MATTOON, IL-(Effingham Radio)- A woman was recently taken into custody by the Mattoon Police Department on a Cumberland County Failure to Appear warrant.
According to a press release from the Mattoon Police Department, 25 year old, Laurinda I. McWhorter was taken into custody on April 25th for the Cumberland County warrant.
The warrant was issued after McWhorter failed to appear in court on charges of Armed Robbery with a Firearm and Robbery.
The press release states, “Those charges stem from a 2016 robbery in Greenup in which a Mattoon man was killed.”
Lamont Mimms, a co-defendant in the case, was sentenced to the Department of Corrections for 23 years for First Degree Murder in November of 2016.