A sixth individual has been arrested by Mattoon Police in connection with a home invasion last month. 20 year old Andrew T. Allen, was arrested Thursday in the 1100 block of Polk Avenue in Charleston.
The Charleston man is facing charges of Armed Robbery and Home Invasion. Allen is alleged to have entered an apartment in the 4200 block of Lake Land Blvd where he, and others, robbed and assaulted the victims inside at gunpoint.
21 year old Kenneth Moultrie, of Charleston, was apprehended in connection with the incident the Monday after the robbery took place on Sunday February 19th. The following week 24 year old Edward D. Allen, 18 year old Jack M. Nixon, 22 year old Brianna N. Harshbarger, and 20 year old Danny Tejada, all of Charleston, were arrested. Harshbarger allegedly lured the apartment’s occupants out in order to check the place for weapons and Tejada is charged in assisting by driving the getaway vehicle. The other four individuals are charged with entering the residence and assaulting and robbing the occupants.
Additionally, authorities served warrants on residences on West Polk Avenue and Edgar Drive in Charleston where drugs, guns, and two vehicles were seized.