Police Blotter

Area Arrests And Accidents 11/10/21

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


54 year old Fred H. Rutherford of Springfield was arrested on Monday for theft.


A 16 year old male was arrested on Monday for aggravated battery. 


Taylorville police responded to a vehicle crash on November 3rd at 4:15 PM. 25 year old Taera M. Pinedo of Taylorville struck 56 year old Kathleen Driskell in the rear in traffic on East Main Cross Street and Park Street. Pinedo received a citation.


24 year year old Julian A. Marvel of Waggoner was traveling northbound on Route 48 on November 5th at 8:50 AM. 60 year old Deborah K. Stevens of Taylorville was also traveling northbound on Route 48. Marvel said he looked down at his radio and when he looked up again, Stevens was slowing to a stop in front of him. Marvel struck Stevens in the rear end. Stevens said she was turning left onto McAdams Drive from Route 48.  Both units were towed and Marvel was taken to TMH. 


On November 7th at 10:04 AM Stephen J. Asbridge of Taylorville was traveling northbound in the 200 block of North Cherokee when it struck the rear end of a US Postal Service vehicle. Asbridge said he was looking at a oncoming vehicle and got distracted and struck the postal service vehicle. Asbridge was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. 


TPD responded to a vehicle crash on November 8th, 2021 at 7:45 AM. 40 year old Sarah Robinson of Taylorville was stopped in traffic in the 900 block of Springfield Road.  30 year old Chelsey M. Stout of Taylorville was traveling northwest in the 900 Block of Springfield Road. Stout struck the rear of Robinson causing damage to the front end of Stout’s vehicle and the rear of Robinson’s vehicle. EMS arrived on the scene but no injuries were reported. 

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