Police Blotter

Area Arrests/Accidents 3-10-16

On Thursday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio:


52 year-old Scott R. Beeson of Pana was driving a 2005 Kia Optima, heading northbound on Highway Route 51, just north of 400 North Road when he struck a deer. His vehicle received front-end damage. No injuries were reported. The accident occurred on March 10 at 4:43 a.m.


On Thursday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accident to Regional Radio:


24 year-old Casey C. Dudley of Taylorville was driving a 1999 Volkswagen Beetle, heading west on Langleyville Road. Dudley passed a vehicle driven by 25 year-old Megan L. Lee of Bulpitt. Dudley’s Beetle left the roadway and traveled 484 feet east of the final resting location. He entered the roadway briefly, then oversteers and leaves the roadway a second time. Dudley’s vehicle impacted several small trees along the roadway, and came to rest in the middle of the roadway. EMS would take Dudley to Memorial Medical Center in Springfield to be treated. Dudley and Lee both stated they were unsure if Dudley’s vehicle rolled over during the accident. Dudley believed he crawled out of the vehicle and was not ejected. He stated he could have been ejected, but was unsure.


He admitted on scene to having drank alcohol earlier in the night. He submitted a blood sample once at Memorial Medical Center, as test results are unknown at this time.


Dudley was arrested /cited for driving under the influence, reckless driving, and operating uninsured motor vehicle. The accident occurred on March 4 at 1:45 a.m.


The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio:


On February 22, 53 year-old Don W. Hubbartt of Findlay was cited for driving while license suspended, attempting to flee and elude an officer and possession of drug equipment following a citizen’s complaint of suspicious activity at a residence in Henton. He posted bond and was released.


On February 13, 49 year-old George D. Pierce of Shelbyville was arrested for not having a valid driver’s license, failing to report an accident and operating a vehicle with no insurance following a single car accident located at County Road 1900 East and County Road 1150 North. He posted bond and was released.


On February 19, while deputies and members of the Cowden Police Department were looking for a runaway juvenile at a residence in rural Cowden, 18 year-old Micah L. Sandiford and 18 year-old Colton Sphar, both of Cowden were arrested for illegal consumption of alcohol by minors as they found to be drinking at the residence. Four other persons under the age of 18 were also located at the residence consuming alcohol. Six underaged persons were arrested and transported to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office where they were released to their parents with court dates for these charges.


On February 12, Samuel T. Smith of Hammond was arrested for operating his vehicle under the influence of alcohol on Route 32 at County Road 1600 North.


On February 20, 56 year-old Tina M. Hall of Tower Hill was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol following a motorist complaint of a reckless near Tower Hill.


On February 17, 46 year-old Gregory A. Carter of Oconee was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs and for possession of cannabis. Carter was driving his vehicle on County Road 2100 North and County Road 900 East at the time of his arrest.


On March 1, 27 year-old Benjamin E. Williams of Cowden was arrested for domestic battery following a signed complaint by a female resident of Williams’ in Cowden. He was transported to the Shelby County Detention Center and incarcerated awaiting a first appearance in court.

 

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