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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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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/9/20

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

 

56 year old John S. Reynolds of Roxana was arrested on Thursday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

36 year old Laurie B. Francois of Wood River was arrested on Thursday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

34 year old Ryan D. Abbott of Shelbyville was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

45 year old Chad E. McKittrick of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

25 year old Travis S. Moma of Assumption was arrested on Wednesday for a DUI.

 

38 year old David L. Engle of Nokomis was arrested on Wednesday for driving on a suspended license.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/7/20 and 1/8/20

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

 

25 year old Devon V L Gatons of Pana was arrested on Monday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge of forgery. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

23 year old Joseph A. Moore of Granite City was arrested on Tuesday for possession of a controlled substance. 

 

33 year old Brian J. Stephens of Springfield was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2016 charge of theft. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

30 year old Lyndsay Lindsey of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for domestic battery. 

 

31 year old Nicholas L. Cox of Tower Hill was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of aggravated fleeing police. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

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

 

36 year old Joseph E. Curtis of Irving was arrested on Monday on an active warrant. 

 

TPD responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday evening. 31 year old Penelope J. Gomez of Owaneco was driving eastbound on Park Street. A male minor from Mt Auburn had a stop sign but failed to yield to right of way which caused Gomez to strike his vehicle.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/6/20

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

 

21 year old Quintin Tippitt of Mount Auburn was arrested on Saturday for DUI.

 

52 year old Michelle A. Hott of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine, resisting arrest, meth delivery, and possession of a controlled substance.

 

44 year old Tanja Flemming of Morrisonville was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

37 year old Damery L. Binkley of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for domestic battery.

 

20 year old Brogan D. Hull of Boca Raton, Florida was arrested for on Saturday for possession of cannabis.

 

56 year old Sammy Wells of Springfield was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of burglary. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday morning. 27 year old Nashe A. Harlan of Decatur was traveling southwest on Illinois Route 48 at 1982 North. Harlan slowed and was making a turn into the parking lot of Monsanto Corp.  A semi tractor-trailer combination was stopped or slowed behind Harlan. A vehicle driven by 48 year old Tonya K Smith of Moweaqua went to pass the semi-truck and crashed into Harlan’s vehicle as they were turning. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday evening. 28 year oldThaddieous A. Sutton of Springfield was backing into the driveway of 4119 Lincoln Trail, which is on the north side of the road. Sutton admitted to being stopped in the middle of the roadway prior to reversing. As Sutton was trying to reverse, 79 year old Walter W. Baird of Taylorville collided with Sutton on the driver’s side.  No injuries were reported.

 

A Kincaid man reported that he had been at Y-zoes on December 31st from 7:30 PM to 12:30 AM playing gaming machines. The next day he noticed damage to his front driver side bumper. The damage was low, so he believes it could have been caused by a trailer. He believes he was hit while he was parked in the parking lot of Y-zoes.

 

On January 1st, 18 year old Wesley E. Dixon of Rosamond reported striking a deer on 400 North Road around 2415 East Road. After Dixon struck the deer, he lost control and the vehicle came to rest in the bottom of a waterway with standing water in it. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

52 year old Michelle A. Hott of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest. 

 

37 year old Damery L. Binkley of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for domestic battery.

 

41 year old Donald E. Runyon Jr. of Kincaid was arrested on Friday for driving while license suspended.

 

A male juvenile was arrested on Friday for retail theft.

 

34 year old Wesley K. Potts of Peoria was arrested on Saturday for a Peoria County warrant.

 

30 year old Breanne M. Bouvet of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving while driver’s license suspended.

 

56 year old Sammy Wells III of Springfield was arrested on Sunday for a valid Christian County and Sangamon County Warrants. 

 

44 year old Cara M. Montgomery of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for retail theft. 

 

Johnny L. Cantrell of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving revoked and issued a citation for speeding.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/3/20

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

 

35 year old Roxanna Anthony of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for warrants out of Macon and Christian County.

 

41 year old Chris R. Carnahan of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for a Christian County Warrant, and possession of methamphetamine (under 5 grams).

 

46 year old Troy A. Trimble of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for a valid Christian County Warrant.

 

27 year old Charles R. Warren of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a valid warrant.

 

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

 

47 year old Chad R. Hammond of Shelbyville was arrested on December 15th after a report of a stolen 2017 Kawasaki Mule. The stolen item was found in his possession.

 

60 year old Ronald W. Waller of Shelbyville was arrested on December 15th for driving on a suspended license, possession of a controlled substance and issued a citation for no insurance after a traffic stop.

 

37 year old Tashina D. Riley of Assumption was arrested on December 15th for possession of a stolen motor vehicle and possession of methamphetamine. 

 

33 year old Shadrick H. Seela of Shelbyville was arrested on December 15th for domestic battery. 

 

47 year old Chad R. Hammond of Shelbyville was arrested on December 21st for violation of bail bond.

 

43 year old Robert D. Peterson of Shelbyville was arrested on December 23rd for disobeying a traffic control device and driving while license revoked.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/2/20

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

 

21 year old Michaela L. Herpstreith of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for murder. When she was arrested she was found with a knife. 

 

31 year old Erica L. Wessling of  Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for 2019 charge of retail theft. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

19 year old Trevor A. Scott of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery and theft. 

 

33 year old William D. Thomas of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for 2 2019 charges of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

23 year old Matthew W. Hoover of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on an originaal arrest warrant for a 2019 charge of criminal damage to property. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

19 year old Kane M. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for a violation of an order of protection. 

 

30 year old Thomas Tootlate of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Monday morning. 28 year old Jessica M. Clements of Stonington was traveling west on County Highway 4.  Near 1750 East, the vehicle left the roadway to the right and struck the ditch on the north side of the roadway. Clements explained that an eastbound vehicle had begun to enter her lane which caused her to oversteer and go into the ditch.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday afternoon. A vehicle driven by 75 year old Nelson J. Lock of Decatur struck a deer at 1068 Illinois Route 48. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

30 year old Thomas Tootlate was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery and interfering with reporting of domestic violence.

 

29 year old Taylor J. Christian of Springfield was arrested on Monday for driving while license suspended.

 

44 year old James M. Thompson Jr. of Taylorville was arrested for driving on a suspended license.

 

19 year old Tatiana D.M. Fisher of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for criminal damage.

 

A 15 year old Male of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for criminal damage.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle crash on the evening of Christmas Eve. A witness observed 21 year old Barbara L. Sexton of Taylorville stopped at the intersection of Adams Street and Main Street. The witness observed Sexton proceed through the intersection and get struck by 80 year old Norma J. Cearlock of Taylorville. The witness stated that Cearlock attempted to get her to change her story. Sexton stated she was at the intersection first and stated that they began to drive north when Cearlock struck the vehicle. Cearlock received a citation. No injuries were reported.

 

On December 23rd, TPD was dispatched to a two-vehicle traffic crash at the intersection of West Elm and Lawn Avenue. 61 year old Charles E. Stubbs of Taylorville was raveling eastbound on Elm Street when 21 year old Payton J. Droke of Taylorville was traveling southbound and failed to stop at the stop sign striking Stubbs on the passenger side. EMS was called to the scene and signed refusals. Droke received a citation.


 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/30/19

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

 

46 year old Andrew A. Heberling of Palmer was arrested on Saturday evening for domestic battery.

 

21 year old Shaitavia S Cook of Decatur was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

30 year old Julie A. Davis of Vandalia was arrested on Friday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge of domestic battery. Bond was set at $5,000. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday evening. 98 year old Josephine X. Magos of Tovey left the roadway and continued traveling through the mud for approximately 100 yards off of E 1650 N Road.

Magos stated she didn’t know she left the roadway until her vehicle got stuck in the mud. No injuries were reported. 

 

65 year old Robert W. Simmons of Moweaqua reported hitting a deer on County Highway 4 near 2450 East. No injuries were reported.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/27/19

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

 

45 year old Curtis L. Worker of Pana was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2017 charge of driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $500.

 

32 year old Dontrell D. Franks of Springfield was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of forgery and a 2019 charge of retail theft. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

29 year old Joshua C. Wells of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for violating an order of protection. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident Thursday evening. 23 year old Ashley M. Karaianas of Langleyville had a vehicle coming towards her as she was driving on 1075 E Road near 1451 N Road.  Karaianas went off the roadway into the ditch to avoid being hit. No injuries were reported. Karaianas’ vehicle was towed away from the scene.

 

67 year old Nancy L. Leach of Owaneco reported striking a deer Thursday afternoon ½ mile north of 1600 East Road on Illinois Route 29.  No injuries were reported. 

 

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

 

29 year old Joshua C Wells of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for violation of a no contact order.

 

32 year old Dontrell D. Franks of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a Christian County Warrant.
 

 

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Area Arrests and Accidents 12/26/19

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

 

28-year-old Alexandra T. Pocklington of Virden was arrested on Monday for criminal damage to property and criminal trespass to a building.

 

22-year-old Thomas Lee Richard Painter of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for residential burgulary.

 

ACCIDENTS:

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office responded to a one-vehicle accident on Sunday morning at 6:19 on Illinois Route 48 near Palmer.  Deputies say a vehicle driven by 28-year-old Kayla M. Schneider of Morrisonville, was southbound on Illinois Route 48 when a deer ran into the roadway.  Scheider was unable to avoid hitting the deer.  No injuries were reported.

 

Christian County Deputies were called to a 2-vehicle accident on Monday morning at 9:29, at the intersection of E. 1100 North Road and Illinois Route 29 in Locust Township.  A semi tractor driven by 36-year-old Brian L. Jennings of Charleston, was southbound on Illinois Route 29, stopped for a vehicle truning into 1100 North Road.  Deputies say a Ford F-150 driven by Stiles A. Crowe of Effingham was unable to avoid striking the rear of the Jennings vehicle.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office investigated an accident on Monday afternoon at 5:20 on 1250 East Road near 700 North Road in Johnson Township.  Deputies report that a 2013 GMC pickup driven by 55-year-old Gregory Presnell of Nokomis, was northbound on 1250 East Road about half a mile north of 700 North Road, when a deer ran into the front bumper of the pickup, causing damage.  No injuries were reported.

 

Christian County Deputies responded to an accident on Monday afternoon at 5:10 at 1250 East Road near 700 North Road in Johnson Township.  A 2015 Chevrolet driven by 55-year-old Carol A. Scheider of Morrisonville, was southbound on 1250 East about half a mile north of 700 North Road, when a deer ran into the driver's side door, causing significant damage.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office was called to an accident on Tuesday morning at 10:25 on Illinois Route 48 near the South Fork Bridge in Johnson Township.  A semi tractor was driven by 51-year-old Derrrick C. Witzel of Centralia, while a 2005 Chevy truck was driven by 33-year-old Dustin N. Damm of Palmyra, pulling a piece of farm machinery.  Deputies say the Witzel vehicle was northbound on Illinois Route 48, while the Damm vehicle was southbound.  The Witzel vehicle was heading onto the bridge as the vehicle came to a stop prior to entering the bridge.  Reports indicate the vehicle that stopped could not fit in the bridge at the same time as the vehicle pulling the machinery, with the Witzel vehicle going too fast to stop for the machinery crossing the bridge.  It went around the stopped vehicle, entered the bridge, and struck the machinery with the whole side of the Damm vehicle, according to deputies.  No injuries were reported.

 

Deputies responded to an accident on Tuesday night at 9:20pm at 688 East 500 North Road in Ricks Township.  A 2007 Toyota Camry driven by 20-year-old Karter D. Bracher of Taylorville, was eastbound on 500 North Road, when he approached deer in the roadway.  Bracher swerved to avoid hitting the deer, overcorrected, lost control, hit a ditch embankment, and overturned.  A witness stated there were deer in the roadway.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News.   Since Monday, December 23rd, there were:

9 EMS calls

One gas leak call 12/24 at 7:52am to 1304 E. and 1800 N. Road

2 carbon dioxide alarm calls

One motor vehicle accident call on 12/23 at 5:47pm at Elm and Lawn Streets, Taylorville

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Area Arrests And Accidents For 12/23/19

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

 

Steven Tucker, 49, of Taylorville was arrested on December 22nd for possession of a controlled substance

 

Jacob Bell, 39, of Springfield was arrested on December 21st for aggravated battery

 

Camille Daden, 29, of Grandview was arrested on December 21st for driving on a suspended/revoked license

 

Eddie Cousins, 18, of Kincaid was arrested on December 22nd for domestic battery

 

Cole Montgomery, 20, of Taylorville was arrested on December 22nd for driving on a suspended/revoked license

 

Derek Masey, 29, of Pana was arrested on December 20th for domestic battery

 

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

 

On December 22, 2019 Ann L. Stafford 49, of Taylorville was arrested for retail theft and public intoxication

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/20/19

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

 

34 year old Anthony Maiden of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for aggravated domestic battery.

 

34 year old Jospeh M. Besson of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge for contempt of court. Bond was set at $145.

 

57 year old Mary A. Scott of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2017 charge for meth delivery. Bond was set at $500,000.

 

50 year old Sheila R. Nave of Springfield was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of burglary. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

42 year old Larrest K. Bailey of Springfield was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of retail theft. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

43 year old Clint A. Hadden of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant fora  2015 charge of driving revoked. No bond was announced.

 

32 year old Nathan M. Strayer of Edinburg was arrested on Thursday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 domestic battery charge. Bond was set at $100,000.

 

28 year old Brylan A. Speer of Decatur was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant fora  2019 violation of an order of protection. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

43 year old Jason R. Wolverton of Morrisonville reported to Christian County Sheriff’s Office that he struck a deer on Thursday evening as he was traveling northeast on Route 48 near 650 N. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

57 year old Pamela S. Chasteen of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for driving while license suspended and operating a vehicle with suspended registration.

 

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

 

34 year old Anthony Maiden of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for domestic battery.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/19/19

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 afternoon. 36 year old Geoffrey J. Lee of Decatur was southbound on County Road 7 and lost control of the vehicle at 1800 E and 1800 N Road. The vehicle went off the roadway on the west side hitting the ditch and causing the vehicle to roll three times. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday morning. 18 year old Mason L. Mizeur of Pana was east on 250 N Road. Unit 1 was traveling to fast and lost control of the vehicle sliding into the south ditch crossing the ditch and striking a utility pole. The pole snapped off at brought down power lines. The vehicle was unable to be removed until Ameren secured the lines. Mizeur was uninjured.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday morning. 65 year old Earl W. Bolte of Nokomis was approached from the south on County Highway 1 near 025 North. 44 year old Richard S. Harris of Taylorville was in a towtruck for Neal Tire and preparing to tow an uninvolved vehicle out of the snow filled ditch. As Bolte approached from the south, he could not get stopped in time and slid into Harris’ vehicle.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday evening. 77 year old Raymond C. Grandfield of Macon was traveling northbound on US Highway 51 ½ mile north of 400 North Road when he struck a deer. No injuries were reported.

 

26 year old Kasey B. Cantrell of Decatur was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 possession of methamphetamine charge. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

18 year old Trae A. Fisher of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on aggravated battery of a peace officer and armed violence. Fisher was arrested with a handgun in his possession. 

 

41 year old Christopher L. Lush of Edinburg was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a  2019 cruelty to animals charge. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

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

 

18 year old Trae A. Fisher of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for aggravated battery to a police officer and armed violence.

 

41 year old Christopher L. Lush of Edinburg was arrested on Wednesday on a warrant.

 

35 year old Charlene M. Maxwell of Taylorville was arrested for retail theft.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/18/19

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

 

36 year old Sara L. Redfern of Taylorville was arrested on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2017 charge of methamphetamine. No bond was set. 
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/17/19

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

 

35 year old Christopher RT Ager of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $250.

 

31 year old  Adam D. Pritchett of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2017 charge for driving under the influence. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

29 year old Lance D. Stanbery of Decatur was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2014 charge of aggravated battery. Bond was set at $1500.

 

On December 8th, 47 year old Andre J. Human of Concord, North Carolina struck a deer on Illinois Route 48 near Palmer at approximately 650 North. No injuries were reported.

 

On December 13th, 28 year old Kaitlyn M. Warren of Owaneco struck a deer on 1600 E near the intersection of 1000 N. Road. No injuries were reported.

 

On Sunday at 9:13 PM Christian County Sheriff’s were dispatched to 1750 US Highway 51 in Moweaqua for a two-vehicle accident. 55 year old Roger D. Cox of Blue Mound was plowing snow in the right southbound lane of US Highway 51. As Cox approached 1750 N. Road, the vehicle entered the left lane to turn around at 1750 North Road. Cox was not aware that 53 year old Rhonda J. Friesland of Ramsey was beside Cox in the left lane. Cox then struck Friesland causing her to lose control and strike a yield sign. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

35 year old Christopher RT Ager of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a Shelby County Warrant. 
 

 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 12/16/19

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

 

20 year old William T. Morrissey of Kincaid was arrested on Saturday for Battery.

 

40 year old Raquel L. Burks of Springfield was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge for bad checks. Bond was set at $150.

 

29 year old Alyshia M. Rightnowar of Kincaid was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of aggravated cruelty to animals. Bond was set at $750.

 

20 year old Timothy G. Painter of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for burglary and home invasion.

 

24 year old Kelsie M. Bass of Nokomis was arrested on Friday on an original arrest warrant for a 2018 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $15,000.

 

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

 

29 year old Alyshia Rightnowar was arrested Sunday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

44 year old Georgia E. Ward was arrested on Sunday for a Fayette County Warrant.
 

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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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