The Christian County Sheriff's Office reported the following to Regional Radio News;
11-21-23 Antonio Aikens was traveling northeast on IL Route 48 when he lost control of the vehicle, and ran off the roadway striking a tree. Aikens deflected off the tree, and came to rest against a second tree. Aikens was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
11-22-23 Jeff Daugherty and Robert Jefferson were involved in a traffic crash in Stonington township. Daugherty was traveling southwest on IL Route 48 at 2300 N. Jefferson was traveling northeast on IL Route 48 at 2300 N. Daugherty stated he had fallen asleep, and went into Jefferson’s lane and struck the trailer Jefferson was pulling, damaging a rear axle. Daugherty’s vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries.
11-22-23 Shaina Daniel was traveling northwest on IL Route 29 at 1847 N. when she struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
11-23-23 Lane Whitney was traveling east on 1900 North Road at approximately 2600 East Road when he struck a deer. No injuries. No tow.
11-23-23 Larry Upton was northbound on 600 E. at 1400 N. when his vehicle was struck by a deer that ran in the roadway. No injuries. No tow.
11-24-23 Harry Miller was traveling northbound on 1800 East Road when a deer ran across the roadway and struck a deer in the middle of the roadway. No injuries. No tow.
11-25-23 Christopher Nelson was traveling northeast on Illinois Route 48. Nelson stated that he fell asleep, went off the roadway and lost control of the vehicle. Nelson rolled twice in the south ditch and had minor scratches on his hands. Nelson did not want medical attention. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
The Taylorville Police Department reported the following to Regional Radio News;
Derik W. Steck, age 34, of Taylorville, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Jess M. Jones, age 30, of Buffalo Illinois, was arrested for Domestic Battery.
Jason D. Lindsey, age 48, of Taylorville, was arrested for Theft.
Charles R. Lair Jr., age 27, of Taylorville, was arrested on a Warrant and for Theft.
Danny M. Taylor, age 56, of Taylorville, was arrested for Domestic Battery.
Maria D. Gibbs, age 56, of Taylorville, was arrested for Criminal Damage to Property.
Anthony M. Pakovich, age 40, of Taylorville, was arrested for Violation of Order of Protection.
Ashley E. Pults, age 42, of Taylorville, was arrested for Aggravated Arson.
Taylorville Police responded to the following vehicle accidents:
November 20th at 7:37 AM near Webster and Spresser Street. Ian M. Kirkendoll of Taylorville was traveling north on Webster Street. Amy B. Wolt of Pawnee was traveling south on Webster turning to travel east on West Park Street. Wolt failed to yield before turning onto West Park Street and was struck by Kirkendoll. No injuries were reported.
November 21st at 4:06 PM near Jayne's Park. TPD received a call about a white vehicle driving inside of Jayne's Park. When officers arrived they found a vehicle disabled in the grass after striking a tree. The driver, Levi J. Dunaway of Taylorville was having a medical emergency and was transported from the scene by ambulance.
On November 6th at 12:41 PM at Springfield and Cheney. Alvin W. Abbott of Taylorville and Austin M. Rule of Kincaid were traveling east on Springfield Road. Rule slowed at the light to turn onto Cheney Street. Abbott failed to reduce speed to avoid hitting Rule. No injuries were reported.