Monday Police Blotter

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Monday Police Blotter

Effingham County Jail – January 8, 2017:

  1. 29-year-old Jeremy R. Alexander, of Toledo, Ohio, was held overnight on-route with the U.S. Prisoner Transport.
  2. 31-year-old Tiffany L. Wells, of Mattoon, was arrested by the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department and was sent to jail for Aggravated DUI.
  3. 25-year-old Juan E. Austin, was arrested by the Effingham Police Department and charged with Driving While Licence Revoked. Bond of $150 was posted.


 January 3, 2017:

  1. At 5:56 P.M. west of the intersection of Keller and Outer Belt West a vehicle driven by Gerald D. Emmerich, 60, Effingham, struck a deer.  No injuries and no citations.

January 4, 2017:

  1. At 5:29 P.M. at the intersection of Banker and Wabash a vehicle driven by Sharon K. Lytle, 66, Effingham, rear-ended a vehicle driven by Carla L. Wakefield, 36, Shumway.  Both drivers sustained injuries.  Lytle refused treatment; Wakefield was transported by ambulance to HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for treatment.  Lytle was ticketed for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident.

January 5, 2017:

  1. At 5:21 P.M. at the intersection of Evergreen and Bent Tree a vehicle driven by Kelly L. Rentfrow, 18, Effingham, left the roadway and struck and damaged a City of Effingham stop sign.  No injuries and no citations.

January 6, 2017:

  1. At 3:05 P.M. at 1307 W. Grove a vehicle driven by A 17-year-old, of Effingham, backed into a parked vehicle while the driver, Austin Thompson, 18, Effingham, was exiting the vehicle.  Thompson sustained injuries and was transported by private vehicle to HSHS St. Anthony Memorial Hospital for treatment.  No citations.
  2. At 7:40 P.M. at 1701 W. Evergreen a semi driven by John A. Dewey, 48, Topeka, KS, struck a semi driven by Basar Hueyin, 32, Land O Lakes.  No injuries and no citations.

January 7, 2017:

At 3:00 P.M. at 1500 Heartland an unknown vehicle struck a parked vehicle owned by Aric A. Cornell, 36, Watson.  No injuries and no citations at this time.


January 6, 2017:

  1. Jaclyn M. Zumbahlen, 28, Effingham
    • Speeding – School Zone
  2. Donald W. Britton, 55, Effingham
    • Domestic Battery

January 7, 2017:

  1. Dillon C. Ledbetter, 24, Vandalia
    • Possession of a Controlled Substance
    • Criminal Damage to Property
  2. Carla M. Durbin, 36, Pana
    • Improper Use of Registration
  3. Kristen D. Angel, 19, Watson
    • Possession of Methamphetamine
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    • Retail Theft
  4. Cassondra L. Olmstead, 36, Jewett
    • Driving While License Suspended
  5. Kristen E. Ledbetter, 36, Hastings, MI
    • Pedestrian Under the Influence

January 9, 2017:

  1. Juan E. Austin, 25, Milwaukee, WI
    • Driving While License Revoked


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