Police Blotter

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/30/21

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

 

09-24-21 Levi Denton 33 was in Prairieton Township when the vehicle struck a deer. No injuries. No tow.

 

09-29-21 Brian Johnson 29 and Mark Bilyeu 64 were involved in a traffic crash in Assumption Township. Johnson was traveling northbound on 2300 East Road. Bilyeu was traveling westbound on County Road 1200 North Road. As both Units approached the unmarked intersection, Johnson turned right on to 1200 North Road crossing over into the eastbound lane striking Bilyeu in the rear driver's side. No injuries. No tow.

 

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

 

35 year old Joseph M. Besson of Taylorville was arrested on Friday for a warrant

 

28 year old Jessica D. Hogge of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for a warrant.

 

31 year old Lacey J. Austin of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for a warrant.

 

51 year old Ronald D. Samson of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for a warrant.

 

31 year old Jeremy R. Maters of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for a warrant. 

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on September 24th at 10:25 PM. A minor was traveling northbound attempting to turn west onto Spresser Street from Webster Street while Tonya Fisher from Stonington was traveling southbound on Webster Street and proceeding through a green light. The minor failed to yield to the right of way for Fisher and the vehicles collided. While both drivers were ok, passengers were transported to area hospitals for injuries. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. 

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on West Springfield Road and North Cheney Street in Taylorville on September 25th at 2:25 AM. A vehicle was parked improperly along West Springfield Road. The investigation revealed that the parked car was likely headed in the southeast lane when it struck a median after failing to turn right onto N. Cheney Street from West Springfield Road.  The vehicle was severely disabled and struck and rode along the curb multiple times eventually coming to a stop at 906 W. Springfield Road. The vehicle was towed from the scene. 

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on September 26th at 4:47 PM. James W. Shoup of Fort Madison Iowa was parked at 918 E Park Street. He didn’t know there was not a safe exit out of the lot and attempted to turn southeast into an alleyway to get back on the main road and hit the southwest corner of a garage. No injuries were reported. 

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/29/21

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

 

35 year old Carl Gray was arrested on Tuesday for failure to register and aggravated battery.

 

09-27-21 Ronald Wick 65 was at 1461 N 960 E Road in Taylorville when he struck a deer and was thrown from his motorcycle. Wick was transported to St. Johns. Wick’s motorcycle was removed on a trailer.

 

09-28-21 Emily Conaway 22 and Anthony McKinney 48 were involved in a traffic crash in South Fork Township. Conaway was traveling east bound on IL RT 104. McKinney was traveling east bound on IL RT 104. Conaway was following to closely to McKinney. McKinney stated he turned his turn signal on signaling he was turning right onto 465 East road when he was struck in the rear end of his vehicle by Conaway. McKinney lost control of the vehicle and came to a stop facing north on the south east side of the intersection. Conaway came to a stop facing east on the side of IL RT 104. There was significant damage to the front end of Conaway’s car.

 

09-29-21 Pamela Moses 55 was traveling westbound on Route 48 when she struck a deer. Her car received major front end and passenger side damage. No injuries reported.

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/28/21

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

 

Quinten Christopher was arrested on Monday for possession of meth. 

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/27/21

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

 

42 year old Destiny Rickman was arrested on Friday for delivery of meth. 

 

36 year old Charlene Maxwell was arrested on Friday for manufacturing and delivery of meth.

 

28 year old Jessica Hogge was arrested on Saturday for retail theft.

 

51 year old Ronnie Samson was arrested on Saturday for forgery.

 

31 year old Lacey Austin was arrested on Saturday for retail theft.

 

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/21/21

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

31 year old Chastity Motley was arrested on Monday for possession of meth and possession of a controlled substance.

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/20/21

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

 

09-16-21 Cody Long 35 was arrested by TPD for Disorderly Conduct

 

09-17-21 Constance Sherman 27 was arrested by CCSO for Possession of Methamphetamine

 

09-17-21 Devon Gatons VL was arrested by CCSO on an FTA warrant  for Forgery

 

09-19-21 Peyton Denton 22  was arrested by CCSO for DUI

 

09-19-21 Lester Ward was arrested by Pana Police on an FTA warrant for Possession of Meth

 

CRASHES

 

On 09-17-21 Meah Wagahoft  and Robert Harlow were involved in a traffic crash in May Township. Harlow was northbound on County Road 1800 East. Wagahoft was westbound on 1600 North road. After stopping at the stop sign Wagahoft entered the roadway turning left onto 1800 east road. Wagahoft failed to yield to Harlow. Harlow swerved to avoid Wagahoft. Wagahoft struck Harlow in the passenger-side. No report of injury.

 

On 09-18-21 Amanda Carnahan failed to negotiate the curve from county Rd 450 E onto 1900 N. The vehicle traveled into a ditch, tearing the front driver side wheel off.

 

On 09-19-21 Peyton Denton was traveling south on 2600 east in Prairieton Township south of 2100 north. Denton was unaware that the bridge crossing the creek at approximately 1960 north was closed. Denton avoided the bridge and turned his vehicle to the east leaving the roadway. Denton crossed a field ditch and entered the creek on the east side of the bridge. Denton came to rest with the vehicle in the water at the bottom of the creek. No injuries, no tow. 

 

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

 

23 year old Shelby M. Hardin of Springfield was arrested on Sunday for possession of a controlled substance.

 

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/16/21

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

 

32 year old Angela Rogers of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on an FTA warrant for operation of a vehicle with a suspended registration.

 

35 year old Cody J. Long of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for threatening a public official and disorderly conduct.

 

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

 

32 year old Angela M. Rogers of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for a warrant.

 

35 year old Cody J. Long of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for threatening a public official/disorderly conduct.  

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/15/21

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

 

24 year old Robert Biggs of Edinburg was arrested on Tuesday on an FTA warrant for retail theft.

 

43 year old Matthew Burrus of Pana was arrested on Tuesday an FTA warrant for a controlled substance charge.

 

57 year old Joseph Hicks of Pana was arrested on Tuesday for theft over $10,000 but less than $100,000.

 

30 year old Christian Crowder of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery 

 

33 year old Andrew Smith of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery.
 
ON 09-13-21 DEBORAH SEATON AND KAMERON BOLINE WERE INVOLVED IN A TRAFFIC CRASH IN RURAL BUCKHART TOWNSHIP.  SEATON WAS NORTHBOUND ON 1000 EAST ROAD DRIVING A 2014 FORD.  BOLINE WAS EASTBOUND ON COUNTY HIGHWAY 21 DRIVING A 2004 SATURN. SEATON HAD STOPPED AT THE STOP SIGN AND BELIEVED IT WAS SAFE TO PROCEED.  SEATON MADE A LEFT TURN ONTO COUNTY HIGHWAY 21, IN FRONT OF THE BOLINE VEHICLE.  BOLINE HAD TO SWERVE RIGHT TO MISS THE SEATON VEHICLE CAUSING HIM TO EXIT THE ROADWAY, STRIKE A UTILITY POLE AND PROCEED THROUGH THE DITCH.  THE BOLINE VEHICLE RECEIVED DAMAGE AND WAS TOWED FROM THE SCENE.  THE SEATON VEHICLE WAS A NON CONTACT VEHICLE AND RECEIVED NO DAMAGE.  BOTH PARTIES REFUSED MEDICAL TREATMENT.

 

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

 

On 9/15/21 Christian E. Crowder age 30 of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery, Driving while License Suspended, and Leaving the scene of an accident

 

On 9/15/21 Andrew D. Smith age 33 of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery

 

Suzanne M. McCormick of Virden and Rita Black of Pawnee were eastbound on West Spresser Street approaching the intersection of North Webster.  McCormick stated she attempted to maneuver into the turn lane and struck Black.  Black stated she was already in the turn lane when McCormick struck her vehicle.  No injuries were reported. 

 

Jonathan W. Estes of Taylorville was westbound in the 1300 Block of West England Street and struck two vehicles including a construction trailer.  Estes attempted to back up from the collision with the trailer but got stuck and spun the left tire creating a hole.  No injuries were reported.  Estes was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and operating an uninsured vehicle.

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/14/21

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

 

23 year old Megan E. Parker of Pana was arrested on Monday for domestic battery.

 

40 year old Natosha L. Peck of Staunton was arrested on Tuesday on an FTA warrant for meth delivery.

 

CRASHES

 

On September 11th, John Lovekamp was northbound on South Fork Township Road 700 East.  ½ mile north of 1400 North Road, Lovekamp struck a deer causing damage to his vehicle. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

On 9/13/21 Jonathan W. Estes age 53 of Taylorville was arrested for DUI

 

On 9/13/21 Cody J. Long age 35 of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Damage to Property

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/13/21

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

 

50 year old Gerald Brown of Kincaid was arrested on Friday for domestic battery.

 

34 year old Zachary Newberry of Taylorville was arrested on Friday on a body attachment warrant.

 

30 year old Nicole Wise of Assumption was arrested on Saturday for aggravated domestic battery.

 

48 year old Michelle Johnson of Moweaqua was arrested on Saturday for DUI

 

35 year old Pamela Rozplochowski of Taylorville was arrested on Saturday for burglary.

 

20 year old Mitchell Yonk of Clarksdale was arrested on Monday on an FTA warrant for theft.

 

31 year old Aimee Miller of Pana was arrested on Monday for driving on a suspended/revoked license.

 

CRASHES:

 

James Welch of Virden was northbound on 1065 East Road in Johnson Township on Thursday on his motorcycle.  At the Township Road 930 North Curve, the road had been freshly oiled and Welch lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into the North Ditch.  Welch was transported by ambulance. 

 

Jerry Dial of Tovey and Sheila Unser of Morrisonville were involved in a crash in rural bear creek township. Dial was northbound on 400 East Road and Unser was westbound on 750 North Road.  Dial had stopped his vehicle at the stop sign and began to proceed through the intersection striking Unser’s vehicle.  Dial refused treatment and Unser was taken by ambulance. Dial was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.  

 

Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

On 9/11/21 Pamela J. Rozplochowski age 35 of Taylorville was arrested for Burglary

 

On 9/12/21 Morgan N. Endris age 24 of Taylorville was arrested for DUI 

 

On 9/12/21 Dawn R. Moomey age 49 of Taylorville was arrested for DUI

 

On 9/13/21 Mitchell E. Yonk age 20 of Clarksdale IL was arrested for a warrant

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/10/21

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

57 year old Joseph Tarrant of Morrisonville was arrested on Thursday for aggravated assault

 

CRASHES

On 09-03-21 Zachary Simmons of Decatur was southbound on IL Route 48 in Johnson Township. Simmons was approaching 965 East Road in his 2013 Ford and thought a vehicle on 965 East was going to pull onto 48 in front of him. Simmons applied his brakes, causing him to skid into the ditch and then into the field. The vehicle received damage but was driven from the scene. No injuries were reported.

 

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

 

TPD responded to a vehicle crash on September 6th at 6:27 PM at the 500 Block of North Webster Street. Bernard Curvey of Taylorville was entered the 500 block of North Webster from the 510 N. Webster intersection while turning southbound onto North Webster Street.  At this time a motorcycle driven by Jeremy W. Hamm of Springfield was traveling northbound at an accelerated rate of speed towards the 510 N. Webster intersection striking the driver’s side rear end of Curvey’s vehicle.

 

The impact of the vehicles caused Hamm to be ejected multiple feet. Both vehicles were significantly damaged.  Curvey sustained minor injuries. Curvey’s passenger reported no injuries.  Hamm sustained significant injuries and was transported from scene by EMS. ISP was notified and the Crash Reconstruction Units worked the scene. 

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/09/21

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

27 year old Justin Yunker of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday for a violation of an order of protection.

54 year old Jerry Woodson of Bulpitt was arrested on Wednesday on an FTA warrant for aggravated DUI.

44 year old Clayton Sylvester of Taylorville was arrested on Wednesday on an FTA warrant for driving on a suspended/revoked license. 

Area Arrests And Accidents 09/08/21

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

 

35 year old Sarah Marta of Edinburg was arrested on Friday on a FTA warrant for an expired drivers license.

 

28 year old Brooke King of Pana was arrested on Friday on an original warrant for violation of an order of protection.

 

33 year old Randy Sherman of Taylorville was arrested on Sunday for aggravated fleeing and eluding.

 

28 year old Jenny Neville of Pana was arrested on Sunday on an FTA warrant for theft.

 

31 year old Zachary Lebon of Pana was arrested on Sunday for aggravated domestic battery. 

 

30 year old Rusty Rose of Pana was arrested on Sunday for domestic battery and interfering with a domestic violence report.

 

32 year old Brent Wells of Tower Hill was arrested on Sunday on a FTA warrant for driving on a suspended revoked drivers license and also a Shelby County Warrant.

 

42 year old Nikki Snow of Pana was arrested on Monday on an FTA warrant for theft.

 

46 year old Georgia Ward of Kincaid was arrested on Monday on an FTA warrant for aggravated assault.

 

29 year old Charles Warren of Taylorville was arrested on Monday on an FTA warrant for possession of meth.

 

38 year old Jacob Banning of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on an original warrant for domestic battery.

 

35 year old Benajamin Cummings of Pana was arrested on Tuesday on an FTA warrant for domestic battery.

 

48 year old George Bailey of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday on an original warrant for possession of meth.

 

35 year old Allison Grothaus of Springfield was arrested on Tuesday on an FTA warrant for theft.

 

43 year old Steven Shull of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery.

 

48 year old Andrew Heberling of Palmer was arrested on Tuesday for driving on a suspended revoked driver’s license. 

 

Vehicle Crashes: On September 3rd Madison Rickey of Assumption was northbound on County Highway 6 in Assumption Township.  Just north of 1300 North Road, Rickey lost control of her 2019 Dodge and went into the east ditch and overturned.  Rickey was transported to St. John’s Hospital.

 

On September 4th, Barry Jones of Morrisonville was eastbound on South Fork Township Road 1275 North when a deer ran into the road. Jones struck the deer causing damage. No injuries were reported.

On September 7th, Angela Perry was eastbound on DeWitt Street in Pana when she struck a mailbox causing damage to the vehicle and the mailbox. No injuries were reported.

 

Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;

 

36 year old Ashley M. Layton of Pana was arrested on September 2nd for retail theft.

 

39 year old Amanda L. Buschon of Taylorville was arrested on September 2nd for a warrant

 

56 year old James M. Umberger was arrested on September 3rd for DUI

 

38 year old Vincent B. Page of Taylorville was arrested on September 4th for disorderly conduct.

 

48 year old George T. Bailey was arrested on Tuesday for a warrant.

 

43 year old Steven C. Shull of Taylorville was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery.

 

17 year old juvenile female was arrested on Tuesday for domestic battery.
 

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