Police Blotter

Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 5/22/19

The Christian County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News;


46 year old Shelly S. Smith of Nokomis was arrested Tuesday for contempt of court. 


24 year old Devin L. Worker of Pana was arrested Wednesday for domestic battery.


The Taylorville Police Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News;


23 year old Jacob T. Bloome of Pawnee was arrested for driving under the influence.


Taylorville Police responded to an accident Monday afternoon near 401 Springfield Road in Taylorville.  Kyle M. Jarman of Edinburg was headed eastbound and crashed into the back of Annie M. Harden of Owaneco.  No injuries were reported. Jarman was given a citation for failure to reduce speed.  Jarman’s car was towed from the scene.


Taylorville Police Department responded to an accident Saturday evening on Block S. of Main Street in Taylorville.  24 year old Gregory D. Tucker was parked near the intersection of W. Cross and N. Main Street.  According to Taylorville police, the passenger of Tucker’s vehicle exited the vehicle in an attempt to get into an altercation with unknown persons in the area.  The passenger got back into the car and Tucker sped off.  While Tucker sped off he was reversing into traffic and spun his car around.  When he accelerated he struck two vehicles--one belonging to Austin E. Kunz of Stonington and one vehicle belonging to Brenna Batty of Blue Mound.  Tucker left the accident but was located at the intersection of N. Cheney Street and W. Poplar Street in Taylorville.  Tucker was arrested for reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident with vehicle damage.  No injuries were reported and Tucker’s vehicle needed to be towed from the scene.


The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;


There were two EMS calls between 9:18 Tuesday Morning and 7:22 Wednesday Morning. 

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