Police Blotter

Area Arrests And Accidents 12/18/23

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

12-17-23 Schuyler Wideman, age 37, of Bingham was arrested by CCSO for driving under the influence and possession of methamphetamine.



12-11-23 Jeffery Hayden was traveling south on Rt. 29. Just before 800 North Road a deer ran into the roadway. Hayden hit the deer causing major damage to the front of the vehicle. No injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.


12-12-23 Kimberly Conlee was traveling east on 500 North Road, went around a curve in the roadway and lost control. Conlee ran off the roadway and overturned landing upright in the field. The vehicle was towed from the scene. Conlee was taken to the hospital by ambulance.


12-13-23 John Bollinger was traveling west on 1400 N Rd at approximately 2425 E. Bollinger went to pass a slower moving grey van. As he was passing the van, Bollinger thought the van was going to strike his vehicle. Bollinger entered the ditch, causing damage to the front bumper. No contact was made between the vehicles. No injuries. No tow.


12-15-23 Christine McCombe was traveling South on IL Route 29 when a deer entered the roadway. McCombe was unable to avoid the deer. McCombe struck the deer in the roadway and sustained damage to  the vehicles front end and had to be removed by a tow truck from the scene. No injuries were reported.


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




Garrett W. St. Clair, age 19, of Taylorville was arrested for Retail Theft.



Kaleb N. Chiles, age 23, of Alborn Minnesota was arrested for Theft over $500.




Brehia N. Alaria, age 40, of Taylorville was arrested for DUI.

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