TAYLORVILLE — The attempted murder trial of Larry Scott, 35, of Springfield will not be starting as scheduled on May 21. Instead, the jury trial has been reset for June 18, 2018, in Christian County Court.
Sometime between Tuesday, May 2, 2018 and Wednesday May 3, 2018, person or persons unknown took a cooler from inside the Christian County Seniors Center. The cooler contained 3 bottles of oil and a Ruger 380 handgun with a loaded magazine. The cooler was sitting on a countertop during the time of the incident. The total amount of the theft is estimated at $450. Thursday, May 10, 2018
A case which has worked its way through Christian County Circuit Court for a little more than four years ended on Friday afternoon with the sentencing of Dotty M. Eppenger, 31, of Taylorville, to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Christian County Resident Fourth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Brad Paisley. Eppenger was charged with residential burglary and aggravated battery of a peace office in April of 2014. She was accused of breaking into the home of Henry and Linnad Buesinger. Monday, April 30, 2018
Kincaid Police conducted a narcotic investigation which led to the arrest of two subjects for possession of (crack) cocaine and possession with intent to deliver approximately 14.8 grams a class 1 felony other charges pending. Thursday, April 19, 2018
Published court appearances reflect the daily 10:00 a.m. criminal call and do not necessarily account for all felony proceedings heard that day. Fourth Circuit Court Resident Judge Brad Paisley presided over the following cases on April 6, 2018:
Following a two-hour-and-15-minute hearing in Christian County Court Tuesday afternoon, Markes N. Rodgers, 51, who pled guilty to a charge of aggravated discharge of a firearm, a Class X Felony, was sentenced to 10 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Fourth Circuit Court Christian County Resident Judge Brad Paisley. Wednesday, March 21, 2018
TAYLORVILLE — Beginning March 14, 2018 and for the past several days the Taylorville Police Department has been conducting compliance checks on 21 sex offenders and two violent offenders against youth.
A sentencing hearing scheduled for Thursday afternoon for Markes N. Rodgers was re-set for March 20, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. The sentencing hearing was continued due to Fourth Circuit Christian County Resident Judge Brad Paisley’s illness. Thursday, March 15, 2018
A 19-year-old Indiana woman accused of trying to poison her 11-week-old niece by crushing painkillers and adding the powder to a bottle of breast milk has pleaded guilty to attempted murder. Monday, March 12, 2018
TAYLORVILLE — This week Crimestoppers is seeking information in regards to a theft that occurred in Taylorville. Sometime during the earlier morning hours of Tuesday February 27, 2018, person or persons unknown trespassed onto 1207 West Poplar Street. Friday, March 9, 2018
CHRISTIAN COUNTY — The Christian County Crimestoppers has another program to fight crime. Gunstoppers is a program that began in 2005. Cash rewards are paid to citizens for information that leads to the recovery of an illegal gun in Christian County. The reward for any illegal gun on any Christian County school property, playground, school bus, or bus stop is up to $500. A $100 reward will be paid for information that leads to the recovery of any illegal gun in Christian County. Thursday, March 1, 2018
TAYLORVILLE — Christian County Coroner Amy Winans has identified the male driver that died in rural Christian County traffic crash. Randal K. McElroy, 61, of Nokomis was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Published court appearances reflect the daily 10:00 a.m. criminal call and do not necessarily account for all felony proceedings heard that day. Fourth Circuit Court Resident Judge Brad Paisley presided over the following felony court appearances on February 23, 2018: