Police Blotter

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


33 year old Carl L. Gray of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine. 


50 year old Ann L. Stafford of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for retail theft.


46 year old Steven M. Frazier of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for disorderly conduct.


21 year old Feylin M. Kious of Millersville was arrested on Wednesday for driving while license suspended.


The TPD responded to a vehicle accident on Monday morning. 90 year old Mary J. Behrends of Kincaid was pulling into CVS and saw a tow truck where she usually parks. She then proceeded to a  different parking spot and hit the accelerator instead of the brake striking a vehicle owned by John Slown of Taylorville. She then struck a yellow pole and a RedBox machine. No injuries were reported. 


The TPD responded to a vehicle crash on the evening of April 6th. 24 year old Alex M. Minix of Taylorville was traveling eastbound on West Adams Street when the vehicle swerved past the oncoming lane of traffic, striking the front hitch of a parked vehicle. Witnesses on the scene advised officers that the driver of Unit 1 was Minix. Officers were on the scene when the van drove by the scene north bound on Simpson Street. A traffic stop was initiated and officers placed Minix under arrest for driving under the influence. The vehicle was towed and no injuries were reported.


The TPD responded to a vehicle crash on April 8th. A minor was traveling south in the area of 1083 E 1000 North Road when the vehicle was traveling too fast and left the roadway on the curve striking a utility pole. No injuries were reported.


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


31 year old Michael A. Blake of Tovey was arrested for failure to appear on criminal damage to government property and aggravated domestic battery.


68 year old Stephen G. Dicken of Bethany was driving a 2015 Chevy 2500 and had a single vehicle accident on US Highway 51 around 1400 North Road. Dicken was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital.


37 year old Travis L. Christian of Edinburg was driving a 2007 Chevy Silverado and struck a deer in the area of 750 E 400 North Road. No injuries were reported.


48 year old Barbara A. Adler of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for DUI by Christian County.  She was released on a notice to appear.

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