Police Blotter

Area Arrests/Accidents 12/18/17

On Monday, the Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:

 

29-year-old Elaine N.B. King-Dunaway of Taylorville was arrested Thursday on a Christian County warrant.

 

35-year-old Samantha L. McPeek of Decatur was arrested Friday for Leaving the Scene of an Accident and No Valid Driver’s License.

 

39-year-old Brittini A. Venters of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

A 15-year-old male juvenile was arrested Saturday for Burglary, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding , and issued multiple citations. A 14-year-old male juvenile with the 15-year-old was arrested for Burglary, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, and Obstruction of Justice.

 

28-year-old John L. Hott, Jr. of Taylorville was arrested Saturday on a Christian County warrant for Criminal Sexual Assault of a Family Member Younger than 18. Bond is set at $50,000.

 

25-year-old Brandon M. Stone of Kincaid was arrested Sunday for Driving While License Suspended.

 

On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News:


18-year-old Savannah R. Weishaar of Pana was cited Saturday for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.


37-year-old Jeremy L. Cole of Decatur was arrested Saturday for Driving While License Revoked and Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.


26-year-old Travis G. Hartline of Pana was arrested Sunday for Domestic Battery and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


28-year-old Evan H. Jackson of Pana was cited Monday for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.


On Monday, the Pana Police Department reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:


91-year-old Nola L. Sanders of Ramsey was driving southbound on Hickory St. Wednesday, waiting to turn left onto Jackson St. 45-year-old Jason B. Waldmire of Rochester was executing a left turn onto Jackson St. when he heard his vehicle make contact with Sanders’ vehicle. A witness also said Waldmire was making a left turn onto Jackson St. Sanders was on the left side of Waldmire outside of the southbound lane of traffic also attempting to turn left, causing the collision with Waldmire. Sanders was cited for Improper Overtaking.


42-year-old Willie Barnes of Jacksonville, FL was backing into a parking space at the Rosebud Motel & Cafe Wednesday when he backed into the cargo portion of the vehicle driven by 64-year-old Donald Nicholes of Lakeland, FL.


56-year-old Lori A. Hutchinson of Tower Hill was pulling forward from a parking space in the 1300 block of E. Jackson and turned too sharply as she pulled out. The rear-passenger side wheel of her vehicle collided with the front driver side fender of the vehicle owned by 51-year-old Richard A. Dilley of Oconee.


88-year-old Janice D. Guyot of Nokomis struck the vehicle driven by 62-year-old Donna S. Fore of Pana at the intersection of Locust St. and Main St. on Friday. Guyot was cited for Failure to Yield at a Stop Intersection.


51-year-old Thomas L. Lynch of Dalton City, IL was driving southbound in reverse from the southside of the Lake Lawn Inn Friday. The vehicle of 69-year-old Wanda L. Karnes of Tower Hill was parked in the parking lot. Lynch struck Karnes’ vehicle while backing.


17-year-old Fayth A. Stout of Pana was southbound on Locust St. Friday, stopped at a red-light at 2nd St. behind 68-year-old Harriet L. Olson of Tower Hill. The light turned green and Stout proceeded forward, rear-ending Olson’s vehicle.


18-year-old Camryn M. Boarman of Tower Hill was backing up in the 300 block of W. 3rd St. Friday. He struck the vehicle of Emily Deere of Pana.

 

On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest to Regional Radio News:


27-year-old Amber N. Spracklen of Pana was arrested Friday on a Bond Forfeiture warrant. Bond is set at $7,500.


On Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following accidents to Regional Radio News:


57-year-old Cheryl M. Markwardt of Mt. Auburn was driving eastbound on County Rd. 2 December 3. At about 1720 E., a deer entered the roadway from the north. Markwardt hit the deer, but she was not hurt.


31-year-old Justin R. Handy of Moweaqua was driving westbound on 1900 N. Rd. Friday when a deer entered the roadway. Handy could not avoid the deer and struck it. He was not hurt.


65-year-old Gilbert J. Long of Palmer was driving northbound on County Rd. 1 Monday. Long says a deer ran into the roadway and he was unable to avoid striking the animal. He was not hurt.

 
 

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