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September 4, 2014

Jail Population: 36
Summons Served: 2
Warrant Arrests: 0

September 5, 2014

Jail Population: 37
Summons Served: 2
Warrant Arrests: 0

September 6, 2014

Jail Population: 37
Summons Served: 1
Warrant Arrests: 0

September 7, 2014

Jail Population: 38
Summons Served: 2
Warrant Arrests: 0

September 8, 2014

Jail Population: 38
Summons Served: 1
Warrant Arrests: 0

Investigation into the scene of an accident which occurred on 9/7/14 at 12:38 P.M. revealed that Megan Monahan, 29, LeRoy was traveling on Rosebud Road at the intersection of Prairie Chapel Road. Monahan said she turned left and entered into the intersection when she observed a motorcycle traveling eastbound on Prairie Chapel Road. Shad Bonnell, 40, Wapella said he looked up on the rear brake and entered into the north ditch to avoid collision with Monahan. Bonnell said his motorcycle then fell onto his left side as it entered the ditch, coming to rest next to a concrete culvert. The motorcycle sustained damage to the entire left side and rear area from skidding on its side. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.

Kirk Brimberry, 54, DeWitt was issued a Citation for Operating Uninsured Vehicle. Brimberry was issued a notice to appear and was released.


Investigation into the scene of an accident which occurred on 9/5/14 at 4:20 P.M. revealed that Jeffrey Klawitter, 34, Wapella was westbound on North First Street in Wapella, approaching Locust Street. Alicia Short, 24, Heyworth was northbound on Locust Street, and came to a stop at North First Street. Klawitter stopped at the stop sign, then turned south onto Locust Street. The turn was cut short, and Klawitter struck the front driver’s side of short. There were no injuries reported or observed. Klawitter was issued a Citation for Improper Lane Usage. Klawitter was issued a promise to comply and was released.

Investigation into the scene of an accident which occurred on 9/4/14 at 12:18 A.M. revealed that Holly Thomas, 36, Clinton was traveling southbound on Cotton Street in Hallsville and proceeded to turn eastbound onto Church Street. Thomas was weaving to both sides of the road, leaving tire marks where she had traveled. Thomas left the roadway driving north onto private property. She struck the driveway which was elevated. The vehicle sustained damage to the front passenger side tire and the plastic bottom of the bumper became dislodged and was left at the accident scene. Thomas left the scene of the accident. She was found and no injuries were claimed by the driver or passenger. Thomas was issued Citations for Failure to Report Accident to Police Authority, Improper Lane Usage, Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Failure to Reduce Speed/ Accident. Thomas was issued a notice to appear and was released.

Richard Koslofski, 71, Decatur was issued a Citation for Speeding 64 MPH in a 45 MPH Zone. Koslofski was issued a promise to comply and was released.

Michael Bagar, 40, Mount Pulaski was issued a Citation for Speeding 80 MPH in a 55 MPH Zone. Bugar was issued a promise to comply and was released.

Paula Serapin, 26, Bloomington was arrested and charged with Possess Drug Paraphernalia and Possess Cannabis 2.5-10 Grams. Serapin posted the necessary bond and was released.

 

 

 

 

 


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