Shelbyville Daily Union

Local News

July 30, 2013

Shelby County Sheriff's report

On July 23 James M. Simons, 21, was arrested for aggravated criminal sexual abuse after an incident in Tower Hill on July 15.

On July 17 at 12:58 a.m. after a traffic stop at Route 16 and Dacey Drive in Shelbyville, Robert P. Mount, 42, of Shelbyville, was cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

On July 17 at 3:01 a.m. after an altercation at 1306 1/2 Main in Windsor, David T. Meagher, 38, of Windsor, was arrested for aggravated domestic battery, possession of cannabis and bringing contraband into a penal institution.

On July 18 at 3:22 a.m. after a single vehicle accident on Route 16 1/4 mile east of 1300E in Rose Township, Casey L. Schwenker, 24, of Cowden, was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, failure to wear a seat belt, improper lane usage and driving in the wrong lane. Passenger Myles A. Williams, 23, of Shelbyville, and Schwenker were arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.

On July 19 at 9:30 p.m. after a traffic stop on Route 51 1/2 mile south of North Main in Moweaqua, Michael W. Dance, 23, of Moweaqua was arrested for possession of cannabis.

On July 20 at 7:36 p.m. after a traffic stop at S. Vine at Kentucky Avenue in Windsor, Jason E. Belk, 31, of Windsor, was cited for driving while license suspended.

On July 21 at 9:34 p.m. after an incident at R.R. 1 Box 80, Cowden, Ian A. West was arrested for aggravated assault and criminal damage to property.

On July 22 at 2:17 a.m. after a complaint of a suspicious subject at 2200E and 353N in Holland Township, David L. Schabe, 28, of Strasburg was arrested for obstructing justice and cited for leaving the scene of an accident, being a pedestrian under the influence of alcohol and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

On July 22 at 8:00 p.m. after a complaint of a reckless driver on Route 16 1/2 mile east of 1200E in Shelbyville Township, Jeremy M. Clawson, 24, of Shelbyville was arrested for reckless driving.

On July 23 at 1:14 a.m. after an incident at 609 N. 2nd Street, Herrick, Bobby G. Beck, 46, of Herrick, was arrested for aggravated domestic battery. Gloria J. Smith, 60, of Herrick, was also arrested at the same time for domestic battery.

On July 23, at 7:56 p.m. after an incident at 402 Freemont in Tower Hill, Kody D. Nees was arrested for criminal trespass to land. Nees was also wanted on an outstanding warrant out of Shelby County.

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