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[April 06, 2010] 

Accident reports for Tuesday, April 6

Accident in IGA parking lot

Accident occurred April 3 at 4:31 p.m.

  • Licensed driver under the age of 18

  • Hallock, Ashley F., 27-year-old female, Champaign; 2009 Mazda 5

Driver one was backing out of a parking space at the same time as Hallock was backing out from the opposite side of the aisle. The two vehicles backed into one another, causing damage to the driver's-side door of the Hallock vehicle. Both drivers said they did not see the other, and the officer at the scene said he could not determine who was at fault.

Hit-and-run on Sangamon Street

Accident occurred March 28 at 12:01 a.m.

  • Eads, Marchelle L., 36-year-old female, Beason; 2010 Dodge Durango

Eads reported that she was parked on South Sangamon Street, off Broadway, and an unknown vehicle struck hers, then left the scene.

Car versus bike on North Ottawa Street

Accident occurred April 3 at 1:16 p.m.

  • Mauhar, Ashleigh L., 28-year-old female, Lincoln; 1999 Toyota 4-Runner

  • Garrison, Thomas P., Lincoln; Trifecta pedicycle

Mauhar was southbound on North Ottawa. She said she stopped at the intersection but did not see Garrison and proceeded through, striking the cyclist.

Garrison said that he saw Mauhar stop. He proceeded to cross the street as she moved into the intersection, striking him. He also reported an injury to his left leg but did not immediately seek medical treatment.

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Parking lot mishap on Postville Drive

Accident occurred on March 30 at 9:01 p.m.

  • Davis, Crystal R., 43-year-old female, Lincoln; 1999 Ford F-250 pickup

  • Woolard, Elaine M., 59-year-old female, Lincoln: 2003 Mercury Sable LS

Davis was backing out of a parking space in the 1300 block of North Postville Drive and struck the Woolard vehicle, which was parked in an unlined area.

Lincoln Police Department reports for Tuesday, April 6

  • Blankenship, Brandon J., 22-year-old male, Beason; arrested April 3 in Scully Park on a Logan County warrant for failure to appear. Bond was set at $250 cash.

  • Hutchcraft, Landon L., 20-year-old male, Pleasant Plains; arrested April 5 on College Avenue at Lincoln Avenue on Class A charge of driving with license suspended. Vehicle was towed from the scene.

  • Merreighn, Kristena D., 19-year-old female, Lincoln; arrested April 6 in the 700 block of North Madison on Class A charge of leaving the scene of an accident with vehicle damage.

Logan County Sheriff's Department report for Tuesday, April 6

  • Jenkins, Mary F., 30-year-old female, Decatur; arrested April 5 on Route 121 at 1000 Street, Mount Pulaski, on Class A charge of driving with an expired driver's license. Bond was set at $1,000, 10 percent.


The public is reminded that anyone is presumed innocent until charges are proven in a court of law.


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