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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/13/19

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

 

18 year old Kenneth C. Damery of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for home invasion and burglary and possession of cannabis.

 

25 year old Shawna M. Wires of Springfield was arrested on Friday for a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2012 charge of failure to appear and answer questions. Bond was set at $1,500.

 

23 year old Courtney L. Baker of Decatur was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2017 charge for possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

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

 

24 year old Matthew E. Cunningham of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for possession of a controlled substance. 

 

18 year old Ricky Painter of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for possession of cannabis and possession of a controlled substance.

 

24 year old Tiara N. Shull of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $500.

 

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

 

18 year old Ricky Painter of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

18 year old Kenneth C Damery of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for burglary, home invasion, and possession of cannabis (under 30 grams)

 

24 year old Tiara N. Shull of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for driving revoked and on a Christian County Warrant.

 

59 year old Mark D. Perry of Owaneco was arrested on Thursday for operating a vehicle without a valid driver’s license.

 

24 year old Matthew E. Cunningham of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

25 year old Shawna M. Wires of Springfield was arrested on Friday on a valid Sangamon County Warrant. She was transported to CCCC for holding in lieu of bond.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/12/19

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

 

35 year old Dustin J. Willoughby of Lovington was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of criminal trespass to vehicles. Bond was set at $6,000.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday. 56 year old Eric W. Beyers of Owaneco was traveling northbound on 1150 East Road ¼ Mile north of 650 North Road and struck a deer. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

20 year old Carter L. Rodgers of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for driving while license suspended/revoked

 

2 Female Juveniles and 1 Male Juvenile were arrested in Taylorville on Wednesday for retail theft. 

 

54 year old Angela M. Hesse of Mt Auburn was arrested on Wednesday for retail theft.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/11/19

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 Monday morning. Around 550 E on 1400 North Road, 60 year old Paul D. Henderson of Argenta struck a deer. Due to evasive actions to trying to avoid hitting the deer, Henderson struck a cement bridge rail. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of October 17th. 52 year old Pamela J. McPherson of Waynesville, Missouri struck a train at South Shumway and West Calvert in Taylorville. McPherson was rushed to Taylorville Memorial Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. For the full writeup on this story click here

 

21 year old Logan M. Beck of Freeburg was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

33 year old Matthew T. Morrissey of Stonington was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

29 year old Jourdan K. Craggs of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on an original arrest warrant for 2 charges of contempt of court from a 2017 case. Bond was set at $6,000.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/10/19

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

 

28 year old Anthony M. Jones of Decatur was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for 2015 charge of forgery. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

60 year old Stephen W. Mcintire was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2017 charge of theft. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

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

 

60 year old Stephen W. Mcintire was arrested on Monday on a McLean County Warrant.

 

40 year old Larry D. Boyer of Texas was arrested for driving suspended.
 

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Arrests And Accidents 12/9/19

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

 

The Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of December 5th. 17 year old Allison M. Beck of Tower Hill hit a deer going westbound on 250 North Road near 2530 East. No injuries were reported.  

 

The Sheriff's office was notified of a vehicle accident on the evening of December 2nd. 26 year old Lucas T. Dillon of Kincaid reported that he was traveling somewhere in the vicinity of 600 E Road near 1550 N when a deer entered the roadway. Dillon swerved but in so doing put his vehicle in the ditch causing front end damage. No injuries were reported.

 

The Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of December 4th. 59 year old Randy F. Miller of Tower Hill was traveling east on 400 North Road and struck a deer at 2575 East.

 

On December 1st at 5:57 PM, 27 year old Austin J. WIlhour of Owaneco had been traveling eastbound on 900 North Road at 1625 E when he hydroplaned and left the roadway to the right becoming stuck in standing water. The vehicle continued to float closer to a creek bank. No injuries were reported.

 

The Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday afternoon. 68 year old Allen A. Deutsch of Taylorville was traveling eastbound on 1200 North Road while 36 year old Seth D. Mudd of Lincoln was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 51 in the right-hand lane. As Deutsch approached the intersection with 51, he stopped checked fro traffic then continued through the intersection. Both vehicles collided and no injuries were reported.

 

50 year old Robert A. Abberley of Pana was arrested on Saturday for violation of bail bond.

 

60 year old Diane R. Buchanan of Pana was arrested on Sunday for violating an order of protection.

 

59 year old Russell C. Ishmael of Pana was arrested on Monday for domestic battery.

 

24 year old Kyle K. Richards of Pawnee was arrested on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2016 retail theft charge. Bond was set at $17,000.

 

46 year old Heather Obil of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for DUI.

 

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

 

On December 5th 47 year old Janette L. Funderburk of Taylorville was westbound on Springfield Road when 83 year old Howard L. Pile of Taylorville failed to see her and struck her vehicle. Pile received a citation, Funderburk reported possible injuries but refused medical.

 

17 year old Alexis N. Christer of Taylorville hit a utility pole at Manners Park in Taylorville while trying to turn the headlights on Sunday evening. No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on the early morning of November 30th. 33 year old Matthew D. Puccetti of Edinburg was headed southbound on the 400 block of West Spresser and missed his turn driving off the roadway down a ditch and into a farm field. No injuries were reported. 

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of December 4th. 34 year old Tejalben A. Patel of Taylorville backed into the vehicle of 49 year old Carrell N. Kermit of Pana near 613 West Market Street.  No injuries were reported.

 

40 year old Jason B. Casner of Taylorville was arrested for driving while license suspended.

 

22 year old Blake A. Knight of Morrisonville was arrested for retail theft.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/6/19

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 Thursday morning at 20 East Illinois Route 104. A deer entered the roadway and was hit by 40-year-old Scott C. Murray of Tremont Illinois. No injuries were reported.

 

50-year-old Veronica L. Johnson of Tower Hill was arrested for possession of methamphetamine. 

 

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

 

47-year-old Elizenia M. Neville was arrested on Thursday for driving revoked.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/5/19

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

 

34 year old Joseph M. Besson of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

21 year old Kyla A. Brown of Shelbyville was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

48 year old Gerald A. Brown of Kincaid was arrested on Wednesday for driving on a suspended license. Brown was released on a $1,500 recognizance bond.

 

41 year old Nikki A Snow of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge for domestic battery/bodily harm. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

32 year old Emily D Roach of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge for driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

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

 

34 year old Joseph M. Besson of Taylorville was arrested on a Christian County Warrant.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/4/19

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

 

35 year old  Rachel A. Rentfro of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery.

 

56 year old Lenard N. Leavell of Springfield was arrested Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 driving on suspended license charge. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

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

 

45 year old Erin E. Reed of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for DUI.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of November 30th. 30 year old Cherish H. Huddleston of Pana was driving north on Route 29 about ½ mile north of Kennedy Road and hit a deer.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of November 27th. 26 year old Kara M. Anderson of Champaign was traveling southbound on Route 29 when she struck a deer near Pershing. No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of November 25th. 50 year old Charlotte M. Jones of Kenansville, Florida was turning from Spresser Street onto Northbound Webster Street and struck 33 year old Andrew D. Gregory of Taylorville while turning. No injuries were reported. 

 

A hit and run on a vehicle was reported at 415 West Spresser at 3:06 on December 2nd.  The vehicle was parked at a gas station with the operator inside. When the operator came out he saw that his vehicle had been hit during his time in the gas station.

 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/2/19

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

 

24 year old Dylan M. McConnell of Bulpitt was arrested on Saturday for domestic battery. 

 

35 year old Nicholas D. Harris of St. Louis, Missouri was arrested on Saturday for DUI and driving on suspended/revoked license.

 

56 year old Dawna L. Coleman of Virden was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

45 year old Tyrone A. Powyszynski of Pana was arrested on Sunday for a 2017 bond forfeiture warrant for criminal damage to property charge. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

42 year old Kevin F. Duknoski of Kincaid was arrested on Thursday for a violation of an order of protection.

 

25 year old Jeri M. Woodson of Bulpitt was arrested on Saturday for a bond forfeiture warrant on a case from 2017 for criminal damage to property. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

34 year old Heather M. Bartlett of Pana was arrested on Friday for a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 retail theft charge. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

42 year old Charles R. Hays of Langleyville was arrested on Thursday for Armed violence and meth delivery.

 

21 year old Matthew L. England of Mattoon was arrested on Wednesday for aggravated fleeing police and theft.

 

24 year old Erycka L. Smith of Kincaid was arrested on Thursday for domestic battery/bodily harm and aggravated battery.

 

25 year old Jennifer L. Elam of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge of battery bodily harm and contempt of court. 

 

25 year old Cory A. Skinner of Rochester was arrested on  Wednesday for an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge. Bond was set at $150,000.

 

36 year old Cale R. Sexson of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge for retail theft. Bond was set at $10,000.


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

 

45 year old Danielle L. Cunningham of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for operating a vehicle with a suspended registration.

 

35 year old Nicholas D. Harris of Belleville was arrested on Saturday for driving while license revoked and DUI.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 11/27/19

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

 

35 year old Alisha N. Manion of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge for driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $6,000.

 

41 year old Nicholas A. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 contempt of court charge. Bond was set at $170.

 

37 year old Amy Merrifield of Decatur was arrested on Friday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge of possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $200,000.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 11/26/19

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

 

25 year old Gerald A. Brown of Taylorville was arrested on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2015 charge of DUI. Bond was set at $7500.

 

On Monday evening the Christian County Sheriff’s Office received a report that 47 year old Laura L. Cummins of Taylorville struck a deer at 1700 N Road and 900 E Road.

 

On Monday evening the Christian County Sheriff’s Office received a report that 44 year old Richard M. Gerlick of Taylorville struck a deer at 1025 E Road and 1281 N Road. 

 

On Monday afternoon the Christian County Sheriff’s Office received a report that 20 year old Ryan J. Harmon of Pleasant Plains Illinois struck a deer near 199 Illinois Route 104. 

 

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

 

25 year old Gerald A. Brown Jr. of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a warrant.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 11/25/19

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

 

50 year old Bradley K. Spent of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for aggravated battery/great bodily harm.

 

39 year old Jennifer M. Silvia of Pana was arrested on Sunday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge of driving while suspended/revoked. Bond was set at $2500.

 

39 year old Desiree D. Galloway of Decatur was arrested on Saturday on an original arrest warrant for a 2018 charge for bad checks. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

40 year old Velory R. French of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge for domestic battery and a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of criminal trespass to vehicles.

 

49 year old Ann  L. Stafford of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2015 DUI case. 

 

35 year old Jerry W. Riggs of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on an original arrest warrant from a 2019 domestic battery case. 

 

On Friday around 5:27 PM, a vehicle driven by 62 year old David A. Jackson of Clinton had been traveling eastbound on Illinois Route 16 at approximately 2150 East, struck a deer. No injuries were reported. 

 

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

 

50 year old Bradley K. Spent of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for aggravated battery.

 

35 year old Jerry Riggs of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

40 year old Velory R. French of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a warrant.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 11/22/19

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

 

On Wednesday evening, the Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident on Illinois Route 29 at 600 North Road in Pana. Upon arrival, they found that 21 year old Kade H. Jones of Herrick had been traveling southeast on Illinois Route 29 and 60 year old Adem Ademi of Taylorville was traveling northwest on Route 29. While approaching Ademi’s vehicle, Jones crossed over the center line colliding with Ademi. Ademi was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital via personal vehicle with injuries. Jones refused treatment. 

 

24 year old Devin R. Stockdale of Tovey was arrested on Thursday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge for driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $3,500.

 

19 year old Mario O. Dickson of St. Louis, Missouri was arrested on Thursday for theft and retail theft.

 

19 year old Marvin L. Bailey of St. Louis, Missouri was arrested on Thursday for theft and retail theft.

 

33 year old Cierra S. Little of St. Louis, Missouri was arrested on Thursday for theft and retail theft.

 

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

 

A 16 year old male was arrested on Thursday for aggravated discharge of a firearm.

 

33 year old Cierra S. Little of St. Louis was charged on Thursday with retail theft and possession of stolen merchandise.

 

19 year old Marvin L. Bailey of St. Louis was charged on Thursday with retail theft and possession of stolen merchandise.

 

19 year old Mario O. Dickson of St. Louis was charged on Thursday with retail theft and possession of stolen merchandise.

 

21 year old Michaela L. Herpstreith of Taylorville was arrested and transported to TPD to be processed and released on a notice to appear for retail theft.

 

38 year old Matthew Konneker of Taylorville was arrested on a Macoupin County Warrant.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday morning. 37 year old Ashley K. Rahar of Taylorville was backing out of a residential driveway at 505 South Clay Street. Rahar saw 48 year old Ryan D. Curtis of Taylorville traveling northbound a block and a half away. Rahar backed into the roadway to head north on Clay Street. Rahar stopped to put the vehicle in drive and Curtis was behind Rahar, honking its horn. Rahar was startled by the honking and waited to move forward. Curtis pulled along the passenger side of Rahar to go around when Rahar began to drive forward and both vehicles struck. No injuries were reported.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 11/21/19

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

 

35-year-old Melissa R. Maxwell of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for an original arrest warrant from a 2017 case. Bond was set at $1,500.

 

26-year-old Freida M. McCauley of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 case. Bond was set at 5,000.

 

43-year-old Charles W. Baker of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a contempt of court charge. Bond was set at $500.

 

29-year-old Brent L. Musser of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge. Bond was set at $20,000.

 

36-year-old Ashley N. Bain of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported that on November 20th a vehicle driven by 26-year-old Brittany M. Cloe of Pana was traveling northbound on Township Road 2500 E and was approaching the intersection with Township Road 330 N. The driver of Unit 1 stated she looked down, inside her vehicle for something, and went off the right shoulder of the roadway. Once off the shoulder, the vehicle proceeded northbound in the east ditch and struck the ditch embankment at the intersection. No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News

 

35-year-old Melissa R. Maxwell was arrested on a warrant.

 

36-year-old Ashley N. Bain of Taylorville was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

 

A 15-year-old male juvenile was arrested for a Christian County Warrant.

 

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

 

There were 6 EMS calls and one fire call between 9 AM on Tuesday morning and 9 AM on Thursday morning.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 11/20/19

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

 

61 year old Michael H. Nation of Kincaid stated that he was northbound on County 5 on November 17th at approximately 850 N and Christian County Highway 5 when a large deer ran in the front driver side of his vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

39 year old Leanna M. Grissom of Pana was arrested on Wednesday for domestic battery.

 

37 year old Derick W. Davis of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge for criminal damage. No bond was listed.

 

37 year old Brandy S. Allen of Springfield was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2016 charge. No bond was listed.

 

55 year old Marty Crain of Kincaid was arrested on Tuesday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge for criminal damage to property. Bond was set at $1500.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 11/19/19

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

 

33 year old Carolyn R. Guthrie of Virden was arrested on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge. No bond was set.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 11/15/19

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 Thursday morning 50-year-old Edward J. Dodwell of Decatur and 26-year-old Wesley J. Moore of Aledo were traveling east and west on Township Road 2300 N. The vehicles touched each other’s mirrors on their trucks damaging the mirror on Moore’s vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

52-year-old Troy S. Sims reported to the Sheriff’s Office that he hit a deer on Thursday evening on Route 29 3/10 of a mile north of 800 North Road. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Monday afternoon. 36-year-old Michael A. Altervogt of Auburn was traveling northeast on Illinois Route 48 when he hit a patch of ice on the roadway at 1700 East Road. Altervogt then lost control of the semi-truck and trailer leaving the roadway to the right. The vehicle then hit a culvert that is under 1700 East Road. The driver reported no injuries.


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

 

35-year-old Jacob L. Kirchhoff of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and endangering the welfare of a minor.

 

30-year-old Samantha J. Abbott of Taylorville was arrested for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and endangering the welfare of a minor.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 11/14/19

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

 

28 year old Marciano Williams of Kincaid was arrested on Wednesday for criminal trespassing to land.

 

18 year old Chloe M. Reed of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for domestic battery.

 

34 year old Cameron G. Dickey of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a  2019 charge. Bond was set at $3,500. 

 

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

 

54 year old Joseph M. Holding was issued a city ordinance violation on Thursday for disorderly conduct regarding a loud music complaint.

 

34 year old Cameron G. Dickey of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

18 year old Chloe M. Reed of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for domestic battery. 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 11/12/19

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

 

On Monday afternoon, Taylor W. Macdonald of Harvel was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 48, 3/10 of a mile south of Clarksdale. Ronald J. Wright of Taylorville was traveling southbound on Illinois Route 48 and was approximately a quarter of a mile south of Clarksdale. Macdonald stated she was approaching the car in front of her and applied her brakes to slow down. After applying her brakes, she lost control on the icy/snow-covered roadway, crossed the center line, and struck Wright’s vehicle. The impact caused Macdonald to spin counter-clockwise and come to rest on the east side shoulder facing south. After impact, Macdonald came to rest in the west ditch, facing southeast. Both vehicles received major damage, both Macdonald and her passenger were transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for possible injuries.

 

On October 26th, Bethany L. Morse of Moweaqua was westbound on County Highway 4. At the intersection of 2225 East Road, Morse failed to negotiate a right turn curve continuing straight and left the roadway striking the ditch embankment. The vehicle received front end damage and was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.

 

On November 7th, Scott H. Humble of Clinton stated he was north bound on US Highway 51 Humble stated a deer ran into the side of his vehicle causing the side airbags to deploy. No injuries were reported.

 

Dennis D Braeuninger of Pawnee was westbound on Township Road 1350 N on the evening of November 7th. Braeuninger stated that he was ¼ mile west of County Road 5 and stated that a deer ran into the side of his truck. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident the evening of November 7th. Sherri R. Fry reporting hitting a deer around 1550 east on 350 North Road. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of November 8th. Mckenzie R. Sneed of Taylorville reported hitting a coyote northwest on IL Route 29 at approximately 1749 N. Driver. Taylorville Fire Department was called out due to fluids leaking from the bottom of the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of November 9th on 2000 North Road (County 4). The driver, a minor from Moweaqua turned southbound on 2225 East Road sliding off the east side of the roadway over correcting and hitting the ditch on the west side of the roadway, hitting a county highway/no passing zone sign. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of November 9th. A minor from Assumption was traveling westbound on 600 North Road at approximately 2650 E, the driver lost control skidding from the north side to the south side, overcorrecting and hitting the ditch before overturning onto the passenger side of the vehicle at the ditch bank where it came to a stop. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Monday afternoon. Vanessa I. Patkus of Nokomis was traveling southbound on 1250 East Road. Approximately 500 feet south of 300 North Road, tried slowing down driving off the west side of the roadway, going through a deep ditch and striking a utility pole. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle collision on Illinois Route 16 and 2700 East Road. Ethan W. Foster of Pana collided with Jeffery P. Tonn of Watson. No injuries were reported.

 

44 year old Steven E. Maxvill of Springfield was arrested on Friday on a 2nd driving, revoked/suspended charge. Bond was set by the court at $10,000. 


38 year old Veronica A. Sroczynski of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2017 charge for contempt of court. Bond was set at $800.

 

29 year old Jeremy R. Masters of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge for resisting a peace officer. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

19 year old Brittany L. Jones of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for battery, aggravated battery, and criminal damage to state property. 

 

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

 

Holly J. Layton of Taylorville of Taylorville reported that on the evening of November 9th she struck a deer on Illinois Route 29 just north of the intersection of Kennedy Road. No injuries were reported.

 

33 year old Matthew Morrissey of Stonington was arrested for driving revoked.

 

24 year old Coady L. Hamilton of Springfield was arrested on Sunday for public intoxication.

 

A juvenile male and female of Taylorville were arrested on Saturday for possession/consumption of liquor in violation of Taylorville City Ordinance.

 

18 year old Ryleigh L. Hurley of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for possession consumption of liquor (under 21).

 

19 year old Rachel L. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for possession consumption of liquor (under 21).

 

19 year old Felicity N. Knott of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for possession consumption of liquor (under 21).

 

19 year old Trevor A. Scott of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for possession consumption of liquor (under 21).

 

46 year old Tammi G. Brown of Kincaid was arrested on Saturday for driving while license suspended and operating a vehicle with suspended registration. 

 

29 year old Amanda S. Coghlan of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for driving while license suspended.

 

22 year old Austin L. Mayes of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for disorderly conduct.

 

19 year old Brittany L. Jones of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for criminal damage to state supported property, aggravated battery, and battery.

 

29 year old Jeremy Masters of Taylorville was arrested on a Christian County Warrant.

 

30 year old Lacey M. Myers of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for driving while license suspended.

 

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

 

There were 17 EMS calls between 9 AM on Friday and 9 AM on Tuesday.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 11/8/19

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

 

38 year old Joseph C. Sklenka of Springfield was arrested on Thursday on an original arrest warrant for a 2018 possession of methamphetamine charge. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

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

 

29 year old Joshua C. Wells of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for driving while license suspended. 
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 11/7/19

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

 

35-year old Brian M. Hays of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

41-year old Robert G. Wangen of Taylorville was driving westbound on Illinois Route 104 on Wednesday morning. A deer was standing in the middle of the road, and the driver reduced speed to avoid the deer veering off of the right side shoulder. The deer ran into the side of Wangen’s vehicle causing damage to the driver’s side of the vehicle. The driver notified the Christian County Sheriff’s Office of the accident. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

On October 27th a vehicle was parked and unoccupied, facing northbound, just southeast of the Henrietta Avenue and West Adams Street intersection. An unknown vehicle struck the rear driver’s side bumper of the parked vehicle and left the scene of the accident. The vehicle that was hit belonged to an Amber M. Bone of Taylorville. Police are still investigating the accident.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on Washington and Vine on October 24th. 34-year-old Crystal L. Johnson of Taylorville stated to Police she was being followed by 25-year-old Martina I. Lyles of Taylorville through town. She pulled over and Lyles drove up beside her striking the front driver corner. Lyles than drove away from the scene. No reports of injuries. Lyles was later found and given 3 citations, improper lane usage, leaving the scene of an accident, and reckless driving.

 

The Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of October 29th.  23-year-old Jack A. Fulk of Stonington was traveling southbound on Webster Street. Fulk lost control of the vehicle and went off the roadway and up onto the boulevard in front of Walgreens. Fulk struck a signpost and then flipped over on its top landing on the boulevard and roadway. The vehicle had to be towed.  Fulk was taken by Dunn’s Ambulance to St. John’s Hospital. Fulk received a citation.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday evening. 78-year-old Patsy L. Handy was westbound on Route 29 when a large buck jumped into the path of Handy. Handy was unable to avoid hitting the deer. No injuries were reported.

 

35-year-old Brian M. Hays of Taylorville was arrested for possession of methamphetamine under 5 grams.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 11/6/19

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

 

23 year old Jesse J. Keller of Pana was arrested on Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance.

 

30 year old Erica L. Wessling of Taylorville was arrested on a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2019 charge for theft.  Bond was set at $10,000.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash on Tuesday evening. 46 year old Terrence J. Moeller of West Point, Iowa was traveling southbound on Illinois Route 29 ½ mile south of 1800 North Road. Moeller hit a deer and the vehicle came to rest on the shoulder of the roadway. No injuries were reported, but the vehicle had significant damage. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash on the evening of November 3rd. 40 year old Keri L. Cooper of Taylorville was traveling west on 1450 North Road and hit a deer at approximately 1080 East. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

A juvenile from Rosamond was arrested on Tuesday for disorderly conduct threat of force at a school, aggravated battery, and resisting arrest.

 

A juvenile was also arrested on Tuesday in Taylorville for retail theft. 
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 11/5/19

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

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office was informed of a vehicle accident on the morning of October 26th. 28-year-old Justin L. Witty of Kincaid reported that he hit a deer at 600 E Road near 1800 N Road. No injuries were reported. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on October 25th at 6:25 AM. 43 year old Thomas L. Fitzpatrick of Pana was northbound on County Road 2225 East. As Fitzpatrick approached the intersection of 2100 North Road, he failed to reduce speed and drove through the intersection. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a road sign and a utility pole support wire. When Fitzpatrick struck the support wire the impact broke three utility poles to the south of the intersection.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office was informed of a vehicle accident on E 500 North Road. 31 year old Robert H. Wolfe of Morrisonville was eastbound on County Road 10 and stated that as soon as he went through the bridge east of Morrisonville, a deer ran into the roadway and he was unable to avoid hitting it. 

 

33 year old Gregory A. Jones of Nokomis was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2017 possession of methamphetamine charge from 2017. Bond was set at $15,000.

 

44 year old Erin L. Evans of Nokomis was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of obstructing identification. Bond was set at $1,500.

 

23 year old Brett S. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2012 contempt of court charge. Bond was set at $100. 

 

35 year old Jerald A. Buerk of Pana was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a  2017 charge for unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.  Bond was set at $500,000. 

 

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

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on October 26th. 84 year old Marilyn Y. Fisher of Taylorville proceeded to make a left turn from a stop sign, and head north on Webster Street from West John Street. A vehicle driven by 50 year old Diana L Bravi of Taylorville was headed down Webster and struck Fisher’s vehicle.  Fisher was given a citation. No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on October 30th.44 year old Tamithy R. Kater of Stonington was stopped in traffic and reached down to retrieve a key she dropped on the floorboard. The vehicle rolled forward and hit 18 year old Tommy R. Mollet Jr of Owanaco which caused that vehicle to roll forward striking 67 year old Richard E. Schoonover. All three vehicles were damaged. No injuries were reported. Kater received a citation. 

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle crash on November 1st. 30 year old Cassandra M. Peat of Tovey was westbound on Wilson. 11/01 Tyler L. Foster of Kincaid was eastbound on Wilson looking to turn left onto Washington. Foster failed to yield causing Peat to strike Foster. No injuries were reported. Foster received a citation.

 

50 year old Jeffery S. Boggs was arrested on Monday for driving suspended and driving suspended license plates. He was released and given a notice to appear.

 

61 year old William E. Dixon of Taylorville was arrested on a warrant.

 

30 year old Elizabeth Myers of Taylorville was arrested for driving suspended.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 11/4/19

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 Saturday evening. 23 year old Colton R. Wilderman of Taylorville was traveling southbound on township Road 1400 E and ¼ mile north of Township Road 800 N struck a deer. No injuries were reported.

 

26 year old Christopher J. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine and meth delivery.

 

37 year old John A. Dobyns of Granite City was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 driving on suspended license charge. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

21 year old Gerald J. Powyszynski of Pana was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge for possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $15,000.

 

32 year old Danielle C. Shindelar of Sullivan was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 possession of methamphetamine charge. Bond was set at $7,500. 

 

43 year old David A. Handlin of Kincaid was arrested on Sunday for an original arrest warrant for 2013 contempt of court charge and a current domestic battery charge.

 

18 year old Louis E. Sullivan of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge for driving on suspended license. Bond was set at $3,500. 

 

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

 

37 year old John A. Dobyns was arrested on Saturday on a Montgomery County Warrant.

 

26 year old Christopher J. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

 

A 16 year old juvenile was arrested on a warrant on Sunday.
 

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Shelby County Arrests--October

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

 

45 year old Michelle A. Eskew of Findlay was arrested on October 9th on an active Moultrie County Warrant, possession of methamphetamine under 5 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

41 year old Dax A. Baldrige of St. Elmo was arrested on October 15th for driving while license revoked, possession of drug paraphernalia and a citation for possession of cannabis and operating a vehicle with expired registration plates or sticker.

 

47 year old Chad A. White of La Place was arrested on October 27th for driving while license revoked. 

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