Police Blotter

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


35 year old Matthew Morrissey was arrested on Friday for violating a bail bond. 


39 year old Justin Sherman was arrested on Friday for aggravated battery and criminal trespassing.


33 year old Brittany Wright was arrested on Saturday for domestic battery.


46 year old Lester Ward was arrested on Monday for possession of meth.


On December 8th Charles Cummings and Andrew Dunn were traveling in Johnson township at 1250 E. and 900 N. when Cummings crossed the center line and struck Dunn head on.  Both vehicles were towed from the scene.


On December 10th Albert Peek was traveling southbound on 1400 East Road in Mount Auburn township when he struck a deer.  The vehicle was towed and no injuries were reported.


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


The Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on December 7th at 3:32 AM.  Elizabeth Wagner of Taylorville was traveling northbound on N. Madison. Russell I Wells Jr. of Taylorville was travelin westbound on West Main Cross.  Wagner failed to yield at the yield sign and entered the intersection striking Wells’ vehicle. Wells had the right of way.  Wagner is alleged to have left the scene. Wells stopped near the intersection and notified police. While police were interviewing Wells, Wagner’s boyfriend returned to the scene driving the vehicle. Police informed him, that Wagner needed to return and she did. She told police that she didn’t see Wells in the intersection and struck his vehicle as she was passing through.  She stated she was upset and didn’t know what to do following the accident and went home. No injuries were reported. Wagner received two citations. 


Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on December 4th at 11:31 AM. Dante C. Daniels struck the rear of Richard Marten who was stopped in traffic on Route 29 near Route 104. No injuries were reported. 


Taylorville Police also responded to a vehicle accident on December 1st at 7:57 AM. Irvan C. Yonk of Palmer was traveling east on West Park Street approaching the intersection of West Park Street and North Washington Street.  Motorist in the west bound lane was waiving Yonk to make his turn onto N. Washington Street. As Hardiman was entering the right turn lane of the intersection to turn north onto N. Webster Street and Yonk couldn’t stop in time to avoid the crash. Hardiman was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.

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