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Information sought in Pana burglaryInformation sought in Pana burglary

PANA — This week Crimestoppers is seeking information in regards to a burglary that occurred in Pana. Person or persons unknown made entry into a residence located at #3 Cedar Street in Pana. While inside, the unknown subject or subjects stole copper wiring from the residence. There was damage done while removing the wiring. The…

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Courthouse

Court appearances Published court appearances reflect the daily 10:00 a.m. criminal call and do not necessarily account for all felony proceedings heard that day. Christian County Resident Judge Brad Paisley presided over the following cases, which were heard on July 1, 2022: Michael A. Blake, 22CF46 (aggravated battery of a peace officer), appeared for pre-trial…

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Court appearances Published court appearances reflect the daily 10:00 a.m. criminal call and do not necessarily account for all felony proceedings heard that day. Christian County Resident Judge Brad Paisley presided over the following cases which were heard on June 30, 2022: Pre-trial for Adam T. Bolfing, 20CF157 (meth delivery less than five grams) and…

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Court judgments Small Claims The following civil judgments have been finalized in Christian County Court: June 21: Midland Credit Management, Inc. vs. Malea Elson; default judgement, $892.26. June 27: Discover Bank vs. Kevin Moss; default judgement, $2,245.30. Divorce The following divorces were finalized recently in Christian County Court: June 28: Rachel Lee Hill, plaintiff, vs.…

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Police

Taylorville Police Arrests June 28: Michael P. Neece, 47, Taylorville, was arrested for aggravated fleeing and eluding, driving while license revoked, and violation of bond. Brittany L. Kuhns, 36, Taylorville was arrested for domestic battery. Accidents June 23: A Taylorville man was ticketed for improper lane usage and leaving the scene of an accident following…

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On June 23, 2022, at the Christian County Courthouse, in front of the Honorable Judge Jeff Delong, Jeremy Winters was sentenced to nine years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. The Judge handed down this sentence after a contested sentencing hearing. The sentencing will be served at 50 percent. This is Winter’s third sentence to…

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Police

Pana Officers and Christian County Deputies responded to a burglary alarm at Shell Station on East First street on June 22, 2022 at 12:09 a.m. Officers arrived and located the front door smashed with nobody inside. An investigation ensued with subjects seen on surveillance video smashing the front glass, entering and removing items before fleeing on…

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Court appearances Published court appearances reflect the daily 10:00 a.m. criminal call and do not necessarily account for all felony proceedings heard that day. Judge Bradmeyer presided over the following cases which were heard on June 27, 2022: Randy E. Bess, 18CF253 (possession of meth less than five grams), appeared with counsel. Pre-trial set for…

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Police

Taylorville Police Arrests June 24: Kellie L. Wingo, 32, Taylorville, was arrested for domestic battery. Shelby A. Poole, 35, Taylorville, was arrested for driving while license suspended. June 26: Hunter J. Oliver, 30, Taylorville, was arrested for aggravated domestic battery. Christian County Sheriff Arrests June 24: Douglas Manuel, 30, of Pana, was arrested on an…

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Police / Fire

Christian County Sheriff Arrests June 22, 2022 Christyl Crowe, age 45, of Taylorville was arrested for DUI and reckless driving. June 23, 2022 Larissa Swisher, age 21, of Assumption was arrested on a FTA warrant for possession. Kincaid Police Arrests June 23, 2022 Velma Copeland, age 49, of Kincaid was arrested for driving while license…

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