October 25, 2018
- Mattoon police arrested Frank E. Shaffer III, age 39 of Casey, on Thursday Oct. 25th at 3:51 p.m. The arrest occurred at 6th & Dakota. Shaffer was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, and Possession of a Controlled Substance. The charges allege that Shaffer was found to be in possession of almost one (1) ounce of methamphetamine, that he was armed with a 9mm pistol, and that he also possessed prescription medications without a script. Shaffer’s arrest led to the search of a local residence which yielded an additional four (4) illicit firearms that Shaffer stored there.
-ALL PERSONS LISTED ARE INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN THE COURT OF LAW-