Police Blotter

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

 

35 year old Jerry W. Riggs of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for Domestic Battery.

 

44 year old Jason W. Bland of Pana was arrested on Friday for possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, and retail theft.

 

34 year old Ralph J. Smith of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for violating a bond requirement.

 

33 year old Jonathan N. Daniel of Springfield was arrested on Sunday for battery and violating an order of protection.

 

41 year old Christopher L. Lush of Edinburg was arrested on Friday on a 2019 warrant related to a Cruelty to Animals charge.  Bond was set at $10,000. 

 

34 year old Sterling Thomas of Springfield was arrested on Saturday for burglary.

 

52 year old Manuel Rios of Springfield was arrested on Saturday for burglary.

 

27 year old Carly Ager of Decatur was arrested on Saturday on a 2019 warrant related to violating an order of protection charge. Bond was set at $5000.

 

21 year old Logan M. Beck of Tower Hill was arrested on Saturday on a 2018 warrant related to possession of methamphetamine. He was also arrested for possessing cannabis between 100-500 grams and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday evening near 1930 E 200 North Road near Pana for a one vehicle accident.  21 year old Lindsey N. Handegan of Taylorville had been traveling southwest approaching a curve and was unable to navigate the turn proceeding through a ditch and coming to rest on the railroad tracks. The  Sherriff’s office contacted Union Pacific to shut the track down. Handegan was taken to Pana Community Hospital with minor injuries. There was damage to the train tracks and Handegan’s vehicle was towed away.

 

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

 

42 year old Sean Murphy of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving under the influence and driving revoked.

 

34 year old Ralph J. Smith of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for violation of bail bond.

 

29 year old Shawn Mcneil of Stonington was arrested for driving suspended.

 

27 year old Carly Ager of Taylorville was arrested on a Christian County Warrant.

 

44 year old Jason W. Bland of Pana was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, and attempted retail theft.

 

56 year old Lisa Fritz of Jacksonville was arrested on Friday for a McLean County warrant.

 

27 year old Steven Kious of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for no valid driver's license and improper use of registration.

 

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

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 9 EMS calls between 9 AM on Friday morning and 9 AM on Monday morning.
 

 
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