Police Blotter

Area Arrests And Accidents 10/05/23

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

10-03-23 David Amos, age 38, of Kincaid  was arrested by CCSO on a body attachment warrant for failure to appear as ordered by the court.


9-29-23 Pamela Dickey and Kayla Becker were involved in a traffic crash in Taylorville. Dickey stated that she was leaving the parking at Walmart, heading east to the exit onto Route 29. Dickey stated that she did not see Becker coming north into the parking lot off Route 104. Dickey stated that she hit the front of Becker’s vehicle in the parking lot. Becker stated that she tried to stop but was not able to do so. No injuries. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.



10-4-23 William Ade was traveling west on 350 N. Road near 1950 East Road when a deer entered the roadway. Ade was unable to avoid hitting the deer and sustained damage to the front end of the vehicle. No injuries were reported. Ade was able to drive from the scene.


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




Bryantt M. Harrold, age 43, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving While Registration Suspended.




Ricky L. Hobbs, age 56, of Taylorville, was arrested on a Warrant.




Alfred R. Compian, age 23, of Taylorville, was arrested on a Warrant. 




Kellie L. Tonelle, age 36, of Stonington Illinois was arrested for DUI.

Taylorville Police investigated the following vehicle crashes:


On September 16th at 5:06 PM, a minor was traveling east on West State Street, approaching the intersection at North Silver Street when they lost control of their vehicle left the roadway, and struck a wall on the northern side of the road.  Deployed airbags, along with skid marks left on the road indicated the vehicle was going way faster than the speed limit.  The driver was lying on the pavement next to the vehicle when police and EMS arrived and they were transported to the hospital for more evaluation.  The driver was issued a traffic citation.  


On September 19th, Torrey S. Wilbur of Pana was traveling north on Cheney Street following Alexander C. Jones of Taylorville.  Jones slowed down and Wilbur ran into the back of Jones' vehicle. No injuries were reported and both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene. 



A vehicle driven by a minor and Tracy Kimbrel of Taylorville were traveling East on Park Street on September 22nd, 3:39 PM.  Kimbrel stopped and the minor did not see the vehicle slow and ran into the back of them.  No injuries were reported. 


A vehicle driven by a minor disobeyed a stop sign on Shumway Street at the intersection with West Main Cross Street while traveling southbound on Shumway.  The minor hit a vehicle driven by another minor in the intersection while the second vehicle was attemtping to turn west onto West Main Cross from Shumway.  No injuries were reported. 


On September 25th at 3:42 PM, Angela Simmons of Taylorville struck Charles W. Galvin of Taylorville traveling north on Cherokee Street. No injuries were reported. 

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