The Mattoon Police Department arrested a man Wednesday morning on the charges of Aggravated Battery to a Peace Officer and Resisting a Peace Officer. 40-year-old Mattoon resident Daniel J. Hrudicka was arrested in the 1100 block of Rudy Avenue at 10:41am. The charges allege that Hrudicka assaulted and battered a policeman and that he resisted arrest.
Hrudicka was taken to the Coles County jail. The officer was not injured.