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September 27, 2011

 

Jail Population: 56

Summons Served: 0

Warrant Arrests: 2

 

Investigation in to the scene of an accident, which occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2011, revealed that a vehicle driven by Mildred Sturgeon , 76, Clinton, was traveling north, leaving the drive way, turning east onto Gash Bridge Road. A vehicle driven by Sara Blythe 21 was traveling east on Gash Bridge approaching driveway when Sturgeon failed to yield right of way. Blythe braked and swerved to avoid hitting Sturgeon. Blythe steered back onto the roadway, ending in ditch on south side of Gash Bridge Road. Blythe had major damage to front driver side tire, tire rim and rear bumper. There were no injuries and both vehicles were driven from the scene.

 

Investigation in to the scene of an accident, which occurred at approximately 0928 a.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2011, revealed that a vehicle driven by Larry Humphreys , 63, Clinton, was traveling south on Hallsville Road, south of intersection with Sunset Road. Humphreys moved over to diverge on-coming traffic. Humphreys' passenger side tires were in grass along ditch. Humphreys came to a stop in the ditch when vehicle then tipped over onto passenger side. Humphreys had major damage to front passenger side quarter panel and passenger side door. The side mirror and tarp roller pole were also damaged. There were no injuries and the vehicle was driven from the scene. No citations were issued

 

ALL SUSPECTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL FOUND GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.

 

September 28, 2011

 

 

 

Jail Population: 55

 

Summons Served: 1

 

Warrant Arrests: 2

 

 

 

Douglas Rock, 44, Decatur, was arrested on a DeWitt County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear. Rock, being un-able to post the necessary bond remains lodged in the DeWitt County Jail.

 

 

 

David Droke, 20 , Taylorville, was arrested on a DeWitt County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear. Droke, being un-able to post the necessary bond, remains lodged in the DeWitt County Jail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALL SUSPECTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL FOUND GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.

 

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