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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/24/20

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

 

55 year old Brian L. Moses of Palmer was arrested on Thursday for driving on a suspended/revoked license.

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office responded to a vehicle accident on Thursday morning. 25 year old Fallon D. Summers of Benton was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 29 and had just passed township Road 1900 N. Fallon stated she was driving in the left passing lane when the vehicle started to slide on the ice-covered roadway. The vehicle exited the roadway to the left entering the median and striking a wrong way sign. No injuries were reported. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office also responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday morning. 67 year old John D. Bisby Sr. was traveling eastbound on West North Street in the Village of Stonington when he approached the stop sign at the intersection with Illinois Route 48 and was going to proceed south on Route 48. As he began his turn he struck an aluminum light pole with the rear passenger side trailer tires. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of January 20th. 28 year old Jesse D. Hartley of Edinburg was traveling south on County Highway 5 and maneuvering through a curve just south of 1900 North Road. Hartley overcorrected in the curve and went off the road to the west crashing into the ditch and coming to rest on the roof.  Hartley refused medical. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff's Office responded to a vehicle accident on the afternoon of January 17th.  38 year old Tiffany M. Buerk of Taylorville was traveling south on 1600 East Road.  Due to ice, the driver lost control and slid off the roadway hitting a utility pole. No injuries were reported. 

 

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

 

25 year old Shane J. Horve of Nokomis was arrested on Thursday for driving while license suspended.

 

41 year old Robert E. Fuller of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for driving while license suspended or revoked and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

 

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

 

20 year old Grayson H. Beyers of Pana was arrested on January 4th for illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor after a traffic stop. She received a notice to appear.

 

39 year old Sabrina R. Reed of Shelbyville was arrested on January 7th for driving while license suspended and operating an uninsured vehicle after a traffic stop. 

 

44 year old Danette M. Frey of Shelbyville was arrested on January 8th for driving while license revoked and an active Effingham County Warrant after a traffic stop. 

 

26 year old Max W. Mosely of Pana was arrested on January 19th for possession of methamphetamine under 5 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

25 year old Tanner C. Wiseman of Pana was arrested on January 19th for possession of methamphetamine under 5 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

39 year old Aaron A. Mace of Effingham was issued a citation on January 19th for possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/21/20

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

 

24 year old Matthew Z Cunningham of Taylorville was arrested Monday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $94.

 

35 year old Christopher W. Bontrager of Decatur was arrested on Monday for theft.

 

52 year old Jessica J. Rabideau of Kincaid was arrested on Sunday for a violation of an order of protection.

 

53 year old Curtis R. Burney of Bulpitt was arrested on Sunday for criminal trespass to residence.

 

19 year old Damien E. Griffet of Mount Auburn was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

39 year old Billy J. Brown of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2017 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $800.

 

39 year old Leanna M. Grissom of Pana was arrested on Saturday on an original arrest warrant for a 2016 charge of DUI. No bond was set. 

 

41 year old Joseph D. Mays of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of forgery. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

47 year old Jason E. Newberry of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on January 15th. 89 year old John N. Sanders of Moweaqua was slowing to go into the turn lane to turn east on to 1600 N Road off of US 51. 19 year old Charles A. Poland of Moweaqua was following behind and went to overtake Sanders vehicle striking the rear driver side of the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of January 19th. 42 year old Laura R. Morrell of Pana was traveling south on 1350 East Road in Johnson Township when she failed to negotiate a turn in the road at 600 North.  This caused the car to leave the roadway hitting the ditch on the east side of the road on 1350 East. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the evening of January 11th.  18 year old Bradlee H. Marburger of Taylorville was traveling north on 1250 East road ¼ mile north of 1100 North Road. The vehicle began to slide on a patch of ice, resulting in Marburger losing control and going into the ditch. The vehicle then hit a culvert under a driveway causing disabling damage. No injuries were reported by the driver or passenger.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on the morning of January 17th.  36 year old Jason S. Newell of Springfield was eastbound on County Road 12 when Newell stated that he dropped off the shoulder of the roadway. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

33 year old Chad M. Hall was arrested on Monday for aggravated domestic battery and transported to TPD to be processed than transported to CCCC in lieu of bond.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/20/20

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

 

41 year old Joseph D. Mays of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

39 year old Billy J. Brown of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

60 year old Roger Hampton of Taylorville was arrested for driving suspended.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/17/20

The Christian County Sheriffs Office reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

36-year-old Stefanie D. Bailey of Pana was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

27-year-old Garrett W. Morrow of Astoria was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of no driver's license. Bond was set at $2,500. Morrow was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine and a controlled substance.

 

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

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday, January 14th.  20 year old Tyler R. Bandy of Girard was traveling westbound on Route 48 near Spresser and Jaycee. 19 year old Sidney L. Wagner of Taylorville was traveling southbound in dense fog. Wagner had the stop sign. Wagner continued south in order to turn east on Route 48 but was unable to see Bandy. Bandy struck Wagner in the rear drivers' side. Airbags on Bandy’s vehicle deployed. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles were towed away. 

 

Taylorville Police also responded to another vehicle accident on Tuesday. 30 year old Collin A. Shoemaker of Taylorville was headed eastbound. A minor from Taylorville was driving northbound with a yield sign at the intersection of Market and Powers Street. The minor proceeded to go through the intersection but said they couldn’t see Shoemaker’s vehicle due to a dumpster obstructing the view and struck the other vehicle. No injuries were reported.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/16/20

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

 

33 year old William T. Malone of Pana was arrested on Wednesday for domestic battery and violating an order of protection.

 

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

 

25 year old Tylar M. Biggs of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for retail theft. 

 

39 year old Kendy C. Mayes of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for retail theft.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/14/20

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

 

43 year old Sarena L. Ellinger of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for driving while license suspended.

 

19 year old Trevor Scott was arrested on Monday for driving suspended.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/13/20

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

 

72 year old Cheryl L. Blaesing of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of bad checks. Bond was set at $1,000.

 

55 year old Brian L. Moses of Palmer was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

34 year old Shane M. Leady of Decatur was arrested on Friday for driving on a suspended/revoked license.

 

24 year old Anthoney R. Chavez of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on an orginal arrest warrant for a 2019 charge for an ordinance violation. Bond was set at $100.

 

29 year old Joshua C. Wells of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for domestic battery.

 

36 year old Dustin M. Boyd of Kincaid was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery.

 

52 year old Jerry E. Woodson of Bulpitt was arrested on Saturday for DUI. 

 

32 year old Bradley W. Masters of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for meth delivery.

 

32 year old Lisa M. Lake of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for meth delivery. 

 

35 year old Roger W. Nobles of Kincaid was arrested Saturday on a domestic battery charge.

 

21 year old Keira C. Morrissey of Kincaid was arrested Saturday for domestic battery.

 

28 year old Marciano Williams of Kincaid was arrested Saturday on a domestic battery charge. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday evening. 35 year old Jessica L. Jones of Nokomis was traveling southbound on 1100 East Road, ½ mile south of 300 North Road. The driver continued through deep water that was across the roadway. Water began to rush into the vehicle and rose to the knee level of the passengers. All three passengers refused EMS and called a family member to come and pick them up.  The driver and registered owner will have the vehicle towed away when the water is not as deep.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday evening. 52 year old Jerry E. Woodson of Bullpitt was traveling west on IL-104 when the vehicle hit the water on the roadway, causing the vehicle to cross the eastbound lane of traffic. Woodson’s vehicle then left the roadway coming to rest on the east/west railroad tracks. The driver was unable to remove the vehicle which in turn came into contact with an Illinois Midland Railroad train that was reversing. The train continued backing up until the conductor noticed the lights of the vehicle on the tracks. The train then stopped allowing passengers inside to exit without injuries.  The train was traveling at a low speed with all proper safety precautions working.  No injuries were reported and the vehicle was towed.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday afternoon.  34 year old Shane M. Leady was northbound on Township Road 800 E. 54 year old Kimberly A. Nelson of Springfield was southbound on IL Route 29. Nelson stated that she saw Leady approaching the intersection and thought Leady was going to stop. Nelson said that Leady came through the intersection striking the side of her vehicle. Leady claimed he did not see her and proceeded. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

32 year old Matthew S. Woodland was arrested on Sunday for criminal damage to property.

 

39 year old McKenzie R. Crowe of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving suspended.

 

24 year old Anthony R. Chavez was arrested on Friday for a valid Christian County Warrant.
 

 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/10/20

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

 

47 year old Willie Jones Junior of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2013 charge of possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

49 year old Gerald A. Brown of Kincaid was arrested on Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of driving on a suspended/revoked license. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

19 year old  Michael L. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for violating the sex offender registration act. 

 

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

 

19 year old Michael Durbin of Taylorville was arrested for failure to register.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/9/20

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

 

56 year old John S. Reynolds of Roxana was arrested on Thursday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

36 year old Laurie B. Francois of Wood River was arrested on Thursday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

34 year old Ryan D. Abbott of Shelbyville was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

45 year old Chad E. McKittrick of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

25 year old Travis S. Moma of Assumption was arrested on Wednesday for a DUI.

 

38 year old David L. Engle of Nokomis was arrested on Wednesday for driving on a suspended license.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/7/20 and 1/8/20

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

 

25 year old Devon V L Gatons of Pana was arrested on Monday on an original arrest warrant for a 2019 charge of forgery. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

23 year old Joseph A. Moore of Granite City was arrested on Tuesday for possession of a controlled substance. 

 

33 year old Brian J. Stephens of Springfield was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2016 charge of theft. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

30 year old Lyndsay Lindsey of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for domestic battery. 

 

31 year old Nicholas L. Cox of Tower Hill was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of aggravated fleeing police. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

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

 

36 year old Joseph E. Curtis of Irving was arrested on Monday on an active warrant. 

 

TPD responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday evening. 31 year old Penelope J. Gomez of Owaneco was driving eastbound on Park Street. A male minor from Mt Auburn had a stop sign but failed to yield to right of way which caused Gomez to strike his vehicle.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/6/20

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

 

21 year old Quintin Tippitt of Mount Auburn was arrested on Saturday for DUI.

 

52 year old Michelle A. Hott of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine, resisting arrest, meth delivery, and possession of a controlled substance.

 

44 year old Tanja Flemming of Morrisonville was arrested on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine.

 

37 year old Damery L. Binkley of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for domestic battery.

 

20 year old Brogan D. Hull of Boca Raton, Florida was arrested for on Saturday for possession of cannabis.

 

56 year old Sammy Wells of Springfield was arrested on Sunday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2019 charge of burglary. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday morning. 27 year old Nashe A. Harlan of Decatur was traveling southwest on Illinois Route 48 at 1982 North. Harlan slowed and was making a turn into the parking lot of Monsanto Corp.  A semi tractor-trailer combination was stopped or slowed behind Harlan. A vehicle driven by 48 year old Tonya K Smith of Moweaqua went to pass the semi-truck and crashed into Harlan’s vehicle as they were turning. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday evening. 28 year oldThaddieous A. Sutton of Springfield was backing into the driveway of 4119 Lincoln Trail, which is on the north side of the road. Sutton admitted to being stopped in the middle of the roadway prior to reversing. As Sutton was trying to reverse, 79 year old Walter W. Baird of Taylorville collided with Sutton on the driver’s side.  No injuries were reported.

 

A Kincaid man reported that he had been at Y-zoes on December 31st from 7:30 PM to 12:30 AM playing gaming machines. The next day he noticed damage to his front driver side bumper. The damage was low, so he believes it could have been caused by a trailer. He believes he was hit while he was parked in the parking lot of Y-zoes.

 

On January 1st, 18 year old Wesley E. Dixon of Rosamond reported striking a deer on 400 North Road around 2415 East Road. After Dixon struck the deer, he lost control and the vehicle came to rest in the bottom of a waterway with standing water in it. 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 on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest. 

 

37 year old Damery L. Binkley of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for domestic battery.

 

41 year old Donald E. Runyon Jr. of Kincaid was arrested on Friday for driving while license suspended.

 

A male juvenile was arrested on Friday for retail theft.

 

34 year old Wesley K. Potts of Peoria was arrested on Saturday for a Peoria County warrant.

 

30 year old Breanne M. Bouvet of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving while driver’s license suspended.

 

56 year old Sammy Wells III of Springfield was arrested on Sunday for a valid Christian County and Sangamon County Warrants. 

 

44 year old Cara M. Montgomery of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for retail theft. 

 

Johnny L. Cantrell of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving revoked and issued a citation for speeding.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/3/20

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

 

35 year old Roxanna Anthony of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for warrants out of Macon and Christian County.

 

41 year old Chris R. Carnahan of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for a Christian County Warrant, and possession of methamphetamine (under 5 grams).

 

46 year old Troy A. Trimble of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for a valid Christian County Warrant.

 

27 year old Charles R. Warren of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on a valid warrant.

 

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

 

47 year old Chad R. Hammond of Shelbyville was arrested on December 15th after a report of a stolen 2017 Kawasaki Mule. The stolen item was found in his possession.

 

60 year old Ronald W. Waller of Shelbyville was arrested on December 15th for driving on a suspended license, possession of a controlled substance and issued a citation for no insurance after a traffic stop.

 

37 year old Tashina D. Riley of Assumption was arrested on December 15th for possession of a stolen motor vehicle and possession of methamphetamine. 

 

33 year old Shadrick H. Seela of Shelbyville was arrested on December 15th for domestic battery. 

 

47 year old Chad R. Hammond of Shelbyville was arrested on December 21st for violation of bail bond.

 

43 year old Robert D. Peterson of Shelbyville was arrested on December 23rd for disobeying a traffic control device and driving while license revoked.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 1/2/20

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

 

21 year old Michaela L. Herpstreith of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for murder. When she was arrested she was found with a knife. 

 

31 year old Erica L. Wessling of  Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for 2019 charge of retail theft. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

19 year old Trevor A. Scott of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery and theft. 

 

33 year old William D. Thomas of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for 2 2019 charges of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

23 year old Matthew W. Hoover of Pana was arrested on Wednesday on an originaal arrest warrant for a 2019 charge of criminal damage to property. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

19 year old Kane M. Johnson of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for a violation of an order of protection. 

 

30 year old Thomas Tootlate of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Monday morning. 28 year old Jessica M. Clements of Stonington was traveling west on County Highway 4.  Near 1750 East, the vehicle left the roadway to the right and struck the ditch on the north side of the roadway. Clements explained that an eastbound vehicle had begun to enter her lane which caused her to oversteer and go into the ditch.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday afternoon. A vehicle driven by 75 year old Nelson J. Lock of Decatur struck a deer at 1068 Illinois Route 48. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

30 year old Thomas Tootlate was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery and interfering with reporting of domestic violence.

 

29 year old Taylor J. Christian of Springfield was arrested on Monday for driving while license suspended.

 

44 year old James M. Thompson Jr. of Taylorville was arrested for driving on a suspended license.

 

19 year old Tatiana D.M. Fisher of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for criminal damage.

 

A 15 year old Male of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for criminal damage.

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle crash on the evening of Christmas Eve. A witness observed 21 year old Barbara L. Sexton of Taylorville stopped at the intersection of Adams Street and Main Street. The witness observed Sexton proceed through the intersection and get struck by 80 year old Norma J. Cearlock of Taylorville. The witness stated that Cearlock attempted to get her to change her story. Sexton stated she was at the intersection first and stated that they began to drive north when Cearlock struck the vehicle. Cearlock received a citation. No injuries were reported.

 

On December 23rd, TPD was dispatched to a two-vehicle traffic crash at the intersection of West Elm and Lawn Avenue. 61 year old Charles E. Stubbs of Taylorville was raveling eastbound on Elm Street when 21 year old Payton J. Droke of Taylorville was traveling southbound and failed to stop at the stop sign striking Stubbs on the passenger side. EMS was called to the scene and signed refusals. Droke received a citation.


 

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