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Taylorville Police Arrests
May 13, 2022
Jeffrey R. Crane, 39, Taylorville, arrested for battery.
Joseph Sherman, 27, Taylorville, arrested for driving while license suspended.
Carlee J. Beeson, 34, of Pana, arrested for retail theft.
Candis M. Beeson, 39, Pana, arrested for retail theft.
May 14, 2022
Tameka M. Holmes, 22, of Kincaid, arrested for criminal damage to property.
Kincaid Police Arrests
May 14, 2022
Jason Clements, 37, arrested for phone harassment.
Bradley Gensler, 36, arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
Brittany Spencer, 25, arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
Christian County Sheriff Arrests
May 15, 2022
Derek Massey, 31, arrested on a failure to appear for aggravated domestic battery.
Justin Sherman, 40, arrested for driving on a suspended/revoked license.
Pana Police Arrests
Dakota Grandfield, 25, arrested for failure to appear for battery.
May 9, 2022
Anita R. Lucas, of Kincaid, was exiting Car Wash City parking lot onto Ill. Route 104 (1500 North Rd.). Ethan R. Peden, of Kincaid was eastbound on Ill. Route 104. Lucas stated she waited for a couple of vehicles to travel in front of her and then exited the private parking lot and struck the Peden vehicle with the front end of her vehicle. Lucas stated she thought Peden was speeding. Eden stated he was traveling eastbound on Ill. Route 104 and Lucas pulled out from the parking lot and struck the passenger side rear of his vehicle. Eden stated he saw Lucas pulling out and attempted to avoid the collision but was unable to. Lucas’ vehicle sustained damage to the front bumper and hood. Eden’s vehicle sustained damage to the passenger side rear quarter panel area. No injuries were reported and both vehicles were able to drive from the scene. Vehicles moved prior to police arrival.
May 11, 2022
At approximately 4:23 p.m. a vehicle driven by Myrna A. Hauser, of Taylorville, was traveling west on W. Springfield Rd. and came upon the intersection at Knute Rockne Drive. Traffic near the intersection slowed, due to congestion, and in response, Hauser reduced speed. A vehicle driven by Aleece J. Peters-Westbrook, of Taylorville, failed to reduce speed, and struck Hauser in the rear portion of the vehicle. Peters-Westbrook suffered major damage to its front end, and Hauser’s vehicle sustained relatively minor damage to its rear end. No injuries were reported in connection with the collision, and both vehicles were driven from the scene. Aleece J. Peters-Westbrook was issued a citation for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident, 625 ILCS 5/11-601(a), and was released from the scene.
May 12, 2022
At 6:47 a.m., Mary C. Lynch, of Kincaid, was driving north on Cheney Street approaching a vehicle driven by Brett A. Merciel, of Taylorville, who was stopped at a red light. Lynch struck the rear of Merciel’s vehicle. No injuries, tows, or citations.