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Recent Crime News
Tuesday Jul 5 | via WAND-TV Decatur
A Mattoon man who was on parole from prison for a murder charge is back in custody after allegedly striking a woman. The Mattoon Police Department says officers teamed up with the U.S. Marshals Service and Coles County Probation officers to arrest Charles Drum, 46. Authorities say Drum was wanted on a Coles County arrest warrant for assault, and also faces a charge of violation of parole. Comment?
Jun 22, 2016 | via WAND-TV Decatur
Shawn Adamson, 33, was arrested by police in Centralia, Ill. early Wednesday morning. Comment?
Jun 20, 2016 | via WAND-TV Decatur
The Mattoon Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a person wanted in connection with the June 18 shooting death of a central Illinois man. Mattoon police say Shawn Adamson, 33, is wanted for questioning in regards to the June 18 shooting. 2 comments
Jun 18, 2016 | via WAND-TV Decatur
MATTOON Mattoon Police responded to a report of an exchange of gunshots between two groups of people early Saturday morning. Officers arrived in the 300 block of South 21st Street at 12:25 AM on Saturday, June 18, to find a person who had been shot. Comment?
Jun 16, 2016 | via WAND-TV Decatur
Mattoon police officers, along with Coles County Sheriff's Deputies, arrested Matthew Estes, 41, at about 10:37 p.m. Authorities say Estes allegedly went to the home of an off-duty Coles County corrections officer and yelled threats of physical harm while standing in the officer's yard. Estes faces a preliminary charge of threatening a public official. Comment?
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