THE CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE REPORTS THE FOLLOWING:
On August 11, Logan N. Durbin, 18, of Taylorville was traveling eastbound on 1700 North Road. A deer ran out in front of Durbin around 1350 East Road. Durbin swerved to miss the deer and went off the roadway. The front of Durbin's car hit the opposite side of the ditch, overturned two times and came to a rest on its wheels. Durbin was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Michael T. Morrissey, 24, of Stonington, who was riding with Durbin, suffered multiple lacerations on his legs and face. Morrissey was taken to St. John's Hospital in Springfield for treatment.
Ashley E. Richno, 28, of 416 West Douglas Street, Edinburg, was arrested August 13 on a bond forfeiture for failure to appear/answer.
THE TAYLORVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS:
On August 13 at 10:42am, a Taylorville Police Department officer saw Erik M. Ray, 38, of Taylorville, driving an unlicensed moped type vehicle at South Houstion and Sherman Street. The officer stopped Ray at Galveston and South Houston. Ray's license was run through the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System and came back revoked. Ray was placed under arrest, transported to Taylorville Police Department where he was processed and released on a notice to appear.
On August 13, a Taylorville Police Department officer was sent to Walmart in reference to an employee stealing. The manager said they caught suspect Bradley Davis, 21, of Taylorville stealing soda. The manager wrote out a statement and gave the officer video of the theft. Davis was placed under arrest and transported to Taylorville Police Department where he was processed and released on a notice to appear.