Police Blotter

Area Arrests/Accidents 4/22/2016

On Friday the Christian County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.


18 year old Shiloh K. Thomas of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for possesion of cannabis.


21 year old Dylan B. Houk of Kincaid was arrested on Thursday for possesion of cannabis, as well as possesion of drug paraphernalia.


26 year old Darci D. Moffitt of Owaneco was arrested on Thursday for possesion of methamphetamine as well as possession of drug paraphernalia.




Michael J. Day of Edinburg was was slowing down in the Eastbound Lane on IL. Rt. 29 at 725 East Rd. in a 1999 Ford F150 to turn south. 56 year old Mark W. Sturdy of Rochester was also eastbound on IL. Rt. 29 in a 2004 Ford F350. Sturdy stated that he was not paying attention and didn’t see Day turning. Sturdy struck Day in the rear passengers side. Day was taken to Memorial Medical Center for injuries.


On Friday the Taylorville Police Department reported the following accidents to regional Radio News.

On 4-21-16 officers were dispatched to 1617 E. Main Cross for an accident. The caller stated her 6 year old daughter had a bruise, but refused medical treatment. 44 year old Beth L. Denbow of Taylorville backed from the driveway at #2 Hillcrest Trailer Ct. onto East Main Cross in a 2007 Dodge Charger. 30 year old Tiffany D. Steward of Taylorville was backing out of her driveway in a 2014 Ford Hatchback. Denbow went across the eastbound lane of traffic colliding with Steward. Denbow was issued a citation for improper backing. Both refused medical treatment.

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