June 27, 2012
Jail Population: 83
Summons Served: 2
Warrant Arrests: 1
Investigation into the scene of an accident which occurred at approximately 10:00 p.m. on Monday, June 25, revealed that a vehicle driven by William Bryant, 51, Clinton, was traveling northbound on US 51 approaching the intersection of Illinois State Highway 10. Bryant drove into the westbound turn lane. Kyle Reynolds, 16, Decatur, was traveling southbound on US 51 approaching the intersection of Illinois State Highway 10. Bryant turned westbound in the intersection, turning directly in front of Reynolds. Bryant and Reynolds collided, causing major damage to the passenger side front-end of Bryant’s vehicle and major damage to the entire front-end of Reynolds’ vehicle. Bryant’s vehicle was turned from a westbound direction to an eastbound direction as a result of the collision and traveled east through the intersection, coming to rest in the east ditch. Reynolds didn’t report any injury and Bryant was treated by the ambulance and then transported to St. Joseph Hospital for further treatment. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Bryant was issued a citation for Operating Uninsured Vehicle. Bryant was issued a notice to appear and was released.
Investigation into the scene of an accident which occurred at approximately 3:53 p.m. on Monday, June 25, revealed that a vehicle driven by James Peters, 44, Farmer City, was traveling west on State Highway 54 near the intersection with Bloomington Street. Thomas Neumane III, 37, Albrightsville, PA, was traveling east on a motorcycle around the same area. Peters failed to yield right of way making a left hand turn causing Neumane to brake immediately. Neumane fell over on right side causing him to sustain major injury to his right elbow, right knee, and left hand. Neumane also had minor injuries to his face. Neumane’s motorcycle had damage to the right side handle bar, right side engine area, right side foot peg and right side saddlebag. Peters did not report any injuries on scene. Neumane was transported to Carle Hospital. Peters was issued a citation for Failure To Yield-Turning Left. Peters posted his IL Drivers License as bond and was released.
Nathan Rich, 23, Decatur, was arrested on a DeWitt County Warrant charging him with Failure To Appear. Rich being unable to post bond remains lodged in the DeWitt County Jail.
ALL SUSPECTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL FOUND GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.