Police Blotter

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/26/22

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

Arrests

 

9-22-22 Glen Ryerson, age 67 was arrested by Stonington PD for criminal trespassing.

 

9-24-22 David Foraker, age 36, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for driving on suspended license and for domestic battery.

 

9-25-22 Keith Weller, age 33, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for domestic battery. 

 

Crashes

 

9-23-22 Sierra Durbin was driving south on Webster street in Taylorville IL. Durbin failed to turn or maintain the southbound lane and struck the traffic light pole on the northwest side of the intersection. The traffic light pole was not damaged. No injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

9-24-22 Rex Allen was traveling West in the "Sundown Club" parking lot and struck an electric pole. Dunns ambulance transported the driver from the scene.  

 

9-25-22 Mary Upchurch and Michelle Lumb were involved in a traffic crash in Taylorville township. Upchurch was turning left (east) onto Illinois Route 104 from 900 East Road. Lumb was traveling eastbound on Illinois Route 104. Upchurch turned in front of Lumb at the intersection. Lumb attempting to stop, but could not, causing a collision. Lumb’s front driver's side struck Upchurch’s rear-side passenger. No injuries. No tow.
 

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

 

9/23/22

 

David A. Foraker, age 36, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving While License Suspended and Driving a Vehicle with Suspended Registration.

 

9/24/22

 

Jenna M. Poelker, age 18, of Taylorville was arrested for Illegal Consumption of Alcohol.

 

9/25/22

 

Keith J. Weller, age 33 of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Taylorville Police responded to the following vehicle accidents:

 

A minor from Taylorville and Jessimaya Baird from Taylorville were both headed southbound in the left lane on Webster Street on September 9th when Baird slowed down from traffic.  The minor failed to reduce speed and struck Baird's rear. The minor's vehicle than left the lane of travel entering the right southbound lane sideswiping Baird's vehicle. The minor received a citation for failure to reduce speed.  Both vehicles were able to drive away and no injuries were reported. 

 

A crash on September 11th, on Route 104 between Sierra Finch of Decatur and Kimberly Curl of Kincaid.  Finch was traveling east on Route 104 approaching the intersection of Route 104 and Route 29.  Curl was stopped in traffic and Finch struck the rear of Curl's Vehicle.  Finch was issued a citation. No injuries were reported. 

 

A crash took place on September 12th at around 1:05 PM. Sarah McBroom of Taylorville was in the parking lot of Caseys and attempted to cross over Cheney Street to the Northbound lane. McBroom was waved across by another vehicle but did not see Danielle Morrow of Nokomis coming into the southbound lane to turn left and both vehicles struck.  McBroom took a passenger to the doctor to be checked out but otherwise there were no injuries. 

 

A crash took place on September 22nd around 8 AM.  John Snyder of Girard was heading south on Webster Street and entered the turn lane at the stop light.  Ellie Kunkler of Taylorville was heading south on Webster Street.  As Kunkler approached the intersection, Snyder continued south on Webster Street.  The two vehicles struck.  Snyder was issued a citation.

 

A crash took place on September 13th at 7:47 AM.  Angel Nolan of Taylorville and Brandi Halligan of Taylorville were on the 100 Block of Elevator Street.  Nolan was backing out of the driveway at 1130 W. Vine Street and did not see Halligan there striking Halligan. No citations were issued, no one was injured.  

 

 

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/22/22

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

 

09-21-22 Justin Sherman, age 40, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for driving on susp/revokd license.

 

Accidents

 

9-16-22 Trever, Loafman was traveling North on 1250 East Rd. North of 650 North Rd. when a deer entered the roadway. Loafman was unable to avoid hitting the deer. No tow. No injuries.

 

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

 

9/12/22

 

Kellie L. Wingo, age 32, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

9/13/22

 

Dean A. Ellis, age 25, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, Possession of Methamphetamine.

 

Jaycie J. Rogers, age 22, of Pana was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, Possession of Methamphetamine.

 

9/15/22

 

Michael R. Alde, age 57, of Pana was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Allan D. Asch, age 63, of St. Petersburg, Florida was arrested for Retail Theft and Criminal Trespass to Property.

 

9/16/22

 

James B. Burgess, age 44, of Taylorville was arrested for Battery.

 

Juvenile Male, age 16, of Taylorville was arrested for Aggravated Battery.

 

9/17/22

 

Sebastian L. Denton, age 27, of Owaneco Illinois was arrested for Retail Theft.

 

9/18/22

 

Regan W. Anderson, age 30, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery

 

Joseph M. Besson, age 36, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery.

 

Roy H. Timmes, age 31, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery.

 

9/20/22

 

Joseph M. Besson, age 36, of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Trespass and Possession of Meth Less than 5 grams.
 

Joshua M. Emmerling, age 42, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver.

 

Emma J. Oram, age 20, of Weldon Illinois was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliverv

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/16/22

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

 

09-15-22 Glen Ryerson, age 67,  was arrested by Stonington PD for criminal trespassing.

 

Crashes

 

9-12-22 Alexander Seaton and Mark Davis were involved in a traffic crash in Assumption township. Seaton was traveling west on 1300 North road at intersection with 2500 East Rd. Davis was traveling south on 2500 East Rd at the intersection of 1300 North Rd. The intersection is unmarked and Davis entered the intersection first. Seaton then approached the intersection and failed to yield right-of-way to the Right. Seaton hit Davis in the intersection. Both units were towed from the scene. No injuries.

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/13/22

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

 

09-12-22 Gerald Powyszynski, age 24, of Pana was arrested by CCSO on a warrant for possession of meth.

 

Arrests

 

09-10-22 Zachary Clutter, age 29, of Pana was arrested by CCSO for domestic battery.

 

Crashes All over 18

 

08-27-22 Amy Bethard and Nicholas Johnson were involved in a traffic accident in King township. Bethard had been traveling east on 700 North Road approaching an intersection with 200 East Road. Johnson had been traveling north on 200 East Road approaching the same intersection with 700 North Road. Bethard failed to yield the right-of-way to Johnson and continued into the intersection causing Johnson to collide with Bethard. Both drivers were taken by ambulance and both vehicles were towed from the scene.

 

09-4-22 Justin Kirchhoff was traveling in Taylorville township on 1330 North Road when he left the roadway and struck a tree. The vehicle was towed from the scene and no injuries were reported.

 

09-06-22 Jeremy Wallace was traveling north on County highway 6 (2300 East) at the curve at 1350 North in Assumption township. Wallace failed to negotiate the curve to the west onto 1350 north, left the roadway and made contact with the ditch. Wallace was able to pull out of the ditch and stop on the roadway. Wallace was taken to the hospital by ambulance and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

09-07-22 Samantha Stine was traveling westbound on County Highway #2, in Mt. Auburn Township, and was approximately 1/10 of a mile west of Township Road 1240 E. Stine stated a black, pickup truck, traveling eastbound, started drifting over into her lane. Stine exited the roadway to the right to avoid striking the other vehicle. Stine came back onto the roadway and overcorrected, sending her skidding in a clockwise direction. Stine exited the roadway into the north ditch, striking the northside embankment, and proceeded into a corn field. Stine traveled approximatley 100 feet in the corn field before exiting back into the ditch, where she came to rest, facing south. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

09-11-22 Lana Cross was traveling in Assumption township on Route 51 when she struck a deer in the roadway. The vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries.

 

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

 

9/09/22

 

Joseph M. Besson, age 36, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Steven C. Shull, age 44, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

9/10/22

 

Matthew A. Tarrant, age 20, of Taylorville was arrested for DUI.

 

Ann L. Stafford, age 52, of Taylorville was arrested for Theft and Criminal Trespass.

 

Kaile M. Overby, age 31, of Taylorville was arrested for Burglary to a Motor Vehicle.

 

9/11/22

 

Thomas E. Coy, age 57, of Taylorville was arrested for Aggravated Battery.

 

9/12/22

 

Matthew M. Yattoni, age 41, of Morrisonville Illinois was arrested for Driving while License Revoked and Possession of Methamphetamine less than 5 grams.

 

Dotty M. Eppenger, age 35, of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Damage to Property.

 

Tylor C. Gesell, age 23, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant. 

 

 

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/07/22

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

 

09-07-22 Spencer White, age 33, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for driving on suspended license.

 

09-02-22 Kyle Greer, age 32, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO on a body attachment warrant for failure to appear.

 

09-03-22 Tyler Engelhart, age 27, of Pana was arrested by Pana PD on a warrant for burglary.

 

09-05-22 Dennis Coghlan, age 33, of Taylorville was arrested by Pana PD for stalking and criminal trespassing.

 

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

 

9/02/22

 

Bobbi J. Ward, age 46, of Taylorville was arrested for Theft.

 

Andrea McDonald, age 50, of Pana Illinois was arrested for Suspended Registration. 
 

9/03/22

 

Adrian Lopez-Diaz, age 36, of Springfield Illinois was arrested for Driving While License Revoked and Driving with Suspended Registration.

 

Mark A. Hedrick, age 46, of Kincaid Illinois was arrested for Driving While License Revoked. 
 

9/04/22

 

Trevor A. Durbin, age 22, of Taylorville was arrested for Battery. 
 

9/05/22

 

Briar D. Samson, age 27, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.
 

9/06/22

 

Sheila J. Albright, age 59, of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Trespass. 
 

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/01/22

The Christian County Sheriff's Office reported the following to Regional Radio News;
08-31-22 Nathaniel Bain, age 33, of Pana was arrested by CCSO for burglary.
 

08-31-22  William Alde, age 27, of Pana was arrested by CCSO for criminal damage to property.

 

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

 

8/30/22

 

Dustin R. Cline, age 33, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

8/31/22

 

Gerald A. Brown Jr., age 28, of Kincaid Illinois was arrested for Theft/Burglary.

Area Arrests And Accidents 08/29

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

 

08-25-22 Bobbie Abberley, age 54, of Pana was arrested by Kincaid PD for possession of a controlled substance and possession of meth.

 

08-25-22 Wendy Haycraft, age 35, of Hillsboro was arrested by Montgomery County on a FTA warrant for canc/revoke/suspended regis/IL.

 

08-25-22 Clarence Coghlan, age 66, of Edinburg was arrested by Edinburg PD on a FTA warrant for possession of meth.

 

08-26-22 Logan Gattons, age 19, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for driving on suspended license.

 

08-26-22 Heaven Miller, age 27, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for possession of meth.

 

08-28-22 Charles Baker, age 46, of Pana was arrested by Pana PD on a FTA warrant for driving on suspended license.

 

08-28-22 Amisha Anderson, age 32 of Springfield was arrested by CCSO for driving suspended/revoked license.

 

Crashes

 

07-30-22 Heather Jones was traveling north on 900 East Road in Taylorville township just before 1700 North Road when she ran off the roadway. Jones then struck an Ameren utility pole on the east side of the roadway causing major damage to the vehicle and the pole. The vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries.

 

07-30-22 CCSO was dispatched to the intersection of 150 North Rd. and 1250 East Rd., in Greenwood Township, for a one vehicle accident involving injuries. Jana Leighs had been traveling northbound on 1250 East Road approaching an intersection with 150 North Rd. As Leighs approached the intersection, there was a witness vehicle making a right hand turn to the east off of 1250 East Road. Leighs crossed over the center line and continued through the intersection in attempt to avoid striking the witness vehicle. Leighs then left the roadway and struck a ditch embankment causing the backseat passengers of Leigh’s vehicle to be thrown from the car. Leighs came to a rest along the ditch embankment. The vehicle was towed from the scene and the driver and passengers were taken to hospitals.

 

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

8/26/22

 

Jessie Lacy, age 54, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

8/27/22

 

Alexis I. Givens, age 41 of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Sheila J. Albright, age 59, of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Trespass to residence

 

Steven M. Schmedeke, age 64, of Taylorville was arrested for DUI.

 

Area Arrests And Accidents 08/24/22

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

 

08-23-22 Richard Cloe, age 53, of Pana was arrested by Pana PD on a FTA warrant for driving suspended.

 

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

 

Bradley J. Bergschneider, age 27, of Taylorville was arrested for Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding, Reckless Driving, and Driving While License was Suspended.

Area Arrests And Accidents 08/23/22

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

 

Arrests

 

08-22-22 William Dixon, age 64, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for possession of meth.

 

08-22-22 Michael Kline, age 39, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for meth delivery.

 

Crashes

 

08-21-22 Cory Brust was traveling south on 940 East Road in Taylorville township when he entered the T-intersection at 1320 North Road and failed to slow down and make the turn. Brust crashed into the ditch embankment and hit the T-intersection sign. All passengers were transported by ambulance to hospitals and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

08-21-22 Duncan Holshouser was traveling northbound on a  private lane and came upon farm property: grain bins, shed, etc., and used the circle lane to exit the property. Holshouser proceeded around the circle lane in a counter-clockwise direction. As Holshouser was driving through the final curve, he lost control and exited the lane to the east, proceeding into a grassy area. Holshouser slid in the grass, struck a utility power pole and left the property and contacted the proper authorities. No injuries were reported.

 

08-22-22 Amber Pearse was southbound on township road 1700 East in May township when she struck a deer that entered the roadway. No tow. No injuries.

 

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

 

8/17/22
Jackie P. Yates, age 63, of Taylorville was arrested for Violation of Order of Protection.

 

8/18/22
Carl L. Gray, age 36, of Taylorville was arrested for Theft. 

 

8/20/22

 

Georgia E. Ward, age 47, of Taylorville was arrested for Disorderly Conduct.

 

James M. Assad, age 50, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine.

 

Brandi R. Hurley, age 27, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine.

 

Corey A. Conaway, age 34, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving Under the Influence.

 

Zachary I. Knicley, age 22, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery.

 

Vivian L. Neff, age 47, of Taylorville was arrested for Burglary.

 

8/21/22
Kelsie M. Bass, age 27, of Nokomis Illinois was arrested for Driving while License Suspended. 

 

Peighton M. Oller, age 20, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving a Vehicle with Suspended Registration. 

Area Arrests And Accidents 08/22/22

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

 

08-18-22 Eric Humes, age 28, of Riverton was arrested by CCSO  for violation of probation or conditional discharge.

 

08-19-22 James Williams, age 20, of Edinburg was arrested by Edinburg PD for aggravated battery to a police officer.

 

08-20-22 Clint Hadden, age 46, of Taylorville was arrested by Kincaid PD for possession of meth.

 

08-21-22 Nathan Livingood, age 34, of Bethany was arrested by Assumption PD for disorderly conduct, aggravated battery to a police officer and resisting/obstructing a police officer.

 

08-22-22 Matthew Strohl, age 34, of Pana was arrested by CCSO for DUI.

 

Crashes

 

08-15-22 Sue Taylor and Zachariah Bolander were involved in a traffic crash in Locust township. Bolander was traveling south on 2000 East Road. Bolander approached 900 North Road and stopped. Bolander then had to advance in the intersection to see around trees and weeds in the ditch. Bolander stated that he was first to the intersection that had no stop or yield signs posted. Bolander advanced through the intersection. Taylor was traveling west bound on 900 North Road. Taylor approached the intersection and failed to yield the right of way. Taylor hit Bolander in the intersection. Taylor’s vehicle was towed from the scene and Taylor was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

 

08-20-22 Evan Champley was traveling south on 1800 east in Locust township just north of 1100 north road. Champley left the roadway on the west side of the road where the vehicle made contact with a culvert. The vehicle crossed the culvert and headed towards the east ditch. The vehicle hit the east ditch and rolled one time. The vehicle came to rest on the roof facing west. Champley was pulling a trailer with a 4-wheeler on it. The trailer and 4-wheeler ended up in the west ditch opposite from the truck. No injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

08-20-22 Donald Enlow Sr. was involved in a traffic crash in Kincaid. Enlow Sr. was backing out of a parking spot in the east parking lot of the Church of God in Kincaid when he struck the parked vehicle.  Enlow Sr. received damage to the rear drivers side of the bumper. The front license plate of the parked car was damaged due to the accident. No injuries. No tow.

Area Arrests And Accidents 08/15/22

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

 

08-13-22 Tully Griham, age 45, of Springfield was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for driving suspended.

 

08-14-22 Nick Shelley, age 48, of Decatur was arrested by CCSO for domestic battery.

 

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

 

8/12/22

 

Jacob D. Hall, age 23, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Ann L. Stafford, age 52, of Taylorville was arrested for Burglary and Criminal Trespass to Property.

 

Brandie L. Jordan, age 45, of Taylorville was arrested for Improper Use of the 911 Emergency Line.

 

Faith A. Lozier, age 26, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, Delivery of Methamphetamine, and a Warrant.

 

Donald L. Lozier, age 61, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and Delivery of Methamphetamine.

 

William E. Simmons, age 32, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant

 

Ruth A. Lozier, age 57, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine.

 

Brandi R. Hurley, age 27, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant and for Driving While License Suspended. 

 

8/13/22

 

Garret L. Austin, age 55, of Taylorville was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Battery.

 

Cheri L. Cott, age 49, of Taylorville was arrested for Retail Theft and Possession of Methamphetamine.

 

Matthew D. Jones, age 45, of Taylorville was arrested for Operating a Vehicle with Suspended Registration. 


8/14/22

 

Gage A. Lopez, age 18, of Auburn was arrested for Illegal Possession of Alcohol by a Minor.

 

A Juvenile male, age 17, of Auburn was arrested for Illegal Possession of Alcohol by a Minor.

 

Nathan T. Ridge, age 18, of Auburn was arrested for Illegal Possession of Alcohol by a Minor.

 

Brandon L. Nossem, age 32, of Taylorville was arrested for Operating a Vehicle with Suspended Registration and Driving while License Revoked. 

 

Mark F. Smith, age 65, of Tower Hill Illinois, was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

 

8/15/22

 

Kendra J. Pope, age 31, of Tower Hill Illinois was arrested for Driving under the Influence.

Area Arrests And Accidents 08/08/22

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

 

08-04-22 Larry Lappin, age 26, of Edinburg was arrested by CCSO for driving with suspended license and DUI.

 

08-04-22 Dakoda Cantrell, age 26, of Pana was arrested by CCSO for meth delivery. 

 

08-05-22 Patrick Weaver, age 65, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for criminal trespassing.

 

08-04-22 Larry Lappin and Tammy Brachear were involved in a traffic crash in Stonington. Lappin failed to yield  the right of way for Brachear at the intersection of IL Rt. 48 and 2000 N. The vehicles collided in the intersection. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Brachear was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

 

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

 

8/05/22
Randall C. Smith, age 51, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery and Possession of Methamphetamine with intent to deliver. 

 

8/06/22
Denny D. Durbin, age 51, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Obstruction of Justice.

 

Vivian L. Neff, age 47, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving While License Suspended.

 

Suzanne K. Austin, age 49, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

 

8/07/22

 

Steve K. McMahon, age 61, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. 

Area Arrests and Accidents 8/4/22

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


08-03-22 Robert Abberley, age 52, of Pana was arrested by Pana PD on a FTA warrant for criminal damage to property.


Taylorville Police Department reports the following to Regional Radio News:

 

Kristin D. House, age 29, of Springfield was arrested for Theft.

Crashes:

 

07-27-22 Officer responded to a motor vehicle accident involving 2 vehicles.
When police arrived on scene, one driver informed officers that the driver of a 1998 Chevy S10, Mitchell Jones, backed out of a parking spot on East Main Cross Street in Taylorville and hit another vehicle. No injuries, no tow. 

 

07-29-22 Ian Stoutenborough was traveling on Route 48 in Stonington when an oncoming vehicle veered into his lane. The mirror of the vehicle struck Stoutenborough’s doors on the driver side. The vehicle continued in the opposite direction never stopping. No injuries. No tow. 

 

07-30-22 The driver of a 2000 Mercedes SUV, Nathan Pinnell, drove northwest on Route 29.  Both units had a green light. Pinnell failed to yield turning left and was struck by the driver of a 2018 Ford Sedan, Rhonda Walters. No injuries and both vehicles drove from the scene. Police issued a citation to Pinnell for failure to yield. 

 

07-30-22 at approximately 10:53 PM, A 2010 Honda Four Door Sedan and a 2013 Chevy Equinox traveled west on East Park Street. The driver of the Equinox, Latarsha Banks, reached the intersection at North Pershing Street and came to a stop, where a temporary traffic control device was present during a period of road maintenance.The driver of the Equinox, Alexandra Albury, failed to stop at the traffic control device, and struck the Honda in the passenger-side portion of the vehicle’s rear bumper. Moderate damage was observed upon both vehicles; both bumpers were cracked at the point of first contact. No injuries, or other collisions, were reported in connection with this incident.


 

Area Arrests And Accidents 08/02/22

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

 

08-01-22 Angela Bourke, age 57, of Rosamond was arrested on a FTA warrant for meth delivery.

 

08-01-22 Michael Morrissey, age 33, of Kincaid was arrested by CCSO for violating an order of protection.

 

Crashes

 

07-30-22 Charles Carron and Mario Bernardini were involved in a traffic crash in Greenwood township. Carron and Bernardini were both traveling northbound on Christian County Highway 1 at approximately 471 N. Bernardini stated he was traveling at approximately 60 mph. Carron was traveling at a higher rate of speed, and struck Bernardini’s vehicle in the rear end. After the collision Carron lost control, went into a ditch on the west side of the road, and overturned. Carron’s vehicle was towed from the scene and both were taken to the hospital.

 

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

 

7/27/22

 

Charles A. Colonius, age 61, of Taylorville was arrested for Retail Theft.

 

Marissa N. Tennant, age 30, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

7/28/22

 

Noel M. Kruse, age 18, of Sullivan Illinois was arrested for Retail Theft and Illegal Consumption of Alcohol by a minor.

 

A Juvenile Female, age 15, of Taylorville was arrested for Retail Theft and Illegal Consumption of Alcohol by a minor.

 

Billi J. Woodruff, age 54, of Taylorville was arrested for Retail Theft.

 

Nicholas D. Harris, age 38, of Taylorville was arrested for Retail Theft and a Warrant.

 

7/29/22

 

Michael E. Reber, age 48, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

7/30/22

 

Jerry W. Riggs, age 38, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Theodore W. Workman, age 53, of New Berlin Illinois was arrested on a Warrant

 

7/31/22

 

Joshua D. Foil, age 35, of Hillsboro was arrested for Aggravated Battery.

 

8/01/22

 

Layla K. Schuyler, age 26, of Springfield was arrested on a Warrant and for Driving While License Suspended.

 

Thomas O. Karmatzis, age 60, of Decatur was arrested for Retail Theft.

Area Arrests and Accidents 7/26/22

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

7/22/22 - Aaron M. Durbin, age 47, of Morrisonville Illinois was arrested for DUI.


7/22/22 -  Christina L. Waterman, age 52, of Taylorville was arrested for DUI. 


7/23/22 - Kylee E. Mathes forgery, age 35, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of a Controlled substance.


7/24/22 - Rhonda L. Ondrey, age 58, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery and Aggravated Battery to Police.


7/25/22 - Juan C. Starks, age 32, of Springfield was arrested for Retail Theft.


7/25/22 - Randall C. Smith, age 51, of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Trespass to Property.

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office reports the following to Regional Radio News;

 

Arrests

 

07-22-22 Jeremy Cole, age 42, of Pana was arrested by Pana PD for possession of meth, illegal possession of a weapon and resisting a peace officer.

 

07-23-22 Aaron Bock, age 28, of Pana was arrested by Pana PD on a FTA warrant for driving suspended.

 

07-23-22 Daniel Norton, age 38, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for domestic battery.

 

07-23-22 Teagan Wicks, age 25,  of Kincaid was arrested by CCSO for DUI.

 

07-24-22 Tyler Engelhart, age 27, of Pana was arrested by Pana PD on a FTA warrant for burglary.

 

07-24-22 Adam Lowis, age 41, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for domestic battery.

 

07-25-22 Robert Mitchell, age 29, of Pana was arrested by CCSO for DUI.

 

07-25-22 Juan Starks, age 32,  was arrested by Kincaid PD for theft.

 

Crashes

 

7-24-22 Scott Montgomery was driving a semi truck and trailer, traveling westbound on Chestnut St. He attempted to make a right turn onto 600 E. Rd/County Hwy 5. Trailer tires of the semi struck a concrete barrier at the North East corner of this intersection. One tire of the semi came completely off the rim and the interior tire was cut. The rim and/or other part of the trailer appears to have damaged a culvert, located adjacent to the concrete barrier. The semi was towed by the company.

Area Arrests And Accidents 07/19/22

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

 

07-16-22 Jacob Krouse, age 37, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct.

 

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

 

7/15/22

David A. Foraker, age 36, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Brian M. Mundhenke, age 55, of Taylorville was arrested for Disorderly Conduct.

 

Kristina L. Lindsey, age 44, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

 

7/16/22

Jacob C. Krouse, age 37, of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Damage to Property. 

 

Jacob B. Melton, age 39, of Mechanicsburg Illinois was arrested for Retail Theft.

 

7/18/22

Roger W. Nobles Jr., age 38, of Kincaid was arrested for Public Intoxication. 

Area Arrests And Accidents 07/15/22

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

 

07-14-22 Tyra Shull, age 20, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for illegal consumption.

 

07-13-22 Jared Potrafka was negotiating the curve on 1250 E. at 1800 N. Rd. in Taylorville township when a deer jumped out over the hood of his vehicle causing him to lose control of his vehicle. Potrafka went off the roadway and flipped over. No injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

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

 

Kyle E.J. Nation, age 29, of Taylorville was arrested for Theft.

 

Jordan A. Young, age 29, of Tovey was arrested for Domestic Battery.

Area Arrests And Accidents 07/14/22

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

 

Neveah K. Wisnasky, age 18, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession/Consumption of Alcohol by a minor.

 

A juvenile male, age 14, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession/Consumption of Alcohol by a minor.

Area Arrests And Accidents 07/13/22

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

 

07-11-22 Billie Sheehy, age 34, of Bulpitt was arrested by Kincaid PD for possession of meth.

 

07-12-22 Kevin Carrell, age 20, of Pana was arrested by Pana PD for failure to register.

 

07-12-22 Cindy Morrissey, age 51, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for forgery.

 

07-12-22 Cody Eller, age 30, of Jacksonville was arrested by CCSO for armed robbery with a firearm.

 

07-12-22 Orville Harris was traveling northbound on IL Route 48 approximately one mile north of township road 1700 North when a deer entered the roadway. Harris was unable to avoid striking the animal. No tow. No injuries.

 

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

 

7/10/22
Keri C. Ellis, age 42, of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Trespass.

 

7/11/22

 

Brian M. Hays, age 37, of Charleston Illinois was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Todd J. Mundhenke, age 49, of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Trespass.

 

Christi J. Tedrow, age 42, of Taylorville was arrested for Battery.

 

7/12/22
Cindy L. Morrissey, age 51, of Taylorville was arrested for Forgery.

 

7/13/22
Donald E. Runyon, age 44, of Edinburg was arrested on a Warrant. 

Area Arrests And Accidents 07/08/2022

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

07-06-22 Joshua Emmerling, age 41, of Taylorville was arrested on a FTA warrant for theft.
 

07-07-22 Cole Montgomery, age 23, of Taylorville was arrested by Kincaid PD for aggravated fleeing of police.

 

07-07-22 Jacob Coonrod, age 33, of Morrisonville was arrested by CCSO for domestic battery.

 

Crashes

 

07-05-22 Nickolas Todd and Lennard Strumpfer were involved in a traffic crash in Taylorville. Strumpfer was traveling east on Main Cross St. at the intersection of Main Cross and Powers St. Todd did not see Strumpfer and struck the vehicle in the passenger rear side. Strumpfer’s vehicle was towed from the scene and no injuries were reported.

 

07-04-22 William Maulding was traveling southbound on County Highway 13 approaching the T-intersection with County Highway 2. Maulding failed to stop and exited the roadway into the south ditch. Maulding struck two traffic signs and continued traveling south into a planted bean field. He then did an U-turn and entered another bean field. Maulding attempted to get back on the roadway but became hung up in the south ditch. The vehicle was towed from the scene and Maulding was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News:

 

07-06-2022 - Joseph M. Besson, age 36, of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Trespassing.

 

07-06-2022 - Sheila J. Albright, age 59, of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Trespassing.

07-07-2022 - Linda D. Stevens, age 52, of Taylorville was arrested for Aggravated Assault.

 

07-07-2022 - Madison L. Miller, age 25, of Taylorville was arrested for DUI.

Area Arrests And Accidents 07/05/22

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

 

07-02-22 Bayli Copeland, age 23, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for aggravated battery on a peace officer.

 

07-02-22 Daniel Osborn was traveling southbound on 1025 East in Taylorville township when he attempted to turn left onto 1350 North Road and skidded through the intersection and hit the ditch on the south side of 1350 North Road. No injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

06-25-22 Diamond Nicholson was involved in a traffic accident in King township on Route 48. Diamond was traveling northeast on IL Route 48 just north of 300 N. Road when the vehicle crossed over the centerline and over corrected causing the vehicle to lose control. Nicholson left the roadway and continued through a ditch causing front end damage to the vehicle. The driver and the passenger stated there was a deer standing in the roadway. Nicholson swerved to avoid hitting the deer. No injuries were reported and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

06-29-22 Tyler Kapper and Anthony Donaldson were involved in a traffic crash in Assumption township. Kapper was northbound on 2500 E approaching 1300 N. Donaldson  was on 1300 N traveling westbound. The intersection is unmarked and the corn was up approximately 3 feet. Donaldson was crossing through the intersection and was struck by Kapper. Both vehicles were towed from the scene and Donaldson was taken to the hospital.

 

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

 

Sheila J. Albright, age 59, of Taylorville was arrested on July 1st for Trespassing.
7/03/22

 

Bayli Copeland, age 23, of Taylorville was arrested on July 3rd for 3 counts of Aggravated Battery to a Peace Officer.

 

Stephen A. Wendling, age 37, of Taylorville was arrested on July 3rd for Driving While License Suspended.

 

Justin L. Moma, age 40, of Taylorville was arrested on July 3rd on a Warrant.

 

Zachary R. Newberry, age 35, of Taylorville was arrested on July 3rd on a Warrant.

Area Arrests and Accidents 06/29/22

Taylorville Police Department reports the following to Regional Radio News

6/28/22
Michael P. Neece, age 47, of Taylorville was arrested for aggravated Fleeing and Eluding, Driving While License Revoked, and Violation of Bond.


Brittany L. Kuhns, age 36, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery. 

 

Christian County Sheriff's Office reports the following to Regional Radio News

06-28-22 Lewis Paulen, age 45,  of Springfield was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for driving suspended.

 

06-29-22 Heide Achenbach, age 41, of Taylorville by CCSO for DUI

 

Crashes

6/23/22 – David Maskel drove a 2004 Chrysler Town & Country into a legally parked vehicle on Cheney street. The collision caused sideswipe damage to the unoccupied vehicle. Maskel says that he did not recall the crash and blacked out during the incident. EMS evaulated him and determined he was not suffering from an medical condition at the time of the crash. Officers cited Maskel for improper lane usage and leaving the scene of an accident. 

 

6/24/22 – A witness says she saw the driver of a 2016 Chevrolet 1500 pickup roll into the intersection on South Shumway Street after not fully stopping at the stop sign. The Chevy received contact from a 2018 Toyota Prius. Officers cited the driver of the Chevy, Glenn Sherman, for failure to stop at a stop intersection. No injuries or tow. 

 

6/24/22 – Officer Niles responded to a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of W. Franklin and S. Madison around 10:45 p.m. The driver of a 2008 Hyundai elantra, Marina Woolsey, struck a stationary vehicle. No injuries. The Hyundai had to be towed. 

 

06-26-22 Felicity Knott was traveling east on 2975 North Rd. when she left the roadway and collided in the corn field. The wide path knocked down corn plants. The driver said something ran out in front of her and she lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries.

 

6/26/22 – Taylorville Police Department receive a call around 3 p.m. from someone claiming they witnessed an accident at the intersection of South Clay and West Adams Streets. Christian County Sheriff’s Office said both drivers were at their office. The driver of a 2006 Ford F150 pickup, Oliver Payne, told Sgt Deputy Telford he did not see the stop sign in time to stop at the intersection, and said he hit the driver of a 2020 Mitsubishi SUV, Michael Morrissey, who started yelling at Payne. Police cited Payne for disobeying traffic control devices. 
 

Area Arrests And Accidents 6/27/22

Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reports the following to Regional Radio News:


06-24-22 Douglas Manuel, age 30, of Pana was arrested on an FTA warrant for theft.

 

06-24-22 Douglas Manuel, age 30, of Pana was arrested by CCSO for theft.

 

06-25-22 Jacob Durbin, age 31, of Pana was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for possession of meth.

 

06-25-22 Noah Merrifield, age 22, of Pana was arrested by CCSO for possession of meth.

 

06-26-22 Keffery Cothern, age 35, was arrested by CCSO on a warrant for domestic battery and possession of meth.

 

06-23-22 Brian Bloom was traveling north on 625 East road in Buckhart township when a deer entered the roadway. Bloom was unable to avoid hitting the deer causing damage to the front grill of the vehicle. No tow. No injuries.

 

06-27-22 Timothy Bohlen was traveling eastbound on 2850 N at 1325 E in Mt. Auburn township when he struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

Also Monday, Taylorville Police Department reports the following to Regional Radio News:

 

6-24-22 Kellie L. Wingo, age 32, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery.

 

6-24-22 Shelby A. Poole, age 35, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving While License Suspended. 

 

6-26-22 Hunter J. Oliver, age 30, of Taylorville was arrested for Aggravated Domestic Battery.
 

Area Arrests And Accidents 06/24/22

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

 

06-22-22 Christyl Crowe, age 45, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for DUI and reckless driving.

 

06-23-22 Larissa Swisher, age 21, of Assumption was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for possession.

 

06-23-22 Velma Copeland, age 49, of Kincaid was arrested by Kincaid PD for driving while license revoked/suspended.

 

6-19-22 Heath Ealey was traveling in Mount Auburn township when he swerved to avoid hitting a deer and wrecked. He was taken to the hospital and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

6-21-22 Caitlyn Turner was traveling northwest on IL Route 29 at approximately 1875 N when she struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

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

 

Cheri L. Cott, age 48, of Taylorville was arrested on June 21st for Theft, Driving Without a Valid Driver’s License, and Driving a Vehicle with a Suspended Registration.

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on June 18th at 6:59 PM. Howard M. Yodar of Taylorville was parked in front of 110 South Main Street in a parking spot on the east side of the square.  As he backed up, he hit the passenger side of William H. Richardson III of Taylorville.  who was traveling north bound.  Both vehicles were driveable and no injuries were reported. 

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on June 19th at 4:40 PM. A vehicle driven by Brian  P. Farrar was traveling north on Webster Street in the right hand lane.  A minor from Taylorville was driving north on Webster Street in the left hand lane.  The minor decided to make a right hand turn in front of Farrar to go to KFC and struck Farrar's vehicle. Both vehicles had significant damage. The minor was issued two citations for improper turn and graduated driver with one passenger limit. 

 

The Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on June 19th at 9:34 PM.  Keegan Norris of Taylorville was driving behind a minor from Taylorville and both were both eastbound on Park Street approaching the intersection of Long Street.  The minor slowed in traffic in preparation to turn north onto Long Street. Norris failed to reduce speed and struck the rear of the minor.  All occupants refused EMS on the scene and Norris received a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. 

 

Area Arrests And Accidents 06/20/22

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

 

06-17-22 Tyrone Powyszynski 48 Pana was arrested by Pana PD for burglary.

 

06-17-22 Tracy Stevens 26 Kincaid was arrested by TPD on a FTA warrant for driving on revoked license.

 

06-18-22 David Moma 30 Taylorville was arrested by TPD for disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property and threating a public official.

 

06-19-22 Brooke King 29 Pana was arrested by Pana PD for domestic battery.

 

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

 

6/18/22

 

Tracy L. Stevens, age 25, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

David W. Moma, age 30, of Taylorville was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Threatening a Public Official.

 

6/19/22

 

Quinton A. Lancaster, age 31, of Taylorville was arrested for DUI.

 

Ray W.D. Pruett, age 39, of Blairstown was arrested for a Stolen Vehicle

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle crash on June 12th at 5:49 PM near Spresser and Cheney. Charles M. Carron of Taylorville reported to police that they thought Darren E. Caulk of Taylorville was making a right hand turn from Spresser onto Cheney and proceeded forward.  Caulk was NOT turning and Carron hit him.  Carron received a citation. 

 

Taylorville Police also responded to a vehicle crash on June 14th at 7:30 AM.  Allison G. Bryant of Effingham was slowed for traffic at the intersection of Route 29 and Main Cross.  Andrew L. Calvert was behind Bryant and failed to stop in time striking Bryant.  Calvert then backed up and again hit Bryant.  Calvert, while attempting to leave the scene struck the drivers side door of Bryant's car and left the scene. He was eventually located. 

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