MATTOON, IL-(Effingham Radio)- Two Mattoon men were arrested recently for Possession of Methamphetamine.
According to a press release from the Mattoon Police Department, officers took 46 year old, Phillip W Hensley and 24 year old, Miles D Hensley into custody on June 7th at 4:30pm.
The arrest occurred on Marshall Avenue near Lane Acres.
The release stated that the charge alleges that police stopped a vehicle in which both men were in and they were allegedly found to be in possession of Methamphetamine.
Miles Hensley was also arrested for possession of a firearm by a felon.
The charge alleges that on May 30th Hensley had sold a motor vehicle in which a loaded handgun was discovered inside.
The release states, “During an interview with police on 6/7/18, Miles Hensley allegedly admitted to having been in possession of the handgun, and accidentally leaving it in the motor vehicle he sold on May 30th, 2018.”
Both men were taken to the Coles County Jail.