Police Blotter

Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 9/16/19

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 Friday evening on County Highway 1, ½ mile north of Johnson Township Road 1100 North. 53-year-old James H. Clark of Streator hit a deer. No injuries were reported.

40-year-old Robby L. Middleton of Macon was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a contempt of court charge.  Bond was set at $2,000.

 

59-year-old Roger S. Hampton of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of trespassing. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

36-year-old Mark Black of Chesterfield, Virginia was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of driving on suspended/revoked license. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

57-year old Andrew M. Akers of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for aggravated battery and an original arrest warrant for DUI Alcohol from a 2012 charge.  Bond was set at $3,000.

 

34-year-old Michael P. Wadlow of Kane was arrested on Monday for domestic battery and criminal damage to property. 

 

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


There were 8 EMS calls between 9 on Friday morning and 9 on Monday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 9/13/19

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

 

26 year old Christopher J. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on an original arrest warrant for a 2017 Aggravated DUI charge.  Bond was set at $1,000.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday morning. 36 year old Dustin M. Boyd of Kincaid was headed westbound on Taylorville Township Road 1330 North. Just east of Township Road 940 East, a deer ran into the path of Boy’ds vehicle.  Boyd struck the deer causing front end damage. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

26 year old Christopher J. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

23 year old Destiney Kee of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for driving while license revoked.

 

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

 

There were 2 EMS calls between 9 on Thursday morning and 9 on Friday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 9/12/19

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

 

37-year-old Sean W. King of Assumption was arrested on Wednesday for domestic battery.

 

21-year-old Kaleb A. Vaughn of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant related to a predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13 charge.  Bond was set at $500,000.

 

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

 

21-year-old Kaleb Vaughn of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a warrant. 
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 9/11/19

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

 

30 year old Spencer D. Hill of Assumption was arrested on Tuesday for aggravated battery.

 

39 year old Jeramiah D. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on an original arrest warrant. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

24 year old Jamie D. Sizemore of Owaneco was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2019 traffic case. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

43 year old Keith L. Wiseman of Effingham was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2011 case. Bond was set at $50,000.

 

27 year old Amanda M. Vanostren of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2019 case for possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

30 year old Annyssa R. Myers of Virden was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2018 case. Bond was set at $1,500.

 

28 year old Steven M.E. Wilson of Kincaid was arrested on Tuesday for domestic violence.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday evening. 28 year old Samantha M. Salmons of Blue Mound was traveling northeast on Route 48. The driver stated she saw an animal that resembled a large cat cross the road in front of her, causing her to hit her breaks and make her vehicle skidded into the southbound lane. Salmons then ran off the roadway on the left colliding with a stop sign on 2300 North Road finally stopping on Route 48 just north of 2300 North Road. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was towed.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday afternoon. A minor from Taylorville was traveling eastbound on 1000 North Road and was approaching 900 East Road, a “T” intersection. The minor began to turn right onto 900 East traveling too fast and lost control. The minor left the roadway to the left striking a culvert in the ditch. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

30 year old Spencer D. Hill of Assumption was arrested on Tuesday for aggravated battery.

 

27 year old Delaney S. Dilley of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for battery.

 

39 year old Jeramiah D. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested for Retail Theft and a valid Christian County Warrant.

 

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

 

There were 2 EMS calls and one personal assistance call between 9 on Tuesday morning and 9 on Wednesday morning

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 9/10/19

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

 

28-year-old Gregory M. Stone of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for an original arrest warrant from a 2018 case involving driving on suspended/revoked license in two separate counties. Bond was set at $6,000.

 

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

 

63-year-old Clarence D. Coghlan of Edinburg was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

30-year-old Candice M. Richardson of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for registration suspended and mandatory insurance violation.

 

20-year-old Evan M. Hogge of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for Zero Tolerance (DUI), Illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor (city ordinance), reckless driving, and no valid driver’s license.  He was released with a notice to appear. 

 

28-year-old Justin A. Jett of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident with vehicle damage, disorderly conduct, aggravated assault, and attempt (aggravated battery).

 

18-year-old Dakota W. Moyer of Decatur was arrested on Sunday for driving with no valid driver’s license and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.

 

28-year-old Cody L. Howard of Taylorville was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident property damage and leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury.

 

18-year-old Michael L. Durbin Jr. of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for battery.

 

28-year-old Gregory M. Stone of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for a warrant.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on the afternoon of September 5th. 40-year-old Brent A. Phegley of Shelbyville was in the right turn lane to turn south on Cheney Street. 48-year-old Nicole A. Lawyer of Owaneco was traveling east on Springfield Road. Phegley accelerated in the turn lane, hit the median than hit Lawyer’s vehicle. Phegley lost control, regained it and pulled into Battery Specialist. When Lawyer turned in, Phegley accelerated ran over the curb cutting off another vehicle and took off swerving in and out of traffic without stopping.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on Monday afternoon. 28-year-old Justin A. Jett left Davita Dialysis located at 901 West Spresser Street upset and entered their vehicle to leave the property. Jett backed the vehicle out of the parking spot and according to the owner of the other vehicle, Chauntae E. Stubbs, a worker at Davita Dialysis, accelerated their vehicle hitting Stubb’s vehicle. Jett’s vehicle sustained heavy damage including airbag deployment, Stubb’s vehicle had minor damage and was pushed into the center island. Jett fled the scene and was later apprehended by law enforcement. Jett said he had minor injuries but refused treatment. Jett was issued citations for reckless driving, no insurance, and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a medical emergency vehicle accident on Monday evening. TPD received a call from Christian County 911 in regards to a motor vehicle crash in the 200 block of North Webster Street in Taylorville. 911 reported the female driver was attempting to drive herself to the hospital and was experiencing a medical emergency due to a heart condition. Upon arrival, TPD observed the vehicle sitting in the roadway. The driver, 60-year-old Diane R. Buchanon of Pana was short of breath and explained that she did, in fact, have a medical condition. She was driving to the hospital and got lost, but the medical issue caused her to swerve and hit a pole. Dunn’s Ambulance and TFD responded shortly thereafter. The vehicle received significant damage. Buchanon was rushed to the hospital.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of September 8th. 28-year-old Cody L. Howard of Taylorville was involved with a verbal altercation with a pedestrian, 29-year-old Jeremy R. Masters of Taylorville in the parking lot of 301 West Main Cross Street. After claiming to be threatened with a knife by Masters, Howard proceeded to back their vehicle out of the property.  During the backing, Masters claimed to have been struck by Howard and claimed injury as a result. Howard collided with a utility pole causing power lines to drop and the pole to be shifted from its foundation along with a loss of power. Howard refused to return to the scene of the accident when requested to do so by law enforcement. Law enforcement arrived at the location of Howard and observed the damage. Howard was issued a citation for leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and a citation for leaving the scene of an accident with injuries within 30 minutes. Masters was taken to TMH for evaluation.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident in the afternoon on September 9th. TPD received a call of a two car traffic crash at Cheney and State Street. 41-year-old John M. Corso of Taylorville was traveling northbound on Cheney Street when he slowed for traffic that was stopping in front of him. 36-year-old Susan Skelton of Kincaid was traveling behind and was looking away and didn’t realize that Corso had stopped and hit the back of his vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

There were 5 EMS calls between 9 on Monday morning and 9 on Tuesday morning.
 

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

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

 

21 year old Thomas L.R. Painter of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 case involving leaving the scene of an accident with motor vehicle damage.  Bond was set at $7,500.

 

20 year old William T. Morrissey of Kincaid was arrested on Friday for the consumption of alcohol by a minor.

 

28 year old Justin A. Jett of Hewitville was arrested on Friday for leaving the scene of an accident with motor vehicle damage, reckless damage to property, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and disorderly conduct.

 

28 year old Angelique Ayers of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2018 case involving theft.  Bond was set at $3,000.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident at 590N 1250 East on Thursday evening. 23 year old Cody M. Caraker of Taylorville was headed south on County Highway 1 near 590 North when a coyote entered the roadway.  Caraker hit the coyote and caused damage to the front end of the vehicle and the motor. The vehicle was towed. No injuries were reported. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to multiple accidents in the town of Taylorville on the afternoon of September 5th. 40 year old Brent A. Phegley of Shelbyville was headed south on Route 29. Phegley’s back right tire was gone and he was driving on the rim. Phegley tried to turn right on 1600 East Road and hit the vehicle driven by 59 year old Marcia R. Mckinnie of Taylorville as Mckinnie was stopped at a stop sign. Phegley was arrested. The vehicle driven by Phegley was stolen out of Springfield. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of September 1st. A vehicle driven by Lee F. Huskisson of Taylorville was headed north on IL Route 48 at about 90 East and hit livestock coming to rest in the north ditch. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of September 1st. A vehicle driven by Vone Keomala of Urbana was traveling south on IL Route 48 at about 90 East and hit livestock. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

There were 5 EMS calls between Friday morning at 9 and Monday morning at 9.
 

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Shelby County Arrests---August

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

 

38 year old David L. Kerr Jr. of Tower Hill was arrested on August 15th for disorderly conduct-breach of peace after making several alarming telephone calls to the Shelby County Circuit Clerks Office. He was transported to the Detention Center for processing and posted bond.

 

26 year old Sarah M. Shaw of Tower Hill was arrested on August 24th for domestic battery.  She was transported to the Detention Center awaiting a court appearance. 

 

47 year old Chad R. Hammond was arrested on August 28th for speeding, disobeying a stop sign, aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer and driving while license revoked. He was transported to the Detention Center awaiting a court appearance. He later posted bond and was released. 

 

22 year old David E. Dilley of Cowden was arrested on September 2nd for violation of an order of protection. He was transported to the detention center awaiting a court appearance.

 

The Shelby County Sheriff's office responded to a vehicle accident on August 20th at 2200E just south of 1500N.  Deputies arrived on the scene and found a white Nissan in the ditch that ran off the road and struck a utility pole. No occupants were found in the vehicle.  A investigation led to the driver being identified as 23 year old Dakota Tipton of Shelbyville.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 9/6/19

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

 

42 year old Thomas E. Merrifield of Pana was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2017 case.  Bond was set at $10,000.

 

41 year old Ryan D. Buerk of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 case. Bond was set at $100,000.

 

40 year old Brent A. Phegley of Shelbyville was arrested on Thursday for an arrest warrant from a 2019 case and aggravated DUI and theft. Bond was set at $500. 


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

 

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

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 9/5/19

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

 

29 year old Charles M. Carron of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2019 case. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

18 year old Christopher J. Clark of Edinburg was arrested on Wednesday for theft and no driver's license. 

 

47 year old Joshua W. Koons of Pana was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2006 case for failure to appear. Bond was set at $100.

 

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

 

29 year old Charles M. Carron of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

27 year old Bayleigh M. Durham of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for driving while license suspended.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on Thursday.  82 year old Helen Jansen of Effingham was backing out of a parking spot on the square at the intersection of Main and Main Cross and struck the vehicle driven by 23 year old Brianna R. Buttery of Taylorville. No injuries were reported and Jansen was given a citation for improper backing.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday afternoon. 35 year old Christopher R. Ager of Taylorville was stopped in traffic in the 900 block of West Spresser Street. 17 year old Chelsey L. Durbin of Taylorville was behind Ager’s vehicle and changing lanes. Durbin struck Ager’s vehicle. No injuries were reported. 

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on E. Park Street and North Main Street on the afternoon of August 24th. A Ford pickup was traveling westbound on East Park Street towards the intersection of North Main Street. A minor was traveling northbound in a Lincoln Sedan on North Main Street towards the intersection of East Park Street. The minor stopped at the stop sign but failed to yield for the Ford pickup as he crossed the intersection westbound. The minor pulled out in front of the Ford and was struck in the passenger side of the vehicle. The pickup truck received disabling damage to the front end of the vehicle. Both vehicles were towed from the scene and there were three possible injuries due to the accident. The minor received a citation for failure to yield at an intersection.

 

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

 

There were 2 EMS Calls and 1 Fire call between Wednesday morning at 9 and Thursday morning at 9.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 9/4/19

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

 

35 year old Jerome H. Mason of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2017 arrest for criminal damage to property. Bond was set at $3,500.

 

35 year old Jerry W. Riggs of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2019 arrest for domestic battery.  Bond was set at $10,000.

 

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

 

33 year old Sarah M. Marta of Edinburg was arrested on Tuesday for driving while license suspended.

 

34 year old Kevin Hendricker of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for a valid Christian County Warrant.

 

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

 

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

 

There was 1 EMS call, 1 personal assistance call, and 1 motor vehicle accident call between 9 on Tuesday morning and 9 on Wednesday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 9/3/19

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. Nicholis B. Smith of Kincaid was was pulling a trailer northbound on East Street in Jeisyville. Just prior to First Street, Smith drove off the roadway entering the east ditch. The trailer being pulled hit a utility pole causing damage to the pole and a power outage. The trailer received a bent rim.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident Sunday morning at 10:02 AT 90 East IL Route 48 in Harvel. Marion F. Kirkpatrick of Harvel was traveling southwest on IL route 48 and struck a cow. No injuries were reported, and Kirkpatrick was able to drive away.

 

26 year old Christine R. Taylor of Morrisonville was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery.

 

53 year old Curtis R. Burney of Bulpitt was arrested on Tuesday for criminal damage to property.

 

38 year old Terry D. Griffin of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for an original arrest warrant stemming from a 2018 charge for disorderly conduct.  Bond was set at $275.

 

24 year old Ronald D. Fisher of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2017 charge for theft.  No bond amount was listed.

 

31 year old Dustin J. Johnson of Denver, Colorado was arrested on Saturday for an original arrest warrant from 2009 involving driving under the influence.  Bond was set at $500.

 

34 year old Megan M. Klespitz of Pana was arrested on Monday for an original arrest warrant stemming from a 2017 charge for driving under the influence.  Bond was set at $500.

 

22 year old Lindsey M. Middleton of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2017 charge of driving under the influence.  Bond was set at $5,000.

 

31 year old Dana N. Melvin of Kincaid was arrested on Monday for a bond forfeiture warrant stemming from a 2018 charge of driving revoked/suspended.  Bond was set at $15,000.

 

37 year old Alan J. Logsdon of Shelbyville was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

46 year old Cheri L. Cott of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for residential burglary.

 

39 year old Megan R. Lynn of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery.

 

46 year old Jeremy J. Beard of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery.

 

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

 

22 year old Lindsey M. Middleton of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for a valid Christian County Warrant.

 

46 year old Cheri L. Cott of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for residential burglary.

 

38 year old James L. Krouse of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday afternoon for disorderly conduct in the City of Taylorville.

 

38 year old James L. Krouse of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday morning for disorderly conduct.

 

24 year old Ronald D. Fisher of Taylorville was arrested on Christian and Macon County Warrants.

 

40 year old Paul L. Scribner of Pana was arrested on Saturday for driving while license suspended.

 

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

 

There were 13 EMS calls, 2 smoke calls and 1 personal assistance call between 9 on Friday morning and 9 on Tuesday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/30/19

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

 

27 year old Blake A. Griffin of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for a bond forfeiture warrant in connection to a 2017 case for violating the sex offender registration act.  Bond was set at $15,000.

 

52 year old Jessica J. Rabideau of Kincaid was arrested on Thursday for violating an order of protection.

 

51 year old Jessie Lacy of Kincaid was arrested for a bond forfeiture warrant in connection to a 2019 traffic case.  Bond was set at $3,000.

 

25 year old Gerald A. Brown of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for a bond forfeiture warrant in connection to a 2015 case. Bond was set at $9,000.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on August 26th. A vehicle driven by 46 year old George C. Johnson of Marion was traveling westbound on County Highway #10, ½ mile east of Township Road 500 E, when an owl entered Johnson’s path. Johnson struck the animal receiving minor damage.  No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

29 year old David K. A. Stewart of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for operating a motor vehicle on a suspended registration.

 

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

 

There was 2 EMS calls and 1 Fence Fire between 9 on Thursday morning and 9 on Friday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/29/19

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

 

44 year old Angela M. Beard of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine, driving on suspended/revoked license, possession of a controlled substance, and improper use of registration or title. 

 

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

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on August 19th at 9:23PM. TPD was called to 1121 East 1500 North Road in Taylorville for a two vehicle car crash. 47 year old Christine L. Lowe of Taylorville was traveling northbound and slowed to turn left. 24 year old Heaven M. Miller was following behind and slowed behind Lowe’s vehicle but was unable to stop in time and swerved into the shoulder to try and miss the vehicle, but collided with the rear passenger tail light. Lowe went to TMH for possible injury. Miller received a citation.

 

44 year old Angela M. Beard of Decatur was arrested on Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, improper use of registration, and driving while license suspended.

 

41 year old Christopher R. Carnahan of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News:

 

There was 2 EMS calls and 1 call for a car fire and 1 call for gas odor between 9 on Wednesday morning and 9 on Thursday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/28/19

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

 

26 year old Kelsey R. Roth-Elston of Rochester was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2018 incident involving retail theft. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

34 year old James R. Malone of Mt. Auburn was arrested on Monday for domestic battery and resisting arrest.

 

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

 

40 year old Louis E. Sullivan was arrested on Wednesday for disorderly conduct.

 

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

 

There were 3 EMS calls and 1 personal assistance call between Tuesday morning at 9 and Wednesday morning at 9.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/27/19

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

 

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

 

57 year old Gina M. Thompson of Odin was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine. 

 

22 year old Jesse J. Keller of Pana was arrested on Monday for meth delivery.

 

29 year old Christopher M. Herpstreith of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office was notified of a vehicle accident on Monday afternoon. At 10:10 PM, 27 year old Nicole M. Hubbard of Nokomis reported that she had been in an accident at 1:48 that afternoon. Hubbard was traveling northbound on 1250 East Road when a deer entered the roadway near 875 North striking the rear passenger side of the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

29 year old Christopher M. Herpstreith of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

60 year old Gary D. Manuel of Pana was arrested on Monday for driving while license suspended and possession of methamphetamine.

 

57 year old Gina M. Thompson of Odin was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

22 year old Jessie J. Keller of Pana was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver

 

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

 

There was 1 EMS call between Monday morning at 9 and Tuesday morning at 9. 
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/26/19

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

 

29 year old Nathan B. Zepin of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for a bond forfeiture warrant regarding a 2016 case. Bond was set at $250.

 

47 year old James R. Cloe of Pana was arrested on Sunday for a bond forfeiture warrant regarding a 2009 case. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

22 year old Patrick M. Carr of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

34 year old Cameron G. Dickey of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for a bond forfeiture warrant regarding a 2019 case for failure to appear/answer questions.  Bond was set at $345.

 

21 year old Tyler R. Martin of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for possessing more than 10 grams of LSD, meth delivery, and a firearm without valid FOID.

 

41 year old Amanda G. Mollet of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for possession of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine, and unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition.

 

34 year old Brian M. Hays of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for a bond forfeiture warrant regarding a 2019 case of contempt of court. Bond was set at $345.

 

61 year old Kevin R. Haines of Pana was arrested on Friday for violating an order of protection, and resisting arrest.

 

18 year old Trae A. Fisher of Kincaid was arrested on Friday for manufacturing/delivering cannabis.

 

44 year old Vivian L. Neff of Owaneco was arrested on Saturday for domestic battery. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a traffic accident on Thursday afternoon  Andrew J. Durbin of Morrisonville was traveling eastbound on 900N just east of 1500 E road. A green tractor pulling a disc trailer was traveling westbound on 900 N. The tractor’s disc trailer crossed over the center line and made contact with Durbin’s vehicle; a semi truck belonging to Farmers supply. Causing damage to the driver’s side mirror scratching the side of Durbin’s vehicle. The tractor continued and was unable to be located.

 

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

 

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

 

41 year old Amanda G. Mollet of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for possession of methamphetamine, with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession of ammunition by a felon.

 

21 year old Tyler R. Martin of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for possession of methamphetamine, possession of meth with intent to deliver, and possession of a firearm without a FOID.

 

22 year old Patrick M. Carr of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

29 year old Nathan B. Zepin of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for a valid Christian County warrant.


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

There were 6 EMS calls and 1 motor vehicle accident between 9 Friday morning and 9 on Monday morning.
 

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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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