A Neoga man was arrest last week on burglary charges. Mattoon police made the arrest of 44-year-old Ted A. Morecraft (seen right) on Wednesday, January 27th on the charges of Residential Burglary and Burglary. The charges allege that Morecraft is responsible for numerous burglaries to cars, storage units, and houses in Mattoon and rural Coles County.
The arrest was the result of several months’ worth of joint investigation between Mattoon Police and the Coles County Sheriff’s Department.
Morecraft was taken to the Coles County jail.