Police Blotter

Area Arrests and Accidents 06/29/22

Taylorville Police Department reports the following to Regional Radio News

6/28/22
Michael P. Neece, age 47, of Taylorville was arrested for aggravated Fleeing and Eluding, Driving While License Revoked, and Violation of Bond.


Brittany L. Kuhns, age 36, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery. 

 

Christian County Sheriff's Office reports the following to Regional Radio News

06-28-22 Lewis Paulen, age 45,  of Springfield was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for driving suspended.

 

06-29-22 Heide Achenbach, age 41, of Taylorville by CCSO for DUI

 

Crashes

6/23/22 – David Maskel drove a 2004 Chrysler Town & Country into a legally parked vehicle on Cheney street. The collision caused sideswipe damage to the unoccupied vehicle. Maskel says that he did not recall the crash and blacked out during the incident. EMS evaulated him and determined he was not suffering from an medical condition at the time of the crash. Officers cited Maskel for improper lane usage and leaving the scene of an accident. 

 

6/24/22 – A witness says she saw the driver of a 2016 Chevrolet 1500 pickup roll into the intersection on South Shumway Street after not fully stopping at the stop sign. The Chevy received contact from a 2018 Toyota Prius. Officers cited the driver of the Chevy, Glenn Sherman, for failure to stop at a stop intersection. No injuries or tow. 

 

6/24/22 – Officer Niles responded to a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of W. Franklin and S. Madison around 10:45 p.m. The driver of a 2008 Hyundai elantra, Marina Woolsey, struck a stationary vehicle. No injuries. The Hyundai had to be towed. 

 

06-26-22 Felicity Knott was traveling east on 2975 North Rd. when she left the roadway and collided in the corn field. The wide path knocked down corn plants. The driver said something ran out in front of her and she lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries.

 

6/26/22 – Taylorville Police Department receive a call around 3 p.m. from someone claiming they witnessed an accident at the intersection of South Clay and West Adams Streets. Christian County Sheriff’s Office said both drivers were at their office. The driver of a 2006 Ford F150 pickup, Oliver Payne, told Sgt Deputy Telford he did not see the stop sign in time to stop at the intersection, and said he hit the driver of a 2020 Mitsubishi SUV, Michael Morrissey, who started yelling at Payne. Police cited Payne for disobeying traffic control devices. 
 

Area Arrests And Accidents 6/27/22

Monday, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reports the following to Regional Radio News:


06-24-22 Douglas Manuel, age 30, of Pana was arrested on an FTA warrant for theft.

 

06-24-22 Douglas Manuel, age 30, of Pana was arrested by CCSO for theft.

 

06-25-22 Jacob Durbin, age 31, of Pana was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for possession of meth.

 

06-25-22 Noah Merrifield, age 22, of Pana was arrested by CCSO for possession of meth.

 

06-26-22 Keffery Cothern, age 35, was arrested by CCSO on a warrant for domestic battery and possession of meth.

 

06-23-22 Brian Bloom was traveling north on 625 East road in Buckhart township when a deer entered the roadway. Bloom was unable to avoid hitting the deer causing damage to the front grill of the vehicle. No tow. No injuries.

 

06-27-22 Timothy Bohlen was traveling eastbound on 2850 N at 1325 E in Mt. Auburn township when he struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

Also Monday, Taylorville Police Department reports the following to Regional Radio News:

 

6-24-22 Kellie L. Wingo, age 32, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery.

 

6-24-22 Shelby A. Poole, age 35, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving While License Suspended. 

 

6-26-22 Hunter J. Oliver, age 30, of Taylorville was arrested for Aggravated Domestic Battery.
 

Area Arrests And Accidents 06/24/22

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

 

06-22-22 Christyl Crowe, age 45, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for DUI and reckless driving.

 

06-23-22 Larissa Swisher, age 21, of Assumption was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for possession.

 

06-23-22 Velma Copeland, age 49, of Kincaid was arrested by Kincaid PD for driving while license revoked/suspended.

 

6-19-22 Heath Ealey was traveling in Mount Auburn township when he swerved to avoid hitting a deer and wrecked. He was taken to the hospital and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

6-21-22 Caitlyn Turner was traveling northwest on IL Route 29 at approximately 1875 N when she struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

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

 

Cheri L. Cott, age 48, of Taylorville was arrested on June 21st for Theft, Driving Without a Valid Driver’s License, and Driving a Vehicle with a Suspended Registration.

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on June 18th at 6:59 PM. Howard M. Yodar of Taylorville was parked in front of 110 South Main Street in a parking spot on the east side of the square.  As he backed up, he hit the passenger side of William H. Richardson III of Taylorville.  who was traveling north bound.  Both vehicles were driveable and no injuries were reported. 

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on June 19th at 4:40 PM. A vehicle driven by Brian  P. Farrar was traveling north on Webster Street in the right hand lane.  A minor from Taylorville was driving north on Webster Street in the left hand lane.  The minor decided to make a right hand turn in front of Farrar to go to KFC and struck Farrar's vehicle. Both vehicles had significant damage. The minor was issued two citations for improper turn and graduated driver with one passenger limit. 

 

The Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on June 19th at 9:34 PM.  Keegan Norris of Taylorville was driving behind a minor from Taylorville and both were both eastbound on Park Street approaching the intersection of Long Street.  The minor slowed in traffic in preparation to turn north onto Long Street. Norris failed to reduce speed and struck the rear of the minor.  All occupants refused EMS on the scene and Norris received a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. 

 

Area Arrests And Accidents 06/20/22

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

 

06-17-22 Tyrone Powyszynski 48 Pana was arrested by Pana PD for burglary.

 

06-17-22 Tracy Stevens 26 Kincaid was arrested by TPD on a FTA warrant for driving on revoked license.

 

06-18-22 David Moma 30 Taylorville was arrested by TPD for disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property and threating a public official.

 

06-19-22 Brooke King 29 Pana was arrested by Pana PD for domestic battery.

 

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

 

6/18/22

 

Tracy L. Stevens, age 25, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

David W. Moma, age 30, of Taylorville was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Threatening a Public Official.

 

6/19/22

 

Quinton A. Lancaster, age 31, of Taylorville was arrested for DUI.

 

Ray W.D. Pruett, age 39, of Blairstown was arrested for a Stolen Vehicle

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle crash on June 12th at 5:49 PM near Spresser and Cheney. Charles M. Carron of Taylorville reported to police that they thought Darren E. Caulk of Taylorville was making a right hand turn from Spresser onto Cheney and proceeded forward.  Caulk was NOT turning and Carron hit him.  Carron received a citation. 

 

Taylorville Police also responded to a vehicle crash on June 14th at 7:30 AM.  Allison G. Bryant of Effingham was slowed for traffic at the intersection of Route 29 and Main Cross.  Andrew L. Calvert was behind Bryant and failed to stop in time striking Bryant.  Calvert then backed up and again hit Bryant.  Calvert, while attempting to leave the scene struck the drivers side door of Bryant's car and left the scene. He was eventually located. 

Area Arrests And Accidents 06/15/22

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

 

06-13-22 Twana Hall 39 was arrested by Pana PD on a failure to appear warrant for possession of meth.

 

06-13-22 Jonathon Hrabak 33 was arrested by CCSO on a failure to appear warrant for driving on a suspended license.

 

06-14-22 Timothy Wiseman 63 was arrested by Kincaid PD for possession of meth.

 

06-14-22 Andrew Calvert 36 was arrested by TPD for leaving the scene of an accident with injury.

 

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


Andrew L. Calvert, age 36, of Taylorville was arrested for Fleeing the Scene of an Accident and Reckless Driving. 

 

Brandi R. Hurley, age 26, of Taylorville was arrested for Home Invasion and Possession of Methamphetamine. 

Area Arrests And Accidents 6/13/22

Taylorville Police Department reports the following to Regional Radio News from the weekend. 


Brandon S. Giddens, age 28, of Flora IL was arrested for Retail Theft and Possession of Stolen Property.

 

Briar D. Samson, age 27, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Susan R Fisher, age 44, of Kincaid was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Robert D. Burke, age 40, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant. 

 

James B. Middleton, age 24, of Taylorville was arrested for Battery.

Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following to Regional Radio News from the weekend. 

06-10-22 Susan Fisher 44 was arrested by Kincaid on a failure to appear warrant for possession of a controlled substance.


06-10-22 Briar Samson 27 was arrested by TPD on a failure to appear warrant for domestic battery.


06-10-22 Ryan Tarrant 30 was arrested by CCSO on a warrant for burglary.


06-10-22 Kyle Greer 32 was arrested by TPD for a body attachment warrant.


06-10-22 Layla Schuyler 25 was arrested by Sangamon County on a warrant for possession of meth.


06-11-22 Jennifer Hanson 41 was arrested by CCSO on a failure to appear warrant for driving on suspended license.


06-11-22 Robert Burke 40 was arrested by TPD on a failure to appear warrant for driving on suspended license.


06-11-22 Kyle Brown 26 was arrested by CCSO on a warrant for Indecent Solicitation of a child.


06-11-22 Isaiah Baker 20 was arrested by Pana PD on a failure to appear for driving on suspended license.


06-11-22 Eric Welge 20 was arrested by CCSO for DUI.


06-13-22 Angie Dooley 44 was arrested by CCSO for domestic battery.

 

Crashes/Incidents

06/09/22 – Alyssa Bauks driving a 2015 GMC Sierra struck an idle vehicle turning eastbound from Route 104 to Route 29. Bauks had followed Lilly Price, who drove a 2006 Chevy Cobalt, and did not slow down in time and hit Price’s bumper. Both vehicles drove away from the scene. Officers issued a ticket to Bauks for excessive speed. No injuries reported.

Area Arrests And Accidents 06/10/22

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

06-08-22 Samantha Olivio 22 was arrested by CCSO for armed robbery.

 

06-09-22 Jamie Hartman 38 was arrested by CCSO for battery, disorderly conduct and resisting/obstructing an officer.

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

 

On 6/09/22, Amy J. Clark, age 52, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving While License Revoked.

 

Accidents

On 6/7/22, both Nathan Grigg and Nancy Hawkins traveled westbound on E. Market Street in Taylorville. Grigg had pulled over on the north side of the road and waved Hawkins top pass. Grigg believed Hawkins would continue westbound and proceeded to start into traffic to make a turn going southbound, but Hawkins actually turned northbound. Grigg struck Hawkins in the rear passenger side door and rear fender behind the rear door. No injuries were reported and neither vehicle required a tow.

 

On 6/7/22, Isiah Leonard backed into Karen Bailey at the Subway parking lot. Bailey had waited for approaching traffic while attempting to exit the parking lot. Leonard stated he did not see Bailey behind him and backed into Bailey. Both units were able to drive from the scene and no injuries were reported.

Area Arrests And Accidents 06/09/22

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

 

06-08-22 Timothy Ostermeier 62 was arrested by CCSO on a failure to appear warrant for driving suspended/revoked.

 

06-08-22 Samantha Olivio 22 was arrested by U.S. Marshalls on a failure to appear warrant for armed robbery.

 

05-27-22 Donald Hopkins and Christopher Heinrich were involved in a traffic crash in Pana township. Hopkins and Heinrich were traveling south on 2600 East just south of Route 16. Hopkins stopped in the road and then started to back into a driveway. Hopkins did not see Heinrich and backed into him. No injuries. No tow.

 

06-05-22 Merle Clayton was traveling in Johnson township when she ran off the roadway. She continued to drive in the ditch and hit a large culvert. The vehicle was towed from the scene and Clayton was transported to the hospital.

 

06-07-22 Janet Chiavaro was traveling on Route 29 near 1700 N. when she struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries. No tow.

 

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

 

6/08/22
Brandie L. Jordan, age 45, of Taylorville was arrested for Disorderly Conduct.

Area Arrests And Accidents 06/08/22

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

 

06-08-22 Jack Skinner 54 was arrested by CCSO on a failure to appear warrant.

 

06-06-22 Krystal Adams 33 was arrested by Sangamon County on a failure to appear warrant for driving on a suspended license.

 

06-06-22 Elliot Dees 40 was arrested by Assumption PD for DUI.

 

05-27-22 Monty Gardner and Joshua Basford were involved in a traffic crash in Morrisonville. Basford was stopped at the stop sign on North St waiting to cross over 48 when Gardner turned west onto North St. striking Basford at an angle. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. No injuries.

 

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

 

6/07/22
George A. Nash, age 50, of Carlinville Illinois was arrested for Criminal Damage to Property.

Area Arrests And Accidents 06/06/22

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

 

06-03-22 Britnay Salmons 21 was arrested by CCSO on a failure to appear for driving on a suspended license.

 

06-03-22 Kendy Mayes 41 was arrested by TPD for theft.

 

06-04-22 Justin Pickrell 20 was arrested by TPD for theft and aggravated fleeing or eluding.

 

06-05-22 Joshua Johnson 36 was arrested by TPD for DUI and resisting a peace officer.

 

06-03-22 Amanda Emerson was traveling eastbound on township road 1600 E. in May township when she struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries. No tow.

 

06-04-22 Bradley Moore was traveling  northbound on 2100 E. Rd. in Pana when he drove into a ditch. He was transported to the hospital and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

 

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

 

6/03/22
Gabriel A. Declerck, age 31, of Taylorville was arrested for Operating a Vehicle with Suspended Registration. 

 

6/04/22
Justin L. Pickrell, age 20, of Springfield was arrested for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding.

 

Shelby A. Poole, age 35, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving While License Suspended. 

 

6/05/22
Joshua D. Johnson, age 36, of Nokomis was arrested for DUI and Resisting Arrest.

 

On May 31st at 3:46 PM Matthew Buchanan of Herrick and Angela Durbin of Taylorville were both traveling south on NorthWest Avenue and came upon the intersection of West Spresser Street.  A semitruck approached the intersection, traveling east on West Spresser and turning left.  Buchanan backed up to give the truck driver more room by putting it into reverse and backed into Durbin.  No injuries were reported.  Buchanan received a citation. 

 

On June 3rd at 8:24 AM James Dulakis of Morrisonville was turning left moving south onto South Wyandotte Street.  Dulakis misjudged the space and hit a parked vehicle. No injuries were reported.  Dulakis received a citation. 

Area Arrests And Accidents 06/02/22

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

 

05-30-22 Joseph Besson 36 was arrested by CCSO for theft.

 

06-01-22 Matthew DeClerck 40 was arrested on a failure to appear for driving under the influence of alcohol.

 

06-01-22 Tyler Engelhart 27 was arrested by Pana PD on a failure to appear for burglary.

 

06-01-22 Colby Coleman 28 was arrested by US Federal Marshalls on a failure to appear for failure to register.

 

06-01-22 Delaney Harmston 23 was arrested by Pana PD for concealing or aiding a fugitive and possession of meth.

 

06-02-22 Robert Neal 31 was arrested by Pana PD for residential burglary and possession of burglary tools.

 

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

 

A Juvenile female, age 15, of Taylorville was arrested for Aggravated Battery.

 

A Juvenile Male, age 15, of Taylorville was arrested for Criminal Defacement of Property.
 

Area Arrests And Accidents 06/01/22

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


Todd M. Winn, age 52, was arrested for Driving while License Revoked and Possession of Methamphetamine. 

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