Police Blotter

Area Arrests/Accidents 7/7/16

It was reported that on June 30th, Tyler Lecocq of Taylorville had been arrested for an alleged retail theft. The Taylorville Police Department that this was an error, and the agency apologizes for the mistake. The correct name concerning the arrest for the alleged theft is 37 year old Tyler P. Jones of Decatur.



30 year old Tyler D. Whitenburg of Taylorville stated that he was watching a car turn south onto Madison that had just brushed his arm on the square. Whitenburg said while he was watching the car turn onto Madison he did not turn his car in time to turn his vehicle into the Taylorville Community Credit Union parking lot. Whitenburg struck a power pole owned by Ameren on the north west corner of the parking lot. Whitenburg was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for injuries caused by the airbag deploying.

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