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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 5/23/19

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


Christian County Sheriff’s Department responded to an accident on Route 29 in Owaneco on Friday Afternoon May 17th.  A car driven by 54 year old Patricia Davis of Taylorville was stopped behind another vehicle waiting to turn left onto Lincoln Ave.  A semi truck driven by 32 year old Jerry D. Williams of Saint Louis, was traveling too fast, swerved to avoid the stopped cars, but made contact with the back of Davis’ car before crashing into the Owaneco grain elevator.  Both vehicles and the grain elevator were massively damaged. Both vehicles were towed.  Davis was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital.


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


25 year old Cory Blake of Jeiseyville was arrested May 22nd for battery.


45 year old Lawrence E. Coghlan of Taylorville was arrested May 20th for retail theft.  


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


There were 6 EMS calls between 6:10 Wednesday Morning and 4:46 Thursday Morning.


Taylorville Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident near Route 29 and Route 104 on May 22nd at 1:33PM


Taylorville Fire Department also responded to a downed powerline at 700 S Wyandotte at 1:37AM Thursday morning but found nothing. 

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