Two were arrested in Mattoon for involvement in prostitution and drugs.
29-year-old Kimberly M. Gadeberg, of Mattoon, was arrested Thursday around 1:16 am in the 300 block of S. 13th Street in Mattoon on charges of Prostitution, Obstructing a Peace Officer, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Resisting a Peace Officer. The charges allege that Gadeberg lied about her identity and was in possession of heroin and needles.
44-year-old Brian E. Rowark, of Edgewood, was also arrested as part of the incident. He is charged with Patronizing a Prostitute, Aggravated Battery to a Peace Officer, and Resisting a Police Officer. The charges allege that Rowark punched a police officer and fought with several other officers who arrived on the scene to assist. Both Gadeberg and Rowark were taken to the Coles County Jail.