid driver’s license and disobeying a traffic control device after a traffic crash near 1950N on 1900E involving a train and semi.  He was transported by ambulance to HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital but was later released and transported to the Detention Center for processing.

 

26 year old Aaron M. Watson of Lakewood was arrested on August 17th for possession of methamphetamine and issued a citation for no rear registration plate lights after a traffic stop on North 5th Street in Cowden. He was transported to the Detention Center for processing. He later posted bond and was released.

 

24 year old Anthony S. Evans of Iola was issued citations on August 17th for driving suspended and leaving the scene of an accident/vehicle damage after deputies were dispatched to North 1st and Pine in regards to an accident at the Stewardson Citgo.

 

37 year old Donald R. Minard of Tower Hill was arrested on August 18th for improper operation of an ATV or off-highway motorcycle, driving while license revoked, possession of cannabis; not more than 10 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported to the Detention Center for processing.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/22/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following to Regional Radio news:

 

31 year old Derek W. Jones of Pana was arrested on Wednesday for domestic battery.

 

45 year old Angel M. Gallagher of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for a bond forfeiture warrant involving a 2016 case. Bond was set at $200.  
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/21/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following to Regional Radio news:

 

56 year old Carl Dudley of Litchfield was arrested on Tuesday for a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2012 case related to domestic battery. Bond was set at $2,000.

 

29 year old Kellie Wingo of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2019 case related to driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

45 year old Bobby J. Miller of Virden was arrested on Tuesday for an original arrest warrant from a 2019 case for domestic battery/bodily harm. Bond was set at $3,500.

 

36 year old Sara L. Redfern of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2017 case related to possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday afternoon. 22 year old Ashley M Karaianis of Taylorville was northbound on Illinois Route 48. Witness stated that they saw Karaianis’ vehicle start to spin out near 1844 Route 48. A vehicle driven by 49 year old Shannon A. Morrison of Stonington went off the roadway on the west side to avoid the crash but Karaianis hit Morrison’s vehicle. Karaianis refused treatment at the scene and Morrison was taken to Springfield Memorial Medical Center. Karaianis received a citation for failure to reduce speed.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Monday afternoon near 2590 E 100 North Road. Pana Ambulance had already transported the driver, 41 year old Sean R. Moore of Decatur to Pana Community Hospital. The vehicle had been traveling eastbound when Moore lost control left the roadway and struck a ditch embankment causing the vehicle to overturn and come to a rest on its roof in a cornfield.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Monday morning. 22 year old George L. Rever of Pana was northbound on Pana Township Road 2200 East. Just north of Township Road 250 North, Rever stated he was distracted from inside the vehicle with something related to the windshield wipers. Rever drove off the road to the right for approximately160 feet, overcorrected and came back across the roadway and into the left ditch. The vehicle overturned coming to rest on its top. While Rever didn’t appear to be injured, he stated he was going to get checked out at the local hospital.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News:

 

29 year old Kellie Wingo of Taylorville was arrested on a Christian County Warrant.

 

45 year old Bobby J. Miller of Edinburg was arrested on a Christian County Warrant.


The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News:

 

There was 1 EMS call between 9 on Tuesday morning and 9 on Wednesday morning.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/20/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

37 year old Justin R. Sherman of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for 2 counts of aggravated domestic battery.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on Sunday evening. On Sunday evening at 11:13 Joe E. Boils of Taylorville was on Spresser Street and was trying to turn North onto Webster. Boils stated that he had the green light but not the green arrow. Alexis L. Miller of Kincaid was headed westbound on Park Street and had the green light. Due to Boils failing to yield turning left, Miller struck Boils in the intersection. Boils had damage to the front passenger side and was towed, Miller had front end damage and was towed as well. Boils was issued a citation for disobeying a traffic control device.


The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 3 EMS calls and one motor vehicle accident between 9 Monday morning and 9 on Tuesday morning.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/19/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;


The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to an accident on Thursday morning. 29 year old Troy A. Donaldson Jr. of Blue Mound was headed eastbound on County Highway 2. At 1650 East the driver swerved to miss a deer and entered the north ditch striking a culvert. The vehicle overturned and came to rest facing west in the ditch. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident on Thursday morning. 61 year old Peggy S. Brown of Taylorville was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 48. Brown hit a deer at approximately 1055 N Road. No injuries were reported. 
 

45 year old Michael R. Dodson of Pana was arrested on Monday for domestic battery and threatening a public official.

 

40 year old Rickie L. Fancher was arrested on Sunday for a warrant stemming from an earlier 2019 case.  Bond was set at $2,500.

 

32 year old Christopher W. Barnes of Owaneco was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine, aggravated fleeing or eluding an officer, meth delivery, and a registered arsonist giving false information.

 

42 year old Danielle L. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine. 

 

55 year old Carol S. Mansfield of Morrisonville was arrested on Friday for a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2018 case. Bond was set at $200. 

 

34 year old James R. Coghlan of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for theft and criminal damage to property. 

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

25 year old Michelle S. Dixon of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for retail theft.

 

20 year old Devion T. Austin of Granite City was arrested on Sunday for driving while license suspended.

 

38 year old Jason King of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for driving revoked.

 

32 year old Christopher W. Barnes of Owaneco was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, aggravated fleeing and eluding, possession of fictitious or altered plates.


The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There were 12 EMS calls between Friday morning at 9 and Monday morning at 9.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/16/19

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

24 year old Richard E. Busboom of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for theft, criminal damage to property and possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

 

36 year old Donald R. Fisher II of Stonington was arrested on Wednesday for theft, criminal damage to property and possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. 

 

46 year old Cheri L. Cott of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for retail theft. 

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to an accident on the afternoon of August 9th. 88 year old Joann D. Garner and 44 year old Joshua K. Miller were heading westbound on the 900 block of West Springfield Road. Miller was in front of Garner. Miller stopped because of a red light. Garner struck the back of Miller’s vehicle causing major damage to his vehicle and her vehicle as well. Garner received a citation for failure to reduce speed. No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 3 EMS calls between Thursday morning at 9 and Friday morning at 9.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/15/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

36 year old Donald R. Fisher of Stonington was arrested on Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine, criminal damage to state property, and theft.

 

24 year old Richard E. Busboom of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for theft, possession of methamphetamine, and criminal damage to property.


The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 6 EMS calls between Wednesday morning at 9 and Thursday morning at 9.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/14/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Sunday morning. 37 year old Daphne D. Wiley of Shelbyville was traveling east on 250 North around 2659 East.  The vehicle started down the hill and went into a skid driving into the ditch.  Once in the ditch, the vehicle crashed into a culvert going over the culvert and coming to a stop on the south side of the road. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday morning. 19 year old Codee T. Blazier of Decatur was headed westbound on May Township Road 1700 North. ½ mile east of Township Road 1500 East, Blazier drove the vehicle off the road to the left, then turned right and came across the roadway, overcorrecting and beginning to spin overturning several times in the south ditch, coming to rest on its top. No injuries were reported.

 

40 year old Robyn D. Cloe of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for a 2017 warrant.  Bond was set at $3,500.

 

34 year old Heather M. Bartlett of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for a warrant stemming from a 2019 incident involving retail theft. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

53 year old Tina M Jobe of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for a warrant stemming from a 2018 incident involving contempt of court. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

39 year old Kevin E. Green of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for a warrant stemming from a 2017 incident involving aggravated DUI. Bond was set at $5,000.


The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

47 year old Mellisa D. Krouse of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine

 

48 year old Joseph L. Auman of Wenona was arrested on Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine, possession of

methamphetamine with intent to deliver, and a valid Christian County Warrant.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/13/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

41-year-old Donald E. Runyon of Kincaid was arrested on Monday for a warrant stemming from an earlier 2019 case. Bond was set at $13,000.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

58-year-old Barbara A. Chamness of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for a Christian County Warrant for possession of methamphetamine.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 EMS calls from Monday morning at 9 through Tuesday morning at 9.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/12/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

26 year old Keirsty M. Hughes of Springfield was arrested Saturday for possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance.

 

44 year old Christopher L. Mills of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

37 year old Justin R. Sherman of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for criminal trespassing.

 

36 year old Donald R. Fisher of Stonington was arrested Friday for theft and criminal trespassing.

 

24 year old Richard E. Busboom of Stonington was arrested Friday for theft and criminal trespassing.

 

31 year old Brian C. Callan was arrested Saturday for possession of a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine

 

26 year old Chiannah C. Dilley of Pana was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.

 

36 year old Cory O. Scribner of Pana was arrested Saturday for violating a protection order.

 

40 year old Damery J. Williams of Tovey was arrested Sunday for a warrant stemming from a 2018 case. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

44 year old Christopher L. Mills of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

44 year old Danielle L. Cunningham of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

27 year old Christina R. Stephens of Springfield was arrested for public intoxication.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;
 

There were 10 EMS calls from Friday morning at 9 and Monday morning at 9.

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Taylorville Police Investigating Weekend Death

Taylorville Police are investigating a Saturday death.

Police tell Regional Radio News that they were called to the 700 block of East Cleveland on Saturday afternoon at 5:29.  They found 45-year-old Daniel N. Fallin of Taylorville, with a gunshot wound to the chest. Fallin was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police add that preliminary results of the investigation are consistent with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, as the cause of death.

Taylorville Police are being assisted in the investgation by the Christian County Coroner's Office.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/9/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

34 year old Misty D. McPeek of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for reckless driving.

 

31 year old Michael A. Blake of Kincaid was arrested on Thursday for a warrant related to a 2018 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $250. 


The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There were 4 EMS calls between 9:00 Thursday morning and 9:00 Friday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/8/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

49 year old Ann L. Stafford of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for burglary.

 

27 year old Alexandra L. Wood of Auburn was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from a 2018 case stemming from theft. Her bond was set at $55,000.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of July 23rd. 31 year old Oriana M. Passini of Pawnee was traveling north on 675 East Road and approaching the T intersection at 900 North Road.  Passini failed to slow down to make the turn and continued north through the intersection hitting a utility pole and driving into a bean field before correcting and ending up on the shoulder of the road on 900 North. The vehicle was towed and no injuries were reported, but Morrisonville Ambulance responded to the crash.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

49 year old Ann L. Stafford of Taylorville was arrested for burglary, public intox, and open container.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There was 1EMS calls between 9:00 Wednesday morning and 9:00 Thursday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/7/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

52 year old Charles D. Kile of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for a warrant stemming from a 2019 incident involving driving on a suspended license.  Bond was set at $1,500.

 

30 year old Tyler J. Dull of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for a warrant stemming from a 2019 incident involving driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

29 year old Tylour S. Howard of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for a warrant stemming from a 2016 driving under the influence case.  Bond was set at $2,000.

 

27 year old Cassandra M. Talbot of Riverton was arrested on Wednesday for 2 counts of theft.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Monday afternoon on County Highway #10. Grant W. Jones of Raymond was traveling northbound on a grassy/gravel private drive approaching county highway #10. After Jones passed the residence at 1022 E., he proceeded to pull onto the roadway to turn left. Brent E. Wallace of Herrick, stated he saw Jones pull out from the drive applied his brakes and attempted to maneuver to the left to avoid hitting Jones. Wallace struck Jones in the westbound lane of the roadway. Due to the impact Jones proceeded into the north ditch, while Wallace ended up in the north field lane and came to rest in a planted bean field. Jones was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries. Wallace wasn’t injured in the accident.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday evening. Jesse A. Daniels of Taylorville struck a cow on 200 East just south of 200 North Unit 1. No injuries were reported.


The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

49 year old Ann Stafford of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for public intoxication, open container, two counts of retail theft, and criminal trespass.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 4 EMS calls between 9 on Tuesday morning and 9 on Wednesday morning.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/6/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

46 year old George T. Bailey of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for battery.

 

33 year old Jesse C. Workman of Kincaid was arrested on Monday in connection to a 2015 warrant related to operating an uninsured motor vehicle and causing bodily harm. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

31 year old Nicholas L. Stanley of Morrisonville was arrested on Tuesday for a bond violation.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident the afternoon of July 29th. 22 year old Josie L. Foster of Nokomis lost control of the vehicle on Illinois Route 16 near 2675 East. Foster overcorrected and lost control of the vehicle before striking a guardrail.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Sunday evening. 33 year old Jordan R. Adams of Mechanicsburg was headed north on County Highway 23 near 2635 North when the vehicle struck a deer.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Monday evening. 26 year old Brock M. Eckert of Assumption was traveling south on 2700 East Road. Near 905 North, Eckert entered a ditch and overturned with the vehicle coming to rest on its roof. No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on the afternoon of July 5th. 49 year old Lisa A. Sexton of Taylorville was stopped at the intersection of Route 29 and Route 104. 22 year old Daylan A. Jenkins of Mount Auburn hit the back of Sexton’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on the afternoon of July 30th. 79 year old Sondra S. Hastings of Taylorville was traveling westbound on the 400 block of West Springfield Road. A vehicle stopped in front of Hasting’s vehicle so Hastings slowed down.  Hastings was rear ended by 17 year old Tucker J. Hamm. Both Hamm and Hasting’s vehicle received damage. Hamm was given a citation for failure to reduce speed.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a hit and run accident at 401 West Spresser Street in Taylorville. Stephen L. Pearson of Taylorville noticed damage to his vehicle. The vehicle had been parked at the McDonald’s parking lot for about 4 hours. The vehicle received minor damage. Taylorville Police is still investigating.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 2 fire calls, and one EMS call between 9 on Monday morning and 9 on Tuesday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/5/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

35 year old Jerry W. Riggs of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for Domestic Battery.

 

44 year old Jason W. Bland of Pana was arrested on Friday for possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, and retail theft.

 

34 year old Ralph J. Smith of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for violating a bond requirement.

 

33 year old Jonathan N. Daniel of Springfield was arrested on Sunday for battery and violating an order of protection.

 

41 year old Christopher L. Lush of Edinburg was arrested on Friday on a 2019 warrant related to a Cruelty to Animals charge.  Bond was set at $10,000. 

 

34 year old Sterling Thomas of Springfield was arrested on Saturday for burglary.

 

52 year old Manuel Rios of Springfield was arrested on Saturday for burglary.

 

27 year old Carly Ager of Decatur was arrested on Saturday on a 2019 warrant related to violating an order of protection charge. Bond was set at $5000.

 

21 year old Logan M. Beck of Tower Hill was arrested on Saturday on a 2018 warrant related to possession of methamphetamine. He was also arrested for possessing cannabis between 100-500 grams and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday evening near 1930 E 200 North Road near Pana for a one vehicle accident.  21 year old Lindsey N. Handegan of Taylorville had been traveling southwest approaching a curve and was unable to navigate the turn proceeding through a ditch and coming to rest on the railroad tracks. The  Sherriff’s office contacted Union Pacific to shut the track down. Handegan was taken to Pana Community Hospital with minor injuries. There was damage to the train tracks and Handegan’s vehicle was towed away.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

42 year old Sean Murphy of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving under the influence and driving revoked.

 

34 year old Ralph J. Smith of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for violation of bail bond.

 

29 year old Shawn Mcneil of Stonington was arrested for driving suspended.

 

27 year old Carly Ager of Taylorville was arrested on a Christian County Warrant.

 

44 year old Jason W. Bland of Pana was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, and attempted retail theft.

 

56 year old Lisa Fritz of Jacksonville was arrested on Friday for a McLean County warrant.

 

27 year old Steven Kious of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for no valid driver's license and improper use of registration.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 9 EMS calls between 9 AM on Friday morning and 9 AM on Monday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/1/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

34-year-old Megan M. Klespitz of Pana was arrested on Wednesday for a warrant stemming from a 2017 charge.  Bond was set at $5,000.

 

32-year-old Matthew T. Norris of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for a warrant stemming from a 2017 charge. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

24-year-old Brianna N. Caldwell of Morrisonville was arrested on Wednesday for theft. 

 

22-year-old Megan N. Middleton of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for a warrant stemming from a 2019 charge.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday evening. 19-year-old Skylar L. Rider of Taylorville was involved in a crash at 1257 North 1025 East Road in Taylorville. Rider was traveling eastbound on 1250 North Road approaching a curve and failed to make the turn driving off the road into a ditch. The vehicle stopped in a bean field 50 yards east of 1025 East Road. The vehicle had the driver and two passengers. The back seat passenger was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital with injuries.  The vehicle was towed.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a hit and run accident on Friday afternoon near 906 Springfield Road. 21-year-old Brittany A. Pinkerton of Pana was stopped in traffic when a vehicle rear-ended her. Pinkerton pulled into a parking lot to exchange information and the other vehicle sped off.  The Taylorville Police Department is investigating.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There was 1 EMS calls between 9:00 Wednesday morning and 9:00 Thursday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/31/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

31-year-old Dontrell D. Franks of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday for a warrant from a 2018 case. Bond is set at $1500.

 

21-year-old Thomas L. R. Painter of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for a warrant from a 2018 case. Bond set at $3000. 

 

46-year-old Byron P. Claus of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for a warrant from a 1993 case. Bond set at $2000.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

22-year-old Tyler E. Gilbert of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for driving while license suspended.

 

22-year-old Zaylan T. Bland of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for driving while license suspended.

 

21-year-old Thomas L. R. Painter of Taylorville was arrested for a valid Christian County warrant.

 

31-year-old Dontrell D. Franks of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday for a Christian County warrant and battery.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There were 4 EMS calls between 9:00 Tuesday morning and 9:00 Wednesday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/30/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

20 year old Carter C. Sinkhorn from Taylorville was arrested on Monday for a warrant stemming from a 2017 charge. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

35 year old Ashley N. Beaman of Nokomis was arrested on Monday for resisting arrest and aggravated battery of a public official.

 

34 year old Brian M. Hays of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for domestic battery, criminal trespassing, possession of methamphetamine, and resisting arrest.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

34 year old Brian M. Hays of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for domestic battery, resisting arrest, and possession of methamphetamine.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There were 3 EMS calls between 9:00 Monday morning and 9:00 Tuesday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/29/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

23-year-old Anthoney R. Chavez of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.

 

39-year-old Tracy C. Bradley of Decatur was arrested on Saturday for driving on suspended/revoked license.

 

23-year-old Deandre L. Douglas of Decatur was arrested Friday on a 2018 warrant. His bond is set at $50,000.

 

41-year-old Richard A. Wilson of Edinburg was arrested on Friday for a 2018 warrant. His bond is set at $1500.

 

20-year-old Kristin M. Miller of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for obstructing justice.

 

22-year-old Isaach C. Peppers of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for unlawful restraint and aggravated domestic battery.

 

25-year-old Celsey D. Emerson of Sullivan was arrested Saturday on a 2018 warrant. Her bond is set at $10,000.

 

19-year-old Skylar L. Rider of Taylorville was arrested Friday for DUI and obstructing justice.

 

33-year-old Joseph M. Besson of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

31-year-old Nicholas L. Stanley of Morrisonville was arrested Saturday for a warrant.

 

25-year-old Justin J. Yunker of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday evening at 1550 East 1700 North in May Township.  58-year-old Linda K. Burge of Moweaqua was headed north on 1700 North when a deer entered the roadway and the vehicle hit the deer. No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

25-year-old Justin J. Yunker of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.

 

31-year-old Nicholas L. Stanley of Morrisonville was arrested Saturday for criminal damage to property.

 

23-year-old Anthony R. Chavez of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.

 

28-year-old Marciano Williams of Springfield was arrested Sunday on a Sangamon County Warrant.

 

27-year-old Charles R. Warren was arrested on Sunday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

33-year-old Joseph M. Besson of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for possession of methamphetamine under 5 grams.

 

22-year-old Isaach C. Peppers of Taylorville was arrested Friday for unlawful restraint and aggravated domestic battery.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a traffic accident on Thursday afternoon.  72-year-old Judith F. Robinson of Taylorville was headed north on Morton Street and 68-year-old Glenn A. Bass of Taylorville was westbound on West Main Cross Street. Robinson failed to yield at the stop sign colliding with Bass’ vehicle.  Both vehicles sustained damage. Robinson’s vehicle had to be towed from the scene.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a traffic accident last Monday morning on Springfield Road. 39-year-old Jay T. Gaydosh of Chatham was traveling southeast following the vehicle driven by 62-year-old Deborah Turofsky of Edinburg. Around 1224 Springfield road, Turofsky slowed due to traffic and Gaydosh collided with the rear end of Turofsky’s vehicle.  Gaydosh received a citation.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There were 16 EMS calls between 9:00 Friday Morning and 9:00 Monday morning
 

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Shelby County Arrests--July

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

50-year-old Norah J. Legnon of Tower Hill was arrested on July 10th for violation of an order of protection.

 

45-year-old Brandon O. Faulkner of Shelbyville was arrested on July 13th after deputies responded to 816N and 1800E in reference to a vehicle that had run off the road striking several mailboxes, fences, posts, poles, a phone box, and two gates. Witnesses identified the driver.  He was later arrested at his residence and charged with leaving the scene of an accident--vehicle damage, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and failure to report an accident to police authority. 

 

26-year-old James W.D. Cooper of Shelbyville was arrested on July 13th for filing a false police report, leaving the scene of an accident involving personal injury or death, driving while license is revoked, driving to fast for conditions and operating an uninsured vehicle after a traffic accident at 1915E 2/10 mile south of 1100N. Cooper had originally reported the vehicle was stolen but it was later determined this was false and Cooper was, in fact, the driver. 

 

47-year-old Devin D. Workman of Jacksonville was arrested on July 15th for driving on a suspended license after a traffic stop. 

 

50-year-old Troy P. Riley of Cowden was arrested on July 16th for possession of methamphetamine.

 

37-year-old Tashina D. Riley of Cowden was arrested on July 16th for possession of methamphetamine.

 

60-year-old Daniel P. Reese of Missouri was arrested on July 17th for driving while license revoked after a traffic stop.

 

21-year-old Katelyn M. Mathis of Jacksonville was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after she was found walking on Route 16 2/10 miles west of Tower Hill. 

 

50-year-old Norah J. Legnon of Tower Hill was arrested on July 21st for violation of an order of protection

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/26/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

45 year old Tammi G. Brown of Kincaid was arrested Friday on a 2019 warrant for driving on suspended/revoked license. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

47 year old Aaron B. Davis of Morrisonville was arrested Thursday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

27 year old Steven A. Martinez of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a 2016 warrant for battery/bodily harm. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

47 year old Aaron B. Davis of Morrisonville was arrested Thursday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

25 year old Emerald N. Ayers of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for driving while license suspended.

 

27 year old Steven A. Martinez of Edinburg was arrested on a Christian County Warrant.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There were 3 EMS Calls between 9 on Thursday morning and 9 on Friday Morning. There was also a call for a smoke alarm and one call for a CO2 alarm.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/25/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

52 year old Teresa A. Ochadleus of East Peoria was arrested on Wednesday in connection with a warrant from a 2018 incident.

 

31 year old Timothy R. Kocurek of Kincaid was arrested on Wednesday in connection with a warrant from an earlier 2019 incident.

 

43 year old Aaron C. Davis of Kincaid was arrested on Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

60 year old Vayne E. Leckrone of Taylorville was arrested for driving while license revoked and released with a notice to appear.

 

43 year old Aaron C. Davis of Kincaid was arrested for possession of methamphetamine.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There were 3 EMS calls between 9 on Wednesday Morning and 9 on Thursday Morning

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/24/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday morning in Pana. 36-year-old Richard L. Berner Jr. of Ramsey was headed eastbound on County Road 100 North.  Approximately 2484 East, Berner struck a deer, then crossed over the westbound lane and slid sideways entering a ditch.  No injuries were reported. 

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 1 EMS call between Tuesday morning at 9 and Wednesday morning at 9.

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