Police Blotter

Area Arrests And Accidents 5/13/20

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

 

A juvenile was arrested on Tuesday on a Christian County warrant, and IDOC warrant, and obstruction.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 5/12/20

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

 

29 year old Christian E. Crowder of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for aggravated battery to a peace officer, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct.

 

41 year old Tiffany M. Burke of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine.


 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 5/11/20

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

 

On Sunday, on the 1100 block of East Elm in Taylorville, an unknown vehicle struck a 2012 Ford Taurus Squad Car owned by the Taylorville Police Department. No injuries were reported.

 

On Sunday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident at 1925 E 3110 North Road. Brayden L. Foster was involved in a single-vehicle accident. No injuries were reported. Foster received 2 citations.

 

Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

46-year-old Troy A. Trimble of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for domestic battery.

 

19-year-old Timothy J. Everlen of Stonington was arrested on Sunday for driving while license suspended or revoked.

 

A 15-year-old juvenile male of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

46-year-old Steven M. Frazier of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for aggravated domestic battery.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 5/8/20

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

 

The Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on April 29th. 62-year-old Dale L. Elvers of Pana was involved in a vehicular accident on US Highway 51 and 400 North Road.

 

The Sheriff’s Office also responded to a vehicle accident on April 29th at 1700 N 1400 East Road. 79-year-old Sandra L. Brewer and a juvenile from Stonington collided. Both parties were treated at area hospitals.

 

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

 

Two 16-year-old male juveniles were arrested on Thursday for aggravated battery.

 

19-year-old Erick A. Summer of Edinburg was arrested on Wednesday for burglary and theft.

 

18-year-old Tyler W. Hobbs of Edinburg was arrested on Wednesday for burglary and theft.

 

21-year-old Isaiah F.A. Rizzello of Edinburg was arrested on Wednesday for burglary and theft.

 

Two male juveniles from Edinburg were arrested on Wednesday for burglary and theft.

 

35-year-old Elizabeth A. Brown of Springfield was arrested on Tuesday for retail theft.

 

35-year-old Thomas J. Spitznagel of Auburn was arrested on Tuesday for retail theft.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 05/04/20

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

 

26 year old Katie L. Reed was involved in a single vehicle accident on Saturday at 1290 N 2300 East Road. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

55 year old Angela Bourke of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

33 year old Nicholas Steele of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for criminal trespassing and on Saturday for an IDOC warrant.

 

42 year old Travas L. Ruddick of Hamilton was arrested on Monday on a warrant.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 5/1/20

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

 

37 year old Cory O. Scribner of Pana was arrested on Thursday on a Macoupin County warrant, Montgomery County warrant, driving while revoked, & operating an uninsured vehicle.

 

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

 

32 year old Jesse A. Temmen of Oconee was involved in a single vehicle accident on Monday. The driver struck a deer and left the roadway entering a pond at 2500 E 000 North Road in Pana. No injuries were reported.

 

84 year old Norman G. Huddlestun of Taylorville was involved in a single vehicle accident on Tuesday at Old Oak Road north of Lincoln Trail when he struck a deer.  No injuries were reported.

 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 4/27/20

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

 

59 year old Steven E. Wicks of Edinburg was arrested on Monday for driving while license revoked.

 

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

 

36 year old Robert F. Bodenieck of Pana was arrested on Friday for Violation of an order of protection.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on April 16th. 41 year old Zachary L. Angel of Pana and 18 year old Sway A. Denton of Pana were involved in a vehicle accident. No injuries were reported.

 

38 year old Joshua E. Pearse of Decatur was involved in a single vehicle accident on County Highway 4 on Friday. No injuries were reported.

 

48 year old Carrie E. Holderby of Decatur was involved in a single vehicle accident on Friday on 2300 E 1300 North Road. No injuries were reported.

 

48 year old Rodney W. Williams of Edinburg was involved in a single vehicle accident on Saturday at Illinois Route 29 and 1000 East. No injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 4/22/20

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

 

46 year old Richard C. Shivers of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for disorderly conduct.

 

The TPD responded to a vehicle crash on the morning of April 17th.  Shawn M. Mcquire of Moweaqua struck a deer driving south on Route 48 near Cherokee Street. No injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 04/20/20

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

 

57 year old Jeffrey S. Stickel of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery.

 

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 April 11th. 37 year old Travis L. Christian of Edinburg struck a deer near 750 E 400 North Road. No injuries were reported.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 04/16/20

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

 

33 year old Carl L. Gray of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine. 

 

50 year old Ann L. Stafford of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for retail theft.

 

46 year old Steven M. Frazier of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for disorderly conduct.

 

21 year old Feylin M. Kious of Millersville was arrested on Wednesday for driving while license suspended.

 

The TPD responded to a vehicle accident on Monday morning. 90 year old Mary J. Behrends of Kincaid was pulling into CVS and saw a tow truck where she usually parks. She then proceeded to a  different parking spot and hit the accelerator instead of the brake striking a vehicle owned by John Slown of Taylorville. She then struck a yellow pole and a RedBox machine. No injuries were reported. 

 

The TPD responded to a vehicle crash on the evening of April 6th. 24 year old Alex M. Minix of Taylorville was traveling eastbound on West Adams Street when the vehicle swerved past the oncoming lane of traffic, striking the front hitch of a parked vehicle. Witnesses on the scene advised officers that the driver of Unit 1 was Minix. Officers were on the scene when the van drove by the scene north bound on Simpson Street. A traffic stop was initiated and officers placed Minix under arrest for driving under the influence. The vehicle was towed and no injuries were reported.

 

The TPD responded to a vehicle crash on April 8th. A minor was traveling south in the area of 1083 E 1000 North Road when the vehicle was traveling too fast and left the roadway on the curve striking a utility pole. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

31 year old Michael A. Blake of Tovey was arrested for failure to appear on criminal damage to government property and aggravated domestic battery.

 

68 year old Stephen G. Dicken of Bethany was driving a 2015 Chevy 2500 and had a single vehicle accident on US Highway 51 around 1400 North Road. Dicken was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital.

 

37 year old Travis L. Christian of Edinburg was driving a 2007 Chevy Silverado and struck a deer in the area of 750 E 400 North Road. No injuries were reported.

 

48 year old Barbara A. Adler of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for DUI by Christian County.  She was released on a notice to appear.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 4/13/20

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

 

51 year old Danny Lowis of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine.

 

31 year old Brandon L. Kline of Springfield was arrested on Sunday for possession of methamphetamine and retail theft.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 04/07

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

 

23 year old Mason R. Hunnicutt was arrested on Monday in Shelby County on a Christian County Warrant for failure to appear and aggravated fleeing.

 

18 year old Seth Barnes from Blue Mound and 28 year old Jeremy P. Overby of Assumption were involved in an accident on Sunday at Walnut and Leafland in Assumption. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

24 year old Alex M. Minix of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and DUI. 

 

44 year old Benjamin H. Ream of Taylorville was arrested for theft under $300.

 

53 year old Jeffrey T. Jones of Springfield was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine less than 5 grams.

 

45 year old Lawrence E. Coghlan was arrested for possession of methamphetamine of less than 5 grams. 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 04/03

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

 

44 year old Leon L. Combs of Venise was arrested on February 20th for driving while license revoked after a traffic stop at IL-RT 51 and 000 North.  He was transported to the Detention Center for processing and posted bond.

 

28 year old Ayesha M. Deberry of Decatur was arrested on March 2nd for speeding 35 mph over the speed limit after a traffic stop on Route 128 at 1525N.  She was transported to the detention center for processing and posted bond.

 

21 year old Jesse R. Austin of Herrick was arrested on March 25th for theft of a motor vehicle and possession of a stolen vehicle after a report from the Christ Tabernacle Church.  He was transported to the Detention Center for processing.

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Area Arrests And Accidents

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

 

31 year old Erica L. Wessling of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

39 year old Joshua Emmerling of Taylorville was arrested on March 25th for retail theft.

 

44 year old Lester G. Ward of Taylorville was arrested on a Christian County Warrant and obstructing/resisting a peace officer.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 03/31

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

 

44 year old Lester G. Ward of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2013 charge of failure to appear on a possession of a stolen firearm.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 3/30/20

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

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday morning. 22-year-old Noah S Ramsey of Springfield was involved with an accident with 70-year-old Karen S. Door of Owaneco.  The incident happened on Illinois Route 29 at 2100 North Road.  No injuries were reported. 

 

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

 

33-year-old Carl L. Gray of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for interfering with reporting of domestic violence.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 03/27

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

 

33 year old Matthew B. Adams of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for reckless discharge of a firearm. 

 

56 year old Linda K. Getz was involved in an accident with her 05 Chrysler Sebring after hitting a deer on Wednesday on County Highway 12 at 1500 East. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

20 year old Dustin L. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine and theft. 
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 3/23

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

 

40 year old Shane A. Drum of Pana was arrested on Friday for violation of an order of protection and violation of bail bond.

 

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

 

39 year old Rockie A. Ginger of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for a warrant and obstructing justice.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 3/20/20

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

 

28 year old Kenneth R. Welge of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for a warrant.

 

18 year old Nathaniel D. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for domestic battery.

 

35 year old Joshua Spinner of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

 

38 year old Scott Patnode of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. 

 

55 year old Angela S. Bourke of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

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

 

44 year old Brandon E. Kamalli of Pana was arrested on Wednesday, March 11th for driving while license revoked. Kamalli was released on a notice to appear.

 

Skye A. Halleman of Pana was arrested on Friday, March 13th, on a Christian County Warrant.

 

37 year old Tiffany D. Sisk of Pana was arrested on Saturday, March 14th on an active Christian County Warrant for failure to appear.

 

31 year old Jonathan P. Hrabak of Pana was arrested on Sunday on a Shelby County Warrant for failure to appear.

 

39 year old James W. Berner of Ramsey was arrested on Monday on a Christian County Warrant for failure to appear.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 3/19

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

 

Gavin B. Vincent of Nokomis was traveling on the morning of March 16th, southbound on 1250 E. at 809 N. Driver when he struck a deer, causing his vehicle to go into a ditch. 

 

54 year old Wanda M. Wuehler of Iuka was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for speeding. Bond was not set. 

 

28 year old Keneth R. Welge of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on an out of state warrant for failure to appear/answer questions.

 

35 year old Joshua M. Spinner of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for Meth Delivery and and Possession of Methamphetamine.

 

18 year old Nathan D. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for aggravated domestic battery 

 

38 year old Scott H. Patnode of Edinburg was arrested on Thursday for Meth Delivery and Possession of Methamphetamine.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 3/16/20

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

 

39 year old James W. Berner of Ramsey was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a phone harassment charge from 2019. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

24 year old Chelsea J. Rigdon of Springfield was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a driving on a suspended license charge from 2020. Bond was set at $3,500.

 

37 year old Tiffany D. Sisk of Pana was arrested on Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a burglary charge from 2018. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

20 year old Joshua M. Merrifield of Rosamond was arrested on Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a speeding 26-34 miles above the speed limit charge from 2018. Bond was set at $6,000.


 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 3/13/20

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

 

40 year old Megan R. Lynn from Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $150,000

 

18 year old Eric R. Welge of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for illegal possession and transportation of liquor. 

 

27 year old Alyssa J. Richardson of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a possession of methamphetamine charge from 2019. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

23 year old Patrick D. Emmerling of Bulpitt was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a possession of methamphetamine charge from 2018. Bond was set $5,000.

 

James H. Bedinger of Taylorville reported to the Christian County Sheriff’s Office that he struck a deer westbound on County Highway 10 at 1200 East on Monday evening.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle rolllover on the morning of February 26th. Raymond A. Bright of Stonington was traveling south on 1025 East Road. The vehicle lost control and drove off the road and ended up on its side.

 

On Wednesday afternoon, The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident at Route 29 and 2100 North Road in Edinburg for an accident involving two vehicles. Darrell E. Edwards of Edinburg had been traveling west on 2100 North Road and attempted to cross over IL Route 29. Edwards failed to yield to southbound traffic and collided with Cynthia L. Herpstreith of Taylorville who had been traveling on IL Route 29 in the right southbound lane. After the collision Herpstreith continued off of the roadway and struck a stop sign with two other traffic signs attached to it. Herpstreith then came to rest in a drainage ditch. Herpstreith came to rest in the right southbound lane of IL Route 29. Both Edwards and Herpstreith refused medical treatment on the scene. Herpstreith had a family member transport them to TMH to check for injuries. IDOT came by later to repair the stop sign. 

 

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

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on Monday afternoon. Nickolas J. Harlow of Kincaid was driving westbound in the 600 block of West Poplar Street when Heather L. Davidson of Taylorville backed out east bound out of the driveway of 627 West Poplar. Davidson’s rear bumper collided with the passenger side doors of Harlow. Davidson received a citation. No injuries were reported.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 3/11

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

 

22 year old Shiloh K. Thomas of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

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

 

A 13 year old and 16 year old female juvenile, both from Taylorville, were arrested on Tuesday for aggravated battery.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents For 3/10/20

THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:

JEFFRY E. MOREHEAD, 42, OF PANA, WAS ARRESTED ON MARCH 9 FOR DRIVING ON A REVOKED LICENSE.

 

THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ACCIDENT:

ON MARCH 3 AT APPROXIMATELY 1:15 PM TAYLORVILLE POLICE WERE RADIOED BY 911 IN REFERENCE TO A TWO CAR ACCIDENT AT THE INTERSECTION OF WEST MARKET STREET AND SOUTH SHUMWAY STREET. UPON ARRIVAL THE MOTHER OF DRIVER, SEVENTEEN YEAR OLD BRODY M. DECLERCK OF STONINGTON, WAS ARGUING WITH A WITNESS OVER HER SON BEING SEEN WITH HIS PHONE IN HIS HAND. DECLERCK WAS TRAVELING WEST ON WEST MARKET STREET WHEN HE FAILED TO YIELD RIGHT OF WAY AT THE STOP INTERSECTION FOR EAST AND WEST TRAFFIC. SIXTY-EIGHT-YEAR-OLD PAMELA S. LYNCH OF TAYLORVILLE WAS TRAVELING SOUTH ON SOUTH SHUMWAY STREET AND WAS STRUCK BY DECLERCK. BOTH VEHICLES WERE TOWED DUE TO DAMAGE.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 3/9/20

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

 

20 year old Brandi S. Kay of Pana was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a possession of methamphetamine charge from 2018. Bond was set at $20,000.

 

29 year old Christopher M. Murphy of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a possession of methamphetamine charge from 2019. Bond was set at $3,500.

 

41 year old Russell E. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a charge from 2018. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

21 year old Jesse R. Austin of Herrick was arrested on Saturday for theft.

 

38 year old Ryan A. Ginger of Nokomis was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

39 year old Terry D. Griffin of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on an original arrest warrant for a sexual misconduct charge from 2020. Bond was set at $50,000.

 

41 year old Paul C. Robison of Edinburg was arrested on Saturday on 2 charges. 

 

37 year old Carmen S. Carlock of Pana was arrested on Saturday for aggravated battery to a peace officer and criminal trespass to land and one additional charge.

 

56 year old Brian L. Moses of Palmer was arrested on Friday on an original arrest warrant from a 2020 charge. Bond was set at $50,000.

 

38 year old Cody S. Brantley of Pana was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a no insurance charge from 2017. Bond was set at $1,500.

 

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

 

38 year old Ryan A. Ginger of Nokomis was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

39 year old Terry D. Griffin of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a valid Christian County Warrant.

 

29 year old Christopher M. Murphy of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Christian County Warrant. 
 

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