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Taylorville Police Arrests July 27: Charles A. Colonius, 61, Taylorville, was arrested for retail theft. Marissa N. Tennant, 30, Taylorville, was arrested on an active warrant. July 28: Noel M. Kruse, 18, Sullivan, was arrested for retail theft and illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor. A juvenile female, 15, Taylorville, was arrested for retail…

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Information sought in Pana burglary

PANA — This week Crimestoppers is seeking information in regards to a burglary that occurred in Pana. Sometime between July 14, 2022 and July 27, 2022, person or persons unknown entered onto Lot #53 at Pana Lake. While there, the unknown subject or subjects stole an aluminum canoe and a Shop vac. No damage appeared…

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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. Judge Shaefor presided over the following cases, which were heard on July 29, 2022: Baron C. Bitschenauer, 22CF60 (robbery), appeared for pre-trial. Next court date set for Aug. 26, 2022. Casey…

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Police

Christian County Arrests July 28: Clint Varese, 41, Centerville, Iowa, was arrested by deputies for possession of meth. Damian Pratt, 33, Palmyra was arrested by deputies for disorderly conduct, threatening a public official and criminal damage to state property.

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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 Powless presided over the following cases, which were heard on July 28, 2022: Pre-trials for James M. Assad, 20CF277 (armed robbery/no firearm, felon possession/use of a weapon/firearm, aggravated battery/public place),…

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Police

Christian County Arrests July 26: Drearion Neal, 18, Springfield, was arrested on a failure to appear warrant for burglary. July 27: Marissa Tennant, 30, Taylorville, was arrested by deputies on a failure to appear warrant for manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.

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Court judgments Small Claims The following civil judgments have been finalized in Christian County Court: July 20: Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC vs. Hope Sinnard; default judgment, $1,321.19. Bertinotti Lake Front Property Owner vs. Heather and Jason Smith; judgment, $2,601.87. July 21: Credit Collection Partners vs. Ashley Dubre; default judgment, $1,338.38. Credit Collection Partners vs. Thomas…

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Police

Taylorville Police Arrest July 22: Aaron M. Durbin, 47, Morrisonville, was arrested for driving under the influence. Christina L. Waterman, 52, Taylorville, was arrested for driving under the influence. July 23: Kylee E. Mathes, 35, Taylorville, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance. July 24: Rhonda L. Ondrey, 58, Taylorville,…

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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 Powless presided over the following cases, which were heard on July 26, 2022: Jeffery R. Moreland, 20CF206 (driving on a revoked/suspended license), 20CF239 (aggravated domestic battery/strangling, battery/causing great bodily harm),…

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Christian County Arrest July 25: Juan Starks, 32, no address given, was arrested by Kincaid police for theft. Accident July 24: Scott Montgomery, no age or address given, was driving a semi truck and trailer westbound on Chestnut St. He attempted to make a right turn onto 600E Road/County Highway 5, when the trailer tires…

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