Thursday Police Blotter

Effingham, IL / Effingham Radio
Thursday Police Blotter

Effingham County Jail – January 5, 2017:

  1. 28-year-old  Courtney A Thomas, of Effingham, was arrested by the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department on an Effingham County Warrant for DUI/Alcohol.
  2. 32-year-old Jordan D. Parker, of Neoga, was arrested by the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department for a three year sentence for Domestic Violence.
  3. 35-year-old Eugina D. Johnson, of Effingham, was arrested by the Effignham County Sheriff’s Department on a Fayette County warrant for False Report of Offence. He was taken to Fayette County.
  4. 52-year-old Rollie E. Leonberger Sr, of St. Elmo, was arrested by the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department on an Effingham County warrant for Contempt.
  5. 43-year-old Jose Garcia Gallegos, of Effingham, was arrested by the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department on an Effingham County warrant for Failure to Appear on Unlicensed. Bond of $425 was posted.
  6. 28-year-old Justin Dean Ellis. of Beecher City, was arrested by the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department on an Effignham County warrant for Leaving the Scene.

Effingham Police Department:

CRASHES

 January 4, 2017:

  1. At 7:53 A.M. at the intersection of Keller and the I57 NB/I70 EB Exit Ramp a vehicle driven by Leigh A. Ruffner, 37, Altamont, rear-ended a vehicle driven by Emily J. Cripe, 26, St. Elmo.  No injuries and no citations.
  2. At 9:35 A.M. at the intersection of St. Anthony and Merchant a vehicle driven by Melissa L. Rogers, 43, Effingham, struck a vehicle driven by Naomi R. Le Crone, 79, Effingham.  No injuries.  Rogers was ticketed for Failure to Yield.
  3. At 1:20 P.M. at 1203 N. Keller a vehicle driven by Amber C. Wehrle, 37, Herrick, struck a vehicle driven by Melvin D. Patterson, 60, Decatur.  Two passengers in Patterson’s vehicle, Alan T. Harden, 28, and Mya A. Waldrop, 21, both Decatur, sustained injuries but refused treatment.  No citations.

CITATIONS

 January 4, 2017:

  1. Whitney K. Lowe, 21, Effingham
    • Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle
  2. Donald M. Cisco Jr., 57, Louisville
    • Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle

INVESTIGATIONS

  1. Burglary from a motor vehicle occurred while parked at 503 N. Maple on 1/4/17 between 9:00 A.M. and 9:54 A.M.  A bank bag containing an undetermined amount of cash was stolen.

 

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