Police Blotter

Area Arrests And Accidents 2/18/20

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

 

51 year old Troy D. Bush of Pana was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery and criminal damage to state property.

 

28 year old Anthony M. Hays of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on an original arrest warrant for an aggravated domestic battery/strangulation charge from 2020. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

24 year old Erycka L. Smith of Kincaid was arrested on Monday on an original arrest warrant for an aggravated domestic battery/strangulation charge from 2019. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

22 year old Aaron WP Mosley of Pana was arrested on Monday on an original arrest warrant for a resisting arrest charge from 2020. Bond was set at $3,500.

 

36 year old Ashley D. Selzer of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on an original arrest warrant for a contempt of court charge from 2015. Bond was set at $100 cash bond.

 

35 year old Jonathon T. Coady of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a bad check charge. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

35 year old Wesley Potts of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant from a DUI Charge from 2019. Bond was set at $6,000.

 

31 year old Keith J. Weller of Palmer was arrested on Friday for domestic battery.

 

40 year old Steven D. Leonard of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for aggravated fleeing or eluding and driving on a suspended license.

 

23 year old Tristine J. Hampton of Taylor Springs was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2019 charge of theft. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

39 year old Jeremiah A. Weber of Decatur was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2019 charge of possession of meth. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

25 year old Jordan M. Miller of Moweaqua was arrested on Friday for a failure to notify damage charge. He was released on recognizance.

 

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

 

31 year old Billy T. Coffman of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for DUI.

 

Wesley K. Potts was arrested on a Peoria County warrant and transported to CCCC in lieu of bond.

 

35 year old Jonathan T. Coady of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

40 year old Steven D. Leonard of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude and driving while license revoked.

49 year old Ann L. Stafford of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for retail theft.

31 year old Keith J. Weller of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for domestic battery.

49 year old Rhonda M. Whitlow of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for 2 counts of DUI.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/14/20

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

 

60 year old Stephen W. Mcintire of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on an original arrest warrant from a 2019 charge of disorderly conduct. Bond was set at $1,000.

 

25 year old Briar D. Samson of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for domestic battery.

 

33 year old Anthony R. Cervantes of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for DUI. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Thursday evening. A minor from Mount Auburn was traveling northbound on 1300E at 1846N. He lost control of his vehicle when he hit a patch of ice and went off the roadway. The vehicle struck a utility pole on the right side of the roadway and came to a stop. The driver was taken to Taylorville Hospital by his parents after complaining of a headache. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday evening. Camille R. Beyers of Owaneco was traveling northbound  on Il Route 29 ¼ mile north of 2000 North Road. The vehicle began to slide on ice and left the roadway on the East side. The vehicle then continued down a deep embankment went across a deep ditch full of water and came to a complete stop near a field. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was still driveable. 
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/13/20

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

 

64 year old William E. Baker of Edinburg was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for a contempt of court charge from 2014. Bond was set at $500.

 

24 year old Hannah R. Harden of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for unlawful possession of  credit/debit card from a 2019 charge. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

51 year old Danny J. Lowis of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for forgery and possession of a controlled substance. 

 

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

 

24 year old Brandon R. MCCaughn of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for driving while license suspended.

 

24 year old Hannah R. Harden of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for 2 warrants.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/12/20

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

 

38 year old William H. Carnahan of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for driving on a suspended license.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident early Tuesday morning. 27 year old Jessica C. Cottrill of Auburn was traveling east on Illinois Route 104 near 900 East. Cottrill crossed the centerline and westbound traffic lane. The vehicle entered the ditch and struck the embankment. She then overturned and came to stop on the vehicle’s top on the north side of the road in the ditch. Cottrill exited the vehicle before the Sheriff’s Office arrived. She was taken to TMH by ambulance. The vehicle had major damage. 

 

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

 

41 year old Joseph R. Hadley of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for a violation of an order of protection.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 2/11/20

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

 

35-year-old Trista L. Coleman of Buffalo was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $6,000.

 

33-year-old Mathieu Kuhns of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

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

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident last Thursday afternoon at Park Street and North Webster. Rhonda E. Hoover of Taylorville was stopped at the stoplight on Webster facing North. Heidi S. Corso of Taylorville was behind Hoover stopped at the stoplight. Hoover moved forward and stopped and Corso pressed on the accelerator and struck the rear end of Hoover’s vehicle. No injuries were reported. Corso received a citation.

 

The Taylorville Police Department was notified of a vehicle accident last Wednesday evening. Meagan E. Knepler of Taylorville was traveling eastbound on Main Cross Street and was nearing the intersection of Main Cross and Shawnee Streets. Knepler began sliding on the icy roadway and struck the curb. The vehicle suffered damage to the back tire and frame and had to be towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

There were 2 EMS calls between 9 AM on Monday and 9 AM on Tuesday.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 2/10/20

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 Saturday. Richard M. Gerlick of Taylorville was traveling eastbound on Township Road 1250 N and was going to proceed left around the curve onto Township Road 10235E. Gerlick stated the roadway was icy and when he began to slow to maneuver the curve, he slid off the roadway exiting it to the east striking a ditch. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday. Danielle R. Beiber of Tower Hill was traveling west on OOO North Road and attempted to turn north onto 2600 East Road. The road was covered with ice and Beiber slid into the ditch on the north west side of the intersection. Beiber hit the embankment causing damage to the front driver side bumper. The vehicle was towed. No injuries were reported.

 

24 year old Sierra M. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a retail theft charge from 2017. Bond was set at $2,000.

 

24 year old Brianna N. Caldwell of Morrisonville was arrested on Saturday for credit card fraud. 

 

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

 

24 year old Brianna Caldwell of Morrisonville was arrested on Saturday for credit card fraud.

 

37 year old Angela K. Sharp of Edinburg was arrested on Friday for driving while revoked.

 

27 year old Jessica Koonce of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving suspended.

 

24 year old Sierra M. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

A juvenile was arrested on Sunday for criminal damage to property.

 

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

 

There were 6 EMS calls between February 8th and Monday morning.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/7/20

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

 

26 year old Clint D. Olson of Moweaqua was arrested on Thursday for possession of a controlled substance. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash on January 30th around 8 AM. A minor from Pana was traveling north on 2600 East Road.  At 222 north, the vehicle slid off the roadway due to the roadway being slick. The vehicle collided with the mailbox at 222 N 2600 East Road.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash on Wednesday afternoon. Dena L. Winchester of Taylorville was traveling southbound on Illinois Route 29 and just past Township Road 1900 N. As she passed the intersection, she began to slide on the snow/ice-covered roadway exiting the roadway to the right before striking the north end of the west guardrail. The impact caused the vehicle to rotate in a clockwise direction before coming to rest facing northwest. The vehicle received major front end damage and Winchester was transported to Springfield Memorial Medical Center for treatment of possible injuries. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash on Thursday morning. Rebecca L. Hoskins of Taylorville was pulling into a private driveway at 1101 West Coal Street in Taylorville. As she proceeded into the ice-covered driveway, she was unable to stop before striking the front porch area. The vehicle received front end and front panel damage. The porch received damage to the front porch/stair rails. No injuries were reported. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash on Wednesday afternoon. A minor from Tovey was traveling west on Illinois Route 104 about 1100 East Road. The vehicle lost control on the ice, snow and or slush-covered roadway. The vehicle went off the roadway and crashed into the guardrail on the north side of the highway. The vehicle was towed and the minor’s passenger was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital with injuries.

 

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

 

30 year old Curtis M. Fuess of Blue Mound was arrested on January 26th for possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of a weapon.  He was also issued citations for driving while license was suspended and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop. He was transported to the detention center for processing.

 

31 year old Jacob L. Meinders of Windsor was arrested on January 26th for aggravated battery to a peace officer, resisting arrest, aggravated domestic battery, domestic battery, battery, and criminal damage to property.  He was transported to the detention center for processing.

 

47 year old Chad R. Hammond of Shelbyville was arrested on January 27th for violation of bail bond.

 

42 year old Frederick D. Pender of Shelbyville was arrested on January 31st for violation of bail bond.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/6/20

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

 

56 year old James M. Knotts of Decatur was arrested on Wednesday for driving on a suspended/revoked license.

 

40 year old Tiffany M. Burke of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for an unauthorized food stamp charge from 2018. Bond was set at $3,500.

 

39 year old Jason C. Krouse of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for a possession of methamphetamine charge from 2019. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday. Leota J. Burton of Moweaqua was north bound on US Route 51 north of 1500 N Road.  The driver hit an icy patch and lost control of the vehicle and went into the ditch.  After being pulled out she went home. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday. Bradley E. Morissey of Taylorville lost control of his vehicle going off the road and coming to rest against the trees on the north side of the roadway on Illinois Route 48 near N 1350 E Rd. He was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital after reporting feeling dizzy.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday. Amber N. Spracklen of Taylorville was traveling Northwest on Illinois Route 29 at Okey Street in Millersville behind Carla K. Mickey of Taylorville. Spracklen lost control of the vehicle sliding on ice and colliding with the passenger side door of Mickey. Spracklen ran over a stop sign and came to a complete stop in a grassy area.  No injuries were reported.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/5/20

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

 

18 year old Dakota W. Moyer of Clinton was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for leaving the scene of an accident charge from 2019. Bond was set at $1,500.

 

34 year old Charles D. Peterson of Springfield was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a residential burglary charge from 2019. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

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

 

37 year old Raymond R.  Heimsness of Taylorville received a city ordinance violation on Tuesday for barking dogs (nuisance). 
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/4/20

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

 

28 year old David W. Moore of Pana was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a aggravated battery charge from 2017. Bond was set at $200,000

 

45 year old Cara M. Montgomery of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for driving on a suspended/revoked license.

 

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

 

38 year old James L. Krouse of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for retail theft.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/3/20

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

 

31 year old Jarod M. Wright of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $750.

 

43 year old Joshua W. Carter of Stonington was arrested on Monday for domestic battery.

 

26 year old Zachary P. Clutter of Pana was arrested on an original arrest warrant for a 2020 charge of failure to return from furlough. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

33 year old Mitchell D. Manion of Pana was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery.

 

27 year old Justin M. Mckay of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for DUI, Driving on a suspended/revoked license, improper lane usage, and aggravated fleeing police.

 

18 year old Eric R. Welge of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a leaving the scene of an accident with vehicle damage charge from 2018.  Bond was set at $2,500.

 

26 year old Derrick L. Covington of Pana was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a possession of methamphetamine charge from 2019. Bond was set at $3,500.

 

35 year old Jacob A. Samson of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a driving suspended charge from 2019. Bond was set at $2,500. 

 

29 year old Aimee N. Miller of Pana was arrested on Saturday on an original arrest warrant for a driving on a suspended license charge from 2019. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday evening. Brittany N. Hall of Morrisonville was traveling south on 1025 East, just south of 1330 North when a deer entered the roadway.  Hall was unable to avoid hitting the deer and received damage. No injuries were reported. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday evening. Nicole D. Bailey of Owaneco was traveling westbound on 800 N Road ½ mile west of 1500 E. A deer ran out from the north side of the road and she struck the deer on the front passenger side. The vehicle was still driveable and no injuries were reported.

 

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

 

18 year old Eric R. Welge of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a Christian County Warrant and zero tolerance DUI.

 

27 year old Justin M. McKay of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for driving under the influence and aggravated fleeing and eluding a police officer. McKay was processed and taken to C.C.C.C. for holding in lieu of bond.

 

28 year old Meaghan A. Stone of Rosamond was arrested on Sunday for driving while license suspended.

 

32 year old Michal T. Solomon of Springfield was arrested on Saturday for no valid driver’s license.

 

30 year old Ethan W. Peden of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for no valid driver’s license.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/31/20

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

 

24 year old Dylan L Carroll of Pana was arrested on Thursday on an original arrest warrant for a 2016 charge of DUI and a 2019 charge of aggravated domestic battery.  Bond was set at $105,000.

 

48 year old George A. Nash of Springfield was arrested on Thursday on an original arrest warrant for a 2015 charge of failure to return from furlough. Bond was set at $20,000.

 

46 year old Curtis L. Worker of Pana was arrested on Thursday on a 2017 driving on suspended charge. Bond was set at $3,000.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/30/20

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

 

75 year old Harold E. Adams Sr. of Moweaqua reported hitting a deer on Wednesday around 6:45 AM. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday evening 23 year old Patrick D. Emmerling of Stonington was northbound on 700 East road. At the intersection of 1100 north road, he failed to negotiate a left turn, entering the north ditch and striking the ditch embankment receiving front end damage. No injuries were reported. 

 

52 year old Delano E. Denson of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday on a 2019 original arrest warrant for burglary. Bond set at $25,000.

 

21 year old Jessie R. Austin of Herrick was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2016 charge of theft. Bond was set at $3,500.

 

36 year old Megan L. Orange of Pana was arrested on Thursday for domestic battery.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/29/20

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

 

20 year old Preston J. Newingham of Kincaid was arrested on Tuesday for attempted murder.

 

40 year old Louis E. Sullivan of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for aggravated domestic battery.

 

53 year old Lanita L. Newingham of Kincaid was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $200.

 

25 year old Adam W. Schmidt of Gillespie reported the Christian County Sheriff's Office that he struck a deer, northbound on Illinois Route 48 just north of Palmer.

 

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

 

50 year old Vickie Allard Bush of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for driving suspended.

 

30 year old Lacey Austin of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for retail theft and improperly displayed registration.

 

30 year old Charles Carron of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for retail theft.

 

41 year old Kissi T. Barbour of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for disorderly conduct.

 

40 year old Louis E. Sullivan II of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for aggravated domestic battery.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a hit and run on Monday evening. 20 year old Preston J. Newingham was eastbound on West Adams Street. According to the police report, Newingham drove onto the sidewalk on the north side of West Adams Street continuing east on the sidewalk and crossing South Clay Street. Newingham struck a pedestrian, 32 year old Dontrello D. Franks of Taylorville near the intersection of West Adams Street and Clay Street and continued eastbound on West Adams and was later located at Memorial School, with the vehicle unoccupied. The damage to Newingham’s vehicle the front end, drivers side front tire, passenger side tire, headlight, and passenger side of the windshield. Franks sustained trauma injuries and was transported to Memorial Medical Center in Springfield via EMS. Newingham was apprehended and admitted to intentionally striking Franks.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/28/20

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

 

26 year old Michelle S. Dixon of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of retail theft. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

26 year old Kelsey A. West of Sullivan was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of retail theft. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

34 year old Nathan A. Hapner of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2017 charge. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

60 year old Gary E. Turvey of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for aggravated DUI and driving on a suspended/revoked license.

 

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

 

19 year old Michael Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for violating the sex offender registry. 

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday afternoon in Taylorville at Walmart. A vehicle being driven by Lindsay M. Hoover was headed eastbound in the Walmart parking lot almost to the stop sign. Gary E. Turvey of Taylorville was eaded westbound into the Walmart Parking lot. Both vehicles hit with Turvey striking the rear driver quarter panel of Hoover. Turvey left the scene of the crash and was later identified. No injuries were reported.

 

On January 9th TPD was called to a possible hit and run in the Springfield Clinic Parking lot. A vehicle was parked in a parking spot outside Springfield clinic.  When the owner came out they noticed a dent on the driver side rear passenger sliding door.  The door had a minor dent and white paint transfer. There were no vehicles around the vehicle matching the paint scheme.
 

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Correction To Accident Report 1/27/20

During today's accident report it was misstated that Richard Busboom was a passenger in the crash from January 12th that involved Mr. Bedinger, Mr. Eller, and Mr. Buerk.  Richard Busboom was NOT a passenger in the vehicle, he was a passerby. There is also some confusion over who was driving the vehicle. At this time, there has not been an identity made over who was driving the vehicle. This investigation is still ongoing by the Christian County Sheriff's Office.  

 

Regional Radio News apologizes for any confusion this may have caused. 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/27/20

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

 

36 year old Randy J. Mildenberger of Chesterfield was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2012 cannabis possession charge. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

35 year old Ashley L. Rockford of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery.

 

44 year old Tonya D. Fisher of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for theft. 

 

60 year old Gary E. Turvey of Taylorville was arrested for DUI and driving on a suspended license.

 

41 year old Kissi T. Barbour of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of failure to appear and answer questions. Bond was set at $225.

 

23 year old Chelsea J. Rigdon of Springfield was arrested on Friday for driving on a suspended license.

 

33 year old Nathan M. Emerson of Pana was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse charge. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

29 year old Derek W. Massey of Pana was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of disorderly conduct. Bond was set at $2,500. 

 

19 year old Michael L. Durbin of Stonington was arrested on Friday for violating the sex offender registration act.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the early morning of January 12th. A vehicle was traveling south on 1350 East (South Cherokee Street) South of IL Route 48. The driver left the roadway on the east side of the road and traveled along the shoulder of the road for about 210 feet before hitting the water in the ditch. The roads had been icy. Once the vehicle hit the water, the truck overturned and was facing back to the north with the passenger side of the truck closest to the road. Driver and passengers were able to exit the vehicle with the help of a vehicle driving past and all occupants were transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital. There was confusion over who was driving the vehicle as Stefan Bedinger, Eric D. Buerk, and Curtis M. Eller were all in the vehicle. Mr. Eller and Mr. Bedinger stated Mr. Buerk was driving the vehicle, however, this is still under investigation by the Christian County Sheriff's Office and has not been decided who actually was driving. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday evening. 60 year old Gary E. Turvey of Taylorville was traveling southbound on Illinois next to 28 year old Cassaundra A. Sphar of Taylorville. Turvey swerved over the dotted line striking Sphar’s vehicle. Sphar pulled over and dialed 9-1-1 while Turvey sped away. Turvey was eventually pulled over by authorities and Turvey was arrested at Illinois Route 29 and County Road 21 for driving while impaired. No injuries were reported but Turvey was given 4 citations.

 

23 year old Ryan W. Degner of Taylorville reported hitting a deer near 746 E on Illinois Route 29 on the morning of January 23rd. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

44 year old Tonya D. Fisher of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for theft.

 

35 year old Ashley L. Rockford of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery. 

 

41 year old Kissi T. Barbour of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

60 year old Gary E. Turvey was arrested on Saturday for driving while license revoked.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/24/20

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

 

55 year old Brian L. Moses of Palmer was arrested on Thursday for driving on a suspended/revoked license.

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office responded to a vehicle accident on Thursday morning. 25 year old Fallon D. Summers of Benton was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 29 and had just passed township Road 1900 N. Fallon stated she was driving in the left passing lane when the vehicle started to slide on the ice-covered roadway. The vehicle exited the roadway to the left entering the median and striking a wrong way sign. No injuries were reported. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office also responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday morning. 67 year old John D. Bisby Sr. was traveling eastbound on West North Street in the Village of Stonington when he approached the stop sign at the intersection with Illinois Route 48 and was going to proceed south on Route 48. As he began his turn he struck an aluminum light pole with the rear passenger side trailer tires. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of January 20th. 28 year old Jesse D. Hartley of Edinburg was traveling south on County Highway 5 and maneuvering through a curve just south of 1900 North Road. Hartley overcorrected in the curve and went off the road to the west crashing into the ditch and coming to rest on the roof.  Hartley refused medical. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office responded to a vehicle accident on the afternoon of January 17th.  38 year old Tiffany M. Buerk of Taylorville was traveling south on 1600 East Road.  Due to ice, the driver lost control and slid off the roadway hitting a utility pole. No injuries were reported. 

 

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

 

25 year old Shane J. Horve of Nokomis was arrested on Thursday for driving while license suspended.

 

41 year old Robert E. Fuller of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for driving while license suspended or revoked and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

 

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

 

20 year old Grayson H. Beyers of Pana was arrested on January 4th for illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor after a traffic stop. She received a notice to appear.

 

39 year old Sabrina R. Reed of Shelbyville was arrested on January 7th for driving while license suspended and operating an uninsured vehicle after a traffic stop. 

 

44 year old Danette M. Frey of Shelbyville was arrested on January 8th for driving while license revoked and an active Effingham County Warrant after a traffic stop. 

 

26 year old Max W. Mosely of Pana was arrested on January 19th for possession of methamphetamine under 5 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

25 year old Tanner C. Wiseman of Pana was arrested on January 19th for possession of methamphetamine under 5 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

39 year old Aaron A. Mace of Effingham was issued a citation on January 19th for possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/21/20

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

 

24 year old Matthew Z Cunningham of Taylorville was arrested Monday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $94.

 

35 year old Christopher W. Bontrager of Decatur was arrested on Monday for theft.

 

52 year old Jessica J. Rabideau of Kincaid was arrested on Sunday for a violation of an order of protection.

 

53 year old Curtis R. Burney of Bulpitt was arrested on Sunday for criminal trespass to residence.

 

19 year old Damien E. Griffet of Mount Auburn was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

39 year old Billy J. Brown of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2017 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $800.

 

39 year old Leanna M. Grissom of Pana was arrested on Saturday on an original arrest warrant for a 2016 charge of DUI. No bond was set. 

 

41 year old Joseph D. Mays of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of forgery. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

47 year old Jason E. Newberry of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on January 15th. 89 year old John N. Sanders of Moweaqua was slowing to go into the turn lane to turn east on to 1600 N Road off of US 51. 19 year old Charles A. Poland of Moweaqua was following behind and went to overtake Sanders vehicle striking the rear driver side of the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of January 19th. 42 year old Laura R. Morrell of Pana was traveling south on 1350 East Road in Johnson Township when she failed to negotiate a turn in the road at 600 North.  This caused the car to leave the roadway hitting the ditch on the east side of the road on 1350 East. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of January 11th.  18 year old Bradlee H. Marburger of Taylorville was traveling north on 1250 East road ¼ mile north of 1100 North Road. The vehicle began to slide on a patch of ice, resulting in Marburger losing control and going into the ditch. The vehicle then hit a culvert under a driveway causing disabling damage. No injuries were reported by the driver or passenger.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of January 17th.  36 year old Jason S. Newell of Springfield was eastbound on County Road 12 when Newell stated that he dropped off the shoulder of the roadway. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

33 year old Chad M. Hall was arrested on Monday for aggravated domestic battery and transported to TPD to be processed than transported to CCCC in lieu of bond.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/20/20

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

 

41 year old Joseph D. Mays of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

39 year old Billy J. Brown of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

60 year old Roger Hampton of Taylorville was arrested for driving suspended.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/17/20

The Christian County Sheriffs Office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

36-year-old Stefanie D. Bailey of Pana was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

27-year-old Garrett W. Morrow of Astoria was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of no driver's license. Bond was set at $2,500. Morrow was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine and a controlled substance.

 

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

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday, January 14th.  20 year old Tyler R. Bandy of Girard was traveling westbound on Route 48 near Spresser and Jaycee. 19 year old Sidney L. Wagner of Taylorville was traveling southbound in dense fog. Wagner had the stop sign. Wagner continued south in order to turn east on Route 48 but was unable to see Bandy. Bandy struck Wagner in the rear drivers' side. Airbags on Bandy’s vehicle deployed. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles were towed away. 

 

Taylorville Police also responded to another vehicle accident on Tuesday. 30 year old Collin A. Shoemaker of Taylorville was headed eastbound. A minor from Taylorville was driving northbound with a yield sign at the intersection of Market and Powers Street. The minor proceeded to go through the intersection but said they couldn’t see Shoemaker’s vehicle due to a dumpster obstructing the view and struck the other vehicle. No injuries were reported.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/16/20

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

 

33 year old William T. Malone of Pana was arrested on Wednesday for domestic battery and violating an order of protection.

 

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

 

25 year old Tylar M. Biggs of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for retail theft. 

 

39 year old Kendy C. Mayes of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for retail theft.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/14/20

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

 

43 year old Sarena L. Ellinger of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for driving while license suspended.

 

19 year old Trevor Scott was arrested on Monday for driving suspended.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/13/20

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

 

72 year old Cheryl L. Blaesing of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of bad checks. Bond was set at $1,000.

 

55 year old Brian L. Moses of Palmer was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

34 year old Shane M. Leady of Decatur was arrested on Friday for driving on a suspended/revoked license.

 

24 year old Anthoney R. Chavez of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on an orginal arrest warrant for a 2019 charge for an ordinance violation. Bond was set at $100.

 

29 year old Joshua C. Wells of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for domestic battery.

 

36 year old Dustin M. Boyd of Kincaid was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery.

 

52 year old Jerry E. Woodson of Bulpitt was arrested on Saturday for DUI. 

 

32 year old Bradley W. Masters of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for meth delivery.

 

32 year old Lisa M. Lake of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for meth delivery. 

 

35 year old Roger W. Nobles of Kincaid was arrested Saturday on a domestic battery charge.

 

21 year old Keira C. Morrissey of Kincaid was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.

 

28 year old Marciano Williams of Kincaid was arrested Saturday on a domestic battery charge. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday evening. 35 year old Jessica L. Jones of Nokomis was traveling southbound on 1100 East Road, ½ mile south of 300 North Road. The driver continued through deep water that was across the roadway. Water began to rush into the vehicle and rose to the knee level of the passengers. All three passengers refused EMS and called a family member to come and pick them up.  The driver and registered owner will have the vehicle towed away when the water is not as deep.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday evening. 52 year old Jerry E. Woodson of Bullpitt was traveling west on IL-104 when the vehicle hit the water on the roadway, causing the vehicle to cross the eastbound lane of traffic. Woodson’s vehicle then left the roadway coming to rest on the east/west railroad tracks. The driver was unable to remove the vehicle which in turn came into contact with an Illinois Midland Railroad train that was reversing. The train continued backing up until the conductor noticed the lights of the vehicle on the tracks. The train then stopped allowing passengers inside to exit without injuries.  The train was traveling at a low speed with all proper safety precautions working.  No injuries were reported and the vehicle was towed.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday afternoon.  34 year old Shane M. Leady was northbound on Township Road 800 E. 54 year old Kimberly A. Nelson of Springfield was southbound on IL Route 29. Nelson stated that she saw Leady approaching the intersection and thought Leady was going to stop. Nelson said that Leady came through the intersection striking the side of her vehicle. Leady claimed he did not see her and proceeded. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

32 year old Matthew S. Woodland was arrested on Sunday for criminal damage to property.

 

39 year old McKenzie R. Crowe of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving suspended.

 

24 year old Anthony R. Chavez was arrested on Friday for a valid Christian County Warrant.
 

 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/10/20

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

 

47 year old Willie Jones Junior of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2013 charge of possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

49 year old Gerald A. Brown of Kincaid was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of driving on a suspended/revoked license. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

19 year old  Michael L. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for violating the sex offender registration act. 

 

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

 

19 year old Michael Durbin of Taylorville was arrested for failure to register.
 

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