Police Blotter

Area Arrests/Accidents 6/10/16

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


35 year old Eric T. Coleman of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for operating a vehicle uninsured. Bond was set at $3000.


25 year old Brianna L. Hughes of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for possession of methamphetamine as well as illegal use of an intoxicating compound.




On June 8th at approximately 0615, Sgt. McWard of the Christian County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to IL Rt. 51 at 1750 North for a deer vs car collision. He arrived on scene and observed a deceased deer on the west shoulder of IL Rt 51 and 62 year old James A. Cole of Mt. Pulaski parked on the west shoulder of Il RT 51 just south of the deceased deer in a 2006 Ford Ranger. He observed front end damage indicative of a deer collision on Cole’s vehicle. He spoke with Cole, who reported no injuries. Springfield Collision Center towed Cole’s vehicle.


On February 16th 2016 at approximately 0330, Sgt. McWard of the Christian County Sheriff’s Department was conducting stationary radar at Il Rt. 48 at approximately 1110 North. He was approached by a vehicle that appeared to have damage on the passenger side. The 51 year old Scott G. Meyer exited and explained to Sgt. McWard how he had just struck a deer a short distance northeast of their location. He observed damage to Meyer’s 2002 Dodge Ram indicative of a deer collision and observed deer hair in the passenger side rear fender of Meyer’s vehicle. The Cole stated that his vehicle was driveable and continued on his way.


On 6/7/16 34 year old Liberty A. Moore of Taylorville turned north onto N. Shumway from W. Main Cross in a 2010 Audi A3. Moore stated that she over compensated the turn and hit a power pole and street sign. Moore said she was talking on her cell phone. Moore’s vehicle received front end damage. The Power pole did not have damage and the street sign was bent.

On 6/8/16 54 year old Carol L. Ennis of Taylorville was exiting a private parking lot onto Springfield Rd in a 2006 Jeep Wrangler. 62 year old Patricia J. Enlow of Taylorville had turned onto Springfield Rd from Maxwell and was traveling westbound on Springfield Road in a 1995 Buick Century. Ennis struck Enlow on Springfield Rd. Ennis’ vehicle sustained front bumper damage. Enlow’s vehicle sustained front end damage. Enlow and a passenger were transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital via Dunn’s Ambulance to be treated for injuries.

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