Police Blotter

Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/31/19

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

 

31-year-old Dontrell D. Franks of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday for a warrant from a 2018 case. Bond is set at $1500.

 

21-year-old Thomas L. R. Painter of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for a warrant from a 2018 case. Bond set at $3000. 

 

46-year-old Byron P. Claus of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for a warrant from a 1993 case. Bond set at $2000.

 

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

 

22-year-old Tyler E. Gilbert of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for driving while license suspended.

 

22-year-old Zaylan T. Bland of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for driving while license suspended.

 

21-year-old Thomas L. R. Painter of Taylorville was arrested for a valid Christian County warrant.

 

31-year-old Dontrell D. Franks of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday for a Christian County warrant and battery.

 

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

 

There were 4 EMS calls between 9:00 Tuesday morning and 9:00 Wednesday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/30/19

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

 

20 year old Carter C. Sinkhorn from Taylorville was arrested on Monday for a warrant stemming from a 2017 charge. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

35 year old Ashley N. Beaman of Nokomis was arrested on Monday for resisting arrest and aggravated battery of a public official.

 

34 year old Brian M. Hays of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for domestic battery, criminal trespassing, possession of methamphetamine, and resisting arrest.

 

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

 

34 year old Brian M. Hays of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for domestic battery, resisting arrest, and possession of methamphetamine.

 

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

 

There were 3 EMS calls between 9:00 Monday morning and 9:00 Tuesday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/29/19

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

 

23-year-old Anthoney R. Chavez of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.

 

39-year-old Tracy C. Bradley of Decatur was arrested on Saturday for driving on suspended/revoked license.

 

23-year-old Deandre L. Douglas of Decatur was arrested Friday on a 2018 warrant. His bond is set at $50,000.

 

41-year-old Richard A. Wilson of Edinburg was arrested on Friday for a 2018 warrant. His bond is set at $1500.

 

20-year-old Kristin M. Miller of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for obstructing justice.

 

22-year-old Isaach C. Peppers of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for unlawful restraint and aggravated domestic battery.

 

25-year-old Celsey D. Emerson of Sullivan was arrested Saturday on a 2018 warrant. Her bond is set at $10,000.

 

19-year-old Skylar L. Rider of Taylorville was arrested Friday for DUI and obstructing justice.

 

33-year-old Joseph M. Besson of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

31-year-old Nicholas L. Stanley of Morrisonville was arrested Saturday for a warrant.

 

25-year-old Justin J. Yunker of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday evening at 1550 East 1700 North in May Township.  58-year-old Linda K. Burge of Moweaqua was headed north on 1700 North when a deer entered the roadway and the vehicle hit the deer. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

25-year-old Justin J. Yunker of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.

 

31-year-old Nicholas L. Stanley of Morrisonville was arrested Saturday for criminal damage to property.

 

23-year-old Anthony R. Chavez of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.

 

28-year-old Marciano Williams of Springfield was arrested Sunday on a Sangamon County Warrant.

 

27-year-old Charles R. Warren was arrested on Sunday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

33-year-old Joseph M. Besson of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for possession of methamphetamine under 5 grams.

 

22-year-old Isaach C. Peppers of Taylorville was arrested Friday for unlawful restraint and aggravated domestic battery.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a traffic accident on Thursday afternoon.  72-year-old Judith F. Robinson of Taylorville was headed north on Morton Street and 68-year-old Glenn A. Bass of Taylorville was westbound on West Main Cross Street. Robinson failed to yield at the stop sign colliding with Bass’ vehicle.  Both vehicles sustained damage. Robinson’s vehicle had to be towed from the scene.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a traffic accident last Monday morning on Springfield Road. 39-year-old Jay T. Gaydosh of Chatham was traveling southeast following the vehicle driven by 62-year-old Deborah Turofsky of Edinburg. Around 1224 Springfield road, Turofsky slowed due to traffic and Gaydosh collided with the rear end of Turofsky’s vehicle.  Gaydosh received a citation.  No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

There were 16 EMS calls between 9:00 Friday Morning and 9:00 Monday morning
 

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Shelby County Arrests--July

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

 

50-year-old Norah J. Legnon of Tower Hill was arrested on July 10th for violation of an order of protection.

 

45-year-old Brandon O. Faulkner of Shelbyville was arrested on July 13th after deputies responded to 816N and 1800E in reference to a vehicle that had run off the road striking several mailboxes, fences, posts, poles, a phone box, and two gates. Witnesses identified the driver.  He was later arrested at his residence and charged with leaving the scene of an accident--vehicle damage, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and failure to report an accident to police authority. 

 

26-year-old James W.D. Cooper of Shelbyville was arrested on July 13th for filing a false police report, leaving the scene of an accident involving personal injury or death, driving while license is revoked, driving to fast for conditions and operating an uninsured vehicle after a traffic accident at 1915E 2/10 mile south of 1100N. Cooper had originally reported the vehicle was stolen but it was later determined this was false and Cooper was, in fact, the driver. 

 

47-year-old Devin D. Workman of Jacksonville was arrested on July 15th for driving on a suspended license after a traffic stop. 

 

50-year-old Troy P. Riley of Cowden was arrested on July 16th for possession of methamphetamine.

 

37-year-old Tashina D. Riley of Cowden was arrested on July 16th for possession of methamphetamine.

 

60-year-old Daniel P. Reese of Missouri was arrested on July 17th for driving while license revoked after a traffic stop.

 

21-year-old Katelyn M. Mathis of Jacksonville was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after she was found walking on Route 16 2/10 miles west of Tower Hill. 

 

50-year-old Norah J. Legnon of Tower Hill was arrested on July 21st for violation of an order of protection

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/26/19

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

 

45 year old Tammi G. Brown of Kincaid was arrested Friday on a 2019 warrant for driving on suspended/revoked license. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

47 year old Aaron B. Davis of Morrisonville was arrested Thursday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

27 year old Steven A. Martinez of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a 2016 warrant for battery/bodily harm. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

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

 

47 year old Aaron B. Davis of Morrisonville was arrested Thursday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

25 year old Emerald N. Ayers of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for driving while license suspended.

 

27 year old Steven A. Martinez of Edinburg was arrested on a Christian County Warrant.

 

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

 

There were 3 EMS Calls between 9 on Thursday morning and 9 on Friday Morning. There was also a call for a smoke alarm and one call for a CO2 alarm.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/25/19

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

 

52 year old Teresa A. Ochadleus of East Peoria was arrested on Wednesday in connection with a warrant from a 2018 incident.

 

31 year old Timothy R. Kocurek of Kincaid was arrested on Wednesday in connection with a warrant from an earlier 2019 incident.

 

43 year old Aaron C. Davis of Kincaid was arrested on Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

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

 

60 year old Vayne E. Leckrone of Taylorville was arrested for driving while license revoked and released with a notice to appear.

 

43 year old Aaron C. Davis of Kincaid was arrested for possession of methamphetamine.

 

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

 

There were 3 EMS calls between 9 on Wednesday Morning and 9 on Thursday Morning

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/24/19

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

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday morning in Pana. 36-year-old Richard L. Berner Jr. of Ramsey was headed eastbound on County Road 100 North.  Approximately 2484 East, Berner struck a deer, then crossed over the westbound lane and slid sideways entering a ditch.  No injuries were reported. 

 

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

 

The Taylorville Fire Department responded to 1 EMS call between Tuesday morning at 9 and Wednesday morning at 9.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/23/19

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

 

45-year-old Michael R. Dodson of Pana was arrested Monday for criminal damage of less than $300 at a school.

 

33-year-old Charles D. Peterson of Springfield was arrested Monday for a warrant from a 2019 case. 

 

47-year-old James E. Brown of Taylorville was arrested Monday for a warrant for a 2018 case.

 

50-year-old William S. SIngle of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

42-year-old Nicholas J. Dyer of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for meth delivery.

 

21-year-old James M. Assad of Taylorville was arrested Monday for a 2019 warrant and for meth delivery and possession of a controlled substance.

 

23-year-old Mcquade A. Hardy of Tower Hill was arrested Monday for a warrant from a 2018 case.

 

22-year-old Tracy L. Stevens of Springfield was arrested Tuesday for meth delivery. 

 

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

 

29-year-old Brittany N. Benedict of Taylorville was arrested Monday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

James E. Brown was arrested on Monday on a Christian County Warrant for failure to appear on a theft charge.

 

31-year-old Saxon Q. Ewing of Springfield was arrested Tuesday for a warrant and for no valid driver's license.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/22/19

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

 

35 year old Charles C. Foraker of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for violating an order of protection.

 

31 year old Bradley S. Stimac of Edinburg was arrested Saturday for a warrant from a 2018 case.

 

31 year old Bradley E. Martin of Stonington was arrested on Friday for a warrant from a 2019 case.

 

35 year old Jerome H Mason of Pana was arrested Friday for a warrant from a 2017 case.

 

31 year old Stephanie E. Beber of East Moline was arrested Friday for a  warrant from a 2018 case.

 

48 year old Jeffrey K. Bell of Taylorville was arrested Friday for violating an order of protection.

 

24 year old Joel F. Ashburn of Blue Mound was arrested Saturday fro aggravated fleeing police.

 

51 year old Melinda D. Mahone of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for a warrant from a 2018 case.

 

52 year old Michelle A. Hott of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for possession of methamphetamine and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

 

36 year old Estella G. Kaiser of Pana was arrested Sunday for violating an order of protection.

 

28 year old Kristal L. Walters of Taylorville was arrested Monday for driving with a suspended license.

 

39 year old Corey M. Cathey of Springfield was arrested Monday for driving with a suspended license.

 

42 year old Daniel L. Alumbaugh of Pana was arrested Sunday for violating an order of protection.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle accident on Thursday afternoon in Pana Township at 400 North and Route 51.  40 year old Janelle M. Stolte of Pana was stopped at a stop sign on 400 North Road.  60 year old Ricky D. Allan of Alhambra was backing onto the roadway from a grass construction entrance.  Allan didn’t see Stolte’s vehicle and backed into the roadway hitting Stolte’s vehicle.  No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

52 year old Michelle A. Hott of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, and bringing or possessing contraband into a penal institute.

 

32 year old Timothy S. Kinsella of Taylorville was arrested Friday for retail theft.

 

48 year old Jeffrey K. Bell of Taylorville was arrested Friday for violating an order of protection.


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

 

There were 7 EMS calls between 9:00 Friday morning and 9:00 Monday morning
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/19/19

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

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to an accident on Thursday morning. 29 year old Troy A. Donaldson Jr. of Blue Mound was headed eastbound on County Highway 2. At 1650 East the driver swerved to miss a deer and entered the north ditch striking a culvert. The vehicle overturned and came to rest facing west in the ditch. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident on Thursday morning. 61 year old Peggy S. Brown of Taylorville was traveling northbound on Illinois route 48. Brown hit a a deer at approximately 1055 N Road. No injuries were reported. 

 

45 year old Michael R. Dodson of Pana was arrested on Monday for domestic battery and threatening a public official.

 

40 year old Rickie L. Fancher was arrested on Sunday for a warrant stemming from an earlier 2019 case.  Bond was set at $2,500.

 

32 year old Christopher W. Barnes of Owaneco was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine, aggravated fleeing or eluding an officer, meth delivery, and a registered arsonist giving false information.

 

42 year old Danielle L. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine. 

 

55 year old Carol S. Mansfield of Morrisonville was arrested on Friday for a bond forfeiture warrant from a 2018 case. Bond was set at $200. 

 

34 year old James R. Coghlan of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for theft and criminal damage to property. 

 

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

 

25 year old Michelle S. Dixon of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for retail theft.

 

20 year old Devion T. Austin of Granite City was arrested on Sunday for driving while license suspended.

 

38 year old Jason King of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for driving revoked.

 

32 year old Christopher W. Barnes of Owaneco was arrested on Friday for possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, aggravated fleeing and eluding, possession of fictitious or altered plates.
 

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

 

There were 12 EMS calls between 9 on Friday morning and 9 on Monday morning

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/19/19

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

 

40 year old Nathan L. Howell of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday and has additional charges filed including aggravated discharge of a firearm and attempted murder.

 

52 year old Russell K. Stare of Taylorville was arrested Thursday for domestic battery.

 

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

 

There were 6 EMS calls between 9:00 Thursday morning and 9:00 Friday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/18/19

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

 

40-year-old Nathan L. Howell of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for a 2015 warrant charge of illegal possession of a weapon by a felon.

 

26-year-old Robert M. Spruill of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for unlawful use of weapon and possession of a controlled substance.

 

31-year-old Dayne T. Lowe of Springfield was arrested on Wednesday for possession controlled substance.

 

38-year-old Joseph T. Klein “Covarrubias” of Pana was arrested Wednesday for domestic battery.

 

47-year-old Christopher J. Tucker of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for manufacturing/delivering cannabis.

 

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

 

28-year-old Kipp Sheppard of Springfield was arrested on Tuesday for assault.

 

26-year-old Robert. M. Spruill was arrested on Wednesday for unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a controlled substance. 

 

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

 

There were 7 EMS calls between 9:00 Wednesday morning and 9:00 Thursday morning.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/16/19

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

 

24 year old Jeri M. Woodson of Bulpitt was arrested on Tuesday for criminal damage to property under $300.

 

33 year old Ralph J. Smith of Taylorville was arrested Monday for DUI.

 

50 year old Dwight D. Rozplochowski of Taylorville was arrested Monday for violating reporting provisions.

 

41 year old Ronald E. Nigh of Toledo, Ohio was arrested Monday for aggravated domestic battery. 

 

48 year old Mike Welge Jr. of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for failure to appear or answer questions.

 

18 year old Willie Jr. Jones II of Taylorville was arrested Monday for aggravated battery to a police officer. 

 

18 year old Trae A. Fisher of Kincaid was arrested on Monday for retail theft.

 

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

 

18 year old Travis J. Sanders of Assumption was arrested Monday for cannabis. 

 

30 year old Keith J. Wheeler of Taylorville was arrested Friday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

18 year old Willie Jr. Jones II of Taylorville was arrested Monday for aggravated battery to a police officer.

 

A juvenile was also arrested Monday for aggravated battery to a police officer as well in the same incident.

 

The Taylorville police department responded to an accident at Grant Court in Taylorville on Saturday afternoon.  49 year old David H. Madus of Taylorville backed his vehicle up and hit a vehicle owned by Horve Construction the vehicle had been driven there by Todd Herbord who was performing construction services on a neighbor's house.  No injuries were reported.  Both drivers exchanged information.  

 

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

 

There were 2 EMS calls between 9 AM on Monday and 9AM on Tuesday.

 

Regional radio news incorrectly put that Travis Sanders was arrested for methamphetamine.  This is not the case. The sheriff's report said he was arrested for cannabis. Regional Radio News apologizes for the misinformation. 
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/15/19

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

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle crash on Tuesday morning.  51 year old Erik M. Rover of Roby was headed northbound on County Highway 2 when a deer entered the roadway near 1185 East near Mount Auburn.  The deer went on top of the hood of the vehicle and caused damage to the fender, headlight, and the top driver's side of the front windshield.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle crash on Wednesday morning.  33 year old Seth G. Reber of Taylorville was traveling southbound on 900 East Road.  Reber swerved to miss a deer and overcorrected coming to rest in a ditch. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle crash on Friday afternoon.  48 year old James C. Williams of Taylorville was headed north on Illinois Route 29 near the intersection of 400 N. Road.  Williams stated that he attempted to pass a tractor that was also traveling north bound.  Williams said something in the front end of his vehicle became loose and he lost control driving off the roadway. Williams hit an embankment in front of 422 Illinois Route 29 and traveled into the yard.  Williams was taken to the hospital with a back injury by POV.

 

25 year old Tracy D. Williams of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for driving on suspended revoked license.

 

30 year old Spencer P. White of Edinburg was arrested Sunday for driving on suspended revoked license.

 

23 year old Hannah R. Harden of Jeiseyville was arrested Friday for theft.

 

30 year old Keith J. Weller of Taylorville was arrested Friday on a warrant.

 

40 year old Brooke P. Key-Peifer of Shelbyville was arrested Sunday on a warrant.

 

18 year old Travis Sanders of Taylorville was arrested Monday for two counts of possession of cannabis.

 

38 year old Jeremy E. Reiss of Pana was arrested for theft of under $300.

 

26 year old Kimberley A. Carrell of Pana was arrested Monday for a warrant.


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

 

There were 8 EMS calls and one fire call between 9 AM on Friday and 9 AM on Monday.
 

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Shelby County Arrests-June & July

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

 

20-year-old Logan M. Beck of Tower Hill was arrested on the evening of June 27th for driving while license suspended, possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia and an active arrest warrant out of Saint Clair County.  

 

27-year-old Wesley A. Sloan of Moweaqua was arrested on the evening of June 30th for domestic battery.

 

60-year-old Stanley E. Ray of Shelbyville was arrested on the afternoon of July 1st for domestic battery. 

 

49-year-old Anthony E. Fox of Troy was arrested July 2nd for vehicle theft.

 

35-year-old Nicholas S. Wensmen of Tower Hill was arrested the evening of July 2nd for battery.

 

20-year-old Tasha F. Johnson of Tower Hill was arrested on July 4th for criminal damage to property of less than $500.  

 

40-year-old Matthew D. Hayes of Stewardson was arrested on July 5th for possession of hypodermic syringes and needles and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.

 

34-year-old Randy R.L. Reese of Colorado was arrested on July 4th for aggravated battery after an incident on South Myers and South Austin Streets in Herrick.

 

42-year-old Aaron F. Hall of Ramsey was arrested July 6th for driving on a revoked license after a traffic stop on Route 51 just north of 700N.  

 

35-year-old Jacob O. Banning of Pana was arrested the afternoon of July 8th for disorderly conduct after deputies were dispatched to 504 East Freemont Street.

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/12/19

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

 

34-year-old Charles T. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for violating a protection order.

 

47-year-old Shawna C. Matthews was arrested on Thursday for retail theft.

 

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

 

41-year-old Clayton W. Sylvester of Taylorville was arrested for driving while license suspended.

 

The Taylorville police department responded to an accident on Tuesday evening at 9:42 at the intersection of Lincoln Trail and Leland Lane. 31-year-old Amber R. Scott of Taylorville was headed east on Lincoln Trail and stated that she was distracted by her phone and exited the roadway.  Scott’s vehicle collided with a guard rail before crashing into a tree. Scott said she had no injuries and had been traveling at a low rate of speed.  The vehicle’s airbags didn’t deploy and no signs of impairment were observed.  The vehicle was towed. Scott was given a citation for failure to provide proof of insurance.  

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday morning at 7:59. 69-year-old Karen S. Willar of Taylorville was waiting in traffic to turn left into the parking lot at 1220 Springfield Road. Willar stated she began her turn and there was enough time to make the turn before the next car approached.  Willar says that she saw a motorcycle after she was already turning.  Willar hit the motorcycle driven by 35-year-old MIchael A. Kratz of Kincaid. Kratz was ejected from the motorcycle and went over the hood of Willar’s vehicle.  Kratz was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital by Dunn’s Ambulance.  Willar received a citation for failure to yield turning left. 
  
The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There was one EMS call between 9:00 Thursday morning and 9:00 Friday morning

 

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

 

The Pana Police announced July 7th an investigation into Shane A. Mosley.  Mosley is accused of taking cash from Georgia Ward in May.  The case is still under investigation.

 

The Pana Police investigated a civil dispute on June 22nd on the 1000 block of Birch Street.  A report was forwarded to the Christian County States Attorney’s Office for further review.

 

The Pana Police responded to a vehicle accident on June 28th at 650E 1100 North near Pana Lake. A vehicle was traveling south on 650E when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.  No injuries were reported and the driver of the vehicle is unknown.  The case is under investigation.

 

The Pana Police Department was dispatched to a possible domestic battery on the morning of June 29th.  A suspect was taken into custody.    29-year-old Tyler W. Miller was arrested for domestic battery after the investigation.  He was processed and transported to CCCC in lieu of bond.

 

36-year-old Julie E. Woods of Pana was arrested on July 4th after she turned herself in on a active Christian County Arrest Warrant.  Woods was taken into custody without incident and transported to Christian County Jail.

 

The Pana Police Department was dispatched to the 1000 block of Birch Street on July 5th  due to a male subject acting suspicious and running around in public with no clothes on.  Pana Officers located the subject inside the home of 1005 Birch continuing to act in an erratic way. Pana Officers requested Ambulance and EMS to assist.  The subject was transported to Pana Hospital for medical treatment and evaluation.  No criminal charges were made.

 

The Pana Police Department stopped a vehicle on July 5th at 11:15 PM near North State Street and West Washington Street. The driver 40-year-old Jennifer L. Jones license was suspended and she was issued a citation. The passenger, 36-year-old Sarah R. Alan was issued a citation for illegally transporting alcohol.  Jones was released with a notice to appear.

 

The Pana Police Department responded to a call on the evening of July 4th.  A woman was banging on a vehicle window yelling obscenities at the residence of 400 N. Elm Street.  A investigation is ongoing.

 

The Pana Police Department responded to a call for theft on June 27th.  Glenda S. Garrett reported that her 9-Shot .22 Calibur pistol with black gun case was stolen from her residence at some point between June 19 and June 23rd.  The case is under investigation.

 

The Pana Police Department conducted a traffic stop on July 10th at Jackson and Fairgrounds Road.  William E. Lawrence was arrested for driving while license suspended.  The vehicle was searched after a smell of narcotics from the K-9.  Additional charges of possession of methamphetamine may be filed.  The case is still under investigation.

 

The Pana Police Department responded to a traffic stop on two bicycles on the early morning of July 7th at South Walnut Street and West 3rd Street.  The stop was conducted for operating a bike with no front headlamps.  During the investigation, it was revealed that 24-year-old Cody L. Smith was wanted on an Effingham County warrant.  He was taken into custody and later transported to Christian County Jail.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/11/19

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

 

23-year-old Nicholas D. Flannell of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for battery.

 

34-year-old Jake A. Billbe of Rochester was arrested on Thursday for DUI from alcohol.

 

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

 

31-year-old Chance M. Smith of Pana was arrested on Wednesday for driving while license suspended.

 

58-year-old Nancy A. Orme of Taylorville was arrested for driving while license suspended or revoked.

 

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

 

There were 2 EMS calls between 9:00 Wednesday morning and 9:00 Thursday morning.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 7/9/19

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

 

63-year-old Donald F. Melton of Roby was arrested Monday for domestic battery.

 

59-year-old Debbie F. Melton of Roby was arrested Monday for domestic battery.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a crash Monday morning 36-year-old Charles D. Currie of Coffeen was northbound on Illinois Route 51 and 960 North.  He failed to reduce speed and struck the vehicle driven by 66-year-old Donald M. Barrish of Pana.  Currie received a citation.  Barrish was taken to Pana Community Hospital.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a crash on Monday morning.  A minor from Taylorville was headed southbound on Illinois Route 29 and just north of 1800 North struck a deer.  No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a crash on the morning of June 28th.  21-year-old Kenneth M. Alcala of Edinburg was traveling northbound on County Highway #5 proceeding towards Township Road 1800 N.  Alcala was pulling a black 2010 load trail trailer.  A grain truck driven by 44-year old Robert L. Hill of Virden stated he stopped at the stop sign marked intersection and looked both ways before proceeding.  He claimed he didn’t see any other vehicles approaching.  Alcala stated he saw Hill stopped at the stop sign.  Alcala applied the brakes leaving 250 feet of skid marks before striking the trailer of Hill.  Alcala’s vehicle was totaled.  Hill received damage to his trailer.  Alcala was airlifted by Saints Flight to St. John’s Hospital for treatment of injuries.  Hill refused treatment.

 

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

 

Jamie D. Sizemore of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for theft and driving while license suspended.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/8/19

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

 

37-year-old Elizabeth A. Coatney of Nokomis was arrested Sunday for two counts of possession of methamphetamine and obstructing justice. 

 

18-year-old Willie HJ Jones of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for resisting a peace officer.

 

29-year-old Matthew L. Mcintyre of Langleyville was arrested Sunday for fleeing police, driving on suspended/revoked license and obstructing justice.

 

18-year-old Trae A. Fisher of Kincaid was arrested Sunday for resisting a peace officer.

 

23-year-old Cody L. Smith of Pana was arrested Sunday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

34-year-old Justin M. Cammarano of Decatur was arrested Sunday for driving on a suspended revoked license.

 

27-year-old Shalee M. Bayne of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

41-year-old Aron C. Strunk of Morrisonville was arrested on Friday for threatening a public official.

 

38-year-old Annie M. Crawford of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for DUI/Alcohol.

 

18-year-old Christopher D. Webster of Riverton was arrested Sunday for criminal damage to property.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to a call on the morning of June 29th. 18-year-old Coltin A. Ashley of Pana was traveling northbound on Township Road 2500E about a ½ mile north of Township Road 100 N when a deer entered the road.  Ashley swerved to avoid hitting the deer and exited the roadway to the left, then striking the west ditch. No injuries were reported.


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

 

34-year-old Cameron G. Dickey was arrested Saturday for driving while license suspended.

 

29-year-old Matthew L. Mcintyre of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for aggravated fleeing and eluding, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, driving while license revoked, and obstructing justice.

 

37-year-old Elizabeth A. Coatney of Nokomis was arrested Sunday for possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, obstructing justice, and a valid Christian County Warrant.

 

20-year-old Lavaughn Miller of Springfield was arrested Saturday for driving revoked and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration.
 
The Taylorville Fire Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

There were 5 EMS calls and one fire call between 9:00 on Friday morning and 9:00 on Monday morning.
 

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Correction to Area Arrests 7/5/19

Regional Radio News Incorrectly reported that Katharine L. Waggoner of Stonington was arrested Thursday afternoon for DUI.  This is not true and incorrect.  She was arrested for driving while license suspended.  Regional Radio News apologizes for the mistake.
 

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Area Arrests and Accidents 7/5/19

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

 

35-year-old Kimberlee S. Morrison of Pana was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from a 2017 charge.

 

45-year-old William E. Lawrence of Pana was arrested Wednesday for driving under the influence.

 

36-year-old Julie E. Woods of Pana was arrested Thursday for a warrant on a 2018 charge.
 
The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

(CORRECTED)32-year-old Katharine L. Waggoner of Stonington was arrested Thursday afternoon for driving while license suspended.

 

Regional Radio News Incorrectly reported that Katharine L. Waggoner of Stonington was arrested Thursday afternoon for DUI.  This is not true and incorrect.  She was arrested for driving while license suspended.  Regional Radio News apologizes for the mistake.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/3/19

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

 

33 year old Justin G. E. Edwards of Decatur was arrested Tuesday for driving on suspended/revoked license.

 

48 year old Madeline F. Lowis of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine and driving with a

suspended license.

 

50 year old Danny J. Lowis of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine. 

 

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

 

50 year old Danny J. Lowis of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

48 year old Madeline F. Lowis of Taylorville was arrested Tuesday for driving while license suspended and possession of methamphetamine.

 

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

 

There were 2 EMS calls and two fire calls between 9:00 Tuesday morning and 9:00 Wednesday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 8/2/19

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

 

36-year-old Jacob O. Banning of Pana was arrested on Thursday for a warrant from a 2019 case involving disorderly conduct. Bond was set at $2,000.

 

44-year-old Meagan J. Hrabak of Owaneco was arrested on Thursday for a warrant from a 2015 case involving obstruction of justice and destroying evidence.  Bond was set at $2,500.

 

36-year-old Amy Merrifield of Decatur was arrested on Thursday for a warrant from a 2019 case. Bond was set at $2,500. 


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

 

There were 4 EMS calls between 9:00 Thursday morning and 9:00 Friday morning.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 7/1/19

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

 

18 year old Skylar B. Neal of Pana was arrested on Saturday for consumption of alcohol by a minor.

 

26 year old Byron C. Kay of Pana was arrested on Saturday for a methamphetamine charge from last Tuesday.

 

29 year old Tyler W. Miller of Pana was arrested on Saturday for domestic battery.

 

51 year old Dawn Miller of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for driving on suspended revoked license. 

 

27 year old Carly Ager of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for violation-order of protection.

 

35 year old Charles C. Foraker of Taylorville was arrested Saturday for criminal damage to property.

 

51 year old Jeffrey J. Klein of Pana was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

27 year old Ronald D. Lewis of Decatur was arrested on Monday for driving on suspended/revoked license.

 

25 year old Tilur M. Miller of Taylorville was arrested Sunday for possession of a controlled substance, aggravated battery of a police officer, and obstructing an officer.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to an accident on Thursday afternoon.  A vehicle driven by 87 year old Lloyd S. Washburn of Morrisonville failed to yield at the intersection of South Spresser and Illinois Route 48 in Taylorville. Washburn hit the vehicle driven by 28 year old Sara A. Hopley of Litchfield.  Hopley’s vehicle was towed from the scene. Washburn received a citation.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to an accident Friday morning.  A vehicle driven by 23 year old Clarean V. Wright Khyrsta of Nokomis was southbound on South Spresser in Taylorville.  The vehicle failed to stop at the intersection of Illinois Route 48.  After traveling south through the intersection Wright Khyrsta’s SUV crossed over the northbound lane and began to slide sideways.  It hit the east ditch and became airborne. The SUV flipped several times.  Wright Khyrsta claimed she swerved to miss a deer.  She also stated the crash happened around midnight and that she had been lying outside the vehicle for the past six hours.  Wright Khyrsta was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital.  Her vehicle was towed. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to an accident Friday evening.  A vehicle driven by 22 year old Justin M. Bolles was headed on Illinois Route 48 in Taylorville and while near 965 East hit a deer.  No injuries were reported.

The Christian County Sheriff’s office responded to an accident Saturday morning.  A vehicle driven by 18 year old Skylar B. Neal of Pana was headed southbound on Illinois Route 51.  At 151 North the driver swerved to miss a deer.  Neal’s vehicle left the roadway and entered the west ditch.  Neal’s vehicle traveled 90 feet through the ditch than overturned coming to rest upside down.  The occupants left the scene and later returned to the Pana Police Department.  Neal was arrested for illegal consumption of alcohol.  No report of injury.
     
The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

A 15 year old juvenile male was arrested on Sunday for criminal damage to property, resisting a peace officer and aggravated assault.

 

26 year old Amanda M. Vanostran of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving while license suspended.

 

51 year old Dawn Miller of Springfield was arrested on Friday for a Sangamon County Warrant.

 

27 year old Carly R. Ager of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for violation of a court order.

 

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

 

There were 12 EMS calls and two fire calls between 10:00 Thursday morning and 9:00 Monday morning.
 

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