A Mattoon woman was arrested twice on Sunday for separate thefts.
According to a report from the Mattoon Police Department, 39 year old Joan M. Lovett was arrested at 9:19am in the 3400 block of Dewitt Avenue in Mattoon for retail theft. Lovett had allegedly stolen over $200 in merchandise from Dollar General. She was taken to the Coles County Jail where she posted bond and was released with a court date.
Later on Sunday, at 2:27pm, Lovett was arrested in the 100 block of Dettro Drive in Mattoon. Lovett had allegedly attempted to steal over $700 of merchandise from Wal-Mart. She was charged with Felony Theft.
Lovett was taken to Coles County Jail.
(Photo courtesy of the Mattoon Police Department)
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