Police Blotter

Area Arrests And Accidents 2/14/20

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

 

60 year old Stephen W. Mcintire of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday on an original arrest warrant from a 2019 charge of disorderly conduct. Bond was set at $1,000.

 

25 year old Briar D. Samson of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for domestic battery.

 

33 year old Anthony R. Cervantes of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for DUI. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Thursday evening. A minor from Mount Auburn was traveling northbound on 1300E at 1846N. He lost control of his vehicle when he hit a patch of ice and went off the roadway. The vehicle struck a utility pole on the right side of the roadway and came to a stop. The driver was taken to Taylorville Hospital by his parents after complaining of a headache. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday evening. Camille R. Beyers of Owaneco was traveling northbound  on Il Route 29 ¼ mile north of 2000 North Road. The vehicle began to slide on ice and left the roadway on the East side. The vehicle then continued down a deep embankment went across a deep ditch full of water and came to a complete stop near a field. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was still driveable. 
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/13/20

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

 

64 year old William E. Baker of Edinburg was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for a contempt of court charge from 2014. Bond was set at $500.

 

24 year old Hannah R. Harden of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for unlawful possession of  credit/debit card from a 2019 charge. Bond was set at $5,000.

 

51 year old Danny J. Lowis of Taylorville was arrested on Thursday for forgery and possession of a controlled substance. 

 

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

 

24 year old Brandon R. MCCaughn of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for driving while license suspended.

 

24 year old Hannah R. Harden of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for 2 warrants.

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/12/20

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

 

38 year old William H. Carnahan of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for driving on a suspended license.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident early Tuesday morning. 27 year old Jessica C. Cottrill of Auburn was traveling east on Illinois Route 104 near 900 East. Cottrill crossed the centerline and westbound traffic lane. The vehicle entered the ditch and struck the embankment. She then overturned and came to stop on the vehicle’s top on the north side of the road in the ditch. Cottrill exited the vehicle before the Sheriff’s Office arrived. She was taken to TMH by ambulance. The vehicle had major damage. 

 

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

 

41 year old Joseph R. Hadley of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for a violation of an order of protection.
 

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 2/11/20

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

 

35-year-old Trista L. Coleman of Buffalo was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of driving on a suspended license. Bond was set at $6,000.

 

33-year-old Mathieu Kuhns of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of possession of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $7,500.

 

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

 

The Taylorville Police Department responded to a vehicle accident last Thursday afternoon at Park Street and North Webster. Rhonda E. Hoover of Taylorville was stopped at the stoplight on Webster facing North. Heidi S. Corso of Taylorville was behind Hoover stopped at the stoplight. Hoover moved forward and stopped and Corso pressed on the accelerator and struck the rear end of Hoover’s vehicle. No injuries were reported. Corso received a citation.

 

The Taylorville Police Department was notified of a vehicle accident last Wednesday evening. Meagan E. Knepler of Taylorville was traveling eastbound on Main Cross Street and was nearing the intersection of Main Cross and Shawnee Streets. Knepler began sliding on the icy roadway and struck the curb. The vehicle suffered damage to the back tire and frame and had to be towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

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

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Area Arrests, Accidents, And Fire Calls 2/10/20

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 Saturday. Richard M. Gerlick of Taylorville was traveling eastbound on Township Road 1250 N and was going to proceed left around the curve onto Township Road 10235E. Gerlick stated the roadway was icy and when he began to slow to maneuver the curve, he slid off the roadway exiting it to the east striking a ditch. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday. Danielle R. Beiber of Tower Hill was traveling west on OOO North Road and attempted to turn north onto 2600 East Road. The road was covered with ice and Beiber slid into the ditch on the north west side of the intersection. Beiber hit the embankment causing damage to the front driver side bumper. The vehicle was towed. No injuries were reported.

 

24 year old Sierra M. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a retail theft charge from 2017. Bond was set at $2,000.

 

24 year old Brianna N. Caldwell of Morrisonville was arrested on Saturday for credit card fraud. 

 

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

 

24 year old Brianna Caldwell of Morrisonville was arrested on Saturday for credit card fraud.

 

37 year old Angela K. Sharp of Edinburg was arrested on Friday for driving while revoked.

 

27 year old Jessica Koonce of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for driving suspended.

 

24 year old Sierra M. Durbin of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a Christian County Warrant.

 

A juvenile was arrested on Sunday for criminal damage to property.

 

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

 

There were 6 EMS calls between February 8th and Monday morning.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/7/20

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

 

26 year old Clint D. Olson of Moweaqua was arrested on Thursday for possession of a controlled substance. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash on January 30th around 8 AM. A minor from Pana was traveling north on 2600 East Road.  At 222 north, the vehicle slid off the roadway due to the roadway being slick. The vehicle collided with the mailbox at 222 N 2600 East Road.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash on Wednesday afternoon. Dena L. Winchester of Taylorville was traveling southbound on Illinois Route 29 and just past Township Road 1900 N. As she passed the intersection, she began to slide on the snow/ice-covered roadway exiting the roadway to the right before striking the north end of the west guardrail. The impact caused the vehicle to rotate in a clockwise direction before coming to rest facing northwest. The vehicle received major front end damage and Winchester was transported to Springfield Memorial Medical Center for treatment of possible injuries. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash on Thursday morning. Rebecca L. Hoskins of Taylorville was pulling into a private driveway at 1101 West Coal Street in Taylorville. As she proceeded into the ice-covered driveway, she was unable to stop before striking the front porch area. The vehicle received front end and front panel damage. The porch received damage to the front porch/stair rails. No injuries were reported. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle crash on Wednesday afternoon. A minor from Tovey was traveling west on Illinois Route 104 about 1100 East Road. The vehicle lost control on the ice, snow and or slush-covered roadway. The vehicle went off the roadway and crashed into the guardrail on the north side of the highway. The vehicle was towed and the minor’s passenger was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital with injuries.

 

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

 

30 year old Curtis M. Fuess of Blue Mound was arrested on January 26th for possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of a weapon.  He was also issued citations for driving while license was suspended and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop. He was transported to the detention center for processing.

 

31 year old Jacob L. Meinders of Windsor was arrested on January 26th for aggravated battery to a peace officer, resisting arrest, aggravated domestic battery, domestic battery, battery, and criminal damage to property.  He was transported to the detention center for processing.

 

47 year old Chad R. Hammond of Shelbyville was arrested on January 27th for violation of bail bond.

 

42 year old Frederick D. Pender of Shelbyville was arrested on January 31st for violation of bail bond.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/6/20

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

 

56 year old James M. Knotts of Decatur was arrested on Wednesday for driving on a suspended/revoked license.

 

40 year old Tiffany M. Burke of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for an unauthorized food stamp charge from 2018. Bond was set at $3,500.

 

39 year old Jason C. Krouse of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on an original arrest warrant for a possession of methamphetamine charge from 2019. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Tuesday. Leota J. Burton of Moweaqua was north bound on US Route 51 north of 1500 N Road.  The driver hit an icy patch and lost control of the vehicle and went into the ditch.  After being pulled out she went home. No injuries were reported.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday. Bradley E. Morissey of Taylorville lost control of his vehicle going off the road and coming to rest against the trees on the north side of the roadway on Illinois Route 48 near N 1350 E Rd. He was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital after reporting feeling dizzy.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Wednesday. Amber N. Spracklen of Taylorville was traveling Northwest on Illinois Route 29 at Okey Street in Millersville behind Carla K. Mickey of Taylorville. Spracklen lost control of the vehicle sliding on ice and colliding with the passenger side door of Mickey. Spracklen ran over a stop sign and came to a complete stop in a grassy area.  No injuries were reported.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/5/20

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

 

18 year old Dakota W. Moyer of Clinton was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for leaving the scene of an accident charge from 2019. Bond was set at $1,500.

 

34 year old Charles D. Peterson of Springfield was arrested on Tuesday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a residential burglary charge from 2019. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

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

 

37 year old Raymond R.  Heimsness of Taylorville received a city ordinance violation on Tuesday for barking dogs (nuisance). 
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/4/20

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

 

28 year old David W. Moore of Pana was arrested on Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a aggravated battery charge from 2017. Bond was set at $200,000

 

45 year old Cara M. Montgomery of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for driving on a suspended/revoked license.

 

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

 

38 year old James L. Krouse of Taylorville was arrested on Monday for retail theft.
 

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Area Arrests And Accidents 2/3/20

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

 

31 year old Jarod M. Wright of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a 2018 charge of contempt of court. Bond was set at $750.

 

43 year old Joshua W. Carter of Stonington was arrested on Monday for domestic battery.

 

26 year old Zachary P. Clutter of Pana was arrested on an original arrest warrant for a 2020 charge of failure to return from furlough. Bond was set at $25,000.

 

33 year old Mitchell D. Manion of Pana was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery.

 

27 year old Justin M. Mckay of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for DUI, Driving on a suspended/revoked license, improper lane usage, and aggravated fleeing police.

 

18 year old Eric R. Welge of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a leaving the scene of an accident with vehicle damage charge from 2018.  Bond was set at $2,500.

 

26 year old Derrick L. Covington of Pana was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a possession of methamphetamine charge from 2019. Bond was set at $3,500.

 

35 year old Jacob A. Samson of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a bond forfeiture warrant for a driving suspended charge from 2019. Bond was set at $2,500. 

 

29 year old Aimee N. Miller of Pana was arrested on Saturday on an original arrest warrant for a driving on a suspended license charge from 2019. Bond was set at $2,500.

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday evening. Brittany N. Hall of Morrisonville was traveling south on 1025 East, just south of 1330 North when a deer entered the roadway.  Hall was unable to avoid hitting the deer and received damage. No injuries were reported. 

 

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle accident on Friday evening. Nicole D. Bailey of Owaneco was traveling westbound on 800 N Road ½ mile west of 1500 E. A deer ran out from the north side of the road and she struck the deer on the front passenger side. The vehicle was still driveable and no injuries were reported.

 

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

 

18 year old Eric R. Welge of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday on a Christian County Warrant and zero tolerance DUI.

 

27 year old Justin M. McKay of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for driving under the influence and aggravated fleeing and eluding a police officer. McKay was processed and taken to C.C.C.C. for holding in lieu of bond.

 

28 year old Meaghan A. Stone of Rosamond was arrested on Sunday for driving while license suspended.

 

32 year old Michal T. Solomon of Springfield was arrested on Saturday for no valid driver’s license.

 

30 year old Ethan W. Peden of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for no valid driver’s license.
 

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