Police Blotter

Area Arrests And Accidents 04/13/23

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




Tammy J. Day, age 56, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving While registration Suspended.


A Juvenile Female, age 14, of Taylorville was arrested for Battery.


The Taylorville police investigated the following vehicle crashes:


On March 29th, at 12:38 PM, Macey Smith of Taylorville, Clara Glover of Taylorville, and Ronald Warren of Taylorville were all eastbound on Park Street towards Cherokee. Glover and Warren were slowed/stopped in traffic as they approached the Cherokee Street Light.  Smith failed to reduce speed striking Glover who struck Warren.  No injuries were reported and Smith received a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.


On March 31st, 2023 Bobbi Ward of Kincaid says that she was in a hurry on the Taylorville Square and did not see that Gage Rusher of Stonington completed his backing from the stall and both vehicles collided.  Ward was issued a citation. 


On April 6th, at 6:33 PM, A vehicle owned by Michael Goldon was legally parked when Greg Johnson of Taylorville backed out of an adjacent parking lot striking Golden's vehicle in the front.  Goldon's vehicle sustained some damage to its rear bumper.  No injuries were reported. 


Kaylee Jones of Taylorville was parked in front of 504 South Main Street facing north, on the right hand side.  Sometime between 6 AM and 4 PM, an unknown vehicle sideswiped Jones' vehicle.  There was some damage but no one was injured. 



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