Vehicle versus home
Accident occurred May 7 at 11:54 a.m. in the 1300 block of North
Kankakee, just off Omaha.
- Harp, Brenda D., 48-year-old female, Lincoln; 2005 Chevrolet
Harp reported that she was traveling southbound on North
Kankakee, stopped at the intersection with Omaha Street, then
proceeded to turn left onto Omaha. As she commenced the turn, her
left arm went numb. She said she tried to stop but apparently
blacked out briefly. When she awoke, her car was stopped, having
stuck a residence and an outdoor central air conditioning unit. Harp
was taken by Logan County Paramedics to Memorial Medical Center in
Springfield, where she was later released.
Vehicle versus building
Accident occurred May 7 at 3:33 p.m. at Famous Liquors, 708
- Snow, Margie L., 79-year-old female, Atlanta; 1999 Ford
Snow reported that she was pulling into a parking space in the
Famous Liquors parking lot when her foot slipped from the brake and
onto the accelerator. Her car drove over the parking block, striking
some vending machines outside the building. The machines were then
shoved into a large window on the front of the building and
consequently knocked over a liquor display inside the building,
breaking several bottles in the process. Snow was taken by Logan
County Paramedics to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
Parking problems at Walmart
Accident occurred May 6 at 9:09 a.m.
Roos, Marlin W.,
75-year-old male, Lincoln; 1997 Isuzu Hombre
Awe, Jo Ann, 79-year-old female,
Lincoln; 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier
Roos said that he was attempting to back out of a parking space
at Walmart and did not see that Awe was passing by behind him.
Consequently he backed into the front of her vehicle.
Hit-and-run at Walmart
Accident reported May 6 at 4:52 p.m.
- Kenney, Brent D., 38-year-old male, Lincoln; 2000 Ford
Kenney reported that on May 5 he was parked in the parking lot of
Walmart, where he was apparently stuck by an unidentified vehicle.
Kenney said he did not notice the damage until the next day, when
he discovered that the passenger-side door of the van would not
Jeep versus semi at Beck's
Accident occurred May 4 at 12:33 p.m. in the parking lot of
Beck's, 1008 Heitmann Drive.
Cevene, Dennis G.,
57-year-old male, Mason City; 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Holford, Michael E., 44-year-old male,
Chatham; 2007 Freightliner
Cevene said he was backing out of a parking spot at the Beck's
Convenience Store. He said he saw the semi parked behind and to the
right of him, but he didn't see that the lift gate was down and
extending beyond the back of the truck. He said that as he proceeded
to back up, he saw the gate, but it was too late to get fully
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Deer contributes to accident on Lincoln Parkway
Accident occurred May 4 at 2:52 a.m.
- Roberts, Steven D., 38-year-old male, Lincoln; 1997 Dodge
Roberts said he was southbound on Lincoln Parkway near the curve
when he saw a deer standing in the road. He swerved to avoid the
animal but hit a guardrail, then passed through the grass median and
was on Route 121 before the vehicle came to a full stop.
Roberts was ticketed for operating a vehicle without insurance.
Hit-and-run at Family Medical Center
Accident was reported on May 3 at 11:30 a.m.
- Doty, Rose Marie, 61-year-old female, Latham; 2003 Chevrolet
Silverado 4x2 pickup
Doty reported that she arrived early in the day for a doctor's
appointment, leaving her vehicle unattended in the parking lot. When
she returned, she noticed that the passenger-side mirror was folded
in and cracked.
Lincoln Police Department reports for Monday, May 10
Cook, Shaun M.,
22-year-old male, of Clinton, arrested May 8 in the 1000 block
of Seventh Street on a DeWitt County warrant for failure to
appear. Bond was set at $5,000, 10 percent
Frye, Ryan J.,
19-year-old male, of Lincoln, arrested May 8 at his residence on
Class 3 charge of aggravated battery. Evidence taken from the
scene: pants, shirt, socks and sandals.
Schaefer, Donna M., 46-year-old female,
of Lincoln, arrested May 7 at her residence on Class A charge of
Logan County Sheriff's Department reports for Monday, May 10
Baker, Shawn L.,
31-year-old male, of Riverton, arrested May 9 on Route 54 at
1100th Avenue on Class A charge of driving with license revoked.
Vehicle was towed from the scene.
Curry, John R.,
25-year-old male, of Atlanta, arrested May 7 at Casey's General
Store in Atlanta on a Logan County warrant for failure to
appear. Bond was set at $3,000, 10 percent.
Smith, Dakota F.,
18-year-old male, of Greenview, arrested May 7 at 1550th Street
and 500th Avenue, rural west Lincoln, on Class A charge of
driving under the influence of drugs, Class C charge of
possession of cannabis less than 2.5 grams and Class A charge of
possession of drug paraphernalia. Vehicle was towed from the
Totman, Elizabeth, 38-year-old female,
of Lincoln, arrested May 7 near her residence on Class A charge
of domestic battery.
Illinois State Police report for Monday, May 10
- Laongoen, Pheny, 26-year-old female, of Sun Prairie, Wis.,
arrested May 8 on Interstate 55 in the northbound lanes at mile
marker 130. Warrant arrest for charges pertaining to driving
with license suspended and speeding. Bond was set at $300 cash.
Vehicle was towed from the scene.
The public is reminded that anyone is
presumed innocent until charges are proven in a court of law.
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