Police Blotter

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following to Regional Radio News.

 

42 year old Travis W. Odell of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on an original arrest warrant for a 2018 charge for domestic battery. Bond was set at $2500.

 

52 year old Margaret A. Durham of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

43 year old Donald R. Johnson of Stonington was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday morning. A vehicle driven by 58 year old Debra J. Basil of Kincaid was traveling eastbound on Illinois Route 104 and was approaching an intersecting north “T” road, Township Road 1025 E.  Basil informed first responders she swerved to miss a deer. Basil veered across the westbound lane of Route 104 and entered the northeast corner of the intersection, striking a utility pole with a guy wire.  The pole was snapped off and Basil proceeded a short distance before her car came to rest in the ditch facing northeast. Basil’s vehicle received major damage and Basil was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of September 27th. 39 year old Nathan A. Grigg of Taylorville, was backing up to collect trash and did not see the parked vehicle in the driveway. Grigg struck the rear of the parked vehicle and pushed the car 5 feet backwards from where it was parked. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of September 21st. 25 year old Austin L. Burchi of Kincaid was traveling east on Route 104 and attempted to turn right onto 980 East Road. Burchi lost control of his motorcycle and wrecked. He was transported to St. John’s hospital for his injuries.

39 year old Andrew C. Whitehead of Mount Auburn reported that he struck a deer in the area of 2750 North and 1600 East.

 

30 year old Nathaniel L. White of Edinburg reported that he struck a deer somewhere outside of Edinburg.

 

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

 

52 year old Margaret A. Durham of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

43 year old Donald R. Johnson of Nokomis was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

42 year old Travis W. Odell of Taylorville was arrested for a warrant.

 

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

 

There were 4 EMS calls between 9 on Thursday Morning and 9 on Friday morning.
 

 
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