Police Blotter

Area Arrests And Accidents 03/29/23

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

 

3-24-23 Joshua Bland, age 47, of Pana was arrested by CCSO on a warrant for burglary.

 

3-25-23 Billy Brown, age 42, of Kincaid was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for possession of meth.

 

3-28-23 Jesus Ramirez, age 18, of Omaha, NE was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for driving 15-20 over the speed limit.

 

3-16-23 Irene Baker was traveling south in U.S. Highway 51. Baker stated she was not paying attention and approached a truck pulling a trailer in the same lane ahead of her with the truck moving at a lower rate of speed. She jerked the wheel to avoid hitting the trailer and lost control. Baker ran off the roadway and stuck a ditch embankment. Her vehicle had front end damage and was driven from the scene. No injuries.

 

3-15-23 Laine Moses, Phillip Albert and James Curtin were involved in a traffic crash. Moses was traveling westbound on 1550 North road. Moses crossed into the oncoming lane and sideswiped Albert. Albert was pulling a trailer. Moses side swiped Albert truck and trailer, causing damage to the truck and trailer. Albert came to a stop shortly after Moses sideswiped it. Moses lost control of the vehicle and it began skidding sideways in the roadway. Curtin was traveling eastbound on 1550 North road. Moses struck Curtin on the passenger side of the vehicle. Both Moses and Curtin came to a stop after the collision. Albert’s vehicle had a significant amount of damage, but was able to drive away from the scene. Moses and Curtin’s vehicles were towed from the scene. Moses was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Curtin refused treatment on scene and stated that he would take himself to the hospital for his injuries.

 

3-17-23 Jared Griffin was traveling east on county highway 6 in Assumption Township. The driver went around the curve at 1200 North and 2300 East and continued east onto 1200 North (County highway 6). The driver then left the roadway on the south side of the road just east of the curve. When the vehicle left the road it went down the ditch and came to rest in the waterway. The front end of the vehicle was submerged in water and had to be towed from the scene. No injuries.

 

3-21-23 Mitchell Jones was in a traffic crash at the intersection of 700 East and 1350 North Road for a one vehicle accident. After arrival it was found Jones was going south on 700 East Road approaching a T intersection with 1350 North Road. Jones attempted to turn east (left) onto 1350 North from 700 East and was traveling too fast to complete the turn. Jones left the roadway and struck a utility pole.  The vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries.

 

3-28-23 Theresa Mayes was traveling northbound on Township Road 900 E, approximately 1/10 of a mile south of Township Road 1900 N, when a deer entered the roadway. Mayes was unable to avoid striking the animal. Mayes received front end damage. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

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

 

3/21/23
Tresa A. Mansfield, age 65, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

3/25/23
Spencer P. White, age 33, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.
A Juvenile Male, age 16, of Taylorville was arrested for Aggravated Domestic Battery.
 

3/26/23
Ronee N. Foraker, age 38, was arrested for Aggravated Battery to a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest.

 

 

Taylorville Police responded to the following vehicle accidents:

 

On February 26th at 12:05 PM, Tyler Parker of Taylorville was westbound on Spresser Street through the intersection with Cheney Street. Jerry Pagliai of Bulpitt was southbound on Cheney Street through the intersection with Spresser Street. Rebekah Berger of Taylorville was eastbound on Spresser Street stopped in traffic for the red light on eastbound traffic.  After reviewing the traffic signal cycle, it was determined that Parker failed to yield the right of way to southbound traffic. Parker was struck on the passenger side of the vehicle by the front end of Pagliai causing airbag deployment in Parker's vehicle. Afterward Parker continued in motion striking the driver's side wheel well of Berger.  Parker reported minor injuries no injuries were reported by Pagliai or Berger.  Parker received a citation for failure to yield the right of way. 

 

On February 27th, 2023 at 3 AM, TPD was informed by a caller that her minor daughter had been involved in a car accident at the lake.  The owner stated this occurred on February 26th.  The owner also stated her daughter struck a deer by the spillway and then struck the guardrail on the north side of the road. She was told to bring all of the information to TPD for an accident report. No structural damage was observed on the guardrail.  On February 28th, the owner of the vehicle brought in the information and pictures for a crash report.    

 

On March 2nd, at 9:56 AM TPD investigated a crash.  Chloe Kelly of Springfield left a house at the corner of West Elm and Elm Tree Court. Kelly was turning around at the end of the block and then ran off the roadway striking a vehicle that was parked at 23 Elm Tree Court.  Kelly then proceeded through the yard striking the southwest corner of the residence.  She then continued on striking the northwest corner of the residence at 24 Elm Tree Court.  Kelly also struck a third vehicle that was parked at 24 Elm Tree Court.  Kelly caused major damage on the other two vehicles along with property damage at 23 and 24 Elm Tree Court. Kelly was arrested and charged with DUI.  All three vehicles were towed. 

Christian County Arrests And Accidents 03/21/23

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

 

Arrests

 

3-21-23 Ryan Nance age, 40, of Pana was arrested by Pana PD on a FTA warrant for theft.

 

3-21-23 Megan Bilyeu age, 37, of Pana was arrested by Pana PD on a FTA warrant for possession of meth.
 

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

 

3/19/23


A Juvenile Male, age 16, of Auburn Illinois was arrested for Fleeing and Eluding.

 

3/20/23


A Juvenile Female, age 17, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery.

 

Patricia A. Hornbuckle, age 63, of Taylorville was arrested for Embezzlement, Theft over $100,000 and Deceptive Practices.
 

Area Arrests And Accidents 03/20/23

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

Arrests

 

3-17-23 Ann Stafford, age 53, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO on a warrant for burglary.

 

3-18-23 Brandon Moody, age 26, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO on a body attachment warrant.

 

3-18-23 Tanner Gronewald, age 33, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for criminal damage to property.

Area Arrests And Accidents 3/16/23

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

 

3-15-23 James Griffith, age 42, of Pana was arrested by Montgomery County on a Christian County FTA warrant for driving on revoked license.

 

3-15-23 Billie Sheehy, age 34, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for possession of meth.

 

3-15-23 William Haddock, age 43, of Owaneco was arrested by CCSO for driving suspended/revoked license.

 

Crashes

 

3-9-23 Joseph Hadley was driving west on 350 North Road when he failed to reduce speed at the intersection. Hadley came to a stop after hitting a tree on the west side of 1250 East Road. No injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

3-14-23 Alpha Koches was traveling eastbound on Route 104 in Taylorville township when an unknown piece of debris shattered his windshield. Koches turned southbound on 930 East and came to a stop in the west ditch after striking an unknown object and failing to remain in his lane. No injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Area Arrests And Accidents 03/14/23

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

 

3-13-23 David Jones, age 51, of Pana was arrested by Pana PD for resisting a peace officer and driving revoked/suspended.

 

Crashes

 

3-10-23 Phil Deal was traveling north on 600 East at approximately 1375 North when a deer entered the roadway striking the vehicle. No injuries. No tow.

 

3-11-23 Robert Goebel was traveling east on IL Route 104 at 900 East when a deer struck the side of the vehicle. No injuries. No tow.

 

3-11-23 Tyrone Poleon was traveling south on 807 Main Street in Palmer. Poleon said he blacked out and did not remember anything until he came concuss after the crash. He went off the west side of the roadway and crashed into a parked car which was pushed into another parked car. Both vehicles were unoccupied and pushed about 15 feet. No injury. No tow.

 

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

 

3/08/23

 

Frank K. Sedlock, age 37, of Taylorville was arrested for Mob Action.


3/09/23

 

Season K. Fisher, age 42, of Taylorville was arrested for Mob Action.


3/10/23

 

Charles M. Carron, age 33, of Taylorville was arrested for Retail Theft.

 

Justin L. Sexton, age 26, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Samantha C. Olivio, age 23, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Brian T. Edwards, age 44, of Morrisonville Illinois was arrested for Driving While License Revoked.

 

Area Arrests And Accidents 03/13/23

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

Arrests

 

3-10-23 Justin Sexton, age 26, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for residential burglary.

 

3-11-23 Tully Griham, age 46, of Springfield was arrested by ISP on a Christian county FTA warrant for driving on suspended license.

 

3-10-23 Lance Stanberry, age 33, of Kincaid was arrested on a FTA warrant for aggravated battery.

Area Arrests And Accidents 03/10/23

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

 

3-7-23 Landon Moore, age 19, of Auburn was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for possession of meth.

 

3-8-23 Monique Romans, age 25, of Taylorville was arrested by CCSO for DUI.

 

3-8-23 James Baker was traveling westbound on 2100 North at approximately 250 ft. west of Spencer Lane. A deer ran into the roadway and struck the side of the vehicle on the front passenger area. No injuries. No tow.

 

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

 

3/06/23

 

Joseph A. Leckner, age 32, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

3/06/23

 

Stephanie Melvin, age 40, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Nathan E. Pinnell, age 39, of Morrisonville Illinois was arrested for Driving While Registration Suspended.

 

3/07/23

 

Theodore Workman, age 54, of New Berlin Illinois was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Jackson Myers, age 19, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving While License Suspended.

 

Jason Lindsey, age 47, of Taylorville was arrested for Driving While License Suspended.

 

3/08/23

 

Frank K. Sedlock, age 37, of Taylorville was arrested for Battery.

Area Arrests And Accidents 03/08/23

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

 

3-7-23 Landon Moore, age 19, of Auburn was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for possession of meth.

 

 

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

 

2/25/23

 

Angela Beard, age 48, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

3/01/23

 

Daniel V. Davis, age 41, of Pana Illinois was arrested on a Warrant.

 

3/02/23

 

Hannah S. Farley, age 28, of Farmington Illinois was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine.

 

3/03/23

 

Chloe B. Kelley, age 29, of Springfield Illinois was arrested for DUI, Criminal Damage to Property and Obstructing Justice.

 

Garett L. Austin, age 55, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Joseph Sherman, age 41, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Rickey L. Abbott, age 44, of Taylorville was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine.

 

3/04/23

 

Steve D. Johnson, age 56, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery.

 

3/05/23

 

Paul Q. King, age 38, of Stonington Illinois was arrested for Driving While License Suspended.

 

Area Arrests And Accidents 03/07/23

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

 

3-5-23 Nathaniel Bain, age 33, of Mattoon was arrested by Pana PD for FELON FAIL/RETURN FROM FURLOUGH.

 

3-6-23 Keith Douglas, age 58, of Cowden was arrested in Shelbyville on a Christian County FTA warrant for driving on suspended license.

 

3-6-23 Tanja Fleming, age 47, of Morrisonville was arrested by Morrisonville PD on a FTA warrant for possession of meth.

 

Area Arrests And Accidents 03/01/23

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

Arrests

2-25-23 Jacob Coonrod, age 40, of Quincy was arrested by Morrisonville PD on a FTA warrant for domestic battery.

 

2-27-23 Michelle Dixon, age 29, of Stonington was arrested by CCSO on a FTA warrant for possession of meth.

 

2-28-23 Kenna Dilley, age 43, of Pana was arrested by CCSO for driving under the influence.

 

2-28-23 Cory Blake, age 28, of Bulpitt was arrested by CCSO for domestic battery.

 

2-28-23 Diamond Momoh, age 18, of Springfield was arrested by domestic battery.

 

1-1-23 Kevin Wicker, age 49, of Illiopolis was arrested by CCSO for aggravated DUI.

 

 

Crashes

2-17-23 Shelby Furness and Gray Deshawn were involved in a traffic crash in Taylorville. Deshawn was traveling northeast on IL Route 48 and had come to a stop because of multiple deer crossing the roadway ahead of him. Furness was traveling northeast behind Deshawn. Furness failed to reduce speed and collided with Deshawn. No injuries were reported and both Unit 1 and 2 were driven from the scene.  

 

2-18-23 Justin Pruitt was traveling north on 500 East Road when a deer ran out in front of the vehicle. He was unable to avoid hitting the deer. No injuries. No tow.

 

2-19-23 Carly Eddy was traveling west on Route 104 and struck a deer that came out of the south ditch. Eddy was able to drive away from the scene.

 

2-21-23 Steven Kuntzman was westbound on County Highway 2 at approximately 1530 East when he struck a deer. No injuries. No tow.

 

2-22-23 Brandon Andrews was traveling westbound on 1000 North at approximately 2550 East. Andrews swerved to miss the deer and the vehicle went in the ditch. The vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries.

 

2-22-23 Emma Hughes Prehn was traveling southwest on IL Route 48 near 700 North when she struck a cow that was in the roadway. The vehicle was able to be to be driven from the scene. No injuries.

 

2-25-23 Maurice Cooper was traveling southbound  on IL Route 29 approaching 800 East Road when he lost control and slid off the roadway into the right shoulder/ditch and struck an IDOT light pole at the intersection. No injuries. No tow.

 

2-26-23 Sharon Lipe was traveling on IL Route 104 in South Fork township when she collided with a deer in the roadway. No injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

2-22-23 Isaac Ferrill was traveling eastbound on 500 North near 250 East in King township when the vehicle hydroplaned and he lost control and struck a guardrail. No injuries. No tow.

 

2-28-23 Heman Rush was traveling east on IL Route 104 in South Fork township when he struck a deer. The vehicle was able to be driven from the scene. No injuries.

 

 

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

 

2/18/23
Dalton L. Dupont, age 30, of Cerro Gordo Illinois was arrested for Aggravated Battery.

 

2/24/23

 

A Juvenile Female, age 17, of Taylorville was arrested for Domestic Battery and Aggravated Battery to a Police Officer.

 

Alex E. Haywood, age 20, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

2/25/23

 

Tylor C. Gesell, age 23, of Taylorville was arrested on a Warrant.

 

Ethan S. Law, age 29, of Decatur Illinois was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine less than 5 grams.

 

Taylorville Police responded to a vehicle accident on South Shumway Street in Taylorville on February 13th. At 11:23 PM, A vehicle was traveling north on South Shumway Street and struck a Jeep which was parked in front of the entrance of 412 South Shumway Street.  The owner of the Jeep observed a vehicle turning east two blocks north. The complainant said the vehicle was a silver Chevrolet Impala between 2007-2009. Officers were notified of the hit and run and responded and a side mirror from the impala was found. Two hours later at 1:31 AM, Officers located a Chevy Impala bearing damage consistent with the report near 600 West 3rd Street in Taylorville.  When the driver, Matthew Woodland, was asked about it, Woodland said that he hit something but was unsure how to handle it. Woodland was issued a ticket for improper lane usage, and leaving the scene of an accident. 

 

 

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