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Area Arrests/Traffic Accidents 4-29-13


On April 27, a Taylorville Police Officer was flagged down and advised of a female who was beggging for money in front of the Grandview Outlet Store.  The female, Dorothy Oliver, 65, of Taylorville waved down a white SUV at the corner of Washington & Wilson.  Oliver spoke to the passenger briefly and the officer saw the passender hand Oliver some money.  The vehicle then drove off.  Oliver was arrested and transported to the police department where she was processed and released with a City Ordiance.  Court date is set for May 15. 

On April 26 at 5:04 pm, a Taylorville Police Officer observed a male subject operating a vehicle that he knew had a revoked license.  He made contact with the males wife at 805 N. Silver.  She confirmed he was driving the vehicle.  The officer made contact with the male driver, Bradley K. spent, 44, of Taylorville who advised the officer he would come to the Taylorville Police Department.  The male subject arrived at the Taylorville Police Department at 9:05 pm.  He was placed under arrest for driving with a revoked license.  He was processed and released on a notice to appear. 

On April 26 at 3:33 pm, a traffic stop was initiated at Shumway and Main.  The female driver, Lisa R. Wadkins, 48, of Taylorville, had a valid warrant out of Christian County.  She was placed under arrest and transported to the Christian County Sheriff's Office in lieu of bond. 

On april 28, at 2:47 am a Taylorville Police Officer was patrolling on East Park Street and Washington Street.  He saw a female juvenile walking east bound on east Park Street.  Officer spoke to the juvenile and told her she was out after curfew.  The juvenile was arrested and transported to the Taylorville Police Departmnet and released to her grandfather. 

On April 25 at 11:30 pm, a Taylorville Police Officer was dispatched to Ace Hardware about an unknown subject taking items without paying for them.  The suspect, Roger Hammond, 51, of Taylorville left on a scooter.  The officer found items taken from Ace Hardware.  Hammond was detained, processed and released on a notice to appear.

On April 25, a Taylorville Police Officer stopped a vehicle in the area of Webster and Main.  The driver, Crystal L. Anders, 26, of Bulpitt was arrested for driving while his license were suspended. 

On April 28, at 7:52 pm a Taylorville Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Cottage and Pleasant.  Subsequent to the stop, Douglas P. Malone, 40, of Taylorville was arrested for drinving while his license were suspended. 


On April 24, at approximately 3:48 pm, officers were dispateched tot he 1000 block of East Park Street for a traffic crash with injury.  Upon arrival, the driver Brittany Hall, of Pana, stated she  was traveling East on East Park Street when she had stopped to turn left.  She was them struck from behind by Alex J. Weikle of Taylorville.  Weikle advised he was talking of the cell phone and did not realize Hall stopped.  He was unable to stop his vehicle in time and struck the back of Hall. 


Joshua B. Keathley, 32, of 49 Illini Drive Taylorville, was arrested on April 26 on a bond forfeiture warrant for failure to appear. 

Cory L. Blake, 19, of 1130 Springfield Street Kincaid, was arrested on April 26 for disorderly conduct. 

Jacob L. Goodman, 28, of 100 E. Williams Taylorvile was arrested on April 28 for battery. 

Jesse W. Mollet, 24, of 626 Glenn Street Kincaid was arrested on April 27 for domestic battery.

Joshua Andres, 27, of 444 Walnut Street Dawson, was arrested on  an original arrest warrant for failure to appear. 

Codi C. Hasquin, 23, of  116 North Shady Lane Girard, was arrested on April 28 on a bond forfeiture warrant for failure to appear. 

Shannon L. Clay, 41, of 101 James Street Bulpitt, was arrested on April 28 kon a bond forfeiture warrant for failure to appear.

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