Police Blotter

Area Arrests And Accidents 03/15/24

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




3-14-24 Garry Younker, age 49, of Blue Mound was arrested by Kincaid PD for driving under the influence.





3-9-24 Nickolas Schneider was traveling north at 800 N. 1250 East Rd in Johnson Township when he struck a deer in the roadway.


3-13-24 Douglas Theroff and Tyler Owens were involved in a traffic crash in Taylorville Township. Theroff was traveling northbound on County Highway #1 (Township Road 1250 E), and had stopped at the stop sign, with intersecting roadway Illinois Route 48. Owens was traveling eastbound on Illinois Route 48 and was approaching the intersection with County Highway #1/S. Shumway Street. (There are no traffic control signs for the eastbound and westbound traffic on IL Rte 48.) Theroff stated he stopped at the stop sign and watched two vehicles, heading west, pass through the intersection. He advised he looked both directions again, did not see any traffic coming, so he began to proceed north, across the highway. Owens stated, as he was approaching the intersection, he noticed Theroff begin to proceed. Owen advised he swerved towards the left, in an attempt to avoid being struck by Theroff. Theroff struck Owens in the intersection. All occupants refused medical treatment at the scene. Owen’s vehicle was towed from the scene.

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